House Votes Against Trump Impeachment

The US House of Representatives on Wednesday voted by a large majority of 332 to 95 to kill the first articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump. A majority of Democrats, along with the chamber’s Republicans, voted to table the measure sponsored by Rep. Al Green (D-TX), while 95 Democrats voted in favor of it.

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What It’s Like to Run the Chabad House on Tiny, Balmy Aruba

Aruba has cool sandy beaches, sparkling waters, windswept vistas, luxurious hotels … and a full line of Jewish services, programs and amenities. Much of the current renaissance of Jewish life on this Caribbean island—only 19 miles long and around that far from the tip of Venezuela—is to the credit of Rabbi Ahron and Chaya Blasberg, who founded the Chabad Jewish Center of Aruba in 2013.

Picture of the Day

Israel’s President Reuven Rivlin, who is currently on a visit to South Korea, presented South Korean President Moon with an Artscroll Maseches Bava Kamma, reflecting the profound interest and study of Gemara in South Korea.