A major crash involving a white box truck and a Hatzalah ambulance thankfully left no serious injuries Thursday morning. Exactly how the accident occurred has not yet been announced
Chai Lifeline presents “Going Through It, Growing Through It: Torah Perspectives and Mindful Coping in the Age of COVID-19,” a new lecture series offering divrei chizuk, psychological, and practical guidance during the current health crisis. The series will include video and audio recordings of renowned rabbanim, speakers, and mental health experts, as well as members of Chai Lifeline’s crisis intervention team, Project Chai.
A government election is scheduled to take place on June 23rd that has significant ramifications to the representation of the Jewish community in the US Government. The Beis Din of Crown Heights published a letter encouraging the community to take action and vote.
New Yorkers have had enough. As part of the #ReOpenNY coalition, 200 stores in Boro Park and Williamsburg have made plans to open their stores Sunday, in open defiance to city and state officials.
The Russian Federal agency responsible for the maintenance and restoration of sites of historical value has announced plans to hold a design competition, aimed at the restoration of a historical synagogue in the Siberian city of Tomsk.
President Trump on Friday announced that new Centers for Disease Control guidance will classify houses of worship as “essential,” as he called on governors to allow them to open “right now” after being closed during the coronavirus lockdowns.
A New Jersey township was the focus of a new Justice Department lawsuit on Wednesday that charged its planning board with “religious discrimination” and “antisemitic conduct” toward Orthodox Jewish residents.
During his daily Coronavirus briefing Wednesday, New York State governor Andrew Cuomo announced that starting Thursday, religious gatherings of 10 people will be allowed state wide.
Following harsh criticism from the Jewish community in Ukraine, Ukrainian Interior Minister Arsen Avakov fired the senior police commander in the city of Kolomyya, who demanded a list of the city’s Jews.
Israeli researchers on Tuesday unveiled mysterious underground rooms with an unknown function, carved out of the bedrock near where the Second Jewish Temple stood two millennia ago.
Renovation works at Auschwitz have turned up spoons, forks, cobbler’s tools and other objects hidden beneath a chimney flue — some that might have been used to plan escapes. The objects, which also include knives, hooks, scissors, pieces of leather and parts of shoes, were found last month in block 17 of the main camp.
Following multiple tips from local residents, the NYPD busted an Orthodox Jewish school operating in Williamsburg, against city and state laws. The police closed down the illicit school, telling the adults there to send the children home.
As the summer is fast approaching, New York State Assemblyman Simcha Eichenstein says it is time to have an honest and candid discussion about opening sleepaway summer camps.
Governor Andrew Cuomo made statements today of being open to the idea of allowing shuls to open in select upstate areas for Shavuos. The Jewish media immediately quoted him out of context.
When you need Hatzalah, they are there in moments. The NYPD discovered this after one of their cruisers slammed into Landers College for Men in Kew Garden Hills, Queens Hatzalah was the first on scene.
The Tomb of Mordechai and Esther, located in the Iranian city of Hamadan, was reportedly set on fire overnight Thursday. The reported incident was also condemned by the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations.
The JCM is launching a virtual workshop that will be held each Sunday on Instagram TV. Each week will feature an educational topic that will be explored through various crafts or science experiments.