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Manchester’s Yeshivah Lezeirim Brings Torah to the Alps

The bachurim of Yeshivah Lezeirim Manchester recently returned from a unique weekend in the Swiss Alps. All the participants were uplifted, not only by the indescribably beautiful Swiss scenery surrounding…

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Hundreds Daven at Kosel, Thankful for Bountiful Rain

Hundreds of Israelis on Monday evening convened at the Kosel and participated in a special tefillah gathering to give thanks to Hashem to the bountiful rain season Israel has been experiencing…

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Reb Yitzchok (Isaac) Fink, Z”l

Three generations of students in New York City yeshivos bid farewell last Thursday to Mr. Yitzchok (Isaac) HaKohen Fink, who was niftar Wednesday after a brief illness. For half a…

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‘Yes, I Know Him’: A Hashavas Aveidah Story

“Do you know this man?” asked the flight attendant. Mrs. M. Niederman was the last person to leave the United Airlines plane at London’s Heathrow Airport. As she exited the…

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Navigating the Medical System Lecture on Obesity

Navigating the Medical System Lecture series featured a lecture on obesity on Tuesday evening, January 8, at Congregation Etz Chaim. Dr. Joe Ricci-Gorbea, a bariatric surgeon at New York Presbyterian…

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Court Dismisses Lawsuit by Anti-Yeshivah Group

A federal judge dismissed a lawsuit filed by an anti-yeshivah group, ruling Wednesday that the plaintiffs — former yeshivah students who have since left the community — had no standing…

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Measles Outbreak in Lakewood Declared Over

The measles outbreak in Lakewood and the surrounding areas was declared over by the state and county health department. Though significantly smaller in scale than still-active outbreaks in Orthodox communities…

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