A helicopter taking off from a helipad in Manhattan had a failure and crashed into the river. The pilot was the only occupant on board, and managed to escape without serious injury.
Daily Archives: May 15, 2019
21 Children of shluchim from across German cities (Hamburg Nirenberg Cologne Essen Frankfurt Hanover Podstem Berlin Karlsruhe) had a special Shabbaton in Frankfurt together with bochurim who flew in from New York.
Police in Denmark have arrested the man who allegedly carried out a knife attack against a Swedish Jewish community leader in the city of Helsingborg on Tuesday.
An earthquake was felt in central Israel, including Jerusalem, Wednesday night. The Geophysical Institute reported that the epicenter of the earthquake was at sea, between Hadera and Haifa, about 200 kilometers (125 miles) from the Israeli coast. The quake struck Israel at 7:53 PM. No injuries or damage has been reported in the wake of the 4.6 magnitude quake.
The Annual Dinner of Oholei Torah will be held this Sunday, May 19th, Pesach Sheini, in the Oholei Torah Ballroom. The event will be honoring Reb Mendel and Nechama Baumgarten, a”h, with the Founding Parents Memorial Tribute for their unbelievable determination and mesirus nefesh in Oholei Torah’s first years.
Rabbi Hershel Lustig, long time dean of Oholei Torah, has announced his retirement at the end of the present school year.
US space agency NASA published on Wednesday first images it said may show the crash site of Israeli spacecraft Beresheet.
The 19-year-old nursing student accused of murdering a 60-year-old woman at a Chabad synagogue last month and wounding three others pleaded not guilty to 108 federal hate crime charges and civil rights offenses Tuesday.
A synagogue in the central Israeli city of Lod was vandalized overnight, worshipers discovered Wednesday morning. The synagogue, which is home to an Indian-Jewish congregation, was targeted by vandals who broke into the building and trashed the interior of the synagogue.
At the behest of the U.S. Mission to the European Union, Rabbi Michoel Rosenblum, Executive director of the EU Jewish Building (EUJB) and Rabbi of the European Synagogue, organized a round-table meeting with Civil Leaders of EU and Belgium Jewish organizations, and special envoy Elan Carr.
The L’Chaim of Shmuel Levin of Seattle, WA, and Mushki Haller of Johannesburg, South Africa, took place at the Lubavitch Yeshiva Hall in Crown Heights.
A Young Jewish boy was hit by a construction van while riding on a Brooklyn Ave sidewalk Tuesday afternoon. Hatzalah transported the boy to the hospital with injuries to his leg.