A minor brouhaha is playing out in local media over signs that have been popping up around Crown Heights, asking “residents, guests and visitors” to dress modestly, as it is “a Jewish neighborhood.”
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A Message from the Ashkenazic Chief Rabbi of Venezuela, Rabbi Pynchas Brenner, which he sent to his congregation and followers.
Yitzy and Kayla (nee Pinson) Shapiro (Brussels, Belgium)
A man was arrested after shoplifting from The Marketplace grocery store in Crown Heights. Store employees followed the man around the neighborhood, and when finally calling Shomrim the man was apprehended and swiftly arrested.
Fishel and Shainy (nee Gurary) Oster (Crown Heights)
What do Kabbalah and Chicken Soup have in common? A great Torah class – running ten years – for adults at Chabad of Orange County.
This week’s edition of MyLife: Chassidus Applied with Rabbi Simon Jacobson, Episode 27, will air tonight, Sunday, here on CrownHeights.info beginning at 8:00pm. This week, Rabbi Jacobson will address the topics of: bad advice from rabbis, lapses in Kashrus and Taharas Hamishpacha, psychics, stress control and secular studies.
Rabbi Shmuel Lesches, Magid Shiur in the Yeshiva Gedola of Melbourne, Australia, has compiled a guide to the laws and customs of the Nine Days for the benefit of the wider Lubavitch community.
Alternate side parking (street cleaning) regulations will be suspended Monday through Wednesday, July 28-30 for for a Muslim holiday. All other regulations, including parking meters, remain in effect.
The Wellsprings Bungalow Colony Day Camp, under the leadership of head counselors Rabbi Avremy and Bracha Slavaticki, went on Mivtzoim this Friday to Hollywood Country Club in Monticello to distribute Shabbos candles. They were greeted with much enthusiasm.
Due to the renewed threat of Hamas rockets aimed at Ben Gurion Airport, the IDF set up a contingent of Iron Dome anti-missile systems in the vicinity of Kfar Chabad. On Friday, a group of Lubavitcher met with these soldiers and helped them put on Tefilin.
Camp Gan Israel in Parksville, NY marked the completion of the first session of camp, a month filled with learning, fun and spiritual growth. Of particular note was the success of the learning directors’ ‘Kluger’ program, a game-show which creates a fun and competitive atmosphere out of learning class.
Chaim Rendler (Crown Heights) and Bracha Morozow (Crown Heights)
L’chaim Sunday night at 778 Montgomery St. [between Albany and Troy Aves.]
This afternoon, a rocket fired by Hamas from the Gaza Strip was intercepted by Israel’s Iron Dome defense system in the skies above Kfar Chabad. Fragments from the rocket landed in a field in the outskirts of the town, mere yards away from residential housing.
In light of media bias against Israel and several recent anti-Semitic incidents in Germany, Chabad of Berlin organized a meeting yesterday, July 24, with Israeli diplomat Emmanuel Nahshon to discuss what can be done for the situations to improve.
This Shabbos at the Besht, Rabbi Naftali Silberberg, editor at JLI, will lead a discussion on the topic of Ahavas Yisroel.
Dovid and Hindy (nee Krinsky) Kanarfogel (Crown Heights)
From a single house to a household name, Lubavitch of the UK has grown over the past 6 decades to a network of 115 Shluchim, who span the length and breadth of the United Kingdom.
Do you ever encounter people that you know, who won’t say hello or good Shabbos to you, or even look you in the eye, while try as you might, you can’t think of what you have ever done to them. In fact you know for certain that you’ve never done them any wrong?
CrownHeights.info and Lubavitch Archives present a unique photo of the Rebbe visiting Camp Gan Israel in Swan Lake, New York, summer of 1957.
Moshe and Chanie Silman (Crown Heights)
Sholom Zochor at 302 Schenectady Ave. [between Eastern Pkwy and Union St.]
Shmuly and Chana (nee Krinsky) Newman (Crown Heights)