Community

BD”E: Reb Shimon Charny, Z”l, of New York

The Gerrer community in New York and further abroad mourns the petirah of Reb Shimon Charny, z”l, who was niftar in Boro Park on Tuesday, Erev Yom Kippur, at the…

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Accident Yom Kippur in Boro Park

This Yom Kippur afternoon a 3 year old child was stuck by a minivan driven by an 18 year old driver after the boy ran into the street. Hatzalah took…

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Mahwah Settles Discrimination Lawsuit With New Jersey

Mahwah Township, New Jersey, reached a settlement agreement with the state resolving a lawsuit related to two ordinances that were alleged to be motivated by anti-Semitism, New Jersey Attorney General…

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Orange County Official Denies Anti-Orthodox Comments

Comments attributed to an Orange County official that two initiatives that his town of Chester was taking were aimed at blocking Orthodox Jews from establishing a presence drew considerable controversy.…

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Reb Dovid Schmidt z”l

Klal Yisroel is mourning the petira of Reb Dovid Schmidt z’l. Reb Dovid served as a judge in the New York court system from 1995 until his retirement in 2015.…

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OPINION: In One Glance

This past Thursday, the Orthodox community in Brooklyn, NY, showed the power of unity. The community’s representative in Albany, State Senator Simcha Felder, was targeted for doing what he was…

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BD’E Harav Avrohom Aharon Lunczer zt”l

Klal Yisroel joins the Jewish community of Antwerp, Belgium, in morning the petirah of one of the elderly talmidei chachomim of its city, Harav Avrohom Aharon Lunczer zt”l. Rav Lunczer…

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BD’E Reb Dovid Schmidt z”l

Klal Yisroel is mourning the sudden petira of Reb Dovid Schmidt z’l .  Judge Dovid Schmidt was 66 years old and was niftar Friday after an illness of about 1…

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Intensive Get-Out-the-Vote Efforts in Orthodox Community

As New York City residents headed to the polls on Thursday for the Democratic primaries, members of the Jewish community were urged by their communal leaders to extend themselves and…

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Misaskim Holds Asifas Tehillim for Yeshivah Children

The 25th annual Asifas Tehillim Ha’olami took place on Thursday, 4 Tishrei/September 13, at the Bobover beis medrash on 48th Street and 15th Avenue in Boro Park. In attendance were…

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