A man is fighting for his life after he was shot twice on President Street, as hundreds of local residents were returning home from synagogues following the holiday of Sukkot and Simchas Torah.
Shayke and Shani (nee Rosenberg) Posner (Crown Heights)
Brooklyn College, Northwestern University and many schools in the University of California system are hotbeds of antisemitism and anti-Zionism, according to a new report conducted at Brandeis.
Rabbi Yirmi Cohen and his children visited his friend, MPP (Member Provincial Parliament) Mr. Monte Kwinter, who is the oldest serving MPP in Canada, and helped him perform the Mitzvah of Shaking the Lulav and Esrog.
Alternate side parking (street cleaning) regulations will be suspended Monday, October 24, for Shemini Atzeres and Tuesday, October 25, for Simchas Torah. All other regulations, including parking meters, remain in effect.
With great sadness and pain we inform you of the untimely passing of R’ Mendel Brikman OBM, a resident of Crown Heights and local business owner. He was 43 years old. Levaya will take place today, Sunday.
Rabbi Avrohom Osdoba, senior Rov of the Crown Heights Beis Din, was seen on Thursday inspecting the 15-ton wine press used for making the Kesser and Farbrengen brands of wine and grape juice.
24 days after a jury found a Crown Heights man guilty of the gruesome murder of Menachem Stark the NYPD has announced that two of his relatives have been arrested in connection with the murder of the Brooklyn landlord in January 2014.
A heartbreaking funeral procession accompanied 7-year-old Shmuel Sarfati, the young son of Chabad Shluchim to the Poissy suburb of Paris who was tragically killed on the first day of Yomtov by a construction truck, to his final resting place on Har Hazeisim in Jerusalem.
On yud tes kislev, Reb Mendel and another of his friends visited Reb Abba in the old-age home to farbreng with him. Such a close friend and special chossid shouldn’t miss out a yud tes kislev fargrengen. Being that he was lying in his bed, they propped him up in order that he can drink a small amount of a l’chaim and it won’t cause him to gag on it.
The Lubavitch community of Montreal gathered on Thursday evening, Chol Hamoed Sukkos, to celebrate the annual Siyum Harambam.
Reb Yoel Kahan, the Rebbe’s head Chozer, led a Simchas Beis Hashoeva Farbrengen last night in Boro Park, which was hosted by Heichal Menachem and attended by dozens of locals.
Chabad of Melbourne CBD (Central Business District) held their 18th Sukkot Luncheon in the center of the City Square, the heart of Melbourne.
After conquering the Israeli radio waves with his new hit song, Bekarov (Yitgadal), rising singing star Simche Friedman released this entertaining music video to accompany the energetic song.
CrownHeights.info and Lubavitch Archives present a pair of unique photos of the Rebbe during Chol Hamoed Sukkos davening, circa 1960s.
This Week, we present an excerpt from the writings of the Rebbe’s trusted secretary Rabbi Nissan Mindel explaining the deeper significance of the joyous celebration of Simchas Beis Hashoeva on Sukkos, as well as Shmini Atzeres and Simchas Torah.
Rabbi Shmuel Lesches, Maggid Shiur in Yeshiva Gedola of Melbourne, Australia, has compiled a guide to the laws of Hoshanah Rabbah, Shmini Atzeres and Simchas Torah for the benefit of the wider Lubavitch community.
A joyous Simchas Beis Hashoeva celebration was held on the first night of Chol Hamoed Sukkos in Stamford Hill, London, Organized by Lubavitch UK and the Lubavitch Children’s Centre.
Thousands of distraught mourners gathered in Paris to bid their final farewell to a young boy, 7-year-old Shmuel Sarfati, who was killed in a freak-accident involving a construction vehicle on the first day of Yomtov.
The acting District Attorney for Brooklyn, Eric Gonzalez, who is currently filling the position of recently-deceased D.A. Ken Thompson, paid a visit to Crown Heights on Tuesday night to see firsthand the Simchas Beis Hashoeva celebration and meet the community.
On Wednesday evening, a Simchas Beis Hashoeva celebration for women took place in Crown Heights, featuring musicians Esther Freeman, Laura Melnicoff, Miriam Sherr and others.
Simchas Beis Hashoeva on Wednesday evening in Crown Heights began with early music and dancing specially catered to little kids. Beginning at 7:30pm Fitche Ben Shimon played music to the delight of hundreds of children who joyously danced with their parents. The main even followed with dancing into the night.