New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has ordered the NY State Police Hate Crimes Task Force to investigate after swastikas were found carved into a bathroom door at a Starbucks location in Nyack, located near Monsey in Rockland County.
In preparation for the upcoming holidays, about thirty Shluchim gathered together for two days of intense learning. Nigleh, chassidus, halacha and minhagim, with chavrusas, and through formal lectures – these two days charged their spiritual batteries.
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This past Sunday, 15 Elul, saw the Yeshiva LeRabbonus Pretoria celebrating the granting of Semicha to 19 Bochrim, כן ירבו, some of whom had been in the Yeshiva for two consecutive years.
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The newly-arrived Talmidei Hashluchim of Yeshivas Lubavitch Cincinnati, directed by Rabbi Gershon Avtzon, prepared a special program for the Talmidim in honor of Tes-Vav Elul.
A new “No Standing” sign was put up in Crown Heights, resulting in tickets to unsuspecting residents. The sign was put up on Albany Ave on the corner of Lefferts Ave, taking away a spot used by residents for years.
Yemen’s Iran-aligned Houthi group said it attacked two plants at the heart of Saudi Arabia’s oil industry on Saturday, knocking out more than half the Kingdom’s output, in a move expected to send oil prices soaring and increase tensions in the Middle East.
The Jerusalem Kosher Cafe, which originally was located on Broadway in Manhattan, has moved to a larger two floor location on the same block. The Cafe, which is a Dairy restaurant, holds an OK Kosher certification.
The Southern Regional Kinus Hashluchim was held this Sunday in the brand new Chabad building in Parkland Florida. The Southern Regional Kinus brings shluchim together from across the southern US.
In an announcement made in honor of the anniversary of the opening of Tomchei Temimim, Shliach to Tzfas Rabbi Chaim Kaplan announced the planned opening of a new Yeshiva Ketana in Tzas.
The topics in this week’s 277th episode of the highly acclaimed MyLife: Chassidus Applied series, with Rabbi Simon Jacobson, will include: How Do We Explain Men Not Being Allowed to Hear Women Singing? Is It Prohibited to See a Psychic? How Do I Move on from My Parents’ Ugly Divorce? How Much Should One Reveal About Their Own Past Experiences When Trying to Help Others? How Do I Overcome My Feeling Immature at Age 40? Does the Rebbe Speak About a Woman Not Keeping Her Maiden Name After Marriage?
A Crown Heights Hatzalah volunteer was the victim of a tire slashing this past week. The volunteer, who responds to medical emergencies in his private vehicle, was the only vehicle on the block with its tires slashed, making the incident appear targeted.
A spectacular event this Tuesday night, Chai Elul, has been planned for women of Crown Heights at the JCM. The event is being produced by the Crown Heights based Jewish Women Influencers, and their goal is to inspire women in areas of “Purely Family”; Marriage, Chinuch, Parenting, Taharas Hamishpacha, and more.
Crown Heights has never been considered a “safe” neighborhood. The general rule has always been that if it’s not secured, it will be taken. So when a reader noticed this incredible lock up job, he felt the need to pass it on. Please make sure to fully secure your bike so it should not be stolen.
The Frierdiker Rebbe arrived on these shores of America 90 years ago on the 12th of Elul, and remained in New York into the month of Tishrei. Watch the second installment as Rabbi Chaim Dalfin walks through the Frierdiker Rebbe’s stay in the Boro Park section of Brooklyn.
Avremi and Rocheli (nee Meyers) Gerlitzky (Crown Heights)
It’s become obvious that Crown Heights has a problem. That problem rides around on a bike, black garbage bag in hand, and steals packages from in front of Crown Heights homes in broad daylight. The thief has been caught on camera yet again confidently walking up to houses and lifting their packages. Despite being caught on camera multiple times, the man has yet to be caught in the act.
Each time the Rebbe distributed dollars, individuals were touched and lives were impacted. Presented here are photos of several highlights and encounters from Sunday Dollars of 15 Elul 1991 (5751).
The Jewish Community Relations Council of New York (JCRC-NY), and a coalition of diverse community leaders in partnership with Brooklyn Children’s Museum and Jewish Children’s Museum, present the 4th annual #OneCrownHeights Neighborhood Festival, Sunday, September 15, 2019 at Brower Park, Park Place between Brooklyn and Kingston Avenues, from 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
With great sadness we report the passing of Mrs. Yehudis Posner OBM of Lod Israel, the wife of the first Shliach to Israel Rabbi Zushe Posner. She passed away Shabbos morning, the 14th of Elul, 5779.
A parents worst nightmare played out Thursday evening in Crown Heights, when their special needs child managed to get out of the house and run off. Following a door to door search, Shomrim managed to reunite the mother and child.
A new smartphone app has given New Yorkers a new way to communicate crime tips to the New York Police Department. The NYPD’s new CrimeStoppers app was unveiled Thursday, and lets people send tips in multiple languages, along with photos and videos from their smartphone.
Yale University’s Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies launched a podcast series featuring the remembrances of survivors. The series launched this week with the testimony of Martin Schiller, a Jewish man from Poland who described his experiences in the concentration and slave labor camps of Plaszow, Skarzysko-Kamienna, Buchenwald and Theresienstadt. Plaszow serves as the setting for the film “Schindler’s List.”