Frum News From The Greater Lakewood Area

Month March 2019

DRAMATIC FOOTAGE: Frum Man Helps Save Jumper On Verrazano Bridge

The attached footage is heart-stopping. Tuli Abraham was driving on the Verrazano Bridge on Sunday afternoon, when he noticed a car in front of him suddenly stop. A man exited his vehicle, and walked to the ledge of the bridge…. Continue Reading →

Lakewood Briefs

  Ash and Smoke in Lakewood from Burlington County Forrest Fire The distinct smell of a wood fire and even small drops of ash were detectable Sunday around Lakewood and… Read more » The post Lakewood Briefs appeared first on… Continue Reading →

Pennacchio: Governor Should Focus on Growing Jobs, Not Weed

In light of recent reports highlighting New Jersey’s continued economic decline, Senator Joe Pennacchio (R-26) urged Governor Phil Murphy to stop pushing to legalize pot and start pushing for job creation. Pennacchio’s call for action follows news that New Jersey… Continue Reading →

Coast Guard Warns of Tar Balls, Oil Sheen Off Rockaways

The Coast Guard is warning people in the waters off the Rockaways to stay away from any tar balls or oil sheens they might see and is investigating to see… Read more » The post Coast Guard Warns of Tar… Continue Reading →

Jerusalem – Israel, Hamas Take First Steps Toward Gaza Cease-fire Deal

Jerusalem – A cease-fire deal appeared to take hold between Israel and Gaza’s Hamas rulers on Sunday, with Israel expanding the permitted fishing zone and easing some tight restrictions on movement through its two main crossings with the Palestinian enclave…. Continue Reading →

Israel, Hamas Take First Steps Toward Gaza Cease-Fire Deal

A cease-fire deal appeared to take hold between Israel and Gaza’s Hamas rulers on Sunday, with Israel expanding the permitted fishing zone and easing some tight restrictions on movement through… Read more » The post Israel, Hamas Take First Steps… Continue Reading →

High Court Spurns Activism in Otzma Case

Israel’s High Court, often accused by the right wing of biased interference in the political realm, ruled against the far-right Otzma Yehudit, giving as its reason that the judiciary cannot… Read more » The post High Court Spurns Activism in… Continue Reading →

Office Depot to Pay $25 Million After FTC Says It Suckered Consumers With Malware Scheme

Office Depot and do not, legally, either admit or deny the Federal Trade Commission’s accusation that they used a rigged computer-health diagnostic program to fool people into thinking they… Read more » The post Office Depot to Pay $25… Continue Reading →

Winter Storms Continue In Israel; Mudslide Damages Nazareth Home; Evacuations in the Golan [VIDEOS & PHOTOS]

B’chasdei Hashem, after the Shabbos rainfall, Kinneret officials report an increase of 15 centimeters (5.9 inches) in the past week. Since the beginning of this winter season, the increase has been 2.57 meters (8.43 feet). Read more on Yeshiva World… Continue Reading →

Girl Lost Parents, Began Questioning Life

[COMMUNICATED] It took losing her parents for Shira* to start questioning her purpose in life. At just 15 years old she started a spiritual journey that brought her, through many tears and heartfelt discussion, to where she is now: a… Continue Reading →

HATE IN OKC: ‘Gas The Jews’ Graffiti at the Oklahoma Democratic Party Office

Police have released a photo of a suspect they believe spray-painted racist, anti-gay and anti-Semitic remarks outside the headquarters of the Oklahoma Democratic Party and offices of the Chickasaw Nation. Read more on Yeshiva World News

Trump Steps In To Help Navy SEAL Charged With Murder

President Donald Trump said Saturday a Navy SEAL charged with murder in the stabbing of an Iraqi war prisoner will be moved to less restrictive confinement while he awaits trial. Read more on Yeshiva World News

UPDATE: Authorities ID woman found dead in Lakewood; No foul play suspected

Authorities have identified the woman found dead in Lakewood on Friday. A post mortem examination has revealed there was no trauma to the body of Lina Stanevicius, 46, of Lakewood, the Prosecutor’s office said. The Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office, Lakewood… Continue Reading →

Blue and White on the Offensive

Ratcheting up campaign rhetoric another few notches, Blue and White party leader Benny Gantz accused Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu of pursuing tactics that could tear the country apart. “Something… Read more » The post Blue and White on the… Continue Reading →

PHOTOS: Moadim L’Simcha gears up for massive food distribution in Lakewood

The organization provides families with food and other staples for Yom Tov at below-retail price. (TLS-56)

NY Daily News Supports Kalman Yeger For His “Palestine Does Not Exist” Tweet

As YWN reported last week, NYC Councilman Kalman Yeger had responded to Rep. Ilhan Omar by saying she was an anti-Semite. He also tweeted that there was no such place as Palestine. Read more on Yeshiva World News

Investors Hail Lyft Shares in IPO, See Profits Down the Road

Lyft’s shares soared as the company went public Friday, giving investors their first chance to bet on the future of the ride-hailing industry. The stock opened at $87.24, up 21… Read more » The post Investors Hail Lyft Shares in… Continue Reading →

Arab Leaders Grappling Regional Rifts Condemn U.S. Decision on Golan Heights

Arab leaders, long divided by regional rivalries, condemned on Sunday a U.S. decision to recognize Israel’s sovereignty over the Golan Heights and said Middle East stability depended on creating a… Read more » The post Arab Leaders Grappling Regional Rifts… Continue Reading →

Fire in New Jersey Forest, Smell Reaches Lakewood

Authorities say fire whipped by high winds has spread over thousands of acres of state forest land in the Pinelands of New Jersey. State environmental protection department officials say the… Read more » The post Fire in New Jersey Forest,… Continue Reading →

MTA Bridge and Tunnel Toll Hikes Begin Sunday

Drivers who use Metropolitan Transportation Authority bridges and tunnels will see a toll increase starting Sunday. Tolls rise by 6 percent for cars with E-Z Pass and 11.8 percent for… Read more » The post MTA Bridge and Tunnel Toll… Continue Reading →

New York – German Train Car Arrives In New York For Auschwitz Exhibit

New York – 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 to transport men, women and children to… Continue Reading →

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