Jews


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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Jewish Cemetery in Asmara, Eritrea, Vandalized

Many graves in a Jewish cemetery in the eastern African capital of Eritrea, Asmara, have been desecrated, as evidenced in pictures received by the offices of Britain’s Jewish Chronicle. The…

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Japan PM Honors ‘Japanese Schindler’ in Lithuania

Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visited the former Japanese consulate in Lithuania on Sunday to commemorate a Japanese diplomat credited with saving an estimated 6,000 Jews from almost certain death…

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Town Rescinds Parks Ban Targeting Orthodox Jews

Facing state and federal lawsuits alleging it used local ordinances to discriminate against Orthodox Jews from nearby New York state, a northern New Jersey town on Thursday night rescinded one…

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Town’s Moves Could Mean Shift In Eruv Dispute

Some recent moves by a northern New Jersey town could signal a shift in a dispute over an eruv which has already prompted state and federal lawsuits. Mahwah’s township council…

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