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Jackson Passes Law Blocking Eruvin

Despite over 200 members of the Orthodox community turning out to voice their opposition, an amendment that will effectively ban the construction of communal eruvin in Jackson was passed by…

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Florida Hurricane Preempted by Tefillos

Last week, while news of the devastation in Houston still fresh, and terrifying weather conditions forecasted for the state of Florida and especially Miami with its large Jewish community, Yidden…

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Atlanta Keeps Up Its Chessed After Irma Hits

Amid fear over the effects of Hurricane Irma, the Jewish community of Atlanta, for nearly a week, has been playing host to well over 1,000 guests who had fled their…

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Many Kehillos Avoid Major Damage From Irma

As Hurricane Irma moved closer to the U.S. mainland, Jewish communities across the southeast had prepared for the worst. Though some saw significant flooding in the streets, downed trees, and…

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Free Bike Helmets To Be Distributed In Boro Park

City transportation officials will be at Boro Park’s 18th Ave. Park Sunday to distribute 1,000 bike helmets for a free helmet fitting and giveaway, Councilman David Greenfield announced Tuesday. The…

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Young Boy Attacked in Stamford Hill

In a shocking incident on Monday afternoon, an eight-year-old boy was beaten up on his way home from school, in Dunsmure Road, Stamford Hill. Shomrim reported that the child was…

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Jewish Family Attacked in France

French authorities and Jewish groups say a Jewish family was beaten, tied up and robbed in what the government described as an intentionally anti-Semitic act. The Interior Ministry denounced the…

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Miami’s Jewish Community Bears Up Under Irma

As Hurricane Irma forcefully blew its way in and out of southern Florida, the Jewish community of Miami began to breathe a sigh of relief that the worst of the…

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EDITORIAL: Getting the Message

As one part of the country still struggles to recover from the immediate after-effects of Hurricane Harvey, another is being battered by Hurricane Irma, an incredibly powerful storm that is…

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County OKs Vote On Kiryas Joel Becoming Own Town

Orange County legislators overwhelmingly approved a referendum for this November for voters to decide whether Kiryas Joel can expand into an independent town. The 18-3 vote Thursday night sets in…

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BDE: Morah Dinah Rosengarten, A”h

Morah Dinah Rosengarten  passed away early Sunday morning at the age of 87. Her levayah is being held in Shomrei Hadas. Morah Rosengarten was a legendary first-grade teacher at Bais…

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