In October, Rabbi Sholom and Chaya Block will be packing up the home they’ve lived in since their marriage eighteen months ago and setting out to serve the Jewish communities in Allen and McKinney, Texas. This will bring the number of Chabad couples working in the state to fifty.
Daily Archives: October 5, 2019
In a letter to Chancellor Betty Rosa and Acting State Education Commissioner Beth Berlin, a majority of the New York City Council announced their opposition to the State Education Department’s proposed regulations of nonpublic schools and urged that they be withdrawn.
A man wielding a metal pipe killed four men and critically injured a fifth man in vicious attacks on the streets of Chinatown early Saturday morning. A 24-year-old suspect was arrested nearby on the Bowery without incident after the brutal attacks at three different locations in the neighborhood.
A 23-year-old Syrian armed with a knife on Friday ran into a Berlin synagogue, and was arrested at the entrance. According to eyewitnesses, the Syrian yelled “Allahu akhbar” and anti-Israel statements. The synagogue’s two guards immediately drew their weapons, and police pepper sprayed the man before arresting him.