An unprovoked assault on a Jewish woman in Crown Heights Sunday evening is being investigated by the NYPD’s Hate Crimes Task Force as a possible bias incident.
It’s Rosh Hashanah. The main sanctuary of the MTC (Montreal Torah Center) is packed with more than 1,500 men, women and children. Suddenly, a voice rings out: It’s Ariel Mechaly calling out the page numbers. An adult with Down syndrome, Mechaly has been a beloved and valued member of the shul—in an upscale suburb of Montreal—since a year after his bar mitzvah.
ER Medical P.C.
864 Eastern Parkway
Brooklyn, NY 11213
We wish to advise our patients that for your convenience the Pediatric Office on Eastern Parkway will be open on the first and second day of Rosh Hashana (Monday October 3rd and Tuesday October 4th), 12:00pm to 5:00pm.
This is for pediatric patients under the age of 21, ONLY.
NO APPOINTMENTS NECESSARY
Wishing you and your family a Shana Tova!
Dr. E Rosen, Dr. A. Gottesman & Associates!
The director of the Vaad Talmidei Hatmimim Ha’olami, Rabbi Tzvi Hirsh Altein, met recently with three Askanim who have taken upon themselves a large share of the financial burden of caring for over 1,000 guests who will be arriving from all over the world to spend Tishrei in Crown Heights.
Federal criminal charges were filed today against six Chasidic Jews in Williamsburg for participating in long-running schemes to hide substantial assets and income obtained from significant business and real estate interests in order to attain government benefits designed for low-income individuals.
Years ago, Elad walked into the Ohel, the resting place of the 7th Chabad Rebbe, and poured out his heart about his fear of writing. It turned out to be a life-changing moment, and one that he considers to have defined his creativity since then.
Surrounded by an endless sea of golden cornfields, Normal, Ill. (and its sister city of Bloomington) has a zoo, a sports coliseum, state university, city hall, airport, and now, a brand-new Chabad House.
Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson announced that a 29-year-old Crown Heights man has been convicted for his participation in the kidnapping and murder of Menachem Stark, 39, on January 2, 2014.
A Sefer Torah was stolen from a Chabad Shul in the Shaarei Chessed neighborhood of Jerusalem.
With great sadness we inform you of the passing of Mrs. Shoshana Siev, OBM, a devoted wife, mother and grandmother and beloved member of the Chabad community in Tzfas, Israel. She was 63 years old.
Rabbi Yitzchok Minkowicz, director of Chabad Lubavitch of Southwest Florida, delivers his insights on this week’s Parsha – Nitzavim. This week Rabbi Minkowicz answers the question: How do we know that we will repent and be blessed?
For most Jewish children, learning about the High Holidays is a natural component of their education; preparing for this special time of year has long been a traditional part of day schools and Sunday-school programs throughout the world. But for children with special needs and their families, like most aspects of their lives, the holiday season is not so simple.
According to a new rental market report by MNS Real Estate, average prices for newly listed studios in Crown Heights dropped 6.4% last month, from $2,072 a month in July to $1,939 in August.
Reb Yochonon Gordon dances at the wedding of his daughter Esther Goldman in 1949. Can you identify anyone else in the photo?
From Bobruisk in Belarus to Bishkek in Kyrgyzstan and everywhere in-between in the Former Soviet Union (FSU), the new 2017 EuroStars season officially opened last week. Over 1,800 Jewish college students signed up for the program ahead of the new year, with clubs opening in 44 cities and 9 FSU countries.
Merkos Chairman Rabbi Yehuda Krinsky, Shliach Rabbi Yosef Landa and Missouri Governor Jay Nixon cut the ribbon at the dedication of the Morris & Ann Lazaroff Chabad Center in S. Louis, Sunday, September 25th.
Rabbi Moshe Klein, a renowned Crown Heights Sofer, always carries a pair of Tefilin with him wherever he travels, hoping to find a Jewish man who will agree to put them on and say a prayer.
The twelve days between Chai Elul and Rosh Hashana are connected to the twelve months of the year, each day connecting to another month. For the fast growing Ramat Bet Shemesh Gimmel community, they are attempting to build a shul that could take 12 months in 12 days!
Rabbi Yosef Sitruk, a former chief rabbi of France for more than two decades who oversaw a growth in synagogues and Jewish schools, has passed away after a long illness. He was 71 years old.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke with Israeli Army Radio Monday morning, following his meetings with presidential candidates Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton.
Over 100 Jews gathered last night in the Marina Roscha synagogue in Moscow, Russia, for the recitation of Selichos. Following an inspiring Farbrengen and joyous dancing and singing, Selichos were recited, led by Chazzan Zalman Shimon Deren.
With the advent of the brand new year of 5777, Benny Friedman released a melodious good year wish to the community, an upbeat song called “B’sefer Chaim.”
This week’s edition of MyLife: Chassidus Applied with Rabbi Simon Jacobson, Episode 133, will air tonight, Sunday, here on CrownHeights.info, beginning at 8:00pm. This week Rabbi Jacobson will address the topics: Prayer Fatigue: I Hate Davening; Should Secrets Be Kept From Our Spouses? Can We Have Yechidus with the Rebbe Today? What is the Role of a Parent in the Life of Their Married Children?