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One Of The Oldest Synagogues In The U.S., Gates Of Heaven In Wisconsins Is Now 159 Years Old – Only In Your State

| March 3, 2022

Posted in Wisconsin Attractions March 02, 2022by Ben Jones A Madison lakefront park holds an important landmark building thats been part of the city since its earliest days. The Gates of Heaven Synagogue is a treasure thats a must-visit when youre in Madison.

Orthodox father and son pick up arms, ready to defend their Ukraine hometown – The Times of Israel

| March 3, 2022

JTA Until just a few months ago, David Cherkaskyi was finishing a degree in cybersecurity, praying at his Chabad synagogue, and posting selfies from his travels across the Jewish world. Now, hes standing by in his hometown of Dnipro, Ukraine, ready to kill Russian soldiers. The 20-year-old Hasidic Jew and his father, Asher, are among a force of 400 Ukrainian troops poised to try to repel an attack on their eastern Ukraine city, one of several where Russian troops are expected to stage combat in the coming days

Oaklander explores the ‘revolution’ of cantorial music J. – The Jewish News of Northern California

| March 3, 2022

For countertenor Aryeh Nussbaum Cohen, these are the best of times. Even with the pandemic still simmering, hes been traveling far and wide introducing himself on some of the worlds most august stages. Reached by phone in Switzerland, he was getting set for his Zurich Opera Housedebut singing Monteverdis Madrigals in the world premiere of a ballet choreographed by Christian Spuck.

What the two leading Jewish heroes of 2022 have in common – Forward

| March 3, 2022

Ukrainian-Jewish comedian and presidential candidate Volodymyr Zelensky performs in Uzhhorod, on February 9, 2019. If there is one thing nearly every human being who is even remotely aware of world events would agree upon this week, its that Volodymyr Zelenskyy is a hero

Ex head of Sephardi shul calls for S&P emergency meeting, and its board of trustees to quit – Jewish News

| March 3, 2022

The former chairman of Lauderdale Road Synagogue, Gerry Temple, is calling for an EGM before the April AGM of the S&P community, and for its entire board of trustees to resign.

I just want my kid to be ok: After days of travel, Ukraine refugees land in Israel – The Times of Israel

| March 3, 2022

ISAI, Romania Most of the harried travelers arrived at the airport in Isai, Romania on Thursday after days of traveling with only one or two suitcases an entire lifetime of possessions and memories distilled into a couple of bags.

Rabbi wounded in synagogue shooting sentenced for fraud …

| February 23, 2022

SAN DIEGO (AP) A rabbi who was badly wounded in a deadly antisemitic attack at the Chabad of Poway synagogue in Southern California was sentenced Tuesday to 14 months in federal prison for running a multimillion-dollar donation fraud, authorities said. Yisroel Goldstein, 60, also was ordered to pay about $2.8 million in restitution.

FBI: Former Texas synagogue hostages ‘heroes’ in thwarted …

| February 23, 2022

The FBI described last weekend's thwarted attack on a Texas synagogue as a "hate crime and an act of terrorism" in which the four former hostages were cast as "heroes." Dallas FBI chief Matthew DeSarno said the assailant Malik Faisal Akram, a British national, was killed by members of the bureau's Hostage Rescue Unit late Saturday during the raid on Congregation Beth Israel synagogue as the hostages ran from the building, 11 hours after the standoff began. In the tense last hour of the standoff, DeSarno said the assailant had become increasingly incommunicative, alarming both law enforcement officials and the hostages.

www.providencejournal.com

| February 23, 2022

Good afternoon and welcome to This Just In. I'm Mike McDermott, managing editor of The Providence Journal. To those celebrating the Lunar New Year, gong hei fat choy

Rabbi ousted from Park East Synagogue announces new congregation on the Upper East Side – Jewish Telegraphic Agency

| February 23, 2022

(New York Jewish Week via JTA) Rabbi Benjamin Goldschmidt, who made headlines when he was abruptly fired from his position at Manhattans swanky Park East Synagogue, has officially launched a new congregation.


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