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Creep Stalks 8-Year-Old Girl; Now in Police Custody

A creep who, since Friday, stalked an 8-year-old girl as well as her 12-year-old brother in Crown Heights, has now left the family a frightening note in their mailbox, “Watch out. I am watching you!! Your daughter is cute.”

Update: Sources are reporting that the suspect turned himself in to a police station after seeing his image on news reports. The community can breathe a sigh of relief as he is now in police custody.

Op-Ed: Whose Responsibility Is It?

Following the tragic death Malky Klein, a troubled young woman who was failed by the system, which shocked the Orthodox-Jewish community to its core, renowned Crown Heights educator Dena Gorkin wrote the following op-ed as a tribute to the young woman, which contains a list of tips that educators and parents should use for raising their children.

8:00pm: How Low Has Our Generation Fallen?

This week’s edition of MyLife: Chassidus Applied with Rabbi Simon Jacobson, Episode 185, will air tonight, Sunday, here on CrownHeights.info, beginning at 8:00pm. This week Rabbi Jacobson will address the topics: Why Is It Not Enough to Be a Good Jew At Heart? I Feel So Lonely. What Can I Do About It? How Low Has Our Generation Fallen? What Can We Learn from Hashem’s Change in Perspective? Chabad Variations from The Mainstream: The Third Shabbos Meal.

Remembering Rebbetzin Rivka Korf, OBM

From her birth in British Mandate Palestine to Breslover parents in 1942, to her passing 75 years later this past Wednesday, Rebbetzin Rivka Korf led a remarkable life, during whichi she spearheaded, along with her husband R’ Avrohom Korf, the renaissance of Jewish life in the state of Florida.

Critical Crown Heights Father Sees Improvement

A positive development has been reported regarding the condition of Yehoshua Raphael HaLevi Ben Yocheved, a 31-year-old Crown Heights father of two who was in critical condition and underwent three open heart surgeries after a rare viral infection spread to his heart.

Weekly Story: Ein Od Milvado

Once when Reb Binyomin Kletzker was recording his expense income sheet, marking down the cost of the lumber, noting the different types, grades and sizes, the labor, shipping etc., each item was recorded with their exact number and cost. He then came to write the grand total and instead of writing down a number as the grand total, he simply wrote ein oid milvado – there is nothing besides Hashem! 

Weekly Letter: Spreading the 7 Noahide Laws

This week, as we read in the Torah Parshas Noach, we present a letter from the Rebbe explaining the neccecity of — and encouraging the promotion of — the Seven Noahide Commandments. The letter, written originally in English, is from the archives of the Rebbe’s trusted secretary Rabbi Nissan Mindel.