This week’s edition of MyLife: Chassidus Applied with Rabbi Simon Jacobson, Episode 192, will air tonight, Sunday, here on CrownHeights.info, beginning at 8:00pm. This week Rabbi Jacobson will address the topics: Are We Doing Enough to Spread the Sheva Mitzvos Bnei Noach? Can Chassidus Be Taught to Non-Jews? Any Directives Regarding a Younger Sister Getting Married Before Her Older Sister? Chassidus Applied to Chanukah.
A Jewish man was violently mugged Thursday evening and his cellphone was taken by two teens. Unrelenting, the victim chased one assailant and managed to recover his phone. Collaboration between Shomrim and Police led to his arrest.
While marking the Yom Tov of Yud Tes Kislev at a Farbrengen, the community of Congregation Shule celebrated an amazing milestone of one of their members – his completion of studying the entire Shas, an endeavor which took him over 12 years.
Hundreds gathered for a festive Yud-Tes Kislev farbrengen in the Chabad House of the Georgetown neighborhood of Brooklyn, headed by the local shliach, Rabbi Avraham Holtzberg. Following Chabad tradition, the participants were invited to partake of a festive meal in honor of the occasion.
Reports of gunshots inside a Crown Heights building prompted police to raid the basement unit of the Union Street building and discover a suspected illegal gambling den.
After a two-week preparation leading up to Yud Tes Kislev, Bais Rivkah maximized the day to the fullest with farbrengens and a full day program.
This week’s Living Torah program from JEM shines a light on the charity of philanthropists Mr. and Mrs. Mel Landau of Miami.
A few weeks passed and he wasn’t sufficiently satisfied with any of the Yeshivas. He knew that he had to make a decision, but it wasn’t what he wanted. One day a friend of his asked him, how is the search going and he replied, not too good. So the friend asked: and why don’t you check out Lubavitch?
Mendy and Devorie (nee Diamond) Schapiro (Crown Heights)
Alternate Side Parking (street cleaning) regulations will be suspended Saturday, December 9, due to snow operations. All other regulations, including parking meters, remain in effect.
A winter weather advisory has been issued for parts of the Tri-State area as snow is expected to move in early Saturday morning.
Thousands of members of the Jewish community of Paris, France, gathered together Monday night for a Farbrengen in honor of Yud Tes Kislev, led by Rabbi Mendel Azimov.
This Shabbos at the Besht, Rabbi Mendel Hershkop, Rabbi of “The Shul” in Crown Heights, will lead a discussion on the topic: Yud Tes kislev – Yosef’s Dreams.
On Sunday, December 3rd, 2017 Chabad of Springfield and the Home Depot of Union, New Jersey, joined forces and organized one of the greatest workshops New Jersey has ever seen.
This week, as we approach Chanukah, we present a letter from the Rebbe on the issue of the Public Menorah Lighting campaign of Chabad — to a community leader who expressed objections to this public display of a Jewish practice. The letter, written originally in English, is from the archives of the Rebbe’s trusted secretary Rabbi Nissan Mindel.
Asher and Doba Webb (Crown Heights)
Courtesy of Lubavitch Archives, we present a photo of the Rebbe motioning to an attendee at a farbrengen, circa 1980.
Authorities are looking for a man who they say hailed a yellow cab in Crown Heights, then robbed the driver after being taken to Brownsville. The perpetrator is still at large.
Young Shliach to the Five Towns Gavi Geisinskycelebrates Yud Tes Kislev in his classroom at the Yeshiva of South Shore in Woodmere.
Following President Trump’s announcement recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, this morning, an Arab wearing a Keffiyah and holding a Palestinian flag took a baseball bat to a kosher supermarket in Amsterdam, while police stood by and watched. Only after the supermarket was destroyed, did they intervene and arrest him.
Hundreds of Los Angeles area schools shut their doors on Thursday as raging wildfires wreaked havoc on Southern California, forcing about 200,000 people to flee and destroying hundreds of houses.
Alternate side parking (street cleaning) regulations will be suspended Friday, December 8, for a Catholic holiday. All other regulations, including parking meters, remain in effect.