I can get you to look my way. I can cause you to feel uncomfortable. I can compel you to feel you want to stare but you know it is rude to stare. It makes you feel awkward. I dress this way because I am a woman and women should not be oppressed – we are free to express ourselves through our way of dressing and you are committing a faux pas if you object. I can impress you with my clothes. Once you are impressed by me, I have power over you. I am a power dresser. I make my own choices. No one tells me how to dress.
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Yaakov and Tziry (nee Larkin) Plotkin (Crown Heights)
Talented presenter and Sofer (and CGI-NY alumni) Rabbi Yosef Serebryanski bedazzled the campers of Gan Yisroel as they witnessed an informative presentation on the process of Tefilin making and writing, to help visualize what they’re studying in learning classes.
On the first day of Camp Gan Israel of Sweden – AKA Tze’irei Hashluchim-Europe – young Shliach Arye Segal of Baku, Azerbaijan celebrated his 11th birthday with fellow young Shluchim from around the world.
A group of Kfar Chabad residents, several of them members of a local ‘Shomrim’ volunteer group, packed up food, drinks, Tefilin, Shabbos Candles and brochures and headed out to the Gaza border to raise the spirits of the IDF soldiers stationed there with refreshments and good deeds.
CrownHeights.info reported earlier this week that The Lancet, a distinguished medical journal, after having published an anti-Israel diatribe, refused to publish a subsequent rebuttal written by three Israeli doctors.
The campers and Staff of Camp Emunah’s ‘Sunshine Bunk,’ a program for campers with special needs, received a surprise visitor yesterday.
A billboard several hundred feet wide was erected by Chabad in Tel Aviv, urging the Israeli populace to put on Tefillin (or have them checked) for the sake of the safety of the soldiers fighting Hamas in Gaza.
The campers at CGI-Parksville were treated to an amazing carnival yesterday, Tuesday, featuring game booths created by each of the camp’s bunks.
The NYC Department of Transportation has issued a reprieve to the many drivers who received multiple tickets for driving in the bus only lanes along the B44 Special Bus Route on Nostrand, Rogers and Bedford Avenues, some of which were for violations that occurred as much as four months ago.
Crown Heights is one of the fastest — if not the fastest — gentrifying neighborhoods in New York City, and the building of condos and rentals there can be a very profitable endeavor. However, due to various zoning ordinances that predate the surging demand for housing, developers are frustrated by empty warehouses in areas zoned for commercial use that cannot be converted to residential units, as well as many other building restrictions.
When Tatyana fled the beleaguered eastern Ukrainian city of Lugansk late last week, she felt relieved just to have made it out alive.
In honor of 4 Menachem Av, which marks the 40th year (5734-74) since the arrival of the Rosh Yeshivah of the Rabbinical College of Australia & New Zealand (Y.G. – Melbourne), Rabbi Binyomin Cohen, The students of the Yeshivah published a Sefer of Chidushei Torah (Vol. 20), consistent with the Rebbe’s directive that the Yeshivah Gedolah be a centre of Torah learning for Melbourne, and all of Australia.
60 seconds. That’s the amount of time Hamas leaves Israeli citizens to get into a shelter. It doesn’t take more than those 60 seconds to explain the middle east conflict.
A successful season of Camp Gan Israel in Lyon, France drew to a close earlier this week. More than 350 campers attended, a large percentage of whom are students at non-Jewish schools.
There was a buzz in the air at Chabad of Melbourne’s Central Business District this Tuesday: the Stropkover Rebbe would be addressing frum city professionals. Some eager attendees took off work or traveled from afar to be present.
Yossi and Rivka (nee Maltz) Freeman (Crown Heights)
Rabbi Yitzchok Minkowicz, director of Chabad Lubavitch of Southwest Florida, delivers his insights on this week’s Parsha – Devorim. This week Rabbi Minkowicz answers the question: Can we transform our intellect?
Yitzy Blachman (Crown Heights) and Rochie Carciente (Crown Heights)
Miki (Michal) Glazer (Florida/Kiryat Malachi, Israel) and Leah Pekkar (Pittsburgh, PA)
“Prior to the summer, the Rebbe would – almost annually – discuss the topic of Tznius,” says Oholei Torah Mashpia Rabbi Michoel Seligson. At his suggestion, CrownHeights.info has begun a new weekly feature for the summer months, in which a few words of the Rebbe on topic of Tznius are presented for our readers, as compiled by Rabbi Seligson.
“With G‑d’s help, we will prevail” is a line popping up all over Israel: on banners hanging from porches, on the covers of information brochures, on the glossy packages of Shabbat candles—and just about anywhere else Chabad volunteers are able to reach.