Frum News From The Greater Lakewood Area

Month June 2022

Chassidish Pilot Flies Toldos Avraham Yitzchak Rebbe To Switzerland

The Toldos Avraham Yitzchak Rebbe, who was hospitalized twice in recent months and is still weak, was flown via private plane to Davos, Switzerland, where he will continue his recovery. The Rebbe, who prior to the pandemic used to go… Continue Reading →

U.S. Newspapers Continuing To Die At Rate Of 2 Each Week

Despite a growing recognition of the problem, the United States continues to see newspapers die at the rate of two per week, according to a report issued Wednesday on the state of local news. Areas of the country that find… Continue Reading →

V’Al Nisecha: Israeli Mother’s Photo Saves Her Baby’s Life

A two-year-old in Jerusalem was recently mildly ill with a fever and after two days, she also developed a rash. A day later, the rash began to spread. The mother wasn’t overly concerned but out of an abundance of caution,… Continue Reading →

Ben & Jerry’s Slam Unilever’s Deal With Israel: “We Don’t Agree With It”

The Ben & Jerry’s company slammed Unilever’s announcement on Wednesday that it reached a deal for its Israeli franchisee to continue selling ice cream in Yehudah and Shomron. “While our parent company has taken this decision, we do not agree… Continue Reading →

Feds Open Sweeping Probe Into Work Of NYPD Sex Crimes Unit

NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. Justice Department is investigating the New York Police Department’s treatment of sex crime victims after concluding there is “significant justification” to do so and after receiving reports of deficiencies for more than a decade,… Continue Reading →

OPEC+ May Not Be Much Help with High Oil, Gasoline Prices

Oil prices are high, and drivers are paying more at the pump. But the OPEC oil cartel and allied producing nations may not be much help as they decide Thursday how much more crude to send to world markets. That’s… Continue Reading →

Biden Backs Filibuster Exception to Protect Abortion Access

President Joe Biden said Thursday that he would support an exception to the Senate filibuster to protect abortion access, a shift that comes as Democrats coalesce around an election-year message intended to rally voters who are outraged or deflated by… Continue Reading →

Some Medical Debt Is Being Removed From US Credit Reports

NEW YORK (AP)- Help is coming for many people with medical debt on their credit reports. Starting Friday, the three major U.S. credit reporting companies will stop counting paid medical debt on the reports that banks, potential landlords and others… Continue Reading →

Two Brand New ArtScroll Books to Enhance Your Shabbos!

ArtScroll has just released two brand new volumes that will enhance your Shabbos in a most inspiring way. The first is Zera Shimshon – Eishes Chayil, containing the original insights of Zera Shimshon and the amazing stories of Rabbi Nachman… Continue Reading →

Chareidim Whistle, Heckle Reform Service At Southern Western Wall After ‘Shocking’ Kabalat Shabbat

JERUSALEM (VINnews) — The reform movement has made numerous efforts to gain a footing at the Western Wall, including the provocative prayer services conducted by the Women of the Wall every Rosh Chodesh in the women’s section in violation of… Continue Reading →

US Buys 105 Million COVID Vaccine Doses for Fall Campaign

U.S. health officials said Wednesday they have agreed to purchase another 105 million doses of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine in anticipation of a fall booster campaign. The $3.2 billion deal announced by the Biden administration comes as federal scientists consider how… Continue Reading →

Supreme Court Says Several Gun Cases Deserve A New Look

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court said Thursday that gun cases involving restrictions in Hawaii, California, New Jersey and Maryland deserve a new look following its major decision in a gun case last week. In light of last week’s ruling… Continue Reading →

Anti-Chareidi Ex-Mayor Ron Kobi Ordered To Pay Chareidi Politician NIS 52,000

A judge ruled on Thursday that ex-Tiveria Mayor Ron Kobi and two of his relatives must pay Dovid Ohana, the Degel HaTorah chairman in Tiveria, NIS 52,000 in compensation for defamation. Kobi gained notoriety for his war against Chareidim and… Continue Reading →

BDE: Dr. Zev Zelenko Passes Away After Battling Illness

NEW YORK (VINnews) — VINnews regrets to inform you that Dr. Zev Zelenko has tragically passed away. Dr. Zelenko suffered from multiple severe health problems. He was diagnosed with a rare lung disease several years ago. In recent weeks, he… Continue Reading →

BARUCH DAYAN HA’EMES: Dr. Zev Zelenko Niftar After Battle with Cancer

Dr. Zev Zelenko, the frum doctor whose “Zelenko Protocol” gained him national attention in the height of the Covid-19 pandemic, has sadly passed away after a protracted battle with cancer. He was 49. “It is with immense sorrow that we… Continue Reading →

Ukraine Ends Ties With Syria After It Recognizes Luhansk And Donetsk Regions

Ukraine announced it is severing ties with Syria following its announcement on Wednesday that it is recognizing the “independence and sovereignty” of Ukraine’s eastern Luhansk and Donetsk regions and contacts will be established to set up diplomatic relations. The Syrian Foreign… Continue Reading →

Supreme Court: Biden Properly Ended Trump-Era Asylum Policy

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court ruled on Thursday that the Biden administration properly ended a Trump-era policy forcing some U.S. asylum-seekers to wait in Mexico. The justices’ 5-4 decision for the administration came in a case about the “Remain… Continue Reading →

BORO PARK: Woman On Scooter Killed By Tractor Trailer On Fort Hamilton Parkway

A woman was tragically struck and killed by a tractor trailer in Boro park on Thursday. Sources tell YWN that the woman was on a scooter, when the truck struck her on Fort Hamilton parkway and 59th Street. FDNY EMS… Continue Reading →

Jackson Sworn In, Becomes 1st Black Woman on Supreme Court

Ketanji Brown Jackson was sworn in to the Supreme Court on Thursday, shattering a glass ceiling as the first Black woman on the nation’s highest court. The 51-year-old Jackson is the court’s 116th justice, and she took the place of… Continue Reading →

BREAKING: New Developments in Case of Moishe Kleinerman

ISRAEL (VINnews) There is a new development in the search for Moishe Kleinerman, the missing 16 year old Charedi young man. According to a report by Kan News Thursday evening, police expect to make additional arrests in connection with Moishe’s… Continue Reading →

Judge Lifts Trump’s Contempt Order after 2-Month Legal Fight

Donald Trump is no longer in contempt of court, a New York judge ruled Wednesday. Judge Arthur Engoron, who declared the former president in contempt on April 25 for being slow to respond to a civil subpoena issued by New… Continue Reading →

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