Premium Post:
Eber’s Liquors & Wine Tishrei Sales

Chabad Marks Birthday of Movement’s Founder

Besides this general aspect, there is also a special character of the month of Elul, of great significance to the Chasidic world, and through that, to all of Jewry. For on the eighteenth of Elul (this year, September 18, 2019) Chasidim the world over, celebrate the foundation of the Chasidic Movement.

Additional Essays Published on Rabbi Levi Yitzchak’s Letters

Shlomo Mordechai Hamburger, author of Unlocking the Code, has added another three translation, commentary and essays of Rabbi Levi Yitzchak’s letters from Erev Pesach, Shavuot, Rosh Hashanah and Sukkot. It is published by the Jewish Enrichment Press which offers lay people an opportunity to publish their Torah thoughts.

Gold Medal Flour Recalled for Possible E. Coli Contamination

General Mills has put a recall on its five-pound bags of Gold Medal Unbleached All Purpose Flour sold nationwide, after the discovery of E. coli during a product sampling. The consumer warning to discard and not eat the flour comes two months after federal health officials reported the end to an E. coli outbreak linked to other flour brands that sickened 21 people in nine states.

Historic Home to Khazars and Cantonists, Astrakhan Gets a Mikvah

The Jewish community of Astrakhan has roots that go back to the dawn of recorded history in Eastern Europe. Situated near the salt mines of Lake Baskunchak, northwest of the Caspian Sea in the southernmost reaches of Russia, Astrakhan has experienced the historical ebbs and flows of Jewish trade and settlement. But for the last century, Astrakhan has been without one of the most central and important features of any Jewish community: a mikvah.

Picture of the Day

Gombo’s Heimeshe Bakery on Kingston Ave has multiple unforgettable features. The racks and shelves full of fresh baked goods, and Devorah Benjamin’s stand out front are just two of them. A third is now the new modern sign that was installed Monday above the storefront.