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BD’E Reb Yosef Reichbard Z”l

On 7 Kislev, a large contingent of relatives, friends and associates gave the kavod acharon to Reb Yosef Reichbard Z”l as they attended his levayah and accompanied him to kevurah…

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Beth Medrash Gevoah Warns of Measles Exposure

A day after more cases of measles were confirmed in Lakewood, a sign posted by Beth Medrash Gevoah warned its talmidim and others who have been in its buildings of…

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Ground-Breaking for New Medical Building

      Builders have started work on a new building complex designed to attract more medical professionals to establish offices in Lakewood. The construction is taking place on Airport…

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NY High Court Dismisses Kapparos Challenge

New York state’s highest court handed a victory to the Orthodox community in its latest legal standoff to preserve the right to perform the custom of kapparos using live chickens.…

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Calabasas Orthodox Community Saved From Wildfires

As wildfires threatened areas in both southern and northern California, the Orthodox community of Calabasas was one of many deeply impacted by evacuation orders issued suddenly last Friday afternoon. Despite…

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Tefillos for Harav Mendel Atik, Shlita

Klal Yisrael is urged to daven for the refuah sheleimah of Hagaon Harav Mendel Atik, shlita, of Yerushalayim, who is hospitalized in Hadasah Ein Kerem in Yerushalayim, in a serious condition. Harav…

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Tehillim Needed for Harav Dovid Trenk Shlit”a

Harav Dovid Trenk shlit”a, a noted mechanech, is in need of rachmei shamayim. All are asked to daven for Menachem Yechiel Dovid ben Bas Sheva for a refuah sheleimah besoch she’ar cholei Yisrael.

Reb Akiva Tzvi Berliner, Z”l

The Gerrer community in New York and Eretz Yisrael is mourning one of the elder Chassidim, Reb Akiva Tzvi Berliner, z”l, who was niftar Sunday morning at the age of…

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Breakfast on Behalf Of Masbia

The Laubs’ home in Kew Gardens Hills filled with community members, local Rabbanim and local politicians on Sunday morning, October 28, for the annual Masbia breakfast. The fundraiser included horse…

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Peh Tahor Event

The fourth Peh Tahor Live Event was held at Congregation Shaaray Tefila in Lawrence and 150 boys from many local yeshivos attended. It was a tremendous kiddush Hashem. The program…

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