Frum News From The Greater Lakewood Area

Month July 2023

Netanyahu To Fox News: ‘Everyone Has An Opinion On Israel’

Israeli Prime Minister Bibi Netanyahu took a shot at foreign interventions into Israeli democracy during an interview with Fox News that aired on Sunday. “I’ve been elected six times democratically for a total of 16 years, and in all those years… Continue Reading →

TRAGIC: Mrs. Miriam Posen a”h of Stamford Hill Killed In Car Crash In France

In a heart-wrenching incident, a woman from the Stamford Hill community of London, England, was tragically killed in a three-vehicle accident on the A26 highway in France. Two other individuals perished in the crash as well. The tragic incident occurred… Continue Reading →

Trump Calls For Conditioning Ukraine Aid On Congressional Biden Probes

Former president Donald Trump called on congressional Republicans to withhold military support for Ukraine until the Biden administration cooperates with their investigations into the president and his son Hunter Biden’s business dealings. The demand, delivered at a rally in Pennsylvania… Continue Reading →

New York City Crane Collapse Linked to Company and Operator With History of Safety Violations

NEW YORK (AP) — As authorities continue to investigate a crane collapse that rained thousands of pounds of steel debris onto a busy Manhattan thoroughfare Wednesday, the owner and operator of the failed crane are facing scrutiny over past safety… Continue Reading →

Video: ‘Whale Ballet’: Video Shows 3 Humpbacks Jump in Unison, a Birthday Surprise for Man and Daughters

PORSTMOUTH, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire man celebrating his birthday on the ocean with his three daughters captured video of something so rare that even marine scientists are jealous — three humpback whales leaping from the water in near… Continue Reading →

Judge Questions FBI’s Role in Post-9/11 Sting and Orders 3 of ‘Newburgh Four’ Freed From Prison

NEW YORK (AP) — Three men ensnarled in an infamous post-9/11 terrorism sting have been ordered freed from prison by a judge who deemed their lengthy sentences “unduly harsh and unjust” and decried the FBI’s role in radicalizing them in… Continue Reading →

As e-bikes Proliferate, so Do Deadly Fires Blamed on Exploding Lithium-Ion Batteries

NEW YORK (AP) — The explosion early on a June morning ignited a blaze that engulfed a New York City shop filled with motorized bicycles and their volatile lithium-ion batteries. Billowing smoke quickly killed four people asleep in apartments above… Continue Reading →

After Refusing to Let Sikh Trooper Grow Beard, New York State Police Accused of Flouting State Law

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A New York state trooper who is Sikh was barred by his supervisors from growing facial hair for his wedding, despite a 2019 state law requiring employers to let most workers follow attire or grooming obligations… Continue Reading →

VIDEO REPLAY: 1955 Years After the Churban, Leil Tisha B’Av 5783 at the Kosel Hamaarovi Tonight


The Inspirational Lyrics and Melodies of the noted badchan, singer and composer Motty Ilowitz

I see that you speak English very well. Where are you originally from? I grew up in Boro Park and settled in Staten Island, although I now live in Monsey. I went to Satmar cheder in Boro Park, but I… Continue Reading →

Fighting the new Deadly Heat // The Temperature Extremes are Sparking Questions about what needs to be Done

Last week, as a heat wave continued across much of the southern United States, reporters flocked to Death Valley National Park in California, known for its dryness and incredible heat, to write fluff stories about how this already hot place… Continue Reading →

Lior Ohayon // Hush

You might not know of the concept of weighted blankets, but millions of people use them every night to fall asleep—myself included. Weighted blankets are said to help one fall asleep more quickly and to induce a deeper sleep than… Continue Reading →

Comfort Food…for Thought // Where we are May be Less Important than Where We’re Headed

Let me tell you about the time I buried a Reform rabbi. Literally. Back in the 1980s, my wife and I and our children lived in Providence, Rhode Island, where I served as a mesivta rebbi and principal. One day,… Continue Reading →

‘Help Me’ Sign Leads to Rescue of Kidnapped Texas Girl in Southern California

LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — A 13-year-old girl kidnapped in Texas and sexually assaulted was rescued in Southern California when passersby saw her hold up a “help me” sign in a parked car, police and federal authorities said. The rescue… Continue Reading →

R’ Shaul Brisk ז”ל

Family getting up: Thursday (7/27/23)Morning R Chesky Briskson will be sitting at 6 Tolchav way until Monday

R’ Shalom Weingat ז”ל

Family getting up: Tuesday (7/25/23)Morning R’ Simchi Weingatson will be sitting at 973 Benton St from Sunday at 5:30 until Tuesday after Shacharis

R’ Eliezer Refael Kessler ז”ל Eliezer Refael Ben Elimelech Yisroel

Family getting up: Mrs. Fraida GindoffSister

Cupkin Children’s Cups Sold on Amazon Recalled Over Newly-Detected Lead Levels

NEW YORK (AP) — More than 345,000 children’s cups are being recalled due to lead levels that exceed the federal content ban, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said Thursday. Soojimus is recalling 8-ounce and 12-ounce models of its Cupkin… Continue Reading →

NASI: Eliminating the ‘Freezer’ Not a Solution to the Shidduch Crisis – ‘Need to think bigger’

(VINnews) — Rabbi Yitzchak Reichman appeared on Dovid Lichtenstein’s “Headlines” podcast to discuss the shidduch crisis. Rabbi Reichman was representing NASI, the North American Shidduch Initiative, which, among many other missions and programs, has spent many years working to close… Continue Reading →

At Request Of NSC: Porush Will Head “Operation Uman Rosh Hashanah”

Jerusalem Minister Meir Porush will lead the coordination of the yearly trip by thousands of  Israelis to Uman for Rosh Hashanah. Porush and his staff at the Ministry for Jerusalem Affairs and Heritage will work with the relevant authorities in… Continue Reading →

200,000 Rally for Judicial Reform in Tel Aviv

JERUSALEM (JNS) – An estimated 200,000 supporters of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s judicial reform plans converged on Kaplan Street in Tel Aviv on Sunday evening for the “March of the Million” mega-rally. Tens of thousands more were on their… Continue Reading →

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