Renewal Wishes Donor, Recipient, Speedy Recovery

Renewal is asking klal Yisroel to daven for kidney recipient Mordechai ben Miriam and donor Yehoshua Ahron ben Kaila who underwent surgery on Thursday. Mordechai is a young man from...

Renewal Facilitates 500th Kidney Transplant

Renewal has facilitated its 500th kidney transplant, a major milestone. Renewal’s founder and chairman Mendy Reiner is the first to admit that when he arranged his initial kidney transplant in...

Dream. Hope. Inspire. Theme for Annual Chai Lifeline Gala

Chai Lifeline will celebrate its 2018 annual gala on Monday, November 19, at the Grand Hyatt in New York City. Synonymous with providing social, emotional, and financial support to...

Achiezer Enables Final Kindness

Shalom Jaroslawicz was manning the Urgent Line when Mrs. Sheila Kahn* called in. Her request was indeed urgent, and while she did not know how to proceed, she did...

Local Women Interested in Starting All-Female EMT Squad

Many people have seen the movie 93Queen, or have heard about the remarkable story of the Honorable Ruchie Freier who defied the odds to become the first Chassidic female...

Chabad Rabbi Who Donated Kidney Gives Liver to Another

BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — A New Jersey rabbi who a decade ago donated a kidney to a stranger has donated part of his liver to another. Rabbi Ephraim Simon, a...

For $36 Donate a Box for Israeli Families in Need

Hundreds of families are on the Oneg Shabbos V’Yom Tov waiting list begging for food. As yom tov is approaching and some hundreds of parents are left without any...

Singer Foundation Gives $1 Million for Security at NYC Jewish Institutions

(JTA) — The Paul E. Singer Foundation said it will give at least $1 million to help secure Jewish institutions around New York in response to the shooting attack...

Rabbi Elchonon Zohn on New ‘Green’ Burial

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman Rabbi Elchonon Zohn is a national leader in the Chevra Kadisha organization. He is the head of the Queens Chevra Kadisha, which covers Manhattan, the Bronx,...

Ohel’s Summer Programs Aim to Please

Every summer, Ohel Children’s Home and Family Services provides summer programs for hundreds of individuals. These camps and retreats allow adults with mental illness and developmental disabilities to relax...

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Real Clear Daf: Are Eggs From Treifah Chicken Kosher?

We discussed this question on Thursday’s daf (58a). Ameimar there teaches that it depends on when the eggs formed. Eggs that formed before the...

Pompeo: Peace Plan to be Released After Israeli Elections

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced on Tuesday that the highly anticipated Trump administration’s peace plan for the Israelis and Palestinians — referred...

Ilhan Omar: 2012 Tweet About Israel Was ‘Offensive and Unfortunate’

BY RON KAMPEAS WASHINGTON (JTA) — Rep. Ilhan Omar disavowed a 2012 tweet in which she said Israel had “hypnotized” the world, saying the term...

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