Rabbi Reuven Savitz, Z”l

I am deeply saddened by the petirah of my yedid nefesh of five decades, Rabbi Reuven Savitz, zt”l. Rabbi Savitz was one of the most respected people I have ever…

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Lakewood School Bus Gets Into Accident; No Students Hurt

A school bus for a girls’ high school in Lakewood got into a three-vehicle accident on Tuesday morning, the Lakewood Scoop reported. B’chasdei Hashem, none of the fifteen students onboard…

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Masbia Brings Meals to Building Damaged by Ida

“Hi, my name is Patricia Fuentes. I am a property manager of a building located in Forest Hills, Queens, that has suffered from the storm. I have 424 residents in…

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BD’E-Reb Baruch Bendet Fischman, Z”l

Reb Baruch Bendet Fischman, z”l, was niftar on the first night of Rosh Hashana after being stuck by a car in West Palm Beach, Florida. He was 59 years old.…

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Hungarian Jewish Artifacts Saved from Auction Block

The Hungarian Jewish Museum and Archives (HJMA) and the National Library of Israel (NLI) announced the joint purchase of seven documents from the 19th and 20th centuries, related to Jewish…

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Jewish Population Rises to 15.2M Worldwide

On the eve of Rosh Hashanah 5782, the number of Jews worldwide stands at approximately 15.2 million compared to 15.1 million in 5781, according to newly released statistics by the…

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Amidst Flooding in New Jersey, Community Mobilizes to Save Others

Tropical Depression Ida battered New Jersey, with the state reporting 23 deaths amidst flash floods, pounding rain, forceful winds, and even three tornadoes, one so powerful debris was hurled four…

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Flooding Around Brooklyn

Videos and photos courtesy of Williamsburg News