Watch the highlight from The Virtual Kinus Hashluchos 5781 as the event culminates with the annual International Roll Call.
Daily Archives: February 8, 2021
New York Democratic officials announced a new initiative to provide reimbursement for funeral and burial costs for families who lost someone to COVID-19.
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that New York City indoor dining can reopen at 25 percent capacity on February 12, Lunar New Year Day. The reopening was previously scheduled for Valentine’s Day, but restaurants requested an earlier reopening date to allow staff to prepare and the request has been granted. The reopening is subject to strict state guidance.
Watch this highlight From The Virtual Kinus Hashluchos 5781 titled “The Resilience of Jewish Community Bahía Blanca, Argentina,” with Shlucha Mrs. Sara Freedman.
Rabbi Kopel, a resident of the Holy City of Tzfat, Israel, and a Spiritual Coach and a Rabbinic Attorney in training, faces off against the widespread passing around of misguided vaccine information, and boils it down to one question. Are you willing to be responsible for someone’s death?
With great sadness we report the passing of Rabbi Baruch Kievman OBM, a resident of Crown Heights and former owner of a famous shoe store on Kington Ave. He passed away on Monday, the 26th of Shvat, 5781. Updated with Levaya information
Despite his diagnosis of ALS, Rabbi Yitzi Hurwitz’s indomitable spirit did not slow down, continueing to write, guide and inspire via the miracle of eye-tracking technology. This year, he plans to celebrate his 49th birthday online with thousands of well-wishers around the world, and the festivities have already begun.
A group of Crown Heights activists have published a letter to the community in an attempt to get Crown Heights residents signed up to vote as Democrats in the upcoming primary elections, potentially boosting Crown Heights’s voice and influence.
Watch the Keynote Address From The Virtual Kinus Hashluchos 5781 by Chaya Chitrik, Shlucha to Istanbul, Turkey.
Watch this highlight From The Virtual Kinus Hashluchos 5781 titled “The Ice Mikvah in Tasmania, Australia,” with Shlucha Mrs. Rochel Gordon.
Football player Antonio Brown appears on first glance to have nothing to do with Judaism, but his $6.6 million home tells a different story. The massive 18,000 square feet, the 12-bedroom, 14-bathroom mansion boasts a full synagogue and the dining room sports a special painting prominently displayed on the wall.
The impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump will be paused if it runs into the Sabbath, in order to accommodate a request from one of his lawyers, who is an observant Jew.
A security incident outside the Bal Harbor Chabad House sparked a scare Sunday night, promoting to police to shut down the adjacent road and call in the bomb squad.