A suspected thief was arrested after attempting to ‘sell back’ a stolen iPhone to its owner. Collaboration between the victim, Shomrim and the NYPD led to the recovery of the phone and the victim’s money.
Yitsy and Ahuva (nee Kittner) Drelich (Milwaukee, WI)
Yanki and Chani (nee Garelik) Hayward (Montreal, Canada)
Mendy and Chaya’le (nee Yarmush) Levin (Philadelphia, PA)
This week’s edition of MyLife: Chassidus Applied with Rabbi Simon Jacobson, Episode 39, will air tonight, Sunday, here on CrownHeights.info beginning at 8:00pm. This week, in a special post-holiday edition, Rabbi Jacobson will address the topic: How to avoid the hangover.
Yehoshua and Stery (nee Naparstek) Lustig (Crown Heights)
Shneur Zalman (ben Yossi) Simpson (Crown Heights) and Rishe (bas Avraham) Gopin (Crown Heights)
A 12-year-old girl in Crown Heights is the latest victim of a knockout attack. The girl’s father says his daughter was simply walking back from the grocery store on East New York Avenue Tuesday night when a man on a bike attacked her.
At least 39 people were killed after a blizzard triggered avalanches on a mountain hiking trail in Nepal. Among the victims are three Israelis who were killed and another who is still missing. Search and rescue workers are still searching for an additional 20 missing hikers.
At a Chol Hamoed Sukkos event in Sheepshead Bay, two Bochurim doing Mivtzoim at the event discovered that one of the entertainers was Jewish. He eagerly agreed to perform the Mitzvah of shaking the Lulav and Esrog.
Please take a moment and say a Kapital Tehillim for Miriam bas Chana for a complete and speedy refuah shlaima.
Mendy and Chaya (nee Lachker) Mottal (Paris, France)
At around 12:30pm on Shabbos afternoon, a melee broke out on the corner of Albany Avenue and Crown Street as the congregants of several Shuls in the vicinity rushed outside to the sounds of a Jewish woman’s blood-curling screams.
Mrs. Sara Chazan is sitting Shiva after the passing of her brother, Steve Jampolsky, OBM, at 734 Empire Blvd. [between Albany and Troy Aves.] until Thursday morning. Visiting hours are from 10:00am to 1:00pm, and from 4:30pm to 10:00pm. Hamokom … Continued
A Crown Heights man was arrested Erev Yom Tov for committing an act of vandalism that injured a number of people. Police have charged Gilad Bazel with criminal mischief for pouring oil on the sidewalk near the Basil restaurant.
Yosef and Sinaya (nee Buchler) Kanofsky (Crown Heights)
Sholom Zochor 615 Eastern Pkwy. [between New York and Nostrand Aves]
50 years ago on this day two detectives from the 71st Precinct made the ultimate sacrifice in the line of duty. While investigating a complaint, detectives James A. Donegan and Salvatore Potenza came under fire and were both killed. On the anniversary of their passing, family, friends and law enforcement gathered to remember their sacrifice.
Marking the final night of Simchas Beis Hashoeva in Crown Heights, thousands danced joyously until the music stopped at midnight. The throngs of Chasidim then made their way up Kingston Avenue to 770, where Tehillim and Chumash Devarim were recited until dawn.
Alternate side parking (street cleaning) regulations will be suspended Thursday and Friday, October 16-17, for Shemini Atzeres and Simchas Torah. All other regulations, including parking meters, remain in effect.
On Sunday night, the Los Angeles Jewish community once again showed up en masse for the annual Simchas Bais Hashoeva in the streets of Hollywood.
Some 1,000 Jews gathered last night to participate in the largest Simchas Beis Hashoeva celebration in Paris.
While socializing with the American Ambassador to Israel, Mr. Dan Shapiro, at a diplomatic Simchas Beis Hashoeva celebration, Chabad activist Rabbi Levi Edri discovered and pointed out a unique set of numbers on the ambassador’s license plate.