Earlier this week a devastating crash on Eastern Parkway claimed the life of a young woman, a makeshift memorial of candles and flowers was put up by friend’s and nearby residents. Among the condolence notes was one which recognizes the diversity in Crown Heights.
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Kuti and Rikki (nee Fischelowitz) Chanin (Crown Heights)
Leibi and Chanie Marozov (Crown Heights)
Compelled by video of a police chokehold death on Staten Island and the lack of such evidence in the fatal shooting of a Missouri teenager, a top New York City official Thursday intensified her push to equip the city’s 35,000 officers with body-worn cameras.
A 4 year old child was killed when a mortar fired from Gaza hit the vehicle he was in. The attack occurred in Shar Hangev, a few miles away from Gaza.
Nathan Hecht, the son of Chabad Shluchim to Forest Hills, Queens, appeared on the Fox Business channel yesterday to discuss his latest startup – an app that ‘self-destructs’ files sent over e-mail and social media.
In November of 2008, Islamic terrorists entered the Chabad House run by Rabbi Gabi and Rivky Holtzberg in Mumbai, India, and murdered them and four of their guests in cold blood. In the immediate aftermath of the gruesome attack, photos of the smiling couple were transposed with images of their crying 2-year-old son, Moishe, and the bullet-riddled shell of the Jewish center the Holtzbergs had built in the heart of India’s largest city.
This Shabbos at the Besht, Rabbi Sholomo Dovid Geisinsky, Rosh Yeshiva in Oholei Torah and Rov of Kehilas Bais Shimshon, will lead a discussion on the topic – Why may one not add to and beautify the Mitzvos?
CrownHeights.info and Lubavitch Archives present a unique photo of the Rebbe entering 770 during the winter in the late 1970s.
Do you find yourself totally befuddled by current events? Are you like so many others struggling to find some sort of context or perspective to the madness that’s taking over the world these days…The surge of anti-Semitism and the world’s support for blatant and egregious evil? Do you feel like it’s either you or two thirds of the world that has lost touch with reality? It’s not that you disagree with their position, which would be normal, it’s that you don’t even begin to relate to where their coming from.
Gutman and Mirel (nee Hackner) Skoblo (Crown Heights)
Sholom Zochor at 362 Crown St. [between Brooklyn and New York Aves.]
In this week’s edition of Letter & Spirit, we present a letter of the Rebbe about the well-known story of the Sage Hillel and the doorkeeper of the yeshiva, where he thirsted to enter and hear Torah but could not because of lack of funds – a story of Mesiras Nefesh for the learning of Torah. The letter was written through the Rebbe’s trusted secretary Rabbi Nissan Mindel, and was made available by his son-in-law Rabbi Sholom Ber Shapiro.
The Obama administration should not be pushing its agenda on Israel while the Jewish state’s citizens are facing rocket fire from Gaza and are in the midst of a military campaign to address the threat, The Algemeiner Editor Dovid Efune said in a recent debate on i24 News at Jerusalem’s Jaffa Port.
For its 8th year since its inception, campers of Camp Gan Israel Florida Overnight presented the Rebbe with a beautiful gift; a total of 32,319 lines of Torah; Mishnayos, Tanya, Siddur and Yediyos Kloliyos were learned as part of the camp’s annual Mishnayos Be’Al Peh program – with results far surpassing the achievements of the previous year.
Yankel and Chaya Mushka (nee Katzman) Raskin (Crown Heights)
In front of Raskin’s Fish Market on Kingston Ave. this afternoon, comedian Moshe Kravitzky had a bucket of ice dumped on his head, but for a good cause – raising $2,000 for Yad L’shliach’s fund for Rabbi Yitzi horowitz, who is suffering from ALS.
A large chunk of a rocket fired from Gaza crashed through the roof of a home in Kfar Chabad, Israel. Miraculously, no one was hit or hurt by the deadly shrapnel.
Peretz Lokshin (Crown Heights) and Frumi Shaw (Worcester, MA)
L’chaim tonight, Thursday, at 580 Crown St.
[between Albany and Troy Aves.]
A three-car-pileup occurred this afternoon at the intersection of Schenectady Avenue and Crown Street in Crown Heights.
A pistol-packing thug who robbed and shot two people in Crown Heights last week was apprehended by detectives, after he committed a third such robbery in the neighboring 73rd precinct.
An enormous Palestinian flag, bearing the words “Boycott, Divest, Sanction,” was unfurled from the south side of the Manhattan Bridge in New York City yesterday evening.
Yossi Sacks (Pittsburgh, PA) and Dina (bas R’ Yudi) Gniwisch (Montreal, Canada)
L’chaim tonight, Thursday, at the Jewish Children’s Museum
792 Eastern Pkwy. [corner Kingston Ave.] at 8:30pm