In the wake of the devastating earthquake that shook Kathmandu, Nepal, over 1,800 have been reported dead, tens of thousands injured and countless more missing due to breakdowns in communications or worse. Among those missing are two Lubavitchers from Crown Heights.
Three Israeli Border Police officers were hospitalized after being struck by a car in northeast Jerusalem’s a-Tur neighborhood Saturday night in what police are calling a terrorist attack.
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In the days preceding May 5, 1990, Russian anti-Semitic groups threatened violence reminiscent of the pogroms at the turn of the century, causing panic among Russian Jews.
A powerful earthquake has devastated Nepal and over 1,400 have already been declared dead. That toll is expected to rise as additional reports are coming in. Chabad of Nepal has been working hard to locate missing backpackers and provide shelter for the displaced.
Dovi Begun (S. Paulo, Brazil) and Shula Schwartz (Crown Heights)
Tonight, 6 Iyar, marks the Yahrtzeit of Rabbi Dovid Bryn, OBM, a Shliach to Miami who inspired and was loved by all who came into contact with him. He was referred to by the Rebbe at ‘the Tzadik of Miami.’
This Shabbos at the Besht, Rabbi Baruch Jacobson, Shliach at Hunter College, will lead a discussion on the topic – The Meaning Behind the Counting of the Omer.
Watch out! Watch this! Many clever lines will draw attention to the novelty of the upcoming Apple Watch, but right now, all eyes can turn to the first Jewish app for the new gadget, which will make the technology even handier for many users.
CrownHeights.info and Lubavitch Archives present a unique photo of the Rebbe conversing at a Farbrengen with New York City’s first Jewish mayor, Abe Beame, who led the city from 1974 to 1977.
Over 150 members of the Crown Heights community attended a Shloshim gathering last night honoring the memory of Reb Chaim Serebryanski, OBM.
In this week’s edition of Letter and Spirit, we present a letter from the Rebbe in which he uses the classic teachings of Rabbi Akiva to explain the essence of a Jew, and uses the scientific method in making his point. The letter was written through the Rebbe’s trusted secretary Rabbi Nissan Mindel, and was made available by the latter’s son-in-law, Rabbi Sholom Ber Shapiro.
Portland, Oregon, city of subcultures without a cause, now famous for a popular TV series mocking, as one reviewer wrote, its “supposed air of aimless, bohemian self-involvement, [and] the empty passions that dominate its world” is seeing a flowering of traditional Jewish life.
Palestinian Militants in the Gaza Strip fired two rockets at Israel as it celebrated its independence day today, the first such attack in months.
After borrowers defaulted on a $9,400,000 mortgage, a U.S. bank has been seeking offers for the ‘note’ on 792 Eastern Parkway, the building which houses the Jewish Children’s Museum.
Bais Rivkah of Crown Heights is gearing up for their upcoming summer day camp, directed by Mrs. Sara Blau, and has released the names of the three talented and dedicated young women who will serve as head counselors.
Gilad Mordekovich (Israel/Hawaii) and Rivka Pearlstein (Coral Springs, FL)
Meir Rapoport (Atlantic City, NJ) and Shaina Matusof (Madison, WI)
For the first time since they were founded, the two flagship Chabad news websites in Israel – Shturem.net and Chabad Online (COL) – have gone offline for the day. The cause of the outage is not any sort of technical difficulty – but Mivtzoim!
Aron Hersh (Richie) and Chanie (nee Levitin) Richter (Queens, NY)
Following our news report on a belligerent and aggressive Crown Heights beggar who assaulted a man on Kingston Ave. earlier this week, the administration of 1414 President St., the dormitory of the Central United Lubavitcher Yeshiva, sent us a video of the same man stealing a bicycle from the front of the building.
Meir and Chanie (nee Tarlow) Perelstein (Crown Heights)
After a brief but forceful downpour yesterday afternoon, a vivid and easily identifiable rainbow formed over the neighborhood.