The Scheinfeld Family will be completing a new Sefer Torah in honor of the first yartzeit of Reb Moty Scheinfeld,
Yosef Karduner, world famous musician and performer, will be coming to Crown Heights this Motzei Shabbat (Saturday, October 20th). Karduner played for a packed house in Crown Heights venues in the past. The show received largely positive reviews and due to the demand, a new show has been planned for this year, at Wine by the Case (511 Empire Boulevard)
Shalom and Devorah (nee Kashanian) Huber (Crown Heights)
The Israeli cabinet this week approved the establishment of a new neighborhood for Jewish residents of Hebron. The decision gives Israelis living in caravans permission—a first after sixteen years—to build new homes in Hebron. The 99,000 square foot lot of the new neighborhood was part of a piece of land purchased by Chabad in 1909.
A new single debut by Crown Heights singer Peretz Chein truly comes from the heart. Written while undergoing a serious medical procedure, it shows that Simcha can actually break boundaries.
A rocket fired from the Gaza Strip overnight Tuesday exploded near a home in the southern Israeli city of Be’er Sheva. Magen David Adom paramedics gave medical treatment to a woman about 50 years of age and a 40-year-old man who suffered light injuries while running to a protected area. In addition, a 20-year-old woman who suffered from shock was evacuated to the Soroka Hospital.
In November, Rabbi Daniel and Raizel Huebner will move with their three children from New Jersey to San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, to run a Chabad center. They’ll be taking with them a traveling Torah dedicated by Rabbi Tuvia Teldon, regional director of Lubavitch of Long Island, and his wife, Chaya, in honor of their son Boruch, who passed away 27 years ago at the age of 13 from complications related to cystic fibrosis.
Rabbi Mendy and Tzipi Lipskier inaugurated 4,500 square-foot center just in time for Rosh Hashana. “Having a new, beautiful and permanent home gets people excited and lets them know we’re here to stay,” Rabbi Mendy offered in a conversation with Lubavitch International.
New Video has surfaced in regards to this Sundays beating of a 62 year old Chassidic man Lipa Schwartz in Boro Park. The video appears to show that the incident was not in fact a road rage incident as the DA claims.
191 Families. Thats how many families will have volunteers from Bais Rivkah High School this year, under the umbrella organization HOO-Helping our own. Over 400 girls will be visiting families once a week to give Moms a helping hand with their little ones.
Yitzchak Mirilashvili is an Israeli-Georgian billionaire businessman and philanthropist, based in Russia and Israel. Mirilashvili’s family businesses include real estate, construction of shopping malls, casino chains, petroleum industry, diamond and renewable energy sectors. He was known as the youngest billionaire of Israel, following the sale of his shares in a popular news site for $1.12 Billion.
Just a few days after the hectic Tishrei schedule came to an end, many Crown Heights high school girls gathered for Friendship Circle Brooklyn’s Annual Volunteer Kickoff! The only program to be offered to ALL local girls high schools, representatives from Bais Rivkah, Bnos Menachem, Bnos Chomesh, Chabad Girls Academy and Beis Chaya Mushka joined together to volunteer for an important organization in the community.
The Rohr Chabad center at Dartmouth which has been serving Jewish students on campus since 2003, officially opened the doors of the Hilary Chana Chabad house in a dedication ceremony this Sunday in front of over 100 guests.
A black teen was arrested for attacking Jewish man with a stick in an unprovoked attack. He was apprehended thanks to the efforts of witnesses and Shomrim Volunteers. Turns out, the suspect was released 20 minutes earlier after being arrested for shoplifting from a nearby bodega.
A beautiful new shul and community center was dedicated in an impressive and emotional ceremony in the city of Arkhangelsk. In attendance were Chief Rabbi of Russia Berel Lazar, Rabbis and Shluchim from neighboring cities, District Governor, Mayor, Government representatives and hundreds of Jews, as well as the local media.
A Sefer Torah being written in memory of Moty Sheinfeld is due to be finished this coming Sunday, 12 Cheshvan, October 21st. Moty’s wife Aliza penned the following letter inviting all to join in the Mitzvah of writing a Sefer Torah.
In a new and exciting music video release, popular singer Yaakov Shwekey takes praising Hashem to a new level. With the Release of “Yishtabach” based around the common Hebrew phrase “Yishtabach Shemo”, you can see the every day person, relaying the Same phrase with joy and faith.
An Israeli-born Chabad Rabbi serving as the chief rabbi for the Jewish community in Siberia is facing deportation, after apparently being accused of espionage.
This week’s edition of MyLife: Chassidus Applied with Rabbi Simon Jacobson, Episode 231, will air tonight, Sunday, here on CrownHeights.info, beginning at 8:00pm. This week Rabbi Jacobson will address the topics: Why Would Loving Spouses Fight Every Time They Come Back from Somebody’s House? How Do I Find Myself When I Feel Lost? Why Is There More Focus on Chitzoniyos (Externals) in Dor Ha’Shevii? Is Learning and Teaching Chassidus Chagas Considered “Spreading the Wellsprings”? What Is the Difference Between the “Law of Attraction” and Bitachon? How Does Evil Fit into Divine Unity?
A 62 year old Jewish man walking to synagogue in Boro Park was attacked and beaten by a man on Sunday morning. The Perpetrator attacked one, then chased another man in what is a possible hate crime.
Can Jewish day school education ever be tuition-free? Leah Aizenman analyzed the question. And then she acted. Under her leadership as Chabad representative in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, she and her community developed a model for free Jewish education. Now in its third year the program, called Jewish Education Myrtle Beach, is giving 75 percent of the city’s Jewish children a first-rate, tuition-free Jewish education.
In this week’s parsha (7:7) the possuk states that Noach entered the teiva “because of the flood waters.” Rashi explains that while Noach believed in Hashem, he was also skeptical and didn’t fully believe, so he only entered when the flood waters began coming down in earnest.