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Reb Betzalel Steinberg, Z”l

Reb Betzalel Steinberg, a legendary member of Boro Park Hatzolah and well-known baal chessed, was niftar Sunday night at the age of 62, after a 10-month illness. Reb Betzalel was born in…

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Hagaon Harav Moshe Shapira, Zt”l, of Yerushalayim

The Torah and yeshivah world, as well as the kiruv community, were plunged into mourning over the passing of one of the eminent marbitzei Torah and baalei machshavah of our…

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2 Jewish Centers Evacuated in Florida After Bomb Threats

Authorities say two Jewish centers in central Florida were evacuated following separate bomb threats, though no explosives were found at either location. The Orlando Sentinel reports that Jewish Academy elementary…

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Midwest Agudath Israel Convention Begins

“MiK’amcha Yisrael : Reaching Heights, Rising Higher” is the theme of the Midwest Agudah Convention 2017, which began Thursday evening at the Renaissance Schaumberg Hotel in Schaumberg, Illinois. At the…

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Harav Shmuel Mendlowitz Zt”l

Harav Shmuel Mendlowitz, zt”l, founder and menahel of Mesivta Bais Shraga of Monsey, was niftar on Wednesday evening, 7 Teves. He was a son of the legendary Rav Shraga Feivel…

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180 New Rabbanim to Pasken on Hilchos Ribbis

In a major event, 180 avreichei kollel were bestowed with heter horaah on hilchos ribbis. The event was held in the Tamir Hall, Yerushalayim, headed by Harav Pinchas Wind, head…

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Shomrim and NYPD Apprehend Flatbush Muggers

Flatbush Shomrim assisted NYPD officers in apprehending several men who participated in a mugging in Midwood on Monday, and who may have carried out previous robberies as well. In interviews…

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Harav Naftali Hertzka Frenkel, Zt”l

The Torah world was saddened with the petirah early Tuesday of Harav Naftali Hertzka Frenkel, zt”l, leading Dayan on the Badatz Eidah Chareidis, and Rav of the Chug Chasam Sofer…

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Reb Nachman Elbaum, z”l

Rabbi Nachman Elbaum, z”l, an elder chassid who was one of the Yaldei Tehran and battled to preserve his Yiddishkeit, passed away in Yerushalayim early Monday at the age of…

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Security Bill for Non-Profits Picks up Key Sponsor

A bill that could give generous security grants to shuls, non-public schools, and other non-profit institutions in New Jersey moved one step closer to advancing through the legislature this week,…

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