Shraga Eliyahu (Shragee) Gestetner of Monsey, N.Y., was among the 45 pilgrims who lost their lives on April 30 in the midst of celebrating Lag BaOmer at the gravesite of Rabbi Shimon ben Yochai on Mount Meron, Israel. He was 34 years old and survived by his wife, Tzipi, and five children, the oldest of whom celebrated his bar mitzvah in the fall of 2020.
If you have a passion for medicine, are very energetic and think you would enjoy working with pediatrics, this job may be for you.
You will learn to be proficient in electronic medical records. Phlebotomy & specimen collection, proper triage & medical scribing, assist with sutures and procedures, proper handling & storage of vaccines & other medical supplies. Proper handling of state of the art medical devices as well as organizing medical data for review and interpretation.
Struck by the tragedy that befell the Jewish people in Meron this Lag B’Omer, Mrs. Rochel Kaplan of Chabad Maryland penned a heartfelt essay on the depth of the tragedy and the underlying beauty that it represents.
A massive piece of Chinese space junk is unpredictably circling Earth and could rain debris down on New York or another metropolitan area in the next few days, scientists warned.
As the community matures, so does Hatzoloh. Hatzoloh of Rockland County just took delivery of two brand new ambulances, updating their large fleet to help serve the Jewish community.
A Bronx judge on Sunday night reversed a previous decision to hold the Riverdale, New York synagogue vandalism suspect on $20,000 bail. The original decision had gone contrary to the wishes of the local DA.
A chabad man was shot and killed Monday morning while entering his family’s home in the Jewish section of Baltimore Sunday night. The person was identified as 31-year-old Ephraim Gordan z”l, a young chabad man who was living in Eretz Yisroel and who had been visiting for a family wedding.
The New York State Thruway Authority has announced the temporary closure and start of construction on May 1 for the Scotland Hill Road overpass bridge replacement project in Rockland County.
Yanky Klein (Monsey) to Tamar Schneider (Brooklyn, NY)
Bella Miller was there. She remembers the tattoo being branded on her arm, the starvation, and the brutality. She also remembers the spark of humanity and the wisp of hope. Hear her spellbinding and uplifting story. This address took place at the 12th annual National Jewish Retreat.
The United States has agreed to release Iranians accused of aiding the Tehran regime in the US, and unfreeze billions of dollars in Iranian assets as part of a prisoner exchange with Tehran, a news outlet aligned with the Iranian government reported Sunday afternoon.
A drive by shooting at the Kfar Tapuah junction has injured three, and sparked a manhunt by the IDF for those responsible.
SpaceX safely returned four astronauts from the International Space Station on Sunday, making the first U.S. crew splashdown in darkness since the Apollo 8 moonshot.
A female Palestinian Arab terrorist on Sunday morning tried to carry out a stabbing attack at Gush Etzion Junction, according to initial reports from the scene.
A man, quite drunk, was apprehended Friday after falling asleep behind the wheel, for a second time. To quote the Ramapo Police Department, “Same shift….Different day.”
The Transportation Security Administration has extended the face mask requirement for individuals across all transportation networks throughout the United States, including at airports, onboard commercial aircraft, on over-the-road buses, and on commuter bus and rail systems through September 13th.
The United States began the final phase of withdrawing its military forces from Afghanistan on Saturday. The May 1 date was set by President Biden as the official start of a final withdrawal of US forces that will end by Sept. 11.
Following the conclusion of Shabbos, Israeli authorities completed the identification of those who perished in the tragedy in Meron. A full list of their names has been released.
Here is a summary of the Ramapo Police Department’s activity for the week of April 18th, 2021 through April 24th, 2021.
Rabbi Dr. Dovid Fox, director of Project Chai, the crisis intervention, trauma, and bereavement department of Chai Lifeline, offers practical suggestions and guidelines following the horrific tragedy in Meron.
As the depth of last night’s tragedy in Meron sinks in, the Israeli government has begun to identify the victims who lost their lives. The long process, which includes conclusive identification and contacting of families has so far cleared twelve names for publication.
Naftuli Halberstam to Malky Steinwurzel (Monsey)
Watch Live Now: The 2nd Hatzalah-Thon Live Here on Monsey.info. The Children’s event will be live from 6:30pm-7:30 program, followed by the main event.