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More than 30 inches of rain has fallen on Houston and the surrounding area since last Thursday as a result of Hurricane Harvey, now downgraded to a tropical storm. Up to 50 inches of rain is possible by the end of the week as Harvey continues to pelt the...
"Recently found this in a box of old papers. I printed this off the Dow Jones news wires on 9/11 as it was my only functioning source of news to give context to what I was seeing out of my office window." Post by Michael Spivak on Facebook
(JTA) — Three New Jersey towns are being sued for legislating against the construction of an eruv in their borders. Meanwhile, the front-runner in the state’s gubernatorial race also criticized the towns’ actions in an op-ed in a local Jewish newspaper. A few New Jersey towns on the border with New...
The Following is VIA abcnews.go.com Dayna Skolkin and Josh Tillis planned to hold a dinner for friends and family tonight at a Houston location meaningful to both of them to celebrate their wedding, which was scheduled for Sunday. The location, Aishel House, a center that provides food and lodging for hospital...
Join Radio host, MC and music maven Yossi Zweig as he drives around with superstar Ohad! Moskowitz discusses his career of over 16 years. Find out how many languages Ohad! Really speaks, what he thinks of Israeli bands vs American bands, some fun stories about singing with Avraham Fried...
For those who don't know, one can order a religious, Sabbath observant taxi driver by requesting the "Mehadrin" option via Gett. It may take a few minutes longer, but it's a worthwhile institution to support. Thanks to @joshuawander for posting this information on his FaceBook Page
JERUSALEM (JTA) — When it comes to Sukkot, the weeklong festival in which Jews live and eat in temporary huts known as sukkahs, no place does it better than Jerusalem. City schools and plenty of workplaces close, and a festive spirit permeates the air. Many Jews around the world make a...
(JTA) — Anti-Semitic fliers with swastika-like symbols were discovered on the campus of Cornell University in upstate New York. The posters, which read “Just say no to Jewish lies!” and urged students to “join the white gang,” were discovered Monday morning and taken down the same day. They promoted the...
This guy knows how to make a party!!
Great summer fun outside the walls of the old city! Post by @uripilichowski
(JTA) — How often do you see pop culture fixtures wearing very visible Stars of David on a big stage? Two stars wore them, albeit for possibly different reasons, at the MTV Video Music Awards on Sunday night. Jack Antonoff, pop music’s new “it” producer and songwriter — who is also...
Posted with permission from JewishBreakingNews.com Thanks to a ‘Wish Ambulance’ from Magen David Adom, Ruthie Yulzery, a 69-Year-old cancer patient was able to attend the IDF Paratrooper swearing in ceremony for her beloved and only grandchild, Matan, at she went on to hear him call out “Ani Nishba” (“I...
Nachum announced this morning that he and the Nachum Segal Network staff are heading to Houston for some broadcasts on Wednesday and Thursday with the OU and special guests etc.
(J. The Jewish News of Northern California via JTA) — A kosher winery in Northern California sustained widespread damage from a wildfire still raging along the southern part of the Silverado Trail in Napa County. Ernie Weir, owner of Hagafen Cellars, the North Bay’s only kosher winery, said Wednesday that all employees...
Milwaukee Bucks President Peter Feigin speaking at the opening of the team’s new training center in downtown Milwaukee as Mayor Tom Barrett, left, looks on. (Gary Dineen/Milwaukee Bucks) (JTA) — When Peter Feigin took over as president of the Milwaukee Bucks in 2014, he pledged that the long-beleaguered NBA team would...


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