Users of Optimum and Cablevision in Crown Heights were left without access to the internet for most of Wednesday due to a damaged cable. As of 6:37pm, the issue has been resolved.
The Vaad Hatmimim released a video presentation highlighting the Rebbe’s appreciation for those who study his Torah. The video was premiered at the Vaad Hatmimim’s Halikut Siyum on Likkutei Sichos Cheilek Chof, 11 Shevat 5779.
Motty Reizes (Crown Heights) and Ita (bas r’ Yehoshua) Greenberg (Buffalo, NY)
Unique aromas of herbs and flowers enticed participants of Chabad’s “Jewish Women’s Circle” as they chose their favorite scents to create hand-crafted soaps for Safe Homes Women’s Shelter.
Among Akron Jews, Anshe Sfard Synagogue is known for its lively Simchat Torah festivities. Here, the dancing never slows and the schnapps never run low. This year was no different. But there was one thing missing: Their rabbi of twenty-three years was absent.
Family and friends of Reb Shmuel Finck OBM are invited to an event marking the shloshim since his passing. The event will take place on Thursday, January 24th, Ohr L’yud Tes Shevat at Lubavitch Yeshiva Crown Street. The event is scheduled to begin at 8:00pm.
MyShliach launched Farbrengen in a Box two short years ago with 50 subscribers. Rabbi Mendy Shanowitz, director of MyShliach, pointed out to me that over the past 24 months, the program has expanded rapidly; 320 shluchim families happily received the kits in their mailbox last week.
Hatzolah of LA is currently trying to get its permit to transport patients, but is receiving opposition from the LA Fire Department. There is a hearing scheduled for 1/29 in front of the LA County Board to determine this issue, but the LAFD has issued a letter of opposition.
Israel moved up to fifth place in the 2019 Bloomberg Innovation Index, an annual ranking of the world’s 60 most innovative countries.
With sadness we inform you of the untimely passing of Mrs. Shterna (Shterke) Sara (Notik) Partouch, OBM of Yerres, France. She was 69 years old.
As tempting as it might be to take a hat off of someones head and toss it, its legally inadvisable. Yet in Montreal, it happened earlier on this month, and was caught on surveillance camera.
In preparation for Yud Shevat, the Yartzeit of Rebbetzin Rivka, a group of dedicated BRHS students embarked on a mission to find out who are the Alumni of Bais Rivkah? To find out, they are launching the BAIS RIVKA FAMILY PROJECT.
Yosef (ben R. Chaim Shaul) Brook (Crown Heights) and Dassi Mochkin (Montreal)
A man that assaulted a woman on Friday a few hours before shabbos is wanted by the NYPD. They have released a video of the man, and advise that there is a reward for information.
An IDF soldier was lightly wounded when terrorists sniper from the Hamas-controlled Gaza Strip opened fire at his unit Tuesday afternoon, hitting his helmet.
The police officer who took a bullet for the Jewish people while responding to the Oct. 27 shooting during Shabbat-morning services in Pittsburgh, got a special welcome at a gala event co-hosted by Yeshiva Schools and Lubavitch Center of Pittsburgh on Jan. 12
Rabbi Yehiel Kalish was sworn in to the Illinois House of Representatives on Sunday night. Kalish, 43, is the first rabbi to serve as an Illinois state representative.
A Kitah Aleph teacher at Cheder Chabad of Monsey has been named winner of a $1,000 teachers raffle. The raffle was sponsored by Parents United, a group of dedicated parents who came together to fund raise money, and donate their time to the school.
Today on the 15th of Shevat, the Kollel Tiferes Zekeinim Levi Yitzchok celebrated its first siyum on masechta brochos and began learning masechta sukah. The Kollel was established in order to serve the English speaking retired individual in Crown Heights.
Last night, a few minutes after 9:30pm, a rare lunar eclipse began. The lunar eclipse, which covers the moon temporarily, left it dark. Those outside braving the cold were able to take photos of the phenomenon. The eclipse lasted for hours, only fully ending a few minutes before 3:00am.
Shmuel Sholom Lokshin (Crown Heights) and Miriam Leah (bas R’ Shmuel) Lieblich (Crown Heights)
The porch pirate phenomenon is an annoying reality of NYC right now, but its gone from a crime of opportunity to a lucrative trade. Another incident of package theft has been reported, and the video released.