A creep who, since Friday, stalked an 8-year-old girl as well as her 12-year-old brother in Crown Heights, has now left the family a frightening note in their mailbox, “Watch out. I am watching you!! Your daughter is cute.”
Update: Sources are reporting that the suspect turned himself in to a police station after seeing his image on news reports. The community can breathe a sigh of relief as he is now in police custody.
Following the tragic death Malky Klein, a troubled young woman who was failed by the system, which shocked the Orthodox-Jewish community to its core, renowned Crown Heights educator Dena Gorkin wrote the following op-ed as a tribute to the young woman, which contains a list of tips that educators and parents should use for raising their children.
JLI presents its unique two-minute video featuring a powerful and relevant message from a timely tale. This week’s video for Parshas Lech Lecha is titled: Counting the Stars.
After a packed house the past six years, Breslov musician Yosef Karduner is returning to Crown Heights for a Seventh performance, along with other performers, for an event benefiting the friendship circle of Brooklyn.
Shmuli and Dina (nee Bryski) Goldberg (Crown Heights)
The remarkable footage of all the wonderful moments experienced by campers and staff alike this past summer at Gan Yisroel in Upstate New York by videographer Motty Reizes were craftily edited into an entertaining and fun camp video that is now available for order.
The Hecht family is sitting Shiva after the passing of their mother, OBM, at 580 Crown St. Apt 707, until Thursday … Continued
On Thursday, 19 October, 2017, the first Torah ever to be completed in Australia’s Parliament House had its last letters inscribed before a full house of 150 distinguished guests in the main committee room in what was a landmark occurrence for the Jewish community in Australia.
“A Taste of Crown Heights” brought foodies to the neighborhood for a ‘crawl’ through some 20 local eateries, in an event aimed at raising funds for NCFJE’s Toys for Hospitalized Children program and hosted together with JMenu.com.
Motti Wilschanski (Crown Heights) and Yitty Rendler (Crown Heights)
This week’s edition of MyLife: Chassidus Applied with Rabbi Simon Jacobson, Episode 185, will air tonight, Sunday, here on CrownHeights.info, beginning at 8:00pm. This week Rabbi Jacobson will address the topics: Why Is It Not Enough to Be a Good Jew At Heart? I Feel So Lonely. What Can I Do About It? How Low Has Our Generation Fallen? What Can We Learn from Hashem’s Change in Perspective? Chabad Variations from The Mainstream: The Third Shabbos Meal.
From her birth in British Mandate Palestine to Breslover parents in 1942, to her passing 75 years later this past Wednesday, Rebbetzin Rivka Korf led a remarkable life, during whichi she spearheaded, along with her husband R’ Avrohom Korf, the renaissance of Jewish life in the state of Florida.
A positive development has been reported regarding the condition of Yehoshua Raphael HaLevi Ben Yocheved, a 31-year-old Crown Heights father of two who was in critical condition and underwent three open heart surgeries after a rare viral infection spread to his heart.
A mentally challenged woman charged with trying to steal a 1-year-old baby girl at 770 during Simchas Torah last week was released without bail because the case did not get to a grand jury before the legal deadline.
For the first time in years, Crown Heights’ representative in Congress, Yvette Clarke, will face a Democratic challenger for reelection.
Once when Reb Binyomin Kletzker was recording his expense income sheet, marking down the cost of the lumber, noting the different types, grades and sizes, the labor, shipping etc., each item was recorded with their exact number and cost. He then came to write the grand total and instead of writing down a number as the grand total, he simply wrote ein oid milvado – there is nothing besides Hashem!
This Shabbos at the Besht, Rabbi Sholom Ber Shuchat will lead a discussion on the topic: Vegetarianism in Judaism.
Musician Avigdor Zeitlin composed and recorded a new song for the 58th birthday of Sholom Mordechai Rubashkin, set to words of his new Kapital Tehillim.
In this week’s Living Torah program from JEM, viewers are treated to a beautiful and heartwarming montage of videos showing the Rebbe’s care and concern while interacting with young children.
This week, as we read in the Torah Parshas Noach, we present a letter from the Rebbe explaining the neccecity of — and encouraging the promotion of — the Seven Noahide Commandments. The letter, written originally in English, is from the archives of the Rebbe’s trusted secretary Rabbi Nissan Mindel.
Courtesy of Lubavitch Archives, we present a photo of the Rebbe distributing Kos Shel Bracha at the end of Simchas Torah in 1986.