The US State Department’s annual report on human rights violations published on Tuesday refers to Judea, Samaria, Gaza, eastern Jerusalem and the Golan Heights as territories “occupied” by Israel but does not title the chapter “Israel and the Occupied Territories”.
Daily Archives: March 30, 2021
The proceedings for the groundbreaking of a new building by the Chabad of Toronto began with a letter from the Rebbe’s read by Rabbi Zalman A. Grossbaum written in honor of the first groundbreaking held Yud Aleph Nissan 39 years ago to the day, and for the exact purpose, at the same location.
Elon Musk’s SpaceX lost another prototype Mars rocket early Tuesday as its latest Starship test flight crashed while trying to land in heavy fog in Texas.
In honor of the annual cycle of learning Meseches Sotah during the days of Sefirah, a kovetz Chassidus Meluketes, a remarkable compilation of Chassidus and Kabbalah on Daf Beis of Sotah has been published.
The office of Governor Andrew Cuomo released a statement Tuesday morning saying that the Biden administration had given the green light for the planned Congestion Pricing Program in NYC.
Birkat Kohanim on Chol Hamoed Pesach at the Kotel is an incredible event, with people usually packing the entire plaza and spilling into the surrounding area. This year, while still a massive event, the number of people allowed in was limited.
Former President Trump and former First Lady Melania Trump have launched their official website — vowing to “remain a tireless champion” for Americans as the ex-commander-in-chief plans his return to public life.
Rabbi Shmuel Lesches, Magid Shiur in the Yeshiva Gedola of Melbourne, Australia, has compiled a guide to the laws of Sefiras Ha’omer for the benefit of the wider Lubavitch community.
Foreign Minister Gabi Ashkenazi spoke on Sunday, at the end of the holiday, with Bahrain’s Foreign Minister ‘Abd al-Latif al-Ziani ahead of the opening of the Bahraini embassy in Israel and the appointment of the first Bahraini ambassador to Israel.
The Macabeats did it again, releasing a music video titled “Nirtzah: The Seder Finale”, an voice only medley of songs from the final portion of the Passover Seder.
A series of “targets” were hit in Crown Heights over the second day of Yom Tov in a vandalism spree perpetrated by a group of bochurim. The victims of the vandalism included Rabbi Moshe Meir Gluckowsky, Rabbi Brod, Kehot, Rabbi Yudel Krinsky and Rabbi Chaim Boruch Halberstam.
It’s a sign of the times, Crown Heights is expanding. After years of having ambulances stationed at 770 Eastern Parkway and Empire Shtibel, Crown Heights Hatzalah has begun staging an ambulance even further into East Flatbush, parking it behind a building on Albany Ave. The security gates that mark the location recently got a face lift with new bold signage.