Colel Chabad’s national network of soup kitchens is part of Israel’s longest continuously running charity, founded in 1788.
Riskin, 77, transformed the Lincoln Square Synagogue in New York City to become one of the most popular centers of modern Orthodoxy on America’s eastern Seaboard.
Police were told the suspect didn’t like where his neighbor wanted to build his sukkah, who then nevertheless built it on the site.
Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu accused a private kashrut organization of ignoring the sale of meat slaughtered in an Arab village to Jerusalem restaurants under their supervision.
This year, volunteers will erect and dismantle some 250 Sukkot around the country.
The OU is planning an ad campaign condemning the mayor's failure to meet the nutritional needs of city children.
The plan includes 31 housing units, as well as offices for social services, kindergarten and nursery facilities, and more.
Some 40% of European Ashkenazi Jews carry a genetic mark that suggests they are the offspring of four mothers who immigrated to Europe from the Middle East a millennia ago.
The majority of the cases dealt with people who fainted, were dehydrated, or felt severely ill due to the fast.
US envoy Jason Greenblatt will conduct meetings “in advance of a private trip in the region with his family" for the Jewish holiday of Sukkot.
At issue is the agreement with the city of Bnei Brak that prohibits digging and other work on the Light Rail tracks during the Sabbath and on Yom Kippur.
Tragically, the body of Rabbi Chaim Ashkenazi, z’l, the son-in-law of the Chief Rabbi of Mexico, Rabbi Shlomo Tawil, was pulled from the rubble.
None of the forces were injured in the exchange.
This year an estimated 37,000 Jews from Israel and around the world have boarded planes to head to the site so far.
It’s an emotionally grinding drill that was all too familiar to Arele and David Weingarten, when their mother, Miriam succumbed to the disease after prolonged cancer treatment.
This year, instead of seeing your children as a distraction from the path to spiritual preparation for Yom Tov, look to them to guide you towards a year of growth.
The remains of two firebombs were later found in the building.
"I had not moved away even one step, but someone pulled at my sleeve and asked me to join the minyan. I put on a hat and joined them for the Mincha prayer. I had arrived."
“We appreciate the important words of the French Government... However, it doesn’t appear that much has changed on the ground for French Jews, who are still regularly attacked."
The Smith Institute survey proves for the Nth time that the polls yield results based on how you write the questions, or, in this case, how you cut your random sample of respondents.
The march began at the Wiesel family home, and ended at the railway station, where a plaque was unveiled and the station named after Wiesel.
The soldiers have not been back to the site as a group since its liberation in 1967.
Instead of accepting a free omelet, the offended Jewish woman is suing Denny's for breach of contract and negligent representation, and is asking for monetary damages for emotional and physical distress from having eaten bacon.
The main contributor to the project has ceased all his support, because of his own financial trouble.
"From talks we’ve had with heads of the community and Israel’s Consul General we learned the damage is vast, and the rehabilitation will take years."