Community

Manhole Explodes on 18th Ave in Brooklyn

A chunk of 18th Ave. is closed to vehicular traffic after a manhole burst into flames, plunging several blocks into darkness. The central Boro Park artery is closed now as…

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Search Continues for Vandals of California Shul

Police are searching for the perpetrators who vandalized a Woodland Hills shul on Sunday, KABC reported. White paint was thrown from the roof to the ground onto the front of…

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TRIBUTE: Rabbi Reuven Bauman, Z”l

The petirah of Rabbi Reuven Bauman, z”l, 35, was a tragedy that captured the attention and hearts of Klal Yisrael. Thousands followed the events in the news, many davened on…

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Man Arraigned on Charges of Setting Fire to Rebbi’s Home

A Pennsylvania man has been arraigned on charges related to the arson of a Brooklyn Rebbi’s home, Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez announced Monday. Matthew Karelefsky, 41, of McKeesport, Pennsylvania,…

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Bauman Family Fund

Rabbi Bauman, a dedicated rebbi who passed away while saving the lives of some children, has left behind a wife and 5 orphans. A charity website and trust has been…

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BDE: Rabbi Reuven Bauman, Z”l

The news Klal Yisrael has been hoping for yet dreading finally arrived Sunday afternoon, as the body of Rabbi Reuven Bauman, z”l, was located around 1:30 p.m., 300 yards offshore,…

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Lakewood Briefs

  Future of LSTA Remains Uncertain after Budget Vote Community advocates continue to work towards a solution that will facilitate bussing for Lakewood’s private school students in the coming year…

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BD”E: Rebbetzin Rivkah Schweitzer, A”h

The Boro Park community mourns the petirah of noted mechaneches Rebbetzin Rivkah Schweitzer, a”h, who was niftar on Thursday. Rebbetzin Schweitzer was the daughter of Reb Yosef Kaufman, z”l, one…

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Missionary Mailings Sent to Boro Park

Several Boro Park residents have reported receiving deliberately deceptive missionary material in the mail in recent weeks. Sent by the well-known Christian sect known as the “J” Witnesses, the mailing…

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Search Continues in Virginia for Missing Rebbi

The ongoing search for Rabbi Reuven Bauman (Reuven Tzvi be Esther Baila), missing since midday Tuesday, has been augmented by a group of dedicated private volunteers as well as from…

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Urgent Tehillim Request for Virginia Camp Rebbi

Readers are urgently requested to say Tehillim for rebbi in a Virginia camp who was swept out to sea. The 35-year-old rebbi, Rabbi Reuven Bauman (Reuven Tzvi ben Esther Baila),…

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Boro Park Leads Brooklyn in Life Expectancy

Boro Park leads Brooklyn in life expectancy, the New York City Health Department’s 2017 Summary of Vital Statistics reported. The report added that Boro Park has the highest number of…

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Lakewood Briefs

Lakewood Public Schools to Receive $36 Million State Loan After a tumultuous week the Lakewood public school district reopened its briefly shuttered doors after receiving notice that its budget would…

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