Two Penn State students who pleaded guilty to spray-painting anti-Semitic graffiti on a mostly Jewish fraternity house were sentenced to community service and probation.
Read more: http://www.jta.org/2014/10/12/news-opinion/united-states/penn-state-students-sentenced-for-painting-anti-semitic-slogans-on-jewish-frat#ixzz3Fx2kkrRn
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Arab vandals destroyed the gravesite of the Hassidic leader, the Grand Rebbe of Modzitz, according to Modzitz hassidim who visited the site. The gravestone of the leader, Rabbi Yisrael Dan Taub, who died in 2006, was destroyed, along with dozens of others, including several well-known rabbis. The destruction took place at a special section of the Mount of Olives cemetery reserved for rabbinical leaders.
Continue reading: http://www.israelnationalnews.com/News/News.aspx/186080#.VDr-mptO7IU
I stumbled across a nice thought on Sukkot titled Beauty and Simplicity – Sukkot 5774 that was posted last year. Click here to read.
Here's another one titled Second Is the Best – Sukkot 5775.
Finally, as today is the yahrzheit of Rav Shimon Kornitzer, the son of Rav Yosef Nechemia Kornitzer, click here to read an interesting Torah thought by the former Rav of Krakow.