Frum News From The Greater Lakewood Area

Month October 2019

Intimate Freud Letter Up For Sale in Israel Reveals His Softer Side

JERUSALEM (AP) – A handwritten letter by Sigmund Freud, which shows a rare sentimental side to the 20th-century thinker as well as insight into the life of a prominent Jewish refugee amid the advance of the Nazis, is set to… Continue Reading →

The Night That Maran HaRav Ovadia Yosef “Forgot” To Sleep

Hagaon HaRav David Yosef, member of the Moetzes Chachmei Torah, gave a special interview in honor of the aproaching sixth yahrzeit of his father’s death, Maran Rav Ovadia Yosef, z’tl, a Kikar HaShabbat report said. Read more on Yeshiva World… Continue Reading →

Measles Saps Kids’ Ability To Fight Other Germs

WASHINGTON (AP) — Measles has a stealth side effect: New research shows it erases much of the immune system’s memory of how to fight other germs, so children recover only to be left more vulnerable to bugs like flu or… Continue Reading →

Jared Kushner Describes Making Kiddush With His Father-In-Law President Trump

Jared Kushner, President Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser was interviewed on Tuesday by Israeli media for the first time. Kushner spoke about a wide-ranging variety of topics, including the political deadlock in Israel, Trump’s peace plan, and the situation in… Continue Reading →

Peace at Last for Meisim Being Transported to Eretz Yisrael

After a backlog of two days, the families of several niftarim were relieved to be informed that the labor dispute which had held up the transportation of the aronos for… Read more » The post Peace at Last for Meisim… Continue Reading →

Beit Shemesh Supermarket Bandit in Custody

Police have succeeded in learning the identity of a man suspected of stealing NIS 25,000 from a Beit Shemesh supermarket, placing him under arrest. Authorities report that on October 22, 2019, police were summoned to a Beit Shemesh supermarket, where… Continue Reading →

Netanyahu Says Lack Of Response Encourages Iran Aggression

JERUSALEM (AP) – Israel’s prime minister says Iran is becoming increasingly aggressive in the region due to the lack of response to its recent actions. Speaking at a military ceremony Thursday, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Iran and its proxies… Continue Reading →

Business Briefs – October 31, 2019

Altria Writes Down Juul Investment Amid Vaping Backlash WASHINGTON (AP) — Altria swings to a loss in the third quarter as it writes down the value of its investment in… Read more » The post Business Briefs – October 31,… Continue Reading →

Real Estate Stocks Surge As Investors Balance Risk

In 2019, investors have relied on bricks and mortar to balance the riskier parts of their portfolios and get a good return. The S&P 500′s real estate sector has been outpacing the broader market throughout the year. Read more on… Continue Reading →

‘Super-Juicy’ TV Show About Benjamin Netanyahu In The Works

JERUSALEM (JTA) — The life of Benjamin Netanyahu may be coming to your television soon. The British production company Fremantle is developing a show based on the political and personal life of Israel’s longest-serving prime minister, Variety reported Wednesday. It… Continue Reading →

$60,000 in Grants Available to Non-Profits Which Never did a Crowdfunding Campaign

Do you run a non-profit that has never leveraged the power of crowdfunding? Crowdfunding: the practice or raising many small amounts of money from large numbers of people via the internet, typically with a time sensitive component to it. Read… Continue Reading →

US Vaping Illnesses Rise To 1,888, 37 Dead With Pace Picking Up Again

The number of U.S. vaping illnesses has jumped again, reaching more than 1,800 cases. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Thursday that 1,888 confirmed and probable cases have been reported in 49 states. Read more on Yeshiva World… Continue Reading →

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40 Percent of Israelis Feel Another Political Assassination in Israel is Likely

A new poll reveals that 40% of Israelis believe there is a moderate-to-high chance of another political assassination taking place in the coming years. They also believe the discourse in Israel today is more violent than it was before the… Continue Reading →

U.S. Marshals Say 11-Year Fugitive Arrested in New York

The U.S. Marshals Service says a Vermont fugitive who has been missing for 11 years has been captured in New York. Officials say 35-year-old Rashawn Law was arrested without incident… Read more » The post U.S. Marshals Say 11-Year Fugitive… Continue Reading →

FASCINATING FOOTAGE: An Inside Look At Jerusalem’s Mega Underground Burial Project At Har Menuchos With THOUSANDS Of Plots

The unique mega project undertaken by Rolzur Tunneling and the Chevra Kadisha Kehillas Yerushalayim carries an impressive $77 million price tag, as thousands of kevarim were carved underground, under the existing Har Menuchos in Jerusalem. Read more on Yeshiva World… Continue Reading →

California Endures More Wildfires, 1 Sparked By A Hot Car

JURUPA VALLEY, Calif. (AP) — A stolen car sparked a wildfire in a bone-dry field Thursday as two of Southern California’s quintessential themes — car chases and gusty Santa Ana winds — collided with potentially devastating consequences. The hot car… Continue Reading →

Judges Nixes Suit Against Port Authority by Former No. 2 Cop

A federal judge in New Jersey has tossed a whistleblower suit filed against the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey by a former high-ranking police official. Jerry Speziale… Read more » The post Judges Nixes Suit Against Port… Continue Reading →

U.S. Stocks Close Broadly Lower on New U.S.-China Trade Jitters

Stocks closed broadly lower on Wall Street Thursday after investors got spooked by a published report that cast doubt on the prospects of a long-term U.S-China trade deal. Bond prices… Read more » The post U.S. Stocks Close Broadly Lower… Continue Reading →

Court Grants Likud Officials Time to Make Appeal in Phone Case

Senior aides to Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu‏‏ won additional time to file an appeal against what they say is unjustified search of their phones by police investigators. The Tel… Read more » The post Court Grants Likud Officials Time… Continue Reading →

Two Dems Who Broke Ranks on Impeachment Decry Partisan Process

Only two Democrats broke ranks Thursday to oppose the House resolution that sets ground rules for an impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump. Freshman Rep. Jeff Van Drew of New… Read more » The post Two Dems Who Broke Ranks… Continue Reading →

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