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Drive-In Pirchim Mishnayos Siyum Held in Manchester

Sunday evening saw over 800 people participate in an innovative and inspiring event – probably the only COVID-compliant large-scale children’s Mishnayos Siyum in Europe. A group of dedicated and hard-working…

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Jonathan and Esther Pollard Land in Eretz Yisrael

Jonathan Pollard landed early Wednesday morning in Eretz Yisrael with his wife Esther as the U.S. authorities finally removed all restraints to his dream to relocate there. As the plane…

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Man Stabbed in Lakewood, Investigation Underway

A man was stabbed in Lakewood on Tuesday morning, The Lakewood Scoop reported. He was walking in public around 9 a.m. when a woman stabbed him from behind. “I feel a…

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2nd Circuit Overturns New York Limits on Religious Gatherings

A federal appellate court on Monday overturned New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s strict limitations on attendance at houses of worship, following a landmark injunction issued by the U.S. Supreme Court…

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Lakewood Briefs

Lakewood COVID Case Numbers Continue to Rise Lakewood’s recent trend of rising COVID case numbers jumped significantly over the past week, ending with a total of 370 reported cases, according…

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BD’E – Rebbitzen Dr. Aviva Weisbord, A”h

Hamodia is saddened to report the passing of Rebbitzen Aviva Weisbord, a”h, the wife of ybl”c Harav Beryl Weisbord, shlita, Mashgiach of Yeshiva Ner Yisrael of Baltimore. Rebbitzen Weisbord was the daughter…

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BD’E – Harav Shalom Povarsky, Zt”l

The olam haTorah was thrown into mourning with the passing of Harav Shalom Povarsky, zt”l, Rosh Yeshiva in Kol Torah in Yerushalayim. He was 85 years old. Rav Shalom was stricken…

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Asara B’Teves on Friday

Asara B’Teves this year is unusual that it is on a Friday. The Taanis of Asara B’Teves should not be taken lightly as it is the only fast that can…

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Iconic Felder’s Shul Destroyed in Fire

A fire broke out in the building housing Bais Aharon shul on 18th Ave. at 49th street in Boro Park last Wednesday, destroying the interior of the landmark shul known…

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