Leah Koontz, an art student at Moore College of Art and Design in Philadelphia, has met some of her closest friends thanks to Rabbi Daniel Grodnitzky and the Chabad House for Students of the Arts.
Sholom Ber and Chanie (nee Grossbaum) Cohen (Stonybrook, NY)
In an exclusive interview with CrownHeights.info, Rabbi Shea Hecht took the opportunity to clarify his position on the on the controversial ‘Call of the Shofar’ movement, after being misrepresented.
Pictures from the L’chaim of Yisroel Noach Teitlebaum (Montreal, Canada) and Leah Aber (Sydney, Australia), which took place at F.R.E.E. in Crown Heights.
Rabbi Yitzchok Minkowicz, director of Chabad Lubavitch of Southwest Florida, delivers his insights on this week’s Parsha - Shmos. This week Rabbi Minkowicz answers the question: How do you cultivate and nurture your G-dly Soul?
Orthodox Jews took their best swing at would-be “knockout” thugs Sunday, in the basement of a Queens synagogue.
This past week, a mother had to have her young daughter admitted to the Phoenix, Arizona Children’s Hospital at 3:00 in the morning. Without waiting a moment, she asked local Shliach Rabbi Berel Zaklikofsky to come by for a visit and bring some smiles to her ill daughter.
Zalman and Chaya Seema (nee Goldstein) Friedman (Crown Heights)
Nachman and Seema (nee Hayward) Savin (Chicago, IL)
Zalmy and Rivka (nee Mizrachi) Kass (Lauderhill, FL)
Law enforcement sources said a 20-year-old Long Island man is under arrest and is expect to be charged with up to 7 counts of ‘knockout’ assaults that date back to April of 2013.
Two children from the Ultra-Orthodox Jewish sect Lev Tahor are being returned to their parents, after they were taken into foster care by Canadian Authorities last Thursday.
The Mega Millions jackpot soared to an estimated $636 million on Tuesday, making it the second largest lottery jackpot in U.S. history.
Last week, a celebration was held for eight talmidim of the Oholei Torah Mesivta, after Rabbi Zushe Wilhelm, the Yeshiva’s dean, began a new initiative for the bochurim to learn the entire 5th Chelek of Likutei Sichos and write a synopsis on each sicha.
Izzy and Devorah Rudolph (Pittsburgh, PA)
Canadian artist Leon (Chaim Leib) Zernitsky’s story begins in the ramshackle wooden homes in post-World War II Homel, a Belarussian city with a sizable Jewish population.
Shmully Levitin (New Haven, CT) and Esta Koncepolski (Sydney, Australia)
Bolivia’s government says it considers Orthodox Jewish businessman Jacob Ostreicher a fugitive after unknown groups helped him flee across the border into Peru.
Yisroel Noach (ben R’ Zev) Teitlebaum (Montreal, Canada) and Leah Aber (Sydney, Australia)
The President of France, Francois Hollande, converses with Chabad Shluchim at a dinner celebrating 70 years to the founding of CIRF - The Council of Jewish Institutions in France.
Yisroel Aryei Leib and Miriam (nee Glazer) Goldstein (Crown Heights)
Sholom Zochor will be at 555 Crown St. [corner Albany Ave.] Apt. #2E
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is supporting the minority position of his own tax commission when it comes to providing a property-tax credit to renters across the state, with most of the break going to New York City tenants.