Weekly Letter: The Importance of Shabbos Observance

…of its desirability. For if it has to be declined on this ground, it is an indication that it is not desirable also on other grounds, including the material aspect….

Weekly Letter: “How Can a Civilized Person Today Accept Such a Command to Wipe Out an Entire Nation?

…in view of your background as a Professor of Law that you formulated the problem on moral grounds (the horror of genocide), whereas it would seemingly be more forceful to…

Life and Legacy: Miriam Popack, 95, Pioneer of Jewish Women’s Programing

…was in need of a mikvah. The Rebbe responded by sending $1,000 toward the construction of a new facility. The result was a luxurious mikvah, which challenged the misconception that…

Still Fighting Anti-Semitism, 93-year Old Holocaust Survivor Cherishes His Bar Mitzvah

…by celebrating a bar mitzvah, considering the grounds on which he had been deprived of one. But my father really fell in love with Rabbi Deitsch and with the community….

Weekly Story: We Follow Our Tradition

…mosque is not idol worship) and I will be allowed to say whatever I wish, without being challenged or corrected. That will take place on Friday. The following day is…

New Jersey Vaccines Law Defeated (for Now)

…unvaccinated students remained unobtrusive. Many Jewish communities have been terribly challenged by the issue of vaccination. The vaccination controversy entered the Jewish public’s notice in the fall of 2018 when…

Assemblyman Simcha Eichenstein Presents Legislation To Add Bail To Hate Crimes

Assemblyman Simcha Eichenstein announced new legislation today that would include hate crimes as qualifying offenses of which a judge will have discretion setting bail, on the grounds that those who…

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EDITORIAL: The Scourge Of Photo-Op Politics

…has changed. The saddest part is, that our own community “leaders” play right along. At the mayors visit, Chanina Sperlin and Eli Cohen of the “Crown Heights Jewish Community Council”…

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New York Bail Reform, What Crimes Judges Won’t Be Able to Set Bail For

…of a controlled substance (in or near school grounds) • Criminal injection of a narcotic drug (into another person) • Criminal sale of a controlled substance (to a child) •…

Petition To Reinstate Community Hebrew After School Programs In Miami-Dade

…and parents who depend upon CHAP their after-school program. While there are many other faith-based programs operating on public school grounds after school, Chabad Chayil provides the ONLY daily after-school…

British Prime Ministerial Candidate Corbyn Won’t Apologize to Jewish Community

…“new poison – sanctioned from the very top – has taken root in the Labour Party.” Challenged about the rabbi’s comment in Tuesday’s interview, Corbyn said, “No, he’s not right….

Mass Grave of Nazi Victims Discovered on Treblinka Grounds

…of the grounds of Treblinka I revealed the mass grave under the site of the present parking lot, at a depth of only 10-15 centimeters underground. Bones of victims, clothing…