Rav Belsky, Zt”l: Taking Mussar in Egypt and Today

The following is an amalgamation of comments made by Rav Yisroel Belsky, zt”l, regarding previous world tragedies, whose lessons are relevant to today’s coronavirus pandemic. This is adapted, with permission,…

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Fighting 2 Viruses in Lakewood

Public officials called out anti-Semitic rhetoric sparked by reports of isolated incidents of non-compliance with social distancing guidelines in Lakewood. Last week, after the Ocean County Prosecutor’s office announced the…

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Kiddush Levana Notification

While most people perform Kiddush Levanah at the end of Maariv in shul on Motzoei Shabbos, and this month they were unable to do so, please be minded to do it as soon as…

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BPJCC Launches New COVID-19 Info-Site

The Boro Park Jewish Community Council has created a new site to assist people with the financial repercussions of the cornavirus pandemic. The site has links to initiatives, and grant and…

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For These We Cry

Al eileh ani bochiyah. As the plague of COVID-19 sweeps across the world, there are many in our community who have fallen in its path. As we join the families…

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BD”E – Reb Tzvi Schmidt, Z”l

Hamodia is saddened to report the passing of Reb Tzvi Yehuda Schmidt, z”l, a prominent baal tzedakah who was the owner of Paskesz candy company. He was 71 at his passing. Yehi zichro baruch.