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AllJewishLinks.com Newsletter Issue # 25 April 11, 2012

AllJewishLinks.com Newsletter Issue # 25 April 11, 2012

Two Crown heights foodies started a kosher meat and deli business is now adding a specially made sausage for the passover holiday that started Friday at sundown. in the history of Passover Jews didn’t have the luxury of eating sausage. Pork sausage is always prohibited under Jewish law, other types like chicken and turkey are […]

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AllJewishLinks.com Newsletter Issue # 24 April 4, 2012

An Orthodox Jewish girls high school in Brooklyn ordered their students to close their facebook accounts or face being fined or worse expulsion. Benzion Stock, the administrator of the Crown Heights school said girls are getting killed on the Internet that’s the reason why they are telling their students to close their accounts. In Israel […]

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AllJewishLinks.com Newsletter Issue # 23 March 28, 2012

More children are suffering accidents from poisoning to drowning during the two weeks before Passover than during any other fortnight in the year. The dangers are even greater during the week before the Festival of Freedom, when children are on school holiday and parents are involved in intensive cleaning preparations. Parents are told to protect […]

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AllJewishLinks.com Newsletter Issue # 22 March 21, 2012

Rabbi Moshe Yehoshua Hager, the admor (rabbinic leader ) of Vizhnitz and head of Agudath Israel’s Council of Torah Sages, died Tuesday night at the age of 95 after a lengthy battle with various illnesses. He was laid to rest in Bnei Brak after 40 years at the sect’s helm. Tens of thousands of people […]

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AllJewishLinks.com Newsletter Issue # 21 March 14, 2012

13 israelis are part of the world’s billionaires list with Idan Ofer, director of Ofer Group leading the list of Israeli billionaires in the 161st spot, with an estimated fortune of $6.2 billion. Beny Steinmetz of Steinmetz Business Group ranked eight spots bellow Ofer, with a net worth of $5.9 billion. Another Ofer brother, Eyal, […]

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AllJewishLinks.com Newsletter Issue # 20 March 7, 2012

Germany turned its focus to internal security. The unrest in Berlin during the summer of 1918 led the Prussian Ministry of the Interior to make a surprising decision. Bernhard Weiss, a little-known Jewish war hero and recipient of the Iron Cross First Class, was ordered to leave the front lines and serve as deputy head […]

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AllJewishLinks.com Newsletter Issue # 19 February 29, 2012

The Milwaukee Brewers slugger, the first Jewish MVP in a half-century, became the first baseball player ever to successfully appeal a positive drug test. Ryan Braun won his appeal of a suspension imposed after he allegedly failed a test for performance-enhancing drugs, the baseball players union announced Thursday. “I am very pleased and relieved by […]

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AllJewishLinks.com Newsletter Issue # 18 February 22, 2012

A camera crew stopped to film the exhibition of hasidic art organized by Rabbi Yitzchok Moully in Brooklyn during Sukkot last year, he was pleased. When they mentioned that they were working with Oprah Winfrey on her documentary about hasidic life, he was, he said, intrigued — but not particularly excited. “It was cool that […]

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AllJewishLinks.com Newsletter Issue # 17 February 15, 2012

A few days ago, a photo of a loaf of bread purchased at the Empire Kosher supermarket, with what appeared to be a second price label raising the cost of the loaf by 50 cents. The bakery department operator Yoily Glick tells us it was just a simple mistake: the sticker for a different and […]

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AllJewishLinks.com Newsletter Issue # 16 February 08, 2012

A cache of ancient Jewish scrolls from northern Afghanistan has recently come to light is creating a storm among scholars who say the landmark find could reveal an undiscovered side of medieval Jewry. The 150 or more documents, date back from the 11th century, were found in Afghanistan’s Samangan province and most likely smuggled out […]

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AllJewishLinks.com Newsletter Issue # 15 February 1, 2012

The HBO pilot “All Talk” a show that focuses on a Jewish family living in Washington will star Ben Stiller. The show whose tone is being described as “politically, religiously, culturally, intellectually and sexually irreverent” – is written by “Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close” author Jonathan Safran Foer. A historic prayer service was conducted in […]

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AllJewishLinks.com Newsletter Issue # 14 January 25, 2012

A cold January temperatures and snowy weather didn’t even stop the parents and children from the Krivoy Rog Jewish community to come and celebrate the opening of a new facility. The Ukrainian community’s 10-year-old kindergarten moved into a new space, a beautifully designed building where the foundations of Jewish education will be laid for the […]

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AllJewishLinks.com Newsletter Issue # 13 January 18, 2012

Chabad-Lubavitch emissary and army chaplain, Rabbi Aaron Gurevitch has been visiting prisons across Russia for the past few years, bringing Jewish books and counseling Jewish inmates. Gurevitch received a gold medal from the Russian Prison Services Administration for his work rehabilitating prisoners and improving their spiritual quality of life. A loose collection of memorable moments […]

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AllJewishLinks.com Newsletter Issue # 12 January 11, 2012

Over 25 members of Congregation Bnei Jacob Shaarei Zion (BJSZ) in Baltimore took part in a week-long chizuk and solidarity mission to Israel lead by the congregation’s rabbi, Rav Moshe Hauer. The group had a full itinerary that included stops in all parts of the country, be it showing solidarity in Sderot, visiting Baltimore’s sister […]

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AllJewishLinks.com Newsletter Issue # 11 January 4, 2012

Bad news for Jewish day school advocates during the month of December. According to the Avi Chai Foundation, day school enrollment saw a “modest decline” of about 1.4% in the 2011-12 school year, compared with the year before. The sharpest decline was reported among the Solomon Schechter schools of Conservative Judaism, which experienced a 3.8% […]

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AllJewishLinks.com Newsletter Issue # 10 December 28, 2011

1,500 Jews attended a candle-lighting ceremony at Berlin’s Brandenburg Gate, to commemorate the first of eight nights of Hanukkah, according to the Chabad Movement they stood together singing the Hanukkah hymn “Maoz Tzur”, the Jewish residents, tourists and VIPs of Berlin celebrated the victory of light over darkness in a country that, tried to annihilate […]

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AllJewishLinks.com Newsletter Issue #9 December 21, 2011

The Obama administration’s holiday reception season was in full swing. And so began the fastidious frenzy to make the White House’s kitchen kosher last week, a nearly four-hour drill that started at 10 p.m. Wednesday. A deadline approached: a truckload of kosher food was due Thursday at 10 a.m. Chabad-Lubavitch Chassidim around the world launched […]

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AllJewishLinks.com Newsletter Issue #8 December 14, 2011

Over the past two months three new Jewish dating websites were set up in the U.S. plus ten more are slated to launch in the coming years as part of a Chabad network that hopes to go global. JDallas.org, JBoston.org, and JMiami.org were launched in their respective cities, following the success of Rabbi Yisroel Bernath’s […]

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AllJewishLinks.com Newsletter Issue #7 December 7, 2011

Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright and screenwriter, and polarizing political voice Tony Kushner, was awarded $100,000 for “Creative Citizenship” at The Nation Institute’s Annual Gala last Dec. 5 in New York. Kushner was recognized for more than his work alone. Independent of his art, Kushner is known for his daring political views, especially as they concern Israel. […]

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AllJewishLinks.com Newsletter Issue #6 - November 30, 2011

Rabbi Yona Metzger announced the discovery of a special goose species that tastes like pork. This presented a culinary and halachic revolution, as it offered a solution that allows religious and traditional Jews to discover the taste of pork. Israeli producer Aviv Giladi is named the CEO of Icon UK, one of Hollywood’s largest production […]

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AllJewishLinks.com Newsletter Issue #5 - November 23, 2011

AllJewishLinks.com Newsletter Issue #5 - November 23, 2011

Police officers wearing riot gear, descended on Zuccotti Park just after midnight Tuesday in a surprise sweep of the Occupy Wall Street headquarters. The sweep came two days ahead of a planned massive demonstration. It’s not clear on how fully recovered Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords is ten months after the shooting accident. In her first […]

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AllJewishLinks.com Newsletter Issue #4 – November 15, 2011

A beautiful two story building originally built in the 1920’s registered as a historic site by the city of hollywood was recently purchased was recently purchased by Chabad of Northeast Hollywood/Shul of the Lakes will be turned into a Chabad house. Last Wednesday, between a series of understanding Minister Yakov Margi and Rabbi David Stav […]

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AllJewishLinks.com Newsletter Issue #3 - November 09, 2011

Before sharing our third newsletter, we hoped everyone had a great weekend with friends and family just like we did! So here you go our third newsletter. Former captured IDF soldier Gilad Shalit was criticized for going to the beach on Shabbat rather than going to a synagogue to give thanks and pray. Jewish homes […]

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AllJewishLinks.com Newsletter Issue #2 – November 01, 2011

Hope you enjoyed reading our first newsletter and our new addition to our website. Please don’t forget tell a friend by “Liking” or Tweeting! So here’s our second one with links to more great stories. Happy reading everyone. The Congregation Yetev Lev Satmar was all praises when their torahs were saved by the daring efforts […]

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AllJewishLinks.com Newsletter Issue #1 – October 29th, 2011

Welcome to the all new AllJewishLinks.com Newsletter!  Based on our subscribers’ feedback we’ve got a new format and a great way to keep you up to date on the latest Jewish News!  We hope you enjoy it.  If you do, please tell a friend by “Liking” or Tweeting! Without any further ado, here goes our […]

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