NYPD Hosts Active-Shooter Workshop for Community

  Following the horrific tragedy in Pittsburgh and rise in antisemitic hate crimes, community members from all different backgrounds came together for a lifesaving educational evening, an NYPD active-shooter training...

Jewish Agency Partners With PR4PR to Help Children at Risk in Puerto Rico

The Jewish Agency for Israel announced a partnership with PR4PR to build a Project TEN Center in San Juan. Through this historic partnership, the two organizations will focus on...

Bringing Back Bikur Cholim

By Neal C. Goldberg, Ph.D., and Rabbi Nachum Dinowitz Have you noticed how many articles, workshops, and refresher courses appear each year addressing issues such as taharas hamishpachah, tefillin, or...

Race For Courage Raises $250,000 in Miami

By Bracha Ten Victory!!! Race for Courage has just come back from an extraordinary marathon weekend in Miami, Florida. Over 100 people and 50 runners joined Team Courage for the...

Israeli Rescue Team in Brazil Finds Bodies, No Survivors

More than 100 Israeli soldiers from the IDF Home Front Command who were sent to Brazil to help search-and-rescue teams hunt for hundreds of missing people will be returning...

JFNA to Distribute $4.6M in Federal Funds for Holocaust Survivors

BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — The Jewish Federations of North America will distribute some $4.6 million in federal funds for Holocaust survivors. The funds will be distributed from the organization’s Center...

Community Supports Achiezer CommUNITY Gala

On Sunday, January 6, the community came out in force to support the essential work of Achiezer. The gala, chaired by Uri Dreifus, Dr. Azriel Hirschfeld, and Adam Okun,...

Founder of Israel’s Adi Organ-Donor Card Dies

Dvora Ben Dror, the creator of the Israeli organ-donor card, passed away on Wednesday at the age of 93. She founded the Adi card after her son, Adi (Ehud) Ben...

Michael Phelps to Receive Ruderman Foundation Award for Inclusion

(JTA) — Michael Phelps, the most decorated swimmer in Olympics history, will receive the Morton E. Ruderman Award for Inclusion of People with Disabilities. The Ruderman Family Foundation will honor Phelps in...

Camp HASC Concert 32: The Concert With LEV

  By Chaya Feldstein It is now 9:13 Monday morning, January 7, 2019, and just twelve hours ago I sat next to my precious sister, Gitty, at the HASC Concert 32...
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‘Anne Frank: The Collected Works’ to Be Published in US

“Anne Frank: The Collected Works,” which consists of three versions of her famous diary and several letters she wrote to her paternal grandmother before...

Jewish Scholars Support Berlin Museum Director Who Resigned Under Pressure

(JTA) — A group of 45 academic Talmud scholars has signed a letter in support of Peter Schafer, the former director of the Berlin...

Names, Not Numbers© at HANC Middle School

  On Thursday, June 13, HANC Middle School held its Names, Not Numbers© program. Names, Not Numbers is a copyrighted oral history film project and...

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