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School Choice Bill Passes in Missouri

The Missouri House of Representatives passed Missouri HB349, a school choice bill that provides tuition scholarships through a tax credit. The Bill now heads to Governor Mike Parson for him…

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WATCH: Eichenstein Defends Yeshivas

At an endorsement event in Midwood Wednesday for Andrew Yang, a New York Times reporter asked the mayoral candidate, who has staunchly defended yeshiva independence, about a 2019 city report that…

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Court Stops Jackson Laws Blocking Schools and Eruvin

After a legal battle spanning nearly four years, a judge’s granting of temporary injunction will block a set of ordinances in Jackson Township that created a de facto ban on…

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Eichenstein and Yeger Endorse Yang for Mayor

New York City mayoral candidate Andrew Yang formally received the endorsements Wednesday of Assemblyman Simcha Eichenstein and Councilman Kalman Yeger, consolidating his support in the Orthodox Jewish community seven weeks…

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BD’E — Harav Mordechai Zeckbach, Zt”l

Hamodia is saddened to report the petirah of Harav Mordechai Zeckbach, zt”l, one of the premier Rabbanim and dayanim of Europe. Rav Zeckbach was Av Beis Din of Strasbourg, France,…

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BD”E: The Spinka-Bnei Brak Rebbe, Zy”a

The Chassidic world was plunged into mourning on Monday upon learning of the petirah of the Spinka-Bnei Brak Rebbe, Harav Moshe Elyakim Briyeh Kahana, zy”a, at the age of 93,…

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BD”E: Visitor From Israel Shot and Killed in Baltimore

Tragedy struck in Baltimore, when a man visiting from Israel for a family simchah was shot and killed by  unknown assailants. Police received a call at 12:05 a.m. and hurried…

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Suspect in Bronx Shul Vandalism Arrested

Police have arrested a suspect behind a spree of hate crimes against Jewish institutions in the Riverdale neighborhood of the Bronx. Jordan Burnette, 29, was arrested Shabbos morning as he…

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Vaccination Site in Boro Park Sunday

COVID-19 vaccinations from Pfizer will be available Sunday, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., in the Bnos Zion D’Bobov Rieger Auditorium, located at 1362 50th Street. Walk-ins will be accepted.…

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Rabbi Yitzchok Lowenbraun, zt”l

On Thursday, 17 Iyar, 32nd day of the Omer, the lights went out in the Jewish community of Baltimore, and far beyond, with the petirah of Rabbi Yitzchok (Itche) Lowenbraun,…

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Community Leaders Dispute Report Implying Endorsement of Eric Adams

A report of rabbanim and askanim purportedly supporting Eric Adams’ mayoral candidacy is being called into question, after several people quoted therein say it is inaccurate. The article was posted…

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