The Levaya of Rabbi Shmuel Gedalia Blizinsky OBM passed by 770 Sunday afternoon on its way to burial at the Montifiore Cemetery in Cambria Heights, Queens.
Daily Archives: June 7, 2020
As the COVID-19 pandemic appears to be behind us, or at least the first wave, a new threat from the virus has emerged. Kawasaki Disease suddenly appeared in children following infection by COVID-19 just a few weeks ago, and the fear of complications has stalled efforts to return to normal life. So what is Kawasaki Disease? How dangerous is it? and should we be worried for our children?
Alternate side parking regulations have been suspended through June 21st. Parking meters remain in effect.
Crown Heights resident and health care executive Yosef Hershkop, put his thoughts in an Op-Ed following what will undoubtedly go down in history as a colossal failure for New York CIty.
The topics in this week’s 312nd episode of the highly acclaimed MyLife: Chassidus Applied series, with Rabbi Simon Jacobson, will include: Should We Be Joining the Peaceful Protests? On Shabbos? What Is Our Attitude to Racism and the Recent Violent Protests? Can We Compare Racism Today to the Persecution Faced by the Jewish People Throughout History? Should Chassidim Be Discussing the Riots? Will Be Bentch Ha’Gomel When the Pandemic Is Over? Any Advice on Dealing With Escalating Tensions in Marriage While Under Lockdown?
With less than 24 hours to launch (tomorrow, Monday, at 10 am), there’s one more school set to participate in the Shape the Future Campaign!
With great sadness we report the passing of Rabbi Shmuel Gedalia Blizinsky OBM, a member of Anash of Hollywood Florida. He passed away on Friday, the 13th of Sivan, 5780.
Military censors have cleared for publication the arrest, which took place several weeks ago, of Nizmi Abu Bakr, a 49-year-old Palestinian Authority resident of the town of Ya’bad, west of Jenin, in northern Samaria. Abu Bakr is suspected of dropping a block on 21-year-old IDF soldier Amit Ben Yigal from the roof of his building in Ya’bad, during an arrest operation.
Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Sunday that he will be taking funding from the NYPD to instead support local youth groups. It was not clear how much funding was being switched or which groups would receive the extra help.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has moved up the timetable for allowing houses of worship to open with 25% occupancy to phase 2 instead of phase 4. The change has a major impact for New York City, as it means that Shuls will be allowed the additional occupancy in two weeks from Monday.
New York City Mayor Bill DeBlasio has announced in a tweet that the curfew imposed on New York City will be lifted for Sunday night, one day earlier than originally planned.
The headquarters of Iranian militias in the M’eizileh base in Deir Ezzor in eastern Syria were struck by “unidentifiable drones” overnight. The base was targeted by eight airstrikes, killing a total of twelve Iranian-backed fighters.
It seems to be a Democrat Politicians problem. Protests start, pander to the protesters, then discover that you can’t control them, so you pander more. New York City Mayor Bill DeBlasio appears to be doing just that, turning on his own police force as a way of placating the protesters demanding “justice.”