Obituary: Avraham Lider, 61, A Life Dedicated to Helping Others

Rabbi Avraham Lider, a tireless activist who dedicated his life to helping others with medical emergencies and other needs, passed away suddenly on Sept. 18, the first night of Rosh Hashanah, 5781, from a heart attack. He was 61 years old.

Picture of the Day

It has become an annual tradition of artist Yitzchak Moully to create a new Shofar painting Erev Rosh Hashanah after mid day. This year, while mentally prepared to paint this important piece, he wasn’t able to get to it before Rosh Hashanah due to other obligations. So yesterday, he completed “Shofar 5781,” a 4ft x 6ft acrylic painting on canvas.

Further Updates On NCFJE Kaparos

NCFJE has announced further important changes to this year’s Kaporos services in order to accommodate the need for social distancing amidst an uptick of Coronavirus cases in New York City.

New Center For Chabad At Oberlin

Chabad Oberlin’s new center is also the city’s first ever synagogue and independent Jewish community structure. Opening its doors just in time for the start of the new academic year, the reconstructed 19th century home took five years and many hiccups to build.