Tomb of Mordechai and Esther Reportedly Set on Fire

The Tomb of Mordechai and Esther, located in the Iranian city of Hamadan, was reportedly set on fire overnight Thursday. The reported incident was also condemned by the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations.

Riverdale Enjoys Lag B’Omer With Chabad

Lag B’omer. For over 25 years, Chabad of Riverdale had been celebrating this day with an enormous picnic in a public park, with rides and shows for the entire community. While that certainly couldn’t be this year, Chabad still managed to bring joy to the streets of this Riverdale.

Weekly Story: Is It A Step Backwards or Forward?

I chose this weeks story as we are all under some form of containment etc., and to many of us this is a major step backwards. We can’t daven in a minyan, we can’t attend shiurim and our children are not in Yeshiva, and so on. Yet we have to realize that each step backwards is in order to enable us to leap forward.

Video of the Day

Hatzalah Chapters across the globe came together for the Hatzalah-Thon, fundraising an eye popping $15 Million. Listen as Central Hatzalah goes “over the air” and thanks each member for being part of this great success.