Section Jewish Communities: 24JEWISH ALERTS large selection videos and feeds in each section

CHAZAQ Event with Rabbi Yehoshua Kurland on “Dating and Marriage”

 09.02.2014

Rabbi Yehoshua Kurland, was born and raised in Baltimore, Maryland, Rabbi Kurland has warmed the hearts of hundreds of students throughout his thirty-eight years as a lecturer of Talmud and Ethics and as a mentor at Sh’or Yoshuv Institute of Jewish Studies in Far Rockaway, New York. He is a long-time student of its founder, Rabbi Shlomo Freifeld, of blessed memory. Rabbi Kurland lives with his wife Leah and family in Far Rockaway, New York. He is a popular speaker and the author of a series of books entitled A Time to Laugh, a Time to Listen, volumes 1-3.

On January 26th 2014 the CHAZAQ organization hosted Rabbi Yehoshua Kurland. The event took place at the Beth Gavriel Community Center in Forest Hills, Queens, NY.

The topic of the lecture was “Dating and Marriage”

Please Note that the last few minutes of the lecture are missing.

For upcoming CHAZAQ events and programs email Info@Chazaq.org or visit http://www.CHAZAQ.org

Superbowl lecture by R’ Igal Haimoff on “Being Proud” – February 2, 2014

 06.02.2014

On February 2nd 2014 the CHAZAQ organization hosted Rabbi Igal Haimoff who is the Rabbi of Yeshiva Ohel Simcha in Kew Gardens Hills, Queens. The event took place at the Beth Gavriel Community Center in Forest Hills, Queens, NY.

The topic of the lecture was “Being Proud”

For upcoming CHAZAQ events and programs email Info@Chazaq.org or visit http://www.CHAZAQ.org

R’ Uri Zohar speaking about his Life plus Questions & Answers session – ENGLISH lecture!

 15.01.2014

The event was titled “Once a Movie Star…. NOW a Leading Rabbi!” On January 14th, 2014 the CHAZAQ organization hosted a Special Evening with Rabbi Uri Zohar a Man who once attracted thousands to the Movie theaters and now attracts thousands to the Torah way of life! The event began with words of introduction from Yaniv Meirov the Operations Manager of CHAZAQ and followed by Rabbi Zohar’s lecture. There were 2 Videos shown during the lecture of the Lev L’Achim organizations vital work.

For upcoming CHAZAQ events and programs email Info@Chazaq.org or visit http://www.CHAZAQ.org

 

Sochi boasts religious accommodation for Jewish athletes

The Sochi Jewish community began preparing for the games last year, with a massive renovation of the city’s small permanent synagogue and the 
09/02/2014Germany to improve pensions for Jewish ghetto workers: report

The Nazis established hundreds of ghettos to isolate Jewish communities. Many were used as transit camps for Jews before they were sent to 
Hungarian Jewish community threatens boycott of official Holocaust events
Haaretz
Hungarian Jewish community threatens boycott of official Holocaust events. Jewish leaders feel nation has not fully faced up to its wartime past; Local Jewish leader: It was Hungarians who locked me up, not Germans. By Reuters | Feb. 9, 2014 | 7:28 PM 
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Russia’s historic welcome of Israeli Olympic delegation
USA TODAY
Though treatment of minority groups in Russia has received a lot of negative attention leading up to the Sochi Games, the Jewish population here is in the midst of a renaissance. Despite a long history of anti-Semitism in Russia, and particularly 
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Jewish Communities Cannot Continued to be Stonewalled’
Arutz Sheva
“Building Jewish communities in the stretch of land between Jerusalem and Ma’ale Adumim, at Mevaseret Adumim, will prevent Palestinian settlement of the mountain,” she stated. “The Palestinians understand this very well and have been working to 
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Sochi boasts religious accommodation for Jewish athletes
Jerusalem Post
The Jewish infrastructure in Sochi is aimed not only at serving Jewish visitors but also at advertising what the Chabad-affiliated Federation of Jewish Communities of Russia calls a Jewish revival in the former Soviet Union. Boruch Gorin, a senior 
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Hungary Jewish group threatens memorial boycott
Washington Post
BUDAPEST, Hungary — The Federation of Hungarian Jewish Communities said Sunday it will boycott all government events commemorating the 70th anniversary of the Holocaust in Hungary unless the government cancels some of the planned memorials.
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Hungary’s main Jewish umbrella votes to boycott state Holocaust commemorations
Jewish Telegraphic Agency
Representatives of Mazsihisz, the Association of Hungarian Jewish Communities, at a special assembly on Sunday voted 76-2 to “distance” the organization from the government’s program marking the 70th anniversary of the mass deportation of Hungarian 
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Hungarian Jewish federation threatens boycott of government’s Holocaust 
Fox News
BUDAPEST, Hungary – The Federation of Hungarian Jewish Communities says it will boycott all government events commemorating the 70th anniversary of the Holocaust in Hungary unless the government backs down on controversial plans for two World 
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New Jewish center opens arms to students, community
Gainesville Sun
The new Lubavitch-Chabad Jewish Student and Community Center, at 2021 NW 5th Ave., spans 23,000 square feet, and includes a synagogue, kosher café, guest lounge, fitness room and laundry facilities. The $4.8 million center, a project that has been 
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Spanish Jews: Reports of new Sephardic citizenship law, premature
Jerusalem Post
A spokeswoman for the Federation of Jewish Communities of Spain told the Post that she believed it was “very important that the media get the story right in order to avoid a run on consuls around the world by people seeking Spanish nationality.” Friday 
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Hungarian Jews Back Holocaust-Ceremonies Boycott in Orban Rebuke
Businessweek
Leaders of Mazsihisz, the Budapest-based Association of Hungarian Jewish Communities, voted to support the boycott at a meeting, saying a statue marking the 1944 Nazi invasion of Hungary was an attempt to deflect the nation’s responsibility for the 
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