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PHOTES + VIDEO: Congress Honors Sephardic Jewry at Historical Forum

On November 20, 2013, Congress celebrated over 360 years in of Sephardic Jewry in America paying tribute to the contributions of the Sephardic community to the United States and Jewish culture. This historic event...

PHOTOS: United Hatzalah: Quadriplegic on Respirator Conquers Masada with the Help of United Hatzalah...

Two paramedics, an ambulance driver and a nurse from the volunteer rescue organization, United (Ichud) Hatzalah helped to make a quadriplegic man’s dream come true – to climb the magnificent citadel of Masada to...

PHOTOS: NYC Elected Officials Attend Satmar Kuf Alef Kislev Celebration

Comptroller-elect Scott Stringer Congressman Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY) and Brooklyn DA-elect Ken Thompson State Senator Simcha Felder (D-Brooklyn) Councilman David Greenfield (D-Brooklyn) David Lobl, representing NY Governor Andrew Cuomo Pinny Ringel and Avi Fink, representing Public Advocate and Mayor-elect Bill...

PHOTOS: Fire In Yeshiva Chaim Berlin; 1 Person Injured

A fire broke out in Yeshiva Chaim Berlin on Wednesday night, and one person was injured. Sources tell YWN that some electrical work was being done in the main Yeshiva building located at 1605 Coney...

Photo Essay: New Chareidi Firefighters in the Shomron

Following a training course for fire department volunteers in the Shomron, 22 new graduates will join the ranks of firefighters serving the Binyamin Regional Council area, particularly the communities of Tel Tzion, Kochav Yaakov...

PHOTOS: Israel’s Chief Rabbi in Berlin: Connecting With Heritage Best Response to Nazis

Chief Rabbi David Lau began a series of events commemorating the 75th anniversary of Kristallnacht with a visit to a Jewish school in Berlin on Friday morning 5 Kislev 5774. The Chief Rabbi, accompanied by...

PHOTOS: Second Dirshu Convention Ends With Feelings Of Unity

Dirshu’s Second Annual Kinus Olam HaTorah Convention concluded this past Motzaei Shabbos with sentiments of inspiration and unity * Gedolei HaTorah and Roshei Yeshiva decry the bitter decrees waged against the Torah community in...

Photos: OK Holds Annual Mashgiach Conference

On Rosh Chodesh Kislev (November 4), OK Kosher Certification held its annual Mashgiach Conference at the Jewish Children’s Museum in Brooklyn, NY. Over 150 OK personnel and mashgichim were in attendance, including many from...

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