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Harav Ephraim Fishel Hershkowitz, Zt”l

On 2 Sivan, Klal Yisrael lost one of its last remaining links to Gedolim of pre-war Europe, with the passing of Harav Ephraim Fishel Hershkowitz, zt”l. “Reb Fishel,” as he…

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Emergency Bone Marrow Drive to Help 2-year-old Child

In response to a life-threatening situation facing a 2-year-old child, several major chessed organizations, in collaboration with over a dozen Bikur Cholims, will be conducting an emergency bone marrow drive…

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Harav Nachum Kerenvasser, Z”l

The Gerrer community is mourning the passing of Harav Nachum Kerenvasser, z”l, one of the Roshei Yeshivah of Yeshivas Chiddushei Harim in Tel Aviv and a distinguished Gerrer chassid, who…

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Circuit Court Turns Down Pollard’s Appeal

Only a week after they heard oral arguments in the case, a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in Manhattan issued a written ruling…

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Manchester Kehillah Assists Terror Victims

In the wake of the deadly terror attack in Manchester, England on Monday night, kehillah members sprang into action to assist the victims. Below are some of the stories they…

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Arrest Made in Bais Medrash Hagadol Fire

A 14-year-old boy has been arrested in connection with the fire that destroyed the Lower East Side’s historic Bais Medrash Hagadol. Chief of Detectives Robert Boyce said previously that police…

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Appellate Court Hears Oral Arguments in Pollard Case

A three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in Manhattan heard oral arguments on Wednesday, as they weighed Jonathan Pollard’s appeal of a lower-court judge’s…

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Federal Judge Dismisses Anti-Kapparos Lawsuit

A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit aimed at preventing Jews from performing kapparos in Irvine, California. The suit, which has been pending since last Rosh Hashanah, is the latest…

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