US stock markets had their worst drop of the year Wednesday, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average dropping 800 points, or 3 percent. Wednesday’s drop was the Dow’s 4th worst-ever day, though it did not crack the top 20 list in terms of percentage drops.
Daily Archives: August 14, 2019
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This weekend always has lot of extra traffic heading to the Catskills: It is Shabbos Nachamu. It is also Visiting Day which always add tons of extra traffic. But that is not what authorities are concerned about. The New York State Police is expecting unusually long traffic delays in Sullivan County coinciding with the 50th anniversary of the Woodstock Festival at Bethel Woods. Traffic will heavy on Rt-17 and Rt-17b beginning Thursday August 15 through Sunday August 18.
Often teenagers are searching to fill voids and find more meaning, and sixteen-year-old Duvy Burston of Orange County, NY, has a response through music. “Searching for You,” is a take on the niggun “Tzamah Lecha Nafshi.”
A recent spat of phone scams have hit the Jewish community, with a large number targeting Brooklyn. Shomrim organizations from across NYC have came together to warn people against these scams.
Connection point, the one-of a kind program that is seeing global success, training children to understand the Rebbe’s talks directly on their own, is gearing up to launch for the second year with three new initiatives.
The California State Board of Education has rejected a proposed ethnic studies curriculum for the state’s schools, saying it “falls short and needs to be substantially redesigned.”
Alternate side parking (street cleaning) regulations are suspended on Thursday, August 15th, 2019 for a holiday. All other regulations, including parking meters, remain in effect.
The two thugs wanted for at least 7 gunpoint robberies in the Boro Park area were arrested early Wednesday morning following an attempted robbery and shooting. Sources tell YWN that at around midnight the pair tried robbing a victim in the area of 32 Avenue O. For reasons unknown, they fired shots at the victim, striking him in the leg.
An annual retreat was held in the mountains of France for Chabad families looking to learn Torah in a beautiful atmosphere. The retreat has hosted thousands over the last 50 years. photos by Morde’hai Lubecki
The following story is circulating on social media, and shows how the Rebbe will find a way to answer. This powerful story highlights the fact that there is no such a thing as a coincidence, and miracles do happen in our time.