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CHYE Hosts ‘Founders Event’ at Global Firm

On Monday night, some 120 guests gathered at Deloitte & Touche LLP’s headquarters located at one of New York City’s leading landmarks, 30 Rockefeller Center, for a unique celebration. The high caliber networking event acknowledged the achievements of Crown Heights Young Entrepreneurs and gave tribute to the organization’s Founders Circle.


First Candle Lit at ‘Crossroads of the World’

Photos by Benams

A group of Bochrim braved the poor weather conditions and brought the Chanukah spirit to Times Square – “the crossroads of the world.” The Bochurim assembled a Menorah made of PVC, and gave the honor of lighting it to a passing Jew. They then fanned out and distributed Menorah kits and the traditional jelly doughnuts to the many passersby.

Alan Gross Released After 5 Years in Cuban Jail

Jewish-American contractor Alan Gross has landed in the U.S. after being released earlier today from a Cuban prison, where he had been held for five years. His release coincides with an historic deal between the U.S. and Cuban governments to normalize relations between the two nations, after over 50 years of hostility and embargo.