One of the five journalists killed on Thursday in a shooting at the Capital Gazette in Maryland was Gerald Fischman, a Jewish editorial editor. Police described the shooting as a “targeted attack.” First-degree murder charges against the shooter were filed today.
U.S. President Donald Trump’s daughter and advisor Ivanka Trump donated US$50,000 to Prestonwood Baptist Church’s campaign to help migrant children separated from their families along the border.
Volunteers rescued dozens of Jewish headstones yesterday that were being used to pave a street in the western Ukraine city Lviv. During the Second World War Jewish cemeteries were also demolished and used to pave roads.
Eitz Chaim Schools in Toronto announced it is selling one of its three campuses, merging some of its operations and raising tuition fees by $850, in an effort to reduce its $4 million operating deficit. The Orthodox school said it will sell its all-boys campus on Patricia Avenue in north Toronto and move nearly 300 students in grades 2 to 8 to its Spring Farm location in Thornhill.