Alex Lustig, a freshman at California Polytechnic State Institute, had come down with mononucleosis, which left him utterly wiped out. He was in need of rest, care and a little homemade food. Once she heard the news, his mother, who lives 16 hours away in Seattle, did what any Jewish mother would: She called in an order of hot chicken soup for her son.
Looking for a male, nice and compassionate person, to accompany to Shul and to aid an elderly Anash member of Crown Heights. Work is 25 hours a week, and can be increased to 40 hours.
This is a generous and gracious family that will provide support and proper work environment. Great pay and benefits.
For a confidential interview, please call 646-996-6043
In a shocking post on their official Facebook page that is reminiscent of a medieval blood libel, the Rockland County Republican Party unleashed a tirade of venomous and outrageous lies against the Hasidic community, alleging that Hasidic women are held captive, abused and denied basic human rights by their male counterparts.
A security guard working in front of a Jewish girls’ school in Crown Heights was menaced with a gun by a man in a vehicle as she was assisting with dismissal. The man shouted anti-Jewish remarks before driving away.
Arctic ice, rising sea levels, and polar bears were the stuff of spirited discussion over bagels and lox Sunday morning at Central Massachusetts Chabad.
Five hundred members of Jewish community of Melbourne held a memorial service on Sunday in memory of 10-year-old Thalia Hakin, who was killed on Friday in a ramming attack in Melbourne.
A powerful weather system swept up the U.S. East Coast on Monday with pounding rain and high winds, potentially snarling travel for millions after tornadoes killed at least 18 people in Georgia and Mississippi over the weekend.
A first-of-its-kind Art Fair and special rallies were held in United Lubavitcher Yeshiva to mark the Hilula of the Alter Rebbe, Chof Daled Teves.
When 125 women gather together, it must be for something worthwhile. On Tuesday, 16th January, a partnership between Chai Cancer Care and Chabad Buckhurst Hill resulted in a Gala Dinner that not only raised money for Chai Cancer Care but also raised awareness of the difference that this charity can make to enable individuals and families suffering with cancer to feel cared for and never simply left alone.
With just two weeks left to Yud Shevat, Bochurim around the world are preparing to spend Yud Shvat at the Rebbe’s Ohel and in Crown Heights, learning this year’s Bosi Legani Ma’amorim, and taking on Hachlotos Tovos.
Chabad singing sensation Nemuel was born and grew up in France. His house was always buzzing with music, specifically with Chabad music, and especially at the Shabbos table. His connection to music started at a very young age, at family events, expanding to French Jewish events, and then it was clear that he was destined for greatness in the realm of music.
Eli and Chani (nee Edelkopf) Raksin (Parkland, FL)
Many gathered in 770 on Motzai Shabbos for a Farbrengen in honor of Chof Daled Teves, the day of the Yohrtzeit of the Alter Rebbe.
Today, 24 Teves, marks the Yahrtzeit of Rabbi Schneur Zalman of Liadi, the founder of Chabad. Known among Chassidim as the Alter Rebbe, Rabbi Shneur Zalman authored the Tanya and a version of the Code of Jewish Law, lighting the way in both Halacha and Chassidic Philosophy.
This week’s edition of MyLife: Chassidus Applied with Rabbi Simon Jacobson, Episode 147, will air tonight, Sunday, here on CrownHeights.info, beginning at 8:00pm. This week Rabbi Jacobson will address the topics: Launching the 3rd Annual MyLife Essay Contest! Lessons from Chof Daled Teves; Do Menial Details Matter? Why is Unity So Powerful? What to Do When Someone You Respect Turns out to be a Violator?
Sara Chana Silverstein, a Crown Heights mother of seven who specializes in areas of alternative medicine and herbs, appeared on the ABC show CT Style to share her recipe for delicious tofu tacos.
An excerpt from a Shiur given by renowned lecturer and educator Rabbi Naftali Silberberg, courtesy of The Baal Shem Tov Library.
Hundreds of men and women turned out this Motzai Shabbos for Crown Heights Hatzalah’s annual Melava Malka, health symposium and raffle for $18,000.
Yaacov Yosef and Chaya Raskin (Lima, Peru)
Danny and Lian (nee Simmon) Winterfeld (Sydney, Australia)
In what cannot be described as anything short of an open miracle, Shneur Zalman Boaron, a 13-year-old boy who was critically injured and in a coma for a week after he was struck by a vehicle while crossing Kingston Ave. on his way to school early last month, has been sent home from the hospital in good health just in time for Shabbos.
A car driven deliberately into a crowded pedestrian shopping plaza by a crazed man killed three people and critically injured scores more. Over the weekend two more succumbed to their wounds, while the Jewish community mourned the death of Thalia Hakin, a 10-year-old student in Beth Rivkah Ladies College.
This Motzai Shabbos, men and women are invited to join Hatzalah of Crown Heights for a Melava Malka, featuring a hot buffet and wine tasting, alongside a health symposium and entertainment by Yehuda Green, a noted singer and composer. Also, a trio of fine California red wines will be raffled off among those in attendance.