Tuesday, February 24, 2009


Join us for a fabulous Purim party at the Loft on Fifth!

A purim you will never forget, whether its the first Purim you celebrate or your twentieth.... This year's party will be one to remember.

Unlimited gourmet food and drinks & alcohol untill midnight!!Dancing to eclectic, fun live band music from 9pm till 2am.

Tickets $18 in advance, $22 at the door.If you'll be party hopping, you can join us late night just for dancing and a fun atmosphere from midnight on, $15Creative and fun costumes are strongly encouraged!

To pay in advance:

Start Time:
Monday, March 9, 2009 at 9:00pm
End Time:
Tuesday, March 10, 2009 at 2:00am
Loft on Fifth
182 5th Ave, 2nd flr. Between 22nd & 23rd
New York, NY

Sunday, October 12, 2008


GO TO www.thefrumnews.com

Neo-Nazi Attack On Jewish Theater Raises Concerns About Increasing Anti-Semitism In Hungary

BUDAPEST (JTA) -- An acid and feces attack at the Budapest Jewish Theater just before Rosh Hashanah has revived concerns about increasing anti-Semitism in Hungary.

Kashrus Alert: All Budweiser Products Questionable

Anheuser-Busch, makers of Budweiser products, is now producing Budweiser Clamato Chelada and Bud Light Clamato Chelada. These contain Clamato - a clam and tomato juice cocktail from Mott's - and are 100% treif.The question, then, is about the equipment. The company's first verbal response was that they mix the Calmato and Budweiser after the production of beer, and then the bottling of these two products are done on specialized equipment which is not used for their beer products.

Paradise Manor to Reopen after Yom Tov

After over one month of renovations, Paradise Manor in Boro Park will be reopening for a Shabbos Bereishis auf ruf following the electrical fire that destroyed a storage room and damaged the catering halls offices and lobby. B’chasdei Hashem, there was no damage to the ballroom, but due to the smoke and fire damage to the other parts of the building, Paradise Manager Binyomin Kar assisted in relocating all previously scheduled simchos to other venues in the area.
“Boruch Hashem,” Mr. Kar stated, “it was contained to minimal damage and no one was hurt, even though our whole staff was in the building when it happened. Everyone was preparing for a simcha that night, which was relocated to the Sefardishe Shul.”

Massive Post Shmittah Planting Project in Yerushalayim

After Rosh Hashanah, with the end of the shmittah year, the City Beautification Department in the Yerushalayim municipality has begun a widespread campaign to plant over 50,000 plants of different types throughout its environs, as no form of planting had been carried out during the shmittah year in accordance with the Bais Hamedrash for Halacha in Settlement and the instruction of Yerushalayim Mayor Uri Lupolianski.

Israel - Chief Rabbis Call Upon Akko Residents to Stop Rioting

Chief Rabbis Shlomo Amar and Yona Metzger called upon Akko residents to stop the riots in the city. “We were sad to hear about the clashes…and our hearts were especially saddened when we heard that these clashes began on our holiest and dearest day – Yom Kippur,” said the rabbis.
“We are calling upon all of Akko’s residents, Jews and Arabs, please rise above the divisions and above all strife and quarrel,” added the two.

Jerusalem, Israel - Segregation in Meah Shearim for Simchat Beit Hashoeva Festivities

Any women who may be planning to attend the traditional Simchat Beit Hashoeva festivities (water-drawing festival) in the ultra-Orthodox neighborhood of Meah Shearim this Sukkot may want to think twice, as they may no be allowed to enter the area

Houston, TX - County Challenges Religious Limits on Autopsies

Orthodox Jews and others whose religion forbids most autopsies no longer would be able to contest the need for such a procedure under a proposal the Harris County Medical Examiner's Office would like to submit to the Texas Legislature.

Rav Yehoshua Gutman ZATZAL

We regret to inform you of the Petira of Horav Yehoshua Gutman ZATZAL - Menahel and Rebbi for over 30 years in Yeshiva Toras Chaim of Denver. The Levaya will take place on Sunday morning 11:00AM in Khal Lev Avrohom (124 Gudz Road - Lakewood, NJ) where Horav Gutman ZATZAL has been the Rov for the last 7 years. The Kevura will take place in Washington Cemetery in Deans, NJ. Shiva will be until 3:00pm on Erev Yom Tov in the Gutman home 124 Gudz Road.
Boruch Dayan Emmes….

Rebbetzin Rose Isbee a”h

It is with great sadness that we report the passing of Rebbetzin Rose Isbee a”h, wife of Rav Yehudah Leib Isbee zt”l, a rov in the Bronx for many years. Rebbetzin Weinrib served for many years as the head of Nshei Agudas Yisroel of America.

She is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Miriam Weinrib, wife of Rabbi Yonah Weinrib of Flatbush. She was predeceased by her husband about 13 years ago, and her two sons, R’ Elazar Isbee z”l of Baltimore, and Rav Yitzchok Isbee zt”l, rov of Agudas Yisroel Bais Binyomin of Flatbush.

The levaya will be held Sunday morning at Agudas Yisroel Snif Zichron Shmuel, located at 2141 Coney Island Avenue, between Avenues R and S, at 10 a.m.
Kevurah will take place in Eretz Yisroel.