As the funeral procession wended its way through Milan from one Jewish institution to another, the crowd got bigger and bigger, swelling to 600 strong. It was a fitting send-off for Rabbi Levi Hezkia, 74, a Chabad-Lubavitch rabbi who had touched the lives of thousands of Jews in Italy.
Rabbi Yisroel and Shternie (née Shemtov) Treitel opened Chabad of Renton under the auspices of Rabbi Sholom Ber Levitin of Chabad Lubavitch of the Pacific Northwest.
With a record high lottery being drawn tonight, many wonder if they should buy a ticket. With the chances of winning so small, is there a point in even trying? Watch as a person asks the Lubavitcher Rebbe if he […]
Residents of Crown Heights awoke Tuesday morning to discover that over a dozen vehicles that were parked on Kingston Avenue overnight had their windows blown out, as well as the glass pane of bus stop, in what appears to be a massive case of vandalism.
An Israeli soldier was stabbed by an Arab terrorist in the city of Hevron Monday morning. The terrorist was shot and killed.
Until about 70 years ago, Malta and its smaller islands accommodated mikvah-observant Jews for centuries with specially built stone structures near the shoreline. Now the island nation is getting its first luxury mikvah.
It happened Saturday night at the 121 Precinct station house as a patrol officer prepared to head out for the midnight shift. He noticed smoke coming out of the bottom of the device and took it off his shirt before the unit exploded.
The Scheinfeld family completed a new Sefer Torah in honor of the second yartzeit of Reb Moty Scheinfeld this Sunday. The Sefer Torah was completed at 471 Empire Blvd, and with dancing and singing, taken to Bais Eliezer Yitzchak at 394 Kingston Ave.
In this weekly JLI video, we tackle the question “What is G-d’s definition of normal?” Is it truly better to be normal than unique?
Representative of NYC law enforcement agencies, along with members of Vaad Hakinus, got together at the JCM conference room to make plans for the upcoming International Kinus Hashluchim.
Eli Muskal (Wellington, Florida) And Tzippy Orbach (Buenos Aires, Argentina)
On Tuesday last week, Darchai Menachem was visited by a petting zoo. The massive cow looked down with lazy eyes when the boys started to milk her. The farmer from Beaver Wood Farms announced that for whoever wanted to drink, the milk was Cholov Yisroel.
This week’s edition of MyLife: Chassidus Applied with Rabbi Simon Jacobson, Episode 232, will air tonight, Sunday, here on CrownHeights.info, beginning at 8:00pm. This week Rabbi Jacobson will address the topics: How Do You Explain the Blessing of “She’Lo Osani Isha”? Do We Need Secular Sources to Teach Us How to Understand and Raise Our Children? What Should Our Attitude Be to “Non-Official” Shluchim? Hiding Sarah in a… Box? Are Controversial Verses in the Torah Being Taught to Our Children in the Proper Way? Can We Go to a Non-Religious/Non-Chassidic Therapist? What Is the Attitude of Chassidus Chabad to the Ramchal and His Mesilas Yisharim?
A new initiative being pushed by ten Jewish organizations, and written by Nathan Lewin, would remove a legal block for Shomer Shabbos workers.
Crown Heights assailant who viciously attacked a man in Crown Heights, had his hate crime charges dropped by a grand Jury.
A new law passed by the City Council, named the “Right to Know” law, requires all NYPD officers to give more information when they stop someone. They would need to tell their full name and rank, as well as other bits of usefull information.
On October 15, Senator John E. Brooks stopped by the Chabad Center for Jewish Life on Hewlett Avenue with a delivery for Rabbi Shimon and Chanie Kramer. The couple received a NYS Commendation Award in recognition of their contribution to the community.
Menachem Mendel Breindel (London, UK) and Debra Howard (Manchester, UK)
Schneur Zalman Simon (London, UK) and Rivka Rosenblum (Montreal, Canada)
After the bris and the [Rebbe] Rashab was named, his grandfather, the Rebbe the Tzemach Tzedek expressed a thought based on the acronyms of his name Reb Sholom Ber and said, “BaSaR ShaBaR”; which means that one should break the materialistic aspects of the physical world
Courtesy of Lubavitch Archives, we present a photo of the Rebbe arriving at 770.
Following an exciting holiday season with lots of traveling around the world, a virus has made its way back into the United States, and into the frum community in particular. Six cases of the measles have been reported in Williamsburg, hospitalizing at least one, and 11 cases have been confirmed in Rockland County.