The New York State Police and other law enforcement agencies across the state have launched their annual “buckle up” campaign, in which drivers and passengers who aren’t wearing seatbelts will be ticketed.
With sadness we inform you of the passing of Rabbi Dovid Goldstein OBM, a senior member of Anash in Tzfat and a former resident of Bnei Brak and Boro Park. He merited to attend a Yechidus with the Frierdiker Rebbe as well as his Levaya.
A 14-year-old youth was arrested and charged with grand larceny as a possible bias crime after he snatched a “Yarmulka” [Jewish head covering] off a 13-year-old Jewish boy.
It was an 18-year journey, but Chabad of Westport, Connecticut, is finally starting to feel at home.
Growing up and coming of age in the Soviet Union, it’s unlikely that Rabbi Hillel Zaltzman could have ever imagined being honored in Washington, D.C., as part of Jewish American Heritage Month.
A New York State Assemblyman is pushing for passage of legislation which would require private school administrators to report allegations of CSA.
Forbes magazine yesterday profiled a smartphone app, Smart Shabbos, which helps Jewish homes go high tech enabling the proper observance of Shabbos in utmost comfort. Forbes also profiled the app’s lead developer, born and raised Crown Heights native Rabbi Shmary Gurary.
The Mechina Division of Oholei Torah sponsored a Father and Son day in Yeshiva this past Sunday morning, Pesach Sheini. The day began with Chassidus, followed by shacharis. A buffet breakfast was served, and afterwards a video of the Rebbe was played. The fathers then joined their sons in class for a gemorah shiur, and then learnt in chavarus style.
The United States Supreme Court today announced that it will not hear the case of Chabad-Lubavitch of Michigan vs. Dov Schuchman, dashing the last remaining avenue of appeal for Michigan Head Shliach Rabbi Berel Shmtov in his bid to gain possession of the deed to a recalcitrant Chabad House in West Bloomfield.
A special ceremony was held in Yerushalaim to celebrate the world’s longest standing shiur. Chevra Mishnayos of Colel Chabad completed all six volumes of Mishnayos and celebrated with the many guests who arrived at the Eshel Yerushalaim soup kitchen to take part in this special occasion.
Today, Monday, the 15th of Iyar (May 23), there will be a rally at the Ohel for all children ages 5 to 12 featuring a great program with games, refreshments and a raffle. Each child will receive a bow and arrow set in honor of Lag Ba’omer. Buses will leave 770 at 5:00pm and return at 7:45pm. Transportation will cost $3.
R’ Shimon Sherr is sitting Shiva after the passing of his sister, Gittle Esther, OBM, at 1650 President St. [between Schenectady and Utica Aves.] Apt 2L left side of the building, from Tuesday until Friday morning. At the family’s request, please refrain … Continued
Mordechai and Chana Lightstone (Crown Heights)
The Honorable Elyakim Rubinstein, Vice President of the Supreme Court of Israel, visited Chabad-Lubavitch headquarters at 770 Eastern Parkway last Monday, 8 Iyar, accompanied by a delegation of Israeli leaders and Chabad Shluchim.
Israeli security minister MK Gilad Erdan began his trip to New York City with a visit to the Rebbes Ohel. Erdan was accompanied by Rabbi Levi Edrei and was met by Rabbi Sholom Duchman who escorted him during his visit … Continued
Students of the Pre-1A classes at United Lubavitcher Yeshiva in Crown Heights paid a meaningful visit to the Rebbe’s room at 770 Eastern Parkway.
This week’s edition of MyLife: Chassidus Applied with Rabbi Simon Jacobson, Episode 116, will air tonight, Sunday, here on CrownHeights.info, beginning at 8:00pm. This week Rabbi Jacobson will address the topics: Who Is Running the Show Now? How Does One Overcome Fear of Public Speaking? Why Do Some Not Celebrate Yom Ha’atzmaut? Is Facebook as Unadvised for Adults as It Is for Children?
Shneur (ben Chaim Shlomo) Cohen (Montreal, Canada) and Rivka Lea (bas Mendel) Zalmanov (Crown Heights)
A new café and art studio opened by Chabad’s Friendship Circle in West Bloomfield, Michigan, is offering priceless opportunities to adults with special needs.
Zalman Shimon Itkin (Scranton, PA) and Malka Lerman (Crown Heights)
Filled with inspiration and relaxation, 150 Shluchos who had gathered at the fifth Chana Seminar in Europe, arranged by Chana Margolin of Brussels, departed with revitalized energies to their homes.