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Sandro Rosell
FC Barcelona President
Saturday, June 24, 2017

Jewcy News

Governor Chris Christie of New Jersey has joined forces with his Democrats in the US Senate; namely Bob Menendez and Cory Booker in denouncing anti-Semitic hate crimes. 

Christie’s speech took place in the gymnasium of the Kaplen Jewish Community Center on the Palisades in Tenafly, New Jersey. Christie was joined by Democratic representatives Bill Pascrell, Josh Gottheimer, Senate majority Leader Loretta Weinberg and Bergen County executive Jim Tedesco during his rally against hate crimes directed against Jews. 

The meeting occurred in response to a bomb threat that was directed at the center last Monday. This was the third of its kind for the community center this year according to the Observer. 

Senator Bob Menendez masterminded the

Regular readers have probably discerned that I have a special place in my heart for passionate people – for all those filled with a sense of mission and the determination to complete that mission.

Sometimes that passion loudly proclaims itself. Other times, it is not immediately evident. Only as the person in question starts speaking about his project does it burble to the surface and then burst through from deep recesses within.

Reb Yitzchok Bell's passion is definitely of the latter sort

A work on the Lubavitcher Rebbe’s insights into human suffering

A Time to Heal, Rabbi Mendel Kalmenson’s rendering of the responses of the Lubavitcher Rebbe(Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson, of righteous memory) to tragedy and suffering, has received the “Best Book Award” under the general category of religion in the “Best Book Awards” international competition.

A beautiful meditation and compilation, this book explores numerous instances throughout the Rebbe’s four decades of leadership, where

Kehot publication merges insightful commentaries with meaningful translation

The sacred words of Tehillim (Psalms) have always been a primary means by which the tears, hopes, fears and aspirations of the Jewish people ascend to the Heavenly Throne. Indeed, no single book of Scripture has been borrowed from so freely by the architects of the daily prayer service. And no volume is reached for so readily in times of trouble.

Yet scholars since the time of the Talmudists also have seen it as a text

One hundred and fourteen years ago, a government rabbi at the office of Nikolayev’s Jewish community opened the purple-covered Registration Book of Jewish Births of 1902-03 (5662-63) and filled out the second entry box on the page:

Dates of Birth and Circumcision:

Jewish: Born, 11 [Nissan]; Circumcised, 18 [Nissan]

Secular: Born, [April] 5; Circumcised, [April] 12

Place of Birth: Nikolayev

Father’s Rank and Name; Mother’s Name: Father—Hereditary Honored Citizen Levi son of Zalman Schneerson