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PHOTOS/VIDEO: Thousands attend Grand Rabbi’s funeral in Monsey

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Thousands of people crowded streets in Monsey Tuesday for the funeral of a grand rabbi, Skulener Rebbe, Rabbi Yisroel Avrum Portugal.

Rabbi Yisroel Avrohom Portugal died at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, surrounded by his family, on Monday. He was 95

The rabbi came to the United States in the 1960s after surviving Nazi death camps and was a mainstay in Borough Park and Williamsburg for decades.

Video by Boro Park News
Photos by Kol Haolam

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Over 500 Turkeys Distributed to Families in the Village of Spring Valley for Thanksgiving Day

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Over 500 Turkeys Distributed to Families in the Village of Spring Valley for Thanksgiving Day.

“This is the SEASON of GIVING and being THANKFUL! Remember that Thanksgiving is a joyous invitation to shower the world with love and gratitude. When we give cheerfully and accept gratefully, everyone is blessed.” said East Ramapo School Board Member Sabrina Charles Pierre.

Great job by Sabrina Charles-Pierre, Spring Valley Police Department, and all involved. 🦃

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Sons of Italy Meatball Contest Raises $7,000 for Medical Expenses for Local Family

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Assemblyman Lawler and Sheriff Falco presented 2-year old Jhanaè Fairclough and her parents Kirk and Jodi Ann with the proceeds raised from the recent Meatball Contest hosted by the Blauvelt Sons of Italy. Assemblyman Lawler won the contest defeating Sheriff Falco for best meatballs.

The $7,000 will help the family cover some of Jhanaè’s medical expenses.

Our best wishes to the Fairclough family!

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