Jared & Ivanka: An Embarrassment To Judaism

Last weekend in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump demonstrated for all of us the real meaning of chillul haShem, desecrating God’s name. Read more

Russia Deports Israeli Rabbi, Second Deportation of Chabad Rabbi In 2017

Moscow – For the second time this year, Russian authorities have ordered out of the country a foreign Chabad rabbi who had lived there for years. Read more

Ivanka’s Rabbi: I Didn’t Permit Them To Fly on Shabbat

Kehilat Yeshurun Rabbi Haskel Lookstein said on Sunday that he was not the rabbi who gave Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner permission to fly on Air Force One on Shabbat (Sabbath), calling the rumors “fake news”. Read more

A Sabbath Meal of Fruit and Crackers

US President Donald Trump’s Chief Legal Adviser Jason Greenblatt arrived in Saudi Arabia’s capital of Riyadh but stayed in his hotel room and ate a Shabbat (Sabbath) meal of fruits and crackers. Read more

United Hatzalah Medic Killed While Responding To Emergency Call

Efraim Gadassi, a volunteer paramedic for United Hatzalah, was killed early Friday morning while responding to an emergency call in Jerusalem. Read more

London – Welcome To Stamford Hill. Satmer v Belz.

This is the astonishing moment chaos broke out in a north London street during a confrontation between two rival groups of orthodox Jews. Read more

Rabbinical Court Dissolves Marriage of Woman Waiting 29 Years

A rabbinical court in Paris officially dissolved the marriage of a Jewish woman who for 29 years had tried unsuccessfully to obtain a religious Jewish divorce from her abusive ex-husband. Read more

Orange County, NY – Newspaper Highlights Chasidic Growth In South Blooming Grove

Orange County, NY – As Kiryas Joel continues to struggle with both growing pains and legal issues, nearby communities have found themselves becoming an attractive option for Chasidim who are looking to put down roots in locations that are close to an existing Jewish community and have adequate housing supplies. Read more

Fire Breaks Out At Historic NYC Synagogue

A three-alarm fire broke out on Sunday night at a 19th Century synagogue on the Lower East Side of Manhattan. Read more

Jerusalem – Fidget Spinners Declared Kosher For Shabbat

Jerusalem – It is permissible to play with fidget spinners on Shabbat, rabbis at an institute that looks at technological science and Jewish law have determined. Read more