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Egypt Approves $2.2M for Restoration of Historic Shul

The Egyptian government has approved a $2.2 million plan to restore the historic Eliyahu Hanavi Synagogue in Alexandria. Last Wednesday, the Ministry of Antiquities’ Project Sector approved the funds for…

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Habachur Yosef Shmuel Friedman, Z”l

The Belzer community is in shock at the news of the sudden passing Habachur Yosef Shmuel Friedman, z”l, of Boro Park, at the young age of 14. He was attending…

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Mrs. Naomi Talansky, A”h

The Har Nof neighborhood in Yerushalayim is mourning the sudden passing of Mrs. Naomi Talansky, a”h, at the age of 52. She had flown with her daughters to summer camp…

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Agreement Sealed to Protect Shechitah in Holland

Religious groups in the Netherlands have reached an agreement with government officials that will allow for their traditional slaughter methods to continue. It is a particularly welcome development for pro-shechitah…

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Hayeled Yosef Meir Braun, A”h

A 3-month-old Monsey boy was niftar Wednesday morning, 10 days after he was critically injured when a driver, enraged that a cabbie had cut him off, drove onto the shoulder…

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Shechitah Banned in Two Out of Three Belgian Regions

The parliament in the northern Flemish-speaking region of Flanders, Belgium, that includes Antwerp, has voted to ban all slaughter of animals without pre-stunning, making no exemptions for religious slaughter. The…

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Aaron Rajman, HY’D

The Chabad community West Boca Raton, Florida is in shock at the news of the murder of community member Aaron Rajman, Hy’d. He was 25. Aaron grew up a part…

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Harav Yaakov Gershon Bursztyn, Z”l

The sudden and untimely passing of Harav Yaakov Gershon Bursztyn, z”l, has left a tremendous void in Bais Medrash Govoha, Lakewood, and Klal Yisrael as a whole. Rav Yaakov Gershon…

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BDE: Rabbi Yaakov Gershon Bursztyn, Z”L

Rabbi Yaakov Gershon Bursztyn, z”l, the registrar at Beth Medrash Govoha in Lakewood, passed away Sunday morning. Rabbi Bursztyn suffered a massive heart attack during Shacharis on Shabbos morning in Lakewood, where…

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Thruway Minchah Area Opens Thursday, June 29

Once again, travelers driving to the Catskills on Thursday nights will be able to stop for Minchah and Maariv minyanim at the Sloatsburg Rest Area, located on the northbound Thruway…

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Shechitah Banned in Two Out of Three Belgian Regions

The parliament in Flanders, Belgian’s northern Flemish-speaking region, voted on Wednesday to ban all slaughter of animals without pre-stunning. There are no exemptions for religious slaughter as there are in…

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BDE: Mrs. Nechamah Schwartzman, A”h

Mrs. Nechamah Schwartzman, a 35-year-old mother of little children and wife of, ybl”c, Rabbi Yitzchok Schwartzman, was niftar Tuesday after a serious illness. She is the daughter of ybl”c, Harav…

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Rebbetzin Miriam Horowitz, A”h

Rebbetzin Miriam Horowitz was born 87 years ago to her illustrious parents, Harav Duvid and Rebbetzin Riva Malka Halberstam, Rav and Rebbetzin of Kashaniov. Riva Malka was the daughter of…

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