After years of court battles concerning inmates religious rights, Judge Patricia A. Seitz, of the United States District Court, ordered federal monitors to oversee that Jewish inmates in the Florida system be ensured to receive kosher food.
New York State Senator Jesse Hamilton, a Crown Heights resident, met with Yosef Rachimi, a Lubavitcher Bochur who was targeted in a firebomb attack in Manhattan last Friday while doing Mivtzoim.
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At the filming of a movie scene in front of Oholei Torah this morning, the school’s Office Administrator, Rabbi Shlomo Nelken, approached the film’s Jewish producer and offered him the opportunity to put on Tefilin – which he readily accepted.
The historical building of the Grand synagogue in Kaluga, Russia, was opened after renovations on Tuesday, October 8th. The opening marks almost 90 years since the last time the synagogue welcomed Jewish worshipers through its doors.
Yesterday, Monday, October 12, Director of Chabad in Mineola, NY, Rabbi Anchelle Perl, joined a group of pilots and community activists in several aircraft for a ‘fly by’ over Long Island, in a demonstration of support for Israel, as well as in honor of the Year of Hakhel.
A frightening scene where body which appeared lifeless and sprawled out in front of Oholei Torah, the neighborhoods largest boys’ school, was actually part of a filming of a TV show earlier today in Crown Heights.
A Jewish man sitting on an Eastern Parkway bench was assaulted by a Black man in an unprovoked attack. Bystanders and Shomrim apprehended the suspect.
Police have released surveillance video in connection with the firebombing incident in Manhattan on Friday in which two Yeshiva students were believed to have been targeted. Police are certain that this is not the case and it is no longer being considered a hate crime.
Moshe and Chana Esther (nee Brennan) Lewis (Crown Heights)
Tonight, Yad L’Achim will be hosting a special event dealing with the dangers of cults and missionaries. For the first time in New York, hear from a veteran and expert in counter cult tactics, as well as from a victim – The Mahara”m Schiff’s Grandson – who was saved by Yad L’Achim.
Three Israeli’s were killed in two simultaneous attacks in Jerusalem neighborhoods of Armon HaNetziv and Geulah. Over 20 others were reportedly injured, a number of whom are still listed in critical condition.
Chezky and Mushkie (nee Miller) Golowinsky (Crown Heights)
Peretz (ben zalman) Chein (Crown Heights) and Gitty Leitner (Monsey, NY)
Two Israeli yeshiva students thought that they were the intended victims of a Molotov cocktail that exploded near them on a Manhattan sidewalk on Friday afternoon, but police now say the manager of a neighborhood food-cart storage business was the actual target.
Hatzalah of Crown Heights recently took delivery of its 4th ambulance to its fleet. This new ambulance is joining their 3 other ambulances and a ‘fly-car’ which stand at the ready for any emergency medical need.
A Shomrim Volunteer was brutally assaulted in a sudden and unprovoked attack on Kingston Avenue. The suspect was apprehended, and police later found an imitation firearm in his possession.
Chabad of Miami’s South Beach, home to a growing Jewish community after many decades of decline, announced the purchase of a new property that will host the center’s myriad events and activities, after successfully raising $100,000 to purchase the building.
Rabbi Tzvi Hirsch Roderman regularly mans a Tefilin stand in the Machane Yehudah marketplace in Jerusalem. On Friday, while chatting with an IDF soldier, he was surprised by the young man’s Hungarian-Chasidic accent.
The relative calm in Israel on Sunday was shattered in the evening hours when an Arab-Israeli terrorist drove his car into a young woman and stabbed three other victims north of the city of Hadera. That gruesome attack was followed by another four stabbings that occurred today, Monday.
A Chabad synagogue in Notre-Dame-de-Grâce (NDG), Montreal, was apparently the victim of an act of vandalism this past Motzei Shabbos: someone knocked over the large menorah that stands outside the center.
In the year since Daily Wisdom, an anthology of 378 daily inspirational lessons culled from the vast and deep Torah teachings of theLubavitcher Rebbe—Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson, of righteous memory—was released in the English language, it has made Torah and its timeless teachings to an ever-increasing circle of readers.
Pictures from the Lechaim of Yerachmiel Bensaid (Paris, France) and Devorah Leah (Debbie) Bentolila (Kinshasa, DR Congo) which took place in the Lubavitcher Yeshiva hall in Crown Heights.