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BD”E: Reb Yisroel Yakov Breit, Niftar After Accident

Reb Yisroel Yakov Breit, z”l, of Brighton Beach, was niftar Tuesday, a week after being hit by a car in Boro Park. Reb Yisroel Yaakov, who lived in Brighton Beach,…

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The Yeshiva of Rochester’s Forty-Fifth Anniversary Dinner

The Yeshiva of Rochester’s Forty-Fifth Anniversary Dinner honoring Rabbi and Mrs. Baruch Davidowitz as the guests of honor and  Dr. and Mrs. Eli Gabay awarded with the Torah Leadership Award.

11-Year-Old Shir Tevet Killed in Kensington Fire

An 11-year-old Jewish girl, Shir Tevet, a”h, was killed late on Monday night, after a two-alarm fire broke out in her house on Ocean Parkway at Foster Avenue. The call came into…

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Harav Pesach Eliyahu Falk, Zt”l

The Torah world was darkened on Monday morning with the sad news of the sudden petirah at the age of 77 of Harav Pesach Eliyahu Falk, zt”l. Rav Falk is…

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Lakewood Briefs

Ocean County Leaders Condemn Anti-Semitism at Simon Wiesenthal Sponsored Event A broad base of Ocean County elected officials and civic leaders condemned anti-Semitism and thanked the Murphy administration for its…

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Rabbi Moshe Leibiker, Z”l

Moshe emes v’Soraso emes. These four meaningful words were inscribed below the high school yearbook picture of Rabbi Moshe Mordechai Leibiker, z”l, whose sheloshim we are marking this week. It…

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Fraudulent Letters Circulated on Agudah Stationery

A letter on Agudath Israel stationery, posted Tuesday on telephone poles in some Jewish neighborhoods, related to the HPV vaccine, is fraudulent, Agudah says. Last month, another fraudulent “Agudah” letter…

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Hikind: Man Says NYPD Officer Cursed Jews in Boro Park

Former Assemblyman Dov Hikind says a man has reported an NYPD officer cursing at Jews. The man, a Chassidic father, told Hikind he was walking with his 17-year-old son Friday…

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Lakewood Briefs

Municipal Building Stabber Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison The attacker who stabbed an Orthodox man in Lakewood’s municipal building last February was sentenced to 10 years in prison for…

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