A rocket fired from Gaza directly hit a synagogue in Ashdod Friday afternoon, causing damage to the structure. Several people were treated for shrapnel injuries and shock by emergency services. Medical sources described two of the victims as males, aged 25 and 26, who suffered shrapnel injuries to their extremities. They have been evacuated to the Kaplan Medical Center in Rehovot.
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Over a thousand people, along with hundreds of bystanders, gathered Thursday evening outside the offices of CNN in Columbus Circle to protest what is in their eyes media bias against Israel when showing images, footage and reporting about the month-long military operation in Gaza.
Hasidic rapper Ari Lesser, as well as Israeli signers entertained the rather jolly crowd, consisted of mostly young activists and Israelis, as they chanted slogan like “stop the lies,” “start telling the truth” and Israel wants peace.”
Thousands of mourners attended the funeral of Rabbi Abraham Wallis, a 29-year-old resident of Mea Shearim in Jerusalem, who was killed in a terrorist attack earlier Monday while working at a construction site for Atra Kadisha.
The funeral took place in front of the Toldos Aharon shul in Me’a Shearim, Jerusalem. Gavad Eda Hachareidis Rabbi Yitzchok Tuvia Weiss shlit”a eulogized the nifter.
In a rare and unique moment of unity, Jewish organizations’ heads gathered Thursday evening to a intimate and thorough discussion about the allocation of taxpayers money towards a creating a better environment for Jewish education.
The meeting. at the home of Michael Landau, chairman of COJO of West Side, was coordinated by City Councilman Mark Levine, who also serves as the chairman of the Council’s 14-member Jewish Caucus.
In response to a call by noted community leader Rabbi Nachman Caller, an urgent meeting was held on Thursday night at the synagogue of Rabbi Cheskel Roth to discuss the options of preventing the construction of a Casino at the site of the former Concord Hotel in Monticello.
The meeting was attended by more than thirty prominent Rabbonim from the Borough Park community. Upon conclusion of the meeting, it was decided that “the community must be urgently warned to do whatever it can to prevent the destruction” of several Orthodox Jewish communities in the Catskills consisting of camps, homes, and schools which would result from the building of a casino in the vicinity.
London, UK – Thousands of Jews gathered tonight in Stamford Hill in solidarity with their brothers and sisters in Israel, at the same time that a mass protest took place in Israel – to rally in prayer against the decree of the Israeli military draft of Yeshiva students, which is contrary to the foundations of the Torah.
The rally was attended by many rabbis of different backgrounds, Rabbi Moshe Chaim Ephraim Fadva Av Beit Din of London reminded the the duty of everyone to participate with the children of Israel in Israel against the draft law “We protest the decree for our brethren in Israel who live in our holy land,” he said.
Avigdor Lieberman, the newly reinstated Israeli Foreign Minister, arrived Tuesday to the United States to meet with Secretary of State John Kerry.
Mr. Lieberman’s first stop was at the Ohel of the late Lubavitcher Rebbe in Queens, according to Crown Heights Info. Mr. Lieberman was last month acquitted of all charges in his latest trial, after an ongoing 16-year period of police investigations.
Local elections took place today in Israel as Mayors from many key cities such as Jerusalem and Tel Aviv stood in heavy re-elections fights. Here is a Photo Gallery from the voting.
The Helmet Distribution took place on 14th Avenue on the corner of 50th Street in Brooklyn in front of the Borough Park Y.
in Light of the passing of Chacham Ovadia Yosef, we uploaded several photo galleries containing hundreds of Photos of Chacham Ovadia and his Funeral.
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Perhaps we are posting this abit too late in an era of instant communication but here is a very nice photo gallery of Agudath Israel’s annual mission to Washington.
A 10 year old boy went missing Sunday afternoon in the Hasidic village of Kiryas Joel, in Orange County, New York. At the time of this post the search is still ongoing. SEE THE PHOTO GALLERY HERE
Orthodox Jewish Activists and Leaders in London met today with multiple members of parliament. The officials seen in the photos are from the House of Commons which is like the House of Representatives in the Unites States. Clicks here to see a photo gallery.
Turkish riot police fired tear gas and water cannon to disperse some 3,000 protesters who tried to enter Taksim Square in Istanbul. The group had gathered on the pedestrian way that leads to the square, the site of nearly three weeks of protests against hardline Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his Islamic-rooted government. At least 4 protesters have died in the protests and thousands more injured. See Video