A Jewish woman walking with her toddler in Crown Heights was the victim of an attempted phone snatching, before being verbally harassed with anti-Semitic and racial slurs by a teenager. Nobody stopped the teenager, who walked away after the incident.
In honor of Yud Shvat, Connection Point has launched an exciting two-week program for students to experience the Rebbe’ inaugural farbrengen of Yud Shvat 1951 (5711).
The head of the Shin Bet, Nadav Argaman, revealed on Monday that his organization had thwarted 560 terrorist attacks in 2019.
Hundreds of descendants of the Alter Rebbe converged on the Gutnick Hall in Yerushalayim on Motzei Shabbos for the annual gathering that’s held in honor of 24 Teves, the yahrtzeit of the Alter Rebbe.
An event held in Beitar Illit last Thursday marked the yahrtzeit of the Rambam with the launch of the latest volume in the series “Harambam Hashalem.”
An initiative, started 8 years ago as an email campaign, has grown into a full fledged effort to assist shluchos from all over the world who cannot afford the airfare to join their fellow shluchos at the annual Kinus Convention.
A 73-year-old man walking on St. John’s Place near Kingston Ave. on Thursday evening after 11:00pm was attacked without warning by a stranger who clocked him in the left eye.
A woman wrote an anonymous letter to the editors of the N’shei, asking what to do when her husband told her he felt that her speaking about him to her mashpia was a breach of his privacy. The editors submitted the woman’s letter to seven mashpi’im.
Apple’s virtual assistant app Siri ran into controversy over the weekend when it began responding to the question of who is president of Israel with the answer “Reuven Rivlin is the president of the Zionist occupation state.”
Officers from the NYPD 71st Precinct Anti Crime Team made an arrest this weekend in Crown Heights of a man who was in possession of an illegal firearm.
Chabad.org senior editor and acclaimed author Rabbi Tzvi Freeman writes about the lessons from Martin Luther King and the success of the civil rights movement.
If you were considering a career as a package thief, you might try to snatch a box in the dark of night, or you could show up in broad daylight with a large bag to stuff with all the boxes you could carry. This Crown Heights thief went with the second option, carting off packages worth over $750 from a house on President St.
With great sadness we report the tragic and untimely passing of Shterna Sarah Klapman OBM of Crown Heights. She passed passed away the 23rd of Teves, 5780.
Shimon and Mushkie (nee chayempour) Warszawski (Crown Heights)
A child riding a scooter in Crown Heights was struck Sunday evening as he attempted to cross a street. The child, despite being thrown to the ground, avoided serious injury.
The topics in this week’s 292nd episode of the highly acclaimed MyLife: Chassidus Applied series, with Rabbi Simon Jacobson, will include: Announcing the 6th Annual MyLife Essay Contest; Chassidus Applied to 24 Teves and Vaeira; How to Prepare for the Approaching 70th Anniversary of the Rebbe’s Leadership? How Long Is the 7th Generation? What Was Moshe’s Birth Name Given by His Parents, and Why Is That Name Not the One We Use? Is There Anything Wrong With Secular Studies? Why Is Studying Science Not Like Studying Torah, Since They Both Come From G-d?
For the first time in history, the Ukrainian Parliament marked Holocaust Day, with the participation of Chief Rabbi and Head Shliach of Kiev, Rabbi Yonathan Markovitch.
Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) put out a list of illegal immigrant fugitives who have been released into the city despite requests from ICE to hand them over for deportation.
In a tweet published Saturday night, President Trump called the proposal to surround New York City with a six-mile-long seawall to protect against large storms “costly, foolish & environmentally unfriendly.”
The most serious outbreak of locusts in 25 years is spreading across East Africa, with one swarm in the country’s northeast measuring 37 miles long by 25 miles wide.
Alternate side parking (street cleaning) regulations are suspended on Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Birthday, Monday, January 20th, 2020.
United States Attorney Richard P. Donoghue published the following statement after a man who attempted to rob four New York City banks was released from police custody due to the Justice Reform Laws. The man went on to commit two additional bank robberies before the federal government stepped in.