A Jewish man and his teenage son were seriously wounded when they were stabbed with a box cutter outside a synagogue in the Brooklyn neighborhood of Kensington bordering Borough Park.
Daily Archives: September 3, 2019
Divers and search crews were still looking Tuesday for nine missing people after at least 25 were confirmed dead when a boat packed with scuba divers caught fire near an island off the Southern California coast. One of the people who passed away was a 40 year old Jewish woman from New Jersey.
This is the third year in a row that Camp Gan Yisroel in Ukraine opens its doors with over 40 children from all over Ukraine. At first glance, it seems that the camp is similar to its predecessors, but this year the camp has reached a level not seen previously in the Ukrainian summer.
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.
Rabbi Feitel Levin’s course teaches halacha for the modern era, with a comprehensive look at cutting-edge science, hundreds of teshuvos and a broad range of topics.
The IDF exposed a facility belonging to Hezbollah, located near Nabi Chit in the Bekaa Valley in Lebanon, designed to convert and manufacture precision guided missiles. The facility was established a few years ago by Iran and Hezbollah in order to manufacture weapons.
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.
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.
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.
The Midwest Regional Kinus took place this week at Chabad of Louisville, Kentucky. The Kinus included shiurim, lectures, farbrengens, and ending with a banquet.
Oholei Torah Mesivta has announced a change in its requirements for incoming students. The change was announced as a way of creating peace of mind for parents, as well as a positive atmosphere for the students.
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.
As the new school year is set to begin, United Lubavitcher Yeshiva released this video by Rabbi Shais Taub taken at the 2019 Melava Malka of ULY Crown Street. In the video, Rabbi Taub touches on the “Aleph” of Jewish Education.
Governor Ralph Northam today declared a state of emergency in advance of Hurricane Dorian’s effects on southeastern Virginia, anticipated to begin Thursday.