Oholei Torah Prints Community Calendar, Adds Map of Crown Heights

For the benefit of the Crown Heights community, Oholei Torah has made its new 5780 Community Calendars available free of charge at local neighborhood stores. Since its inception 17 years ago, the calendar’s unique large format and appealing style have made it the calendar of choice for Jewish households in Crown Heights and beyond. The calendar includes Yomim Tovim, various Z’manim, Chassidishe dates, as well as the school schedule.

NYC Measles Outbreak Declared Over

The measles outbreak concentrated in Orthodox Jewish neighborhoods in New York City is considered over. There have been no new infections over the last two incubation periods, signaling the end of the outbreak, city health officials said on Tuesday.

Hair Cover and a Gun: Netanyahu’s Religious Female Bodyguard

A religious female security guard for the Prime Minister’s Office made news earlier this week, after she was spotted securing Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu’s meeting with Ethiopian Premier Abiy Ahmed in Jerusalem. The young woman is the first religious woman to serve as a guard in the Prime Minister’s Office while wearing a hair covering – which are traditionally worn by married religious Jewish women.

Twenty Five Years After Genocide, Rwanda Rebounds

One of the fastest growing economies in Central Africa, and now one of the safest too, Rwanda has of late become a popular tourist destination. Chabad’s opening in Kigali, the country’s capital city, following the recent opening of the Israeli embassy there, makes it even more attractive to visiting Israelis, and Jewish travelers.

Revealed: How the Stuxnet Attack on Iranian Systems Succeeded

An Iranian mole was responsible for the placement of the Stuxnet virus on the computers of an Iranian uranium enrichment plant, Yahoo News reported Monday. According to the report, the malware was placed in the plant in Natanz in 2007, shortly after advanced centrifuges were installed at the facility. The Stuxnet virus is believed to have destroyed up to 1,000 centrifuges at the Natanz plant.