A Crown Heights mother intervened when she observed a non-Jewish babysitter try and buy non-kosher ice cream for three Jewish children in her care.
On Friday, the morning after his Bar Mitzvah, Shimi Goldstein of Crown Heights returned to his regular Mivtzoim route in Long Island, where he rose to the challenge of helping a fellow Jew perform the Mitzvah of Tefilin.
Hundreds of men, women and children joined the Grand Hakhel Lag Ba’omer Parade in Kharkov, Ukraine, which took place in the local Ecopark Feldman Zoo.
A 13-year-old Crown Heights boy was arrested and charged with criminal possession of a weapon after he allegedly gave a loaded handgun to his 8-year-old brother, who then brought it to school.
A scuffle broke out in front of The Marketplace, a Crown Heights supermarket, after a man shoplifted a block of butter and was confronted by the store’s management.
Lubavitch Educational Center, South Florida’s flagship Chabad school, is currently in precautionary lockdown as police pursue armed gunmen after a dramatic car chase ended in the vicinity.
Imagine a roomful of more than two hundred Jewish teens, gathered from more than twenty cities and six countries across Europe to spend a meaningful, uplifting Shabbos together. Imagine all the languages they are speaking. The sounds. The singing. Old friends meeting again. New friendships just beginning.
Some 500 friends and supporters of Chabad of the Conejo Valley in California came together on Thursday, May 26, 2016, at the Four Seasons Hotel in Westlake Village, California, to celebrate the organization’s annual Gala Banquet. Centered on the theme “Touching Lives… Building Legacies,” the event was highlighted by, among other things, Dennis Prager‘s acceptance of the “Voice of Courage Award.”
With great sadness and pain we inform you of the untimely passing of Mrs. Rivky Berman, OBM, daughter of Connecticut Shluchim Rabbi Yisroel and Vivi Deren. She was 29 years old.
The Keren Avraham Eliezer Camp Fund – in memory of Hatomim Avremi Goldman HYD – hosted a Chinese Auction in Lubavitcher Yeshiva in Crown Heights on Sunday, with hundreds in attendance. At the event the lucky winners of some 80 fabulous prizes were drawn.
Shloime and Chaya Nelken (Crown Heights)
Thousands of students from schools across South Florida; from Miami to Palm Beach, came together in unity for an amazing program hosted in the Hard Rock Live Arena in Hollywood, FL, organized by Rabbi Shmuly Gutnick of Chabad Youth Network of Florida.
This week’s edition of MyLife: Chassidus Applied with Rabbi Simon Jacobson, Episode 117, will air tonight, Sunday, here on CrownHeights.info, beginning at 8:00pm. This week Rabbi Jacobson will address the topics: Why Are Some People Born with Physical Disabilities? Does The Torah Discriminate Against Them? What’s The Secret to Aging with Dignity? How Can We Know if Passion Is Being Channeled Properly?
At Yeshiva LeRabbonus Pretoria, the South Africa smichah program under Rabbi Gidon Fox, students have recently finished an amazing zman that included relevant classes in chasidus by Rabbi Yosef Kesselman and Shulchan Oruch Yoreh Deah with real life application by Rabbi Chaim Finkelstein, the Rosh Yeshiva.
Alternate side parking (street cleaning) and parking meter regulations will be suspended on Monday, May 30, for Memorial Day.
On Friday, May 27, Mr. Harry Triguboff was officially named the richest man in Australia by the Business Review Weekly. As he does every Friday, Rabbi Dovid Slavin, director of Our Big Kitchen, visited Mr. Triguboff in his Sydney office to deliver fresh Challah for Shabbos. This week, however, the Challah was braided in a unique shape to celebrate the occasion.
On Friday morning, an 8-year-old student of The Albany Avenue School (P.S. 91) in Crown Heights, which is located across the street from Lefferts Park, brought a loaded handgun to school, prompting an emergency police response.
Rabbi Benny Hershcovich, Shliach in Cabo S. Lucas, Mexico, delivers his brief and hilarious thought on this week’s Parsha, Behar. This week Rabbi Benny answers the question: Why does the Torah first command us to agriculturally rest on the seventh sabbatical year, only afterwards telling us about working the land during the preceding six years? Shouldn’t the order have been reversed?
Lying down on the ground Ivan saw the train slow down to almost a standstill as it approached the curve and then proceeded very slowly. This was the moment he was waiting for. Running over to one of the back cars, he grabbed hold of the ladder and climbed up.
Soviet Jewish underground rabbi Hillel Zaltzman made history by being honored at the US Senate in Washington, D.C. A special award was presented to him by Senator Ben Cardin (D-Maryland), who said that Rabbi Zaltzman is an inspiration to all.
Alicia Boyd, the notoriously anti-Semitic and anti-white founder of the Movement to Protect the People (MTOPP), an organization which uses hateful tactics to oppose any commercial developments in Crown Heights, allegedly assaulted a worker who was cutting grass at the Brooklyn Botanical Gardens, a witness told CrownHeights.info.
Cheder at the Ohel had its annual Lag Ba’omer Parade in Valley Stream State Park. The theme was Hakhel.