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BD”E: Reb Shalom Yeger, Z”l

The levayah of Reb Shalom ben Avraham Yaakov Halevi Yeger, z”l, will be held at Shomrei Hadas Chapel at 3803 14th Avenue on Sunday at 2 p.m. After the levayah…

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BD’E Harav Yisroel Garber Zt”l

Harav Yisrael Garber Zt”l, a talmid and nephew of Harav Baruch Ber Lebowitz Zt”l of Kaminetz, was niftar on Shabbos. During WWII, he escaped to Japan and joined the Mirrer…

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Matzeivos Desecrated at Jewish Cemetery in Manchester

Local police were called to the Whitefield Jewish Cemetery on Motzoei Shabbos and found several kevarim that had been attacked, with the matzeivos knocked over and smashed, as well as damage…

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Skulener Rebbe Moved to Johns Hopkins Medical Center

Upon the advice of medical experts, the Skulener Rebbe, shlita, was taken to Johns Hopkins Medical Center in Baltimore, Maryland, early Friday morning as he continues to battle an infection…

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Orthodox Man Stabbed in Lakewood Town Hall

A member of Lakewood’s Orthodox community was stabbed inside of the town’s municipal building in what authorities are saying appears to be a “random attack.” The victim is in stable…

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Chessed Shel Emes: The True Story

Earlier this week, a beautiful story telling how 200 Yidden in Toronto gathered in the frigid cold to attend the levayeh of an 85-year-old Holocaust survivor whom they had never…

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Mid-Winter Recharge Week in Houston

The Kollel of Houston hosted a Mid-Winter Recharge Week from Tuesday, January 22 through Sunday, January 27, sponsored by Dr. and Mrs. Zev and Susan Munk. Rabbi Moshe Friedman, director…

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Miracles Happen at Rutgers

Jared, a Rutgers freshman, attended a spring-break week of learning and from then on, made it known that he was a vegan. Actually, Jared loved meat! He became a vegan…

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Lobbying Continues on Federal Security Grants

Advocates for the Jewish community are working to ensure that a key Federal Security grant maintain the record level of funding it received last year, despite a low-ball offer from…

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Assaults on Jews on the Rise in Crown Heights

The Crown Heights Jewish Community is reeling from a spate of assaults, and law-enforcement personnel are vowing to crack down on a rise in hate crimes in that community. There…

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