Frum News From The Greater Lakewood Area

Month March 2019

VIDEO: Agudah Director Rabbi Avi Schnall volunteers at Chasdei Lev food distribution for Rebbeim

Bolsonaro Celebrates a Coup Brazilians Want to Forget

Ever since Jair Bolsonaro won the Brazilian presidency, speculation has swirled around what makes the choleric retired army captain run. No longer: It’s mothballs. This week, Bolsonaro instructed the nation’s… Read more » The post Bolsonaro Celebrates a Coup Brazilians… Continue Reading →

Bumping Bump Stocks Off Wish Lists

Last Thursday, the U.S. Supreme Court refused to block a Trump administration initiative banning bump stocks, the semiautomatic rifle attachments that enable the weapons to fire in long, sustained bursts… Read more » The post Bumping Bump Stocks Off Wish… Continue Reading →

Business Briefs – March 31, 2019

Kudlow Calls for One-Half Point Rate Cut by Fed WASHINGTON (AP) – A top Trump administration official is calling on the Federal Reserve to cut its key interest rate by… Read more » The post Business Briefs – March 31,… Continue Reading →

Netanyahu: Gantz Will Not Serve As Defense Minister In My Coalition

On motzei Shabbos, Public Security Minister (Likud) Gilad Erdan told the news that he does not view Benny Gantz as being disqualified as a candidate to serve as Defense Minister, leading to a storm of responses, including from Prime Minister… Continue Reading →

AUTO REVIEW: 2020 Kia Telluride Looks, Rides Like Luxury SUV — Without the Price Tag

The first great SUV of the year just arrived at your Kia dealership. Elegant, advanced and costing thousands less than comparably equipped competitors, the 2020 Kia Telluride seven- or eight-seat… Read more » The post AUTO REVIEW: 2020 Kia Telluride… Continue Reading →

Washington – Collins, Feinstein Want A Smithsonian Women’s History Museum

Washington – U.S. Sens. Susan Collins, of Maine, and Dianne Feinstein, of California, want to create a Smithsonian Women’s History Museum. They’ve introduced a bipartisan bill to establish the museum in Washington, D.C. Collins said women have made invaluable contributions… Continue Reading →

City Leaders: Smollett Owes Chicago $130K For Investigation

City officials have ordered Jussie Smollett to pay $130,000 to cover the cost of the investigation into his report of a street attack that Chicago police say was staged to promote his career. Read more on Yeshiva World News

GE Appliances and ZMAN Technologies Collaborate to Develop Shabbos-Compliant Solutions

[COMMUNICATED] According to the latest demographic information, nearly 1 million of the 5.3 million Jews who live in the U.S. observe the Jewish Sabbath. An additional 2 million Jews around the world also observe Shabbos, including those in Israel, Europe,… Continue Reading →

AUTO REVIEW: Honda Passport Is a Big, Blocky SUV That Performs Better on the Road Than Off

Honda Motors, having made significant sales inroads with its small CR-V and its large Pilot, is tripling down on the SUV market with its new midsize Passport. This Goldilocks version… Read more » The post AUTO REVIEW: Honda Passport Is… Continue Reading →

Turkish Opposition Declares Ankara Win, Istanbul Result Disputed

Turkey’s main opposition party said it won control of Ankara in Sunday’s local elections, defeating President Tayyip Erdogan’s AK Party in the capital for the first time, and challenged his… Read more » The post Turkish Opposition Declares Ankara Win,… Continue Reading →

Another Cousin Testifies Against Erskin Felix, Accused Murderer of Menachem Stark

Another man charged in the Menachem Stark, H”yd, kidnapping case has testified against Erskin Felix, seemingly dealing a crushing blow to Felix, accused of kidnapping and killing Stark in a… Read more » The post Another Cousin Testifies Against Erskin… Continue Reading →

Former London Mayor: “Not Antisemitic to Hate Jews of Israel”

Ken Livingstone, former mayor of London, made ugly headlines on Sunday with his claim that “it’s not antisemitic to hate the Jews of Israel.” Livingstone quit the British Labour party… Read more » The post Former London Mayor: “Not Antisemitic… Continue Reading →

ANALYSIS: A ‘Road Map’ for the Coming Fight Over the Mueller Report

Friday’s exchange of letters between Attorney General William Barr and House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., augurs a contentious court battle over Congress’ access to grand jury material incorporated… Read more » The post ANALYSIS: A ‘Road Map’ for… Continue Reading →

German Train Car Arrives in New York for Auschwitz Exhibit

On a Sunday morning, a crane lowered a rusty remnant of the Holocaust onto tracks outside Manhattan’s Museum of Jewish Heritage — a vintage German train car like those used… Read more » The post German Train Car Arrives in… Continue Reading →

Columbia, SC – Chief: Ride Share Mistake Led To Death Of SC College Student

Columbia, SC – The man accused of killing a woman who got into his car thinking it was her Uber ride had turned on the child locks in his backseat so the doors could only be opened from the outside,… Continue Reading →

The Pillar of Kashrus, Treasure Trove of Yiras Shamayim

There is no doubt that all of Torah Jewry was saddened and grief-stricken by the passing of the illustrious Rav of Bnei Brak, who for 30 years preserved and nurtured… Read more » The post The Pillar of Kashrus, Treasure… Continue Reading →

HEROIC: Frum Toms River resident helps prevent man from jumping off the Verrazano Bridge

A Toms River man today is credited with helping saving a man who nearly jumped off the Verrazano Bridge. YWN reports, “Tuli Abraham, (of Toms River), was driving on the Verrazano Bridge on Sunday afternoon, when he noticed a car… Continue Reading →

Chatsworth, NJ – Forest Fire Burns Thousands Of Acres In New Jersey Pinelands

Chatsworth, NJ – uthorities say fire whipped by high winds has spread over thousands of acres of state land in New Jersey’s Pine Barrens, a forested area of coastal plain that stretches more than 1 million acres. State environmental protection… Continue Reading →

Yishai: Deri Also Tried To Prevent My Uniting With Yahadut Hatorah

Yachad party leader Eli Yishai, who last week announced he is withdrawing from the election race, called on supporters to vote for Yahadut Hatorah. Speaking with Kol Berama Radio after announcing he is withdrawing from the election race, he explained… Continue Reading →

Warsaw, Poland – US Man Charged With Trying To Steal Item From Auschwitz

Warsaw, Poland – An American visitor to the former Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp attempted to steal a metal part of the historic rail tracks where prisoners were unloaded, officials said Sunday. The 37-year-old man has been charged with attempted theft of… Continue Reading →

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