A letter on the Crown Heights Beis Din’s stationary that began circulating on social media Monday has been confirmed by the Beis Din as a forgery. The people behind the forgery will likely never be exposed.
Daily Archives: April 21, 2020
New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo told the president today that New York no longer needed the USNS Comfort to treat COVID-19 infected patients, offering to deploy it to another hard-hit state.
The Senate overwhelmingly passed a near half-trillion-dollar coronavirus bill on Tuesday to replenish a small-business loan program and fund hospitals and testing efforts.
Levi Milecki, principal at Kesser Torah in Australia, made a video tailored for teachers to help guide them through the transition from in classroom to online teaching.
The Communists in Russia were not able to shut down Tomchei Temimim, and COVID-19 won’t shut it down either. Today, YG Melbourne resumed Seder virtually, with the students joining from around the world.
Rabbi Elazar Muskin is the Rabbi of the Young Israel of Century City in Los Angeles. After reading “Rav and Rebbe” by historian Chaim Dalfin, he penned a letter to Rabbi Dalfin, correcting something from the book, and telling of a unique request by the Rav before going to join the Rebbe’s Farbrengen.
As COVID-19 keeps the economy completely shut down, the businesses suffering the most are the small, privately owned businesses. To help relieve the financial loss, many Private Companies and None-Profits have launched Small Business Grant Programs for eligible businesses. Here is a partial list.
Partnering with March of the Living and Chabad Warsaw, artist Yitchok Moully was commissioned to create a memorial for the Holocaust to be part of the program at this year’s March of the Living. Despite the march being cancelled, Moully shares his plan to inject an artistic twist, and bring light to next years march.
The price of oil plummeted in trading Monday, falling to the lowest level ever recorded. The price of the primary US oil benchmark lost more than $50 a barrel Monday, falling below zero for the first time in history, reaching -$36 a barrel.