Jewish Schools in Pennsylvania Ask Legislators for More Security Funding

(JTA) — Hundreds of students from Jewish day schools and yeshivas in Pennsylvania visited lawmakers in the state capitol to lobby for increased security funding for nonpublic schools and...

NYU Department Ends Official Relationship With Program in Tel Aviv

The faculty of New York University’s Department of Social and Cultural Analysis (SCA) voted overwhelmingly on Thursday to officially end its relationship with its Tel Aviv campus. One faculty member...

Eva Stories: Instagram Story Set During Holocaust

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GeLUM01QWTw (JTA) — Eva Heyman is an energetic 13-year-old Jewish girl with a bright smile. Go to her Instagram page and you’ll see selfies of the brown-haired teen with her...

Helping Israeli ‘Sprouts’ Grow

By Shimon Avraham As a teacher in the Israeli school system over the past 35 years, I have witnessed many changes — some good and others less so. But perhaps the...

HASC: The Happiest Place in the World Just Got Happier

This is their happy place. A place of dedicated staff, steady encouragement, and effusive praise. For hundreds of individuals with developmental delays, HASC is more than an organization —...

Central, Yachad Volunteer, Learn, Make New Friends

By Akiva Frishman At a Jewish-owned farm and retreat center in Connecticut, 27 young women participated in Yachad and Yeshiva University’s High School for Girls’ Annual Leadership Service Mission, a...

HALB Wins Second, Third Place at National History Day

  On Monday April 29, HALB’s 15 winners from the Long Island Regional Competition for National History Day participated in New York State History Day. Under the guidance of Ms. Kristen...

Rambam Students Protest Lithuania Honoring War Criminal

Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Remembrance Day), commemorating the tragic events of the Holocaust, is part of our ongoing obligation of Zachor - to remember. In addition to a moving assembly held at Rambam to...

YOSS to Host Yom Iyun in Memory of Rav Kamenetzky, zt’l

  Two years have passed since the petirah of Rav Binyamin Kamenetzky, zt’l, the founder of the Jewish community in the Five Towns. To commemorate his second yahrzeit, Yeshiva of...

Matzah Factory Visits HALB Early Childhood Center

  One of the highlights of the year at the Lev Chana HALB Early Childhood Center is when the Chabad Matzah Factory comes to visit. All the children enjoyed putting...
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Arson Suspected in Mevo Modi’im Blaze

Investigations into the fire which destroyed the Mevo Modi’im community last week have determined that the evidence points to arson. Israel’s National Fire and Rescue...

Fire Department Asks Community to Pause and Remember

A moment of silence on Memorial Day In 2000, Congress enacted the National Moment of Remembrance to further honor American fallen war heroes. All citizens...

Germans Warned of Risks of Wearing Kippah in Public

BERLIN (JTA) – It is dangerous to identify publicly as Jewish in Germany, including wearing a kippah, Germany’s commissioner on antisemitism said. In a wide-ranging...

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