Community

Tefillos for Morah Rochel Blau

Bais Yaakov Academy has requested tefillos for their longtime Menaheles Mrs. Rochel Blau, who has been hospitalized in critical condition with a serious infection. Please daven for Fradel Rochel bas Leah b’soch sh’ar choei…

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Lakewood Briefs

  Wild Turkeys Descend on Toms River Retirement Community The state Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has enacted a plan to address an invasion of wild turkeys at a retirement…

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Gun Toting Assailant in Crown Heights Apprehended

The gun-toting assailant who pistol whipped a biker, attacked two vehicles and broke the windows of Bais Rivkah Lefferts was apprehended Friday just hours after the police released a photo…

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Suspect in Boro Park Egging Attacks Arrested

The New York Hate Crimes Forces announced the arrest of 18-year-old suspect who was one of the group who carried out multiple anti-Semitic attacks in Boro Park last weekend. Mohib Hoque,…

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BD’E-Kretchnif Rebbi-Kiryas Gat Zt”l

The Kretchnifer Rebbe, Harav Yisrael Nissan Rosenbaum of Kiryat Gat, passed away after a sickness at the age of 70 years old. He was born in Rechovot, Israel in 1949…

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Orthodox Fundraiser Nets Millions for Trump SuperPAC

An Orthodox Jewish fundraiser in Manhattan Tuesday for President Donald Trump’s America First Action SuperPAC raised more than $3.5 million. Four hundred people participated in the event, arranged by Monsey…

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Rabbi Hillel Mandel, Z”l

The Chicago community was thrown into mourning by the sudden passing of Rabbi Hillel Mandel, Menahel of Yeshivah Ohr Baruch-Veitzener Cheder at age 62. Rabbi Mandel was a noted master…

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Lakewood Briefs

No Surprises in Lakewood Elections Election Day results went off uneventfully in Lakewood with incumbents to the local offices returned to their positions with comfortable margins. In races for the…

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Over 80 Jewish Graves Desecrated in Denmark

Over 80 tombstones were vandalized in a Jewish cemetery dating back to 1807 in Randers, a Danish town in Jutland, AFP reported. “More than 80 gravestones were daubed with green…

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Eggs Thrown at Jewish Buildings in Boro Park

A group of neighborhood youths went on an egging spree on Motzoei Shabbos around Dahill Road in Boro Park, hitting multiple Jewish buildings. The targets included a shul, a girls’…

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Man With Gun Goes on Crime Spree in Crown Heights

A man wielding a gun went on a crime spree in Crown Heights Friday night, pistol whipping one person and vandalizing property. The string of crimes began around 8:00pm near…

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BD”E: Rav Menachem Mendel Perlmutter, Z”l

A large crowd gathered Thursday morning in Yerushalayim to take part in the heartbreaking levayah of Reb Ben Zion Menachem Mendel Perlmutter, z”l, a noted avreich in the Gerrer community…

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Police Meet With Leaders of Rattled Boro Park Community

New York Police Department officials met Wednesday afternoon with Jewish community leaders at Misaskim headquarters, after an incident late Friday night in which young men in a car prowled Boro…

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Lakewood Briefs

Jackson Council Introduces and Pulls Ordinance for Town Wide Eruv The Town Council of Jackson briefly proposed and then withdrew a proposal for a town-wide eruv amidst disapproval for the…

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BD”E: Rebbetzin Zissel Horowitz, A”h

Rebbetzin Zissel (Gisele) Horowitz, a”h, of Boro Park, passed away Monday night at the age of 92. She was the daughter of Harav Chaim Zvi Kruger, zt”l, a Rav in…

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