Community

Southeast Hebrew Congregation Beautifies Their Shul

September is here. As the air starts to turn slightly crisper and people’s minds turn to back-to-school, autumn foods, and sports, one shul in Silver Spring, Maryland decided to focus…

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Jewish Man Beaten and Robbed by Four Youths

A 24-year-old Jewish man was attacked as he walked along Warsoff Place on the periphery of the Jewish neighborhood of Williamsburg. As the victim strolled along the sidewalk, he was…

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BD’E – Rabbi Yisrael Chaim Gelman Z”l

Hamodia is saddened to report the petirah of Rabbi Yisrael Chaim Gelman, z”l, son of ybl”c Rabbi Yosef Gelman, the Menahel of Mesores Bais Yaakov in Brooklyn. Rabbi Yisrael Chaim Gelman was struck by…

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BDE: Harav Yitzchok Eichenthal, Z”l

Harav Yitzchok Eichenthal, a long-time Boro Park resident who was legendary for his chessed and a renowned activist in Mifal Torah Vodaas, has passed away. Rav Eichenthal’s wife, ybl”c, is…

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Lakewood Briefs

Blaze on Prospect Avenue Injures 3 A fire in a housing complex on Prospect Avenue sent three people to the hospital with severe burns. The blaze broke out after midnight…

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BD’E – Harav Shlomo Gissinger zt”l

With great sadness we report the petirah of Harav Shlomo Gissinger, zt”l, one of the prestigious Rabbonim serving the Lakewood community for over three decades. Rav Gissinger, who had been…

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Arrest Made in Crown Heights Brick Attack

The suspect in a brick attack last month on a Jewish man in Crown Heights has been arrested and charged with a hate crime. The assault occurred early in the…

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Chabad Shliach Saves Drowning Victim in India

On Tuesday, Chabad shliach Rabbi Menachem Bakush, who is also a United Hatzalah volunteer EMT, was called upon to save the life of a local Indian man who drowned in…

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