OHEL Continues to Spread a Wide Tent

OHEL’s “tent” has always remained open and available to the most vulnerable, providing an array of services for over 50 years. This “tent” has expanded like never before. With...

OU Program Hosts 110 for Seder at Javits Center

NEW YORK — As Passover began Wednesday evening throughout a world suffering from a pandemic, a night truly like no other was celebrated at one of the largest field...

Masbia, Betterine Provide COVID-19 Emergency Relief

Every day Masbia provides hot, nutritious meals for hundreds of New Yorkers in desperate need of food. Alongside its hot-meal program, Masbia also distributes bags of much-needed groceries every...

UJA-Federation Announces $23 Million in Aid Amid Pandemic

The UJA-Federation of New York (UJA) on Monday announced more than $23 million in immediate financial assistance to help New Yorkers affected by coronavirus. The grants and loans are intended...

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...
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