Frum News From The Greater Lakewood Area

Month June 2023

Georgia Launches Medicaid Expansion in Closely Watched Test of Work Requirements

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia is offering a new bargain to some adults without health insurance beginning Saturday: Go to work or school and the state will cover you. But advocates decry the plan, which will insure far fewer people than… Continue Reading →

Mrs. Mildred Bresler (Adams) ע”ה מינדעל בת משה

Family getting up: Shacharis: 8:00 am Mr. Dovid AdamsSon Friday Until 5:30pm Motzei Shabbos Getting up Sunday after Shacharis Mrs. Bryna DubinDaughter Will not be sitting at this address

Fox Ushers Out Geraldo Rivera With Tribute as He Says He Was Fired From ‘The Five’

NEW YORK (AP) — Fox News ushered Geraldo Rivera off the air with cake and balloons on Friday, while he left with a timely reminder that his journalism career was a product of affirmative action. Rivera said that Fox fired… Continue Reading →

Supreme Court Ruling in Sabbath Accommodation Case Has Far-Reaching Consequences for Observant Jews

WASHINGTON (JTA) — In a case that drew support from a broad array of Jewish groups, the Supreme Court ruled unanimously that employers had to show a “substantial” burden to deny workers religious accommodation. In a decision released Thursday, the… Continue Reading →

Jewish life in Kobe, Japan

Rabbi Shmuel and Batya Vishedsky, Chabad of Kobe, Japan   A Life Saving Delivery DOWNLOAD FOR SHABBAS READING There is nothing scarier than the unknown, and there were a lot of unknowns when we first started looking for shlichus. We… Continue Reading →

Biden Administration Names Dan Shapiro, Former US Envoy to Israel, to Manage Abraham Accords

WASHINGTON (JTA) — Daniel Shapiro, formerly the U.S. ambassador to Israel, will be the Biden administration’s point man in expanding and managing the Abraham Accords, the normalization agreements between Israel and four Arab countries. Shapiro, the ambassador to Israel under… Continue Reading →

Arizona City Holds 10-Year Remembrance for 19 Firefighters Who Died in the Yarnell Hill Fire

(AP) – It was one of the deadliest wildland fires ever in the U.S., killing 19 members of an elite central Arizona firefighting crew in 2013 after flames trapped them in a brush-choked canyon. The city of Prescott and the… Continue Reading →

25 Leading Rabbanim And Roshei Yeshiva Issue Ban On Using AI Chatbots

More than two dozen rabbanim and roshei yeshiva are publicly banning the use of artificial intelligence chatbots such as the wildly popular Chat-GPT. In the kol koreh, the morei derech write that such chats have the ability to ingrain the… Continue Reading →

Elián González 2 Decades On: From a Focus of International Tug-Of-War to a Member of Cuba’s Congress

HAVANA (AP) — Elián González has the same big, expressive eyes he did 23 years ago when an international custody battle transformed him into the face of the long-strained relations between Cuba and the United States. Now 29, González is… Continue Reading →

A Judge Rejects Donald Trump’s Request to Toss Out Defamation Claims by Columnist E. Jean Carroll

NEW YORK (AP) — Former President Donald Trump’s claims that absolute presidential immunity and free speech rights shield him from the defamation claims of a New York columnist were rejected Thursday by a federal judge. The writer, E. Jean Carroll,… Continue Reading →

Shocking Eyewitness Account Suggests Violent J6 Prisoner was Trump-Hating Antifa Operative

(VINnews) — A staggering eyewitness account has been released, suggesting that Antifa fanned the flames of the January 6th riots, and may have incited them to begin with. A J6 prisoner told the Gateway Pundit that a fellow protester who… Continue Reading →

The Supreme Court Rejects Biden’s Plan to Wipe Away $400 Billion in Student Loans

WASHINGTON (AP) — A sharply divided Supreme Court ruled Friday that the Biden administration overstepped its authority in trying to cancel or reduce student loans for millions of Americans. The 6-3 decision, with conservative justices in the majority, effectively killed… Continue Reading →

A Week After an Armed Rebellion Rattled Russia, Key Details About It Are Still Shrouded in Mystery

(AP) – Did mercenary chief Yevgeny Prigozhin have inside help from the military and political elite in his armed rebellion that rattled Russia? A week after the mutiny raised the most daunting challenge to President Vladimir Putin’s rule in over… Continue Reading →

French President Urges Parents to Keep Teens at Home to Quell Rioting Spreading Across France

NANTERRE, France (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron is urging parents to keep teenagers at home to quell rioting spreading across France and says social media are fueling copycat violence. After a second crisis meeting with senior ministers, Macron said… Continue Reading →

Thousands of Kosher Food Lovers Turn Out for the First-Ever Kosherpalooza Festival at Meadowlands

NEW JERSEY (JTA) – At the first-ever “Kosherpalooza” — a kosher food festival geared toward consumers  — savvy attendees knew best to strategize: First, sample everything on the “dairy” side of the convention center (lattes, ice cream, cheeses, pasta, fresh… Continue Reading →

Mrs. Miriam Dembitzer ע”ה

Family getting up: Monday (7/03/23)Morning R’ Naftali DembitzerSon R’ Dov DembitzerSon R’ Yoni DembitzerSon Mrs. Elana OstreicherDaughter Mrs. Michal MullerDaughter

An Inflation Gauge Tracked by the Federal Reserve Falls to Its Lowest Point in 2 Years

WASHINGTON (AP) — An inflation index that is closely monitored by the Federal Reserve tumbled last month to its lowest level since April 2021, pulled down by lower gas prices and slower-rising food costs. At the same time, consumers barely… Continue Reading →

Medical Credit Cards May Lead Patients to Overpay for Their Health Care, Democrats Warn

NEW YORK (AP) — A group of Democratic senators is asking the nation’s consumer finance watchdog to take action against medical credit cards such as CareCredit, saying use of these cards can result in patients paying much more for their… Continue Reading →

Rav Moshe Shternbuch Challenges the Toldos Aharon Rebbe About Leaving Eretz Yisroel

by Rabbi Yair Hoffman for The Toldos Aharon Rebbe, Rav Dovid Kahn, arrived this week (Monday) at the Har Nof residence of HaGaon HaRav Moshe Sternbuch, before his departure to Austria – for the annual dacha, vacation, and asked… Continue Reading →

Yes, But What If It Happened in a Minyan?

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman for The right-wing media had a field day with it. “WHAT ON EARTH IS JOE BIDEN DOING? It’s live TV!” said conservative strategist Steve Guest.  “YOU sit in the chair, YOU smile at the lady,… Continue Reading →

Man Wanted on Jan. 6 Charges Arrested With Weapons Near Barack Obama’s Washington Home

WASHINGTON (AP) — A man armed with explosive materials and weapons, and wanted for crimes related to the Jan. 6, 2021, insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, was arrested Thursday in the Washington neighborhood where former President Barack Obama lives, law… Continue Reading →

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