United Lubavitcher Yeshiva is preparing its facility to safely reopen classes for the upcoming school year. Among the measures taken are divided hallways, reminder signs and acrylic partitions for the teacher.
Daily Archives: July 15, 2020
Jewish communities in America should follow the example of those in Europe and put security measures in place in synagogues, Former NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly has said in an interview, as he warned that “we are in a dangerous place in history.”
A wave of tweets in what appears to be a massive hacking swept through Twitter on Wednesday and used to solicit bitcoin donations. More than half a dozen high-profile accounts were hacked, including the account of US presidential candidate Joe Biden.
Boruch Hashem, due to the overwhelmingly positive response and demands, the new campaign for learning about the בית המקדש has expanded to include a track for girls.
New York State has launched a COVID Rent Relief Program that will provide eligible households with a one-time rental subsidy that will be sent directly to the household’s landlord. Applicants will not need to repay this assistance.
Camp Gan Izzy of Plano, Texas had its summer plans cut short Tuesday, after two campers and two staff members tested positive for COVID-19.
Thomas H. Mungeer, President of the New York State Troopers Police Benevolent Association, has demanded that all NYS Troopers be pulled from their stations in New York City over a new law set to be signed today.
The Gedaliah Society has published an update advising the Crown Heights Jewish community of additional cases of COVID-19 in the community. The cases have been linked to those who came to Crown Heights from hotspot states and did not quarantine.
A lecture on the kosher status of lab grown meat took place at last year’s annual National Jewish Retreat in Washington, D.C. It was given by Rabbi Ari Sollish, a noted author and lecturer, and the founder and director of the Intown Jewish Academy in Atlanta, GA.
Rabbi Sholom (Sidney) Hecht, the youngest brother of the famed Hecht family, passed away Tuesday, the 22nd of Tammuz, 5780.
In just ten hours Tuesday night, two shootings incidents in Crown Heights left one dead and six others shot, all in the confines of the 71st precinct.
Synagogues in California have been shut down again following statewide restrictions announced by the governor with cases of the coronavirus there continuing to rise.