Frum News From The Greater Lakewood Area

Month March 2020

House May Cancel Recesses, Extend Legislative Weeks for Days Lost to Pandemic

As the House loses time in legislative session due to the coronavirus pandemic, House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer warned members Tuesday that he may make up for days lost… Read more » The post House May Cancel Recesses, Extend… Continue Reading →

Coronavirus Spread on USS Theodore Roosevelt is ‘Ongoing and Accelerating,’ Ship’s Captain Says

The captain of the San Diego-based aircraft carrier Theodore Roosevelt, in port in Guam fighting a coronavirus outbreak among its crew, says that unless the Navy takes immediate action to… Read more » The post Coronavirus Spread on USS Theodore… Continue Reading →

U.S. Death Toll Eclipses China’s as Reinforcements Head to NYC

The U.S. death toll from the coronavirus climbed past 3,800 Tuesday, eclipsing China’s official count, as hard-hit New York City rushed to bring in more medical professionals and ambulances and… Read more » The post U.S. Death Toll Eclipses China’s… Continue Reading →

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US Lays Out Plan to Form Transition Government in Venezuela Without Maduro or Guaidó

The United States laid out Tuesday a proposal to form a transitional government in Venezuela in which neither Nicolás Maduro nor Juan Guaidó would be present, and that details the… Read more » The post US Lays Out Plan to… Continue Reading →

Mayor De Blasio Suspends Alternate Side Parking Through April 14

Mayor de Blasio announced via Twitter that he was suspending alternate side of the street parking, which is done to facilitate street cleaning vehicles to sweep the streets, for another… Read more » The post Mayor De Blasio Suspends Alternate… Continue Reading →

CORONA VICTIM: R’ Yitzchok Steinberg Z”L, Longtime Rebbe At Yeshiva Torah Temimah In Flatbush

YWN regrets to inform you of the Petira of Rav Yitzchok Steinberg Z”L. For over thirty years, Rabbi Steinberg was a beloved rebbi at Yeshiva Torah Temimah, teacher and director of the yeshiva’s boys’ minyan, bringing his expertise in chinuch… Continue Reading →

Amazon Fires Warehouse Worker Who Staged Walkout

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon fired a worker who organized a walkout at a New York warehouse to demand greater protection against the new coronavirus, saying the employee himself flouted distancing rules and put others at risk. New York City… Continue Reading →

New Jersey Death Toll From COVID-19 Approaching 300

New Jersey’s death toll from the coronavirus approached 300 on Tuesday, Gov. Phil Murphy said, just a day after the tally reached about 200. The number of positive cases is… Read more » The post New Jersey Death Toll From… Continue Reading →

Rav Binyamin Finkel To Address Virtual Pesachim Yarchei Kallah.

Learning Continues For The Second Week Tomorrow, Wednesday, the 7th of Nissan, Rav Binyamin Finkel shlit”a, of Mir Yerushalayim will be giving divrei chizuk to lomdim around the world who’ve joined the Virtual Pesachim Yarchei Kallah. The Yarchei Kallah is Baruch Hashem going strong in it’s… Continue Reading →

Coronavirus Shows Everyone What People With Disabilities Have Known All Along

It seemed to happen in the blink of an eye. Accommodations that people with disabilities had requested for years were implemented nearly overnight. Jobs that were supposedly impossible to accommodate… Read more » The post Coronavirus Shows Everyone What People… Continue Reading →

Chesed Shel Emes Asks People Not to Share Images of Niftarim

The post Chesed Shel Emes Asks People Not to Share Images of Niftarim appeared first on Hamodia. In related news: Chesed Shel Emes Holds Annual Siyum Mishnayos L’Zecher Nishmas Niftarim Chesed Shel Emes Holds Shiurim on Kavod Hameis Chesed Shel… Continue Reading →

Stocks Fall, Closing Out Their Worst Quarter Since 2008

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are down in subdued trading Tuesday, as Wall Street’s wraps up its worst quarter of performance since the 2008 financial crisis. The S&P 500 is… Read more » The post Stocks Fall, Closing Out Their… Continue Reading →

HATERS & FAKE NEWS AT IT AGAIN: No, Schools Are NOT Open; Here’s The Real Story With The School Buses – With The Evidence [VIDEO]

Haters will continue to hate and promote fake news – even in a time of crisis. The haters and fake news reports were at it again – this time claiming Jewish children were being transported to an open school during… Continue Reading →

Amazon Fires Warehouse Worker Who Staged Walkout

Amazon fired a worker who organized a walkout at a New York warehouse to demand greater protection against the new coronavirus, saying the employee himself flouted distancing rules and put… Read more » The post Amazon Fires Warehouse Worker Who… Continue Reading →

Knesset Speaker Gantz Gets Flak From Colleagues, Old and New

Blue and White leader Benny Gantz began the second chapter of his political career on Tuesday, taking over as speaker of the Knesset, not an entirely joyous occasion. Gantz found… Read more » The post Knesset Speaker Gantz Gets Flak… Continue Reading →

Israeli Coronavirus Cases Jump to 5,358, 15th Fatality

As of Tuesday night, 20 Israelis have died from the coronavirus, 94 were in serious condition, 76 of them hooked up to ventilators. Another 105 are in moderate condition, and… Read more » The post Israeli Coronavirus Cases Jump to… Continue Reading →

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Chief Rabbinate: Don’t Burn Chametz This Year

In an unprecedented advisory for Pesach, Israel’s Chief Rabbinate on Tuesday issued directives that will make observance of the festival unlike any time in the country’s past. In recognition of… Read more » The post Chief Rabbinate: Don’t Burn Chametz… Continue Reading →

Hospital Head Decries Failure to Check Arrivals From COVID-19 Epicenters

A shocking of Israel’s rigorous measures to contain the coronavirus could wreck the country’s hopes of soon turning the corner back to normalcy. In recent days, hundreds of people arriving… Read more » The post Hospital Head Decries Failure to… Continue Reading →

Jews Are Vastly Overrepresented In Coronavirus Deaths In The UK. Here Are Some Theories Why.

LONDON (JTA) – There are about 250,000 Jews in the United Kingdom. They account for only 0.3% of its population. But the coronavirus has killed 44 known Jewish victims so far — about 2.5% of the total U.K. tally. That… Continue Reading →

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