Divrei Torah: Vaeschanan

The Rabbinical Alliance of America Calls for Urgent Action Against Anti-Semitic Violence

The Rabbinical Alliance of America – Igud HaRabbonim, with a membership of over 950 Orthodox Rabbis across the United States – calls for immediate and urgent law enforcement action against the alarmingly growing trend of anti-Semitic assaults in New York City. On Monday morning, six elderly Jewish men on their way to synagogue in Williamsburg were viciously attacked. Other sections of Brooklyn have also seen an uptick in anti-Semitic attacks, including Crown Heights. New York must guarantee the safety of its residents and cannot allow this trend to grow into an epidemic causing Jews to fear walking the streets of the city. [...Click headline above for more...] 

Mazal Tov

Mazal Tov to Presidium Chairman Rabbi Yehoshua & Rebbetzin Freida Hecht upon the birth of a grandson Erev Shabbos Kodesh Chazon born to their daughter Esther & Rabbi Schneur Zalman Abend of Crown Heights. A Mazal Tov is also extended to the paternal grandparents Rabbi Aron Mordechai & Rebbetzin Sara Masha Abend of Chabad of North Hollywood CA. Also to the great grandparents, Mrs Tzivia Jacobson of Crown Heights and to Mr. & Mrs. Gershon Abend of LA. May the parents enter their child in to the Bris of Avraham Avinu and to raise him to Torah Chuppah and Maasim Tovim, Amain.  [...Click headline above for more...]