As the Measles spreads like wildfire around the Ultra Orthodox communities of New York, the Crown Heights community – despite a large exposure – has miraculously remained nearly measles free. How could this be? The answer may be just a few years old.
Daily Archives: May 14, 2019
On the day their mikvah inauguration, Reizy Zaklas of Chabad of Zagreb, Croatia, took a break from all the hoopla to reflect with Mrs. Baila Olidort. It began by asking her if she would be willing to share some of her personal experiences leading up to this happy moment. She did, at first with the caveat that she did not want these stories published. But after some persuading, she agreed.
A charidy campaign called The Great Parade-a-Thon , where donations raised go toward local Chabad summer camps, Hebrew schools, or holiday programming. The campaign will climax in a musical Lag B’omer parade celebrating Jewish pride.
The attacker who stabbed a Jewish woman has been identified as a Muslim man who was known to police. The victim was seriously wounded when she was attacked on her way to work in the city of Helsingborg Tuesday. She was stabbed nine times and then left for dead.
Princeton is one America’s most selective universities. Its alumni figure prominently among captains of industry, political leaders, and notable names in film, literature, and the arts. Chabad of Princeton is no different.
A prominent Chabad-run Moscow synagogue, itself a target of 21st-century anti-Semitic hate and destruction, has donated a Torah scroll to the yeshivah in Tel Aviv that was launched and led by terror victim Rabbi Ahiad Ettinger. The 47-year-old father of 12 was fatally shot on March 17 at a junction near the Ariel settlement, heroically attempting to save others after being severely wounded.
A touching photo has surfaced on social media showing a young boy helping an Israeli soldier don tefillin. The photo shows what appears to be a teffillin booth in the background, as the boy with long peyot and sirtuk helps a soldier put on tefillin. If you have any details on this photo, drop a comment to the editor.
A Jewish woman was wounded in a stabbing attack in Sweden Tuesday, leaving her in critical condition. The incident took place in the city of Helsingborg roughly 20 kilometers (12.5 miles) northwest of Malmo, where the woman resides, Tuesday morning.
Hackers used a WhatsApp vulnerability to remotely installed a surveillance program on cellular phones, WhatsApp admitted Tuesday morning. Following the incident, WhatsApp issued a security update for its 1.5 billion users.
On Monday, the New York State Senate passed Resolution J997 which honors the Anniversary of the Birthday of the Lubavitcher Rebbe. The resolution was introduced by New York State Senator Zellnor Y. Myrie.
First responders on Tuesday, May 7th took part in a program at Milwaukee Area Technical College (MATC) where they learned how to de-escalate situations. The program was provided by The Friendship Circle of Wisconsin.
The NYC Health Department announced Monday that it has closed Yeshiva of Central Queens for failing to comply with an Order of the Health Commissioner in response to the current measles outbreak.
The L’Chaim of Yossi Ossowiecki from Brazil, to Menucha (bas R’ Chaim) Goldberg of Toronto, Canada took place Sunday night at F.R.E.E.
A car hit a light pole on Eastern Parkway late Monday night, wrapping its front end around it, and sending the driver to the hospital.