Man Immolates Self in Prospect Park in Ecology Protest

A well-known lawyer and environmental advocate burned himself to death in New York City on Saturday in a grisly protest against ecological destruction. The charred remains of 60-year-old David Buckel…

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4-Alarm Fire in Bensonhurst

A large fire tore through a home in Bensonhurst on 19th Ave. and 63rd St., creating clouds of smoke that were visible for miles, according to WABC. One resident and…

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Purim in the Air

Regional Briefs – February 15, 2018

Fifth NYC Fatality From the Flu This Season BROOKLYN – An infant in Canarsie who died Wednesday became the city’s fifth fatality of this season’s flu outbreak, the Daily News…

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A Visit With the Lelover Cheder in Boro Park

The young talmidim of the Lelover cheder in Boro Park were occupied with coloring pictures of challos as well as visiting a grocery store and a bakery. Looks like they…

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Siyum Talmud Yerushalmi Held in Tenka Beis Medrash

A siyum upon the completion of the Talmud Yerushalmi took place at Khal Bnei Osher-Kollel Chemed Shlomo, the Tenke kehillah, led by Harav Chaim Elazar Friedman, the Tenke Rav, shlita,…

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Shuls and Yeshivos in Crown Heights Carry On

The Brooklyn neighborhood of Crown Heights was also impacted by the snowfall and poor conditions afflicting the rest of New York. But according to Reb Yosef Yitzchak Kratz, who manages…

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EDITORIAL: When There Are No Words

On Monday, the collective heart of Am Yisrael was rent asunder as word spread of an inconceivable tragedy that claimed the lives of a mother and her three children. Wherever…

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First Snow of the Winter Falls in New York Over Shabbos

3.9″ inches of snow were recorded in Central Park as of 8 P.M., with up to six inches possible. A winter weather advisory is in effect, with colder temperatures expected.