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“At critical times, our people come together and this is also what we are doing now,” says Israeli premier.
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WASHINGTON (JTA) — President Joe Biden offered assistance to Israel in the wake of the deadly stampede in the country’s north on Lag b’Omer.
Yossi Kohn of Cleveland Heights, who was among the 45 people killed in the April 30 tragedy during a Lag b’Omer festival at Mount Meron in Isr…
(JTA) — Long before COVID-19 arrived in Israel, devastating Israel’s Hasidic communities, the annual Lag b’Omer gathering at Mount Meron was a…
“We pray for the recovery of those injured and mourn for the families who lost loved ones in this unspeakable tragedy,” said the American Jewish Committee. “May their memories be a blessing.”
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(JTA) — “If you haven’t seen the joy of Lag b’Omer on the grave of Rabbi Shimon bar Yochai, you haven’t seen joy at all,” wrote the author Shm…
Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine, Columbus Mayor Andrew Ginther, interim Police Chief Michael Woods and other officials on April 21 decried the fatal shooting of Ma’khia Bryant as a tragedy, while urging the public against rushing to judgment before the ongoing criminal investigation is complete.