5 Jewish NGOs Join Appeal to Congress for $60 Billion Cash Infusion

BY RON KAMPEAS WASHINGTON (JTA) — Five Jewish nonprofits are among about 100 that are asking Congress to inject $60 billion into the sector to weather the coronavirus pandemic. The groups in...

Misaskim Brings Simchas Purim to Those Who Lost Loved Ones

  This week, the greatest mishloach manos operation took place in a nondescript warehouse in Boro Park. Over 5,000 gourmet meals were delivered across the tristate area. Hundreds of volunteers...

Purim Cheer For Gural JCC Holocaust Survivors

A touching Purim celebration for Holocaust survivors took place on Thursday, March 4 at the Gural JCC. Over 100 participants took part in singing, dancing, lunch, and hamentaschen. A special...

Tikkun Olam Makers Create Products for the Disabled

  Tikkun Olam Makers (TOM), a game-changing global humanitarian project dedicated to creating and distributing highly affordable inventions to help neglected populations, brought its successful make-a-thon concept to New York...

Tulane’s Jewish Studies Department Receives $2 Million Gift

The department of Jewish studies at Tulane University in New Orleans received an anonymous $2 million gift that will be used to establish a chair for the Contemporary Jewish...

4th Yahrzeit Observance of Rabbi Gershon Tannenbaum, zt’l

  On February 25, Rosh Chodesh Adar, the Rabbinical Alliance of America/Igud HaRabbonim convened its monthly seudah and conference in observance of Rosh Chodesh Adar and the fourth yahrzeit of...

YTC Emergency Aid Fund-ESMF Purim Campaign 5780

  Since 1989, his first year as a young rabbi at Congregation Ohav Sholom on the Upper West Side, Rabbi Jay Yaacov Schwartz, now of Ramat Beit Shemesh, has devoted...

OU’s Yachad Kicks Off North American Inclusion Month

  The Orthodox Union’s (OU) Yachad, the leading group for individuals with disabilities in the Orthodox community, kicked off North American Inclusion Month (NAIM) with more than 200 events taking...

Sanzer Rebbe at Sterns Benefits Laniado Hospital

  On Thursday evening, February 6, the Teaneck Jewish community merited a unique visit by one of Torah Jewry’s foremost leaders, thanks to the foresight and generosity of Ronald and...

Add Simcha to Adar By Participating in Tefillin for Yitzi

  By Yochanan Gordon We’ve made it — Adar is here! I always view the joyousness of this month and the holiday of Purim as the turning point when winter gives...
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