NEWS Reports from the American Aguda Convention Held over the weekend
Reports from the American Aguda Convention Held over the weekend
Agudath Israel of America's 89th National Convention, in which
thousands of Jews participated over the four day period of November 24-
27, confronted the unprecedented challenges of modern technology head
on, starting with the overcrowded Thursday night plenary session.
The first edition of chareidi magazine, Katifa, published on
Thursday, is a major milestone that has been months in the making and
is expected to make a significant impact on chareidi journalism.
In Pristina, the capital of Kosovo, police investigators have yet to
track down the vandals who desecrated graves in the local Jewish
cemetery last week, spray-painting graffiti and slogans such as "Jews
out" on dozens of gravestones that were refurbished just months ago in
a joint project with volunteers from Dartmouth College in New
Hampshire and students from the American University in Kosovo.
Last week in Tel Tzion, a community outside Jerusalem, the second- phase building of the Beis Yaakov school was inaugurated. Construction work on the 16-classroom wing was completed recently.
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