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.
Daily Archives: July 17, 2019
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Thousands of Chabad youngsters have begun a spiritual preparation for the 75th Yom Hilulah of the Rebbe’s father, through studying Sichos, Reb Levik’s Torah, and Rebbetzin Chana’s memoirs. The top winners will get to fly to Alma Ata for Chof Av.
A number of major fires broke out across Israel Wednesday afternoon, forcing some evacuations and destroying a number of homes. Hundreds of boys in the Belz Yeshiva in Haifa were also evacuated.
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.
Rabbi Yossi Lew, Shliach in Peachtree Georgia, flew in to Florida to lead three Farbrengens in Hallandale Beach, Florida, for Yud Beis Tammuz.
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.
Two people took responsibility Monday for the killing of mixed martial arts fighter Aaron Rajman, and received 10-year prison sentences. The prosecution continues against a third person alleged as the shooter in the case.
This coming Kinus Hashluchim Banquet is scheduled to take place on Sunday, the 26th of Cheshvan 5780 (November 24, 2019). The venue for the thousands strong sit down dinner will be the New Jersey Convention and Exposition Center in Edison, NJ
A heat wave has been forecasted for New York City this weekend, with tempertures to reach nearly 110 degrees. People are reminded to stay hydrated, and indoors as much as possible.
Portugal has approved about a third of approximately 33,000 applications for citizenship under its 2015 law for descendants of Sephardic Jews, according to official data.
A Pakistani court has released the alleged mastermind of the 2008 Mumbai Terror attack that killed Gabi and Rivky Hotlzburg HYD, the Shluchim to Mumbai. He was released on bail, despite being a US and UN designated terrorist.
New York’s Governor Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday signed a bill to raise the state’s smoking age from 18 to 21, making New York the seventeenth state to make the move.