Thousands turned out over the weekend in support of Keren Simchas Chosson V’Kallah at their annual auction event in Crown Heights. Winner List Added!
Number 37 Zirkusgasse looks like many of the other nondescript buildings in Vienna’s second district. But the apartment house holds particular pathos for Fritz Bittman who was born in its cellar in 1944.
This week’s edition of MyLife: Chassidus Applied with Rabbi Simon Jacobson, Episode 198, will air tonight, Sunday, here on CrownHeights.info, beginning at 8:00pm. This week Rabbi Jacobson will address the topics: Chassidus Applied to Yud Shevat – 68 (חיים) Years; What Is the Jewish Perspective on Astrology? How Can I Explain the Value of Shabbos to My Friend Who Doesn’t Keep It? Is the Rebbe Perfect?
I have always supported KSCVK. Devorah is always there for our community and hundreds upon hundreds of families in our community and shluchim around the world have only been able to make Chasunos because of KSCVK. Last night was the men’s event for the Chinese auction. I was a volunteer. The food was great! The ambiance was great! The entertainment was amazing! The crowd was a little smaller than last year. It seemed like less money came in than usual. A lot of the big spenders are our of town. I asked after they counted and the numbers are down.
A boy’s school in Crown Heights is the first to be putting on a “production”, much like the ones commonly done by girls schools. The production will be based on Yud Shvat and organizers are calling it “epic!”
Yehuda Glaser (Chicago, IL) and Esther Leah Goldberg (Monsey, NY)
Hundreds turned out on Motzai Shabbos for an evening of food an entertainment benefiting Keren Simchas Chosson VeKallah, the organization which assists with wedding expenses. The crowd enjoyed a lavish buffet followed by the amazing entertainment of Oz Pearlman, who using mind tricks kept the crowd riveted.
A clueless mugger attempted to rob a Jewish man at knifepoint on Friday night on Crown Street, in the ‘heart’ of Crown Heights.
A young couple was blessed with a child, but their happiness and joy dissipated almost immediately, as the doctors informed them that their child has some extremely serious health issues, which although are not terminal, they are incurable.
THIS WEEKEND: Keren Simchas Chosson V’Kallah will be hosting their 17th annual auction fundraising event this Motzai Shabbos and Sunday. This helps support the work that KSCVK does in assiting to marry off hundreds of Kallahs and Chassanim. The program will feature
This Shabbos at the Besht, Rabbi Michoel Seligson will lead a discussion on the topic of Yud Shvat.
Dovie Kivman (Crown Heights) and Mushkie Weese (Palo Alto, CA)
Ahead of the release of guidelines from the State Education Department regarding instruction at religious and other private schools, Avi Schick – a member of the Dentons’ Litigation and Dispute Resolution practice and attorney for PEARLS – wrote an op-ed recently published in the Wall Street Journal. In the piece, Avi argues that New York’s plan is not only inconsistent with the law, but may also have the unintended effect of requiring the State to provide billions of dollars in school aid annually to non-public schools.
JLI presents its unique two-minute video featuring a powerful and relevant message from a timely tale; titled: The Royal Turkey, The Prince Who Thought He Was a Turkey. Here is this week’s video.
Courtesy of Lubavitch Archives, we present a photo of The Rebbe at a Farbrengen in 1972.
Please take a moment and say a Kapital Tehillim for Lev Arye ben Rivka Rochel, an infant who underwent heart surgery and is in need a complete and speedy recovery.
Yitzchok and Asna Devorah (nee Beenstock) Ostrozynski (Crown Heights)
Yisroel (ben Dovid) Cohen (Montreal, Canada) and Miriam Haberman (Crown Heights)
In this weeks letter, The Rebbe addresses the question of astrology and horoscope in Jewish life. Seeing as the culture of Mitzrayim was steeped in the ways of astrology, horoscope, stargazing and the like, we need clarity on the Jewish outlook regarding these. The letter, written originally in English, is from the archives of the Rebbe’s trusted secretary Rabbi Nissan Mindel.
Zalmy and Shaina (nee Liberow) Kavka (Crown Heights)
Over 1,000 members of Anash and student of Oholei Torah took part in the Levaya for Reb Mendel Morosov OBM, who passed away at the age of 101 and was the eldest Chabad chossid and beloved Mashpiah. The Levaya passed in front of the school, to which he dedicated 60 years of his life, then passing by 770 and on to the cemetery.
Ahead of the upcoming International Conference of Shluchos, the organizers have announced that Mrs. Mariashi Groner of Charlotte, North Carolina, will be delivering the keynote address at the Gala Banquet.