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January 21, 2017 / 23 Tevet, 5777
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New York City Council Member Chaim Deutsch
 

Posted on: January 19th, 2017

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NYC Council member Chaim Deutsch sent a letter to President Obama asking for last-minute clemency for Sholom Rubashkin before he leaves office.

Members of the Crown Heights community at Operation Survival event.
 

Posted on: January 18th, 2017

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Hundreds of local Jewish community members crowded into a wedding hall to hear about how to deal with the plague of substance abuse.

Greater Anglia Class 379 "Electrostar" EMU 379014 arrives at Tottenham Hale with a service to Liverpool Street
 

Posted on: January 14th, 2017

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Four Orthodox Jews in North London were attacked by a young British man who yelled 'heil Hitler' and threw gas canisters at them from a van.

Supreme Court Justice Elyakim Rubinstein
 

Posted on: January 11th, 2017

News & ViewsJewishHaredim & Hassidim

Supreme Court Justice Elyakim Rubinstein called an appeal to a rabbinic court to withdraw an exceptional-process divorce-get given to an Aguna 'inappropriate.'

Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman at Chanukah celebration with Nahal Hareidi Foundation and hareidi soldiers.
 

Posted on: January 2nd, 2017

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Defense Minister Liberman pointed out that King David fought, as did Joshua bin Nun, saying they also had an understanding of Torah and Judaism.

Rabbi Aharon Yehuda Leib Shteinman, shlita
 

Posted on: December 31st, 2016

News & ViewsJewishHaredim & Hassidim

The public is asked to pray for the recovery of Aharon Yehuda Leib ben Gittel Feiga, b’toch sha’ar cholei Am Yisroel.

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Muslim teen credited for arrest in subway assault on Jewish woman
 

Posted on: December 29th, 2016

News & ViewsJewishHaredim & Hassidim

The smack broke the victim's glasses, she dropped to the floor and became momentarily unconscious. She was taken to hospital with a cut lip and bruising.

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Rabbi Aharon Yehuda Leib Shteinman
 

Posted on: December 26th, 2016

News & ViewsJewishHaredim & Hassidim

Rabbi Steinman was apparently well enough Monday morning to pray the morning prayer at the crack of dawn in his hospital room.

Photomontage based on Man Wearing White Dress Shirt Holding Smartphone
 

Posted on: December 23rd, 2016

News & ViewsJewishHaredim & Hassidim

Nevertheless, B'nei B'rak, with the highest percentage of Haredim in Israel, came in fifth in ordering products online.

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pigs-head-in-uman
 

Posted on: December 21st, 2016

News & ViewsJewishAntisemitism

The pig’s forehead was carved with a swastika.

Laundry hangs between rows of tenements.
 

Posted on: December 20th, 2016

News & ViewsJewishAntisemitism

From 1880 to 1924, one third of the Jewish population of Eastern Europe left shtetls and cities for the United States, fleeing persecution and seeking economic opportunity.

Desperately-needed medical supplies were destroyed in an attack on a UN humanitarian convoy close to Aleppo, Sept. 20, 2016.
 

Posted on: December 16th, 2016

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Rabbis in Englewood, New Jersey are calling on fellow Jews to recite psalms and pray for the innocent in Aleppo, Syria.

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PM Benjamin Netanyahu visits the Great Synagogue of Astana, the  capital of Kazakhstan
 

Posted on: December 14th, 2016

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PM Netanyahu and his wife visited the Great Synagogue in the capital city of Kazakhstan, Astana, "in an Islamic country that honors coexistence."

Shas MK and Interior Minister Aryeh Deri
 

Posted on: December 13th, 2016

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Shas Interior Minister Aryeh Deri wants to convene the UN Security Council on the fall of Aleppo.

United Torah Judaism MKs Uri Maklev and Moshe Gafni
 

Posted on: December 13th, 2016

News & ViewsIsraelAliyah

Proper representation legislation in recent years has used affirmative action to boost public sectors whose presence in the civil service does not represent their share of the population.

President Reuven Rivlin speaking at the Globes Israel Business Conference, Sunday, 12/11/2016
 

Posted on: December 11th, 2016

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It is right and good for every commercial company to reach more and more sectors, not just as providers of services, but also as employers."

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Rav Adin Steinsaltz
 

Posted on: December 7th, 2016

News & ViewsJewishChabad

One of the most beloved rabbis worldwide is recovering at a Jerusalem hospital after a catherization for a cranial blood clot.

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kosher-phones
 

Posted on: December 4th, 2016

News & ViewsJewishHaredim & Hassidim

In the Karlin-Stoliner Rebbe's opinion, a draconian, sweeping prohibition on electronic communications creates a situation where many break the law in secret and are exposed to dangerous content.

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Rabbi Mordechai Goldstein
 

Posted on: December 2nd, 2016

News & ViewsJewishHaredim & Hassidim

Unlike traditional Orthodox academies, Rabbi Goldstein's Diaspora Yeshiva appealed to students who identified with the nonconformist beatnik and hippie subcultures, adopting a neo-Chasidic approach.

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Mount Rushmore in South Dakota with a recent addition
 

Posted on: November 28th, 2016

News & ViewsJewishHaredim & Hassidim

According to Chabad, the way to "bring the messiah" is by spreading Hasidic teaching, so that once every land has in it Jews capable of Hasidic meditation and action, redemption must come next.

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