While riding ‘Citi Bikes’ around Manhattan on Sunday, a group of CTeen Shabbaton participants from Ulster County, NY, bumped into New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, who graciously posed for a photo with them.
Chabad of Sunnyvale, CA, directed by Rabbi Yisroel Hecht, welcomed a new Sefer Torah this past Sunday, the 3rd day of Adar.
Speaking before a crowd of 18,000 at the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) annual policy conference in Washington, DC, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu downplayed any breakdown in relationship between the United State and the State of Israel.
An eclectic standing-room-only crowd of over four hundred women gathered for an evening of remembrance and inspiration in Melbourne last week. The gala event was the result of a collaboration of Rivkie’s Project, a tzedaka organisation established in memory of Rivkie Barber, OBM, and Mikveh Chaya Moushka.
March 1st, over 1500 Jewish teens attended CTeen’s international convention in New York. The conference brought together teens from Brazil, Hong Kong, France, England, Australia, Israel, Canada, Germany, Singapore and the US, their staff, Rabbis, political leaders and guest educators for an important weekend of teen engagement.
Rabbi Shmuel Lesches, Magid Shiur in the Yeshiva Gedola of Melbourne, Australia, has compiled a guide to the laws of Taanis Esther and Purim for the benefit of the wider Lubavitch community.
Mordy Moskovitz (Flatbush) and Sarah Saginor (Crown Heights)
This week’s edition of MyLife: Chassidus Applied with Rabbi Simon Jacobson, Episode 58, will air tonight, Sunday, here on CrownHeights.info, beginning at 8:00pm. This week Rabbi Jacobson will address the topics in a Pre-Purim Special on Joy and Jewish Pride, Sadness vs. Clinical Depression; Arrogance vs. Chassidishe Confidence.
Alternate Side Parking regulations will be suspended Monday, March 2 due to snow operations. Payment at parking meters will remain in effect throughout the city.
Tzvi Freund (Crown Heights) and Chana Esther (bas Meir) Okunov (Crown Heights)
When Chani Gopin and her husband moved to Lugansk 15 years ago to open a Chabad center in the small Eastern Ukrainian city, she thought it would be hard. But she had no idea just how hard it would be.
Boys and girls participating in the Cteen Shabbaton braved some frigid and snowy weather to posed for two group photos Sunday afternoon.
Jewish students at UC Berkeley were in a celebratory mood last Wednesday night after the unanimous passing (20-0) of a bill by the student government (ASUC) condemning anti-Semitism. The bill empowers Jewish students “to define, within the guidelines of the nationally recognized definition put forth by the United States State Department, what is and is not antisemitism, in the same manner in which other communities are granted that right.”
A tutor working in boy’s schools in Crown Heights was arrested last week and charged with a number of heinous crimes, including child molestation and endangerment. Neighborhood schools release statements on his arrest.
Four children were rescued from a burning second-floor apartment when they were dropped into neighbors’ arms as families crawled to safety from a fire that injured nine people, one critically, witnesses and officials said.
A Chabad Shliach active in the Israeli city of Chevron has received a number of alarming death threats on his facebook page. The threats appear to be coming from a Hamas aligned Palestinian terrorist.
Sunday, Yud Adar, marks one year to the sudden and shocking passing of Rashi Minkowicz, a young mother and Shlucha, who was well known and loved by all who knew her. In her memory many of the programs she conducted at her Chabad House were continued in her memory around the world.
After a frigid February, New York City is preparing to start March with a snowstorm, with 3 inches expected to fall late Sunday afternoon.
Eldar Hughes, a 31-year-old man from Kfar Saba, was attacked tonight, Motzei Shabbos by Arab assailants near a Chabad House in the Israeli town.
A special event for Jewish teens in New York’s Time Square displaying Jewish pride and unity, featuring a special havdalah ceremony, inspiration and concert.
1500 teens from 186 cities from 10 countries worldwide participate in the annual Chabad Teen Network – CTeen Shabbaton, which began Friday in New York.
Yanky and Chava (nee Rittri) Gitler (Monsey, NY)