Posted: Sep 23, 2018 6:31 PM EDT Updated: Sep 23, 2018 6:31 PM EDT BROOKLYN - A soup kitchen in Borough Park spent Sunday preparing for the start of the Jewish holiday of Sukkot.
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By Eli Reiter I’ve never been happier to be kicked out of my seat — and it happened at my brother’s wedding. It’s an age-old story that weddings cause many happy couples to lose sight of what matters. A recent viral story featured a bride who asked her guests to contribute $1,500 each to her $45,000 destination wedding in Aruba, according to reports. Only eight friends came through, she said in her Facebook status. The groom’s parents at one point rescinded their pledge of $3,000, so she started a GoFundMe campaign that raised only $250. She became “livid” when her then-boyfriend suggested that, in light of these failed attempts, they instead get a quickie wedding in Sin City. They are no longer a couple.
Instead of spending big and showing off at the post-wedding ‘Sheva Brachot,’ one Brooklyn family celebrates at a soup kitchen By Elazar Abrahams August 27, 2018 • 8:00 AM All weddings can burn a hole in your pocket, but for Orthodox couples, the celebration doesn’t end the morning after. For seven straight days after a traditional Jewish marriage, each night is another joyous, and often costly, get-together. Relatives and close friends of the newlyweds take it upon themselves to make sure each Sheva Brachot meal is accounted for.
By Zainab Iqbal May 30, 2018 Photo: Zainab Iqbal FLATBUSH – It’s early morning on a warm Thursday in May and there’s a line of over two dozen people in front of a small building on Coney Island Avenue between Avenues J and K. A woman wearing a green apron sits in front of the door behind a cardboard box placed on a table. Her name is Julie and her apron says “Masbia.”
Quaishawn Stewart, 25, from Westchester, made a video making fun of a Chassidic child’s haircut went viral and was removed by Facebook and Twitter for its hateful content. His sincere apology video went viral too, in which he called his actions foolish and bullying. Quashawn @quaijames was invited to volunteer at Masbia’s soup kitchen to strengthen the to learn about the diverse cultures and strengthen community ties.
May 17, 2018 By Shira Feder Quai James Is Setting An Example For How To Move On After Making A Mistake. The 25-Year-Old From Yonkers Who Posted A Viral Video Mocking And Berating A Young Hasidic Boy, Along With A Subsequent, Equally Viral Apology, Spent Some Time Volunteering At Masbia, A Jewish Soup Kitchen.
Posted: May 17, 2018 4:33 PM EDT Updated: May 17, 2018 4:35 PM EDT BROOKLYN - A Westchester man says he's volunteering at a kosher soup kitchen in Brooklyn as penance for a video of him mocking a Hasidic Jewish boy that went viral online. Quaishawn Stewart has apologized for offending the Jewish community and is volunteering at the well-known Masbia soup kitchen.
Masbia Passover Seder Featured on TV: CBS NY, PIX 11, 112BK on BRIC TV, NDT TV - Masbia Soup Kitchen Network
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