Home News Jewish Community

Jewish Community

Report: Lakewood School Deficit Now $9.5 Million

Lakewood, NJ - The school district’s budget mess is a lot worse than previously announced. The deficit actually stands at $9.5 million, officials say. “Almost...

Jewish NBA Player Meets Rav Yaakov Ades, Says He Wears Tefillin

Humans of Judaism reports that NBA player Omri Casspi posted on his Instagram page that he recently "was privileged to meet with" Rav Yaakov Ades. Casspi...

Photos: Talmidim of the Skverer Cheder of Boro Park Visit the Mefoar Factory

Talmidim of the Skverer Cheder of Boro Park visited the Mefoar factory on 13th Avenue in Boro Park, Brooklyn, where they were shown how...

Immersion Learning and “Diving into the Deep End” in Kiruv

By Rabbi Yitschak Rudomin MA Director: Jewish Professionals Institute. Email: rudomin@jpi.org Formerly: Director Sinai Heritage Center (Wall Street) and AJOP Trustee A series Devoted to Kiruv Rechokim There...

Haskel Lookstein Pulls Out of the Republican National Convention

Rabbi Haskel Lookstein, who heads the congregation that Donald Trump’s daughter Ivanka and her husband, Jared Kushner, attend, told friends and congregants in an email...

Shuvu NachasGram: Yisroel Pidesayev

By Yisroel Pidesayev, Shuvu Beit Shemesh I always say that my last name should be Shuvu. No, seriously, they have taken care of me since I'm...

Rabbi Meir Soloveichik Named to Marco Rubio’s Advisory Board

Yesterday, Republican presidential candidate U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) announced the formation of a board to advise him on matters of religious liberty. "Marco is...

Video: “He’s Not a Chardak! He’s My Father!”

Unfortunately, there are Israeli children – hopefully a rare breed - who curse at chareidi soldiers in Israel. There are some who cross red...