Governor Cuomo Announces New York City Indoor Dining Can Reopen Early on February 12th

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.

BDE: R’ Baruch Kievman, OBM

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

Picture of the Day

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.