Movement Aimed at Eliminating Purim Intoxication Results in Mass Dehydration

Purim 2017: Health officials believe that they have finally made some headway in a mystery that plagued the department for years. Each year on Purim, the department documents numerous cases of unexplained severe dehydration in members of the Jewish community. None of the victims reported that they were fasting at the time, nor did they any have alcohol in their systems – both of which are common factors in dehydration.

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Crown Heights Landlords to Lower Rents

Purim 2017: Responding to the outcry of community members regarding the skyrocketing rents in the community, the Crown Heights Landlords Association has agreed to reduce the monthly rent for all Crown Heights apartments, effective immediately. The move affects apartments in apartment buildings as well as private homes.

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Trump Nominates Rabbi Shea Hecht as Education Secretary

PURIM 2017: In an apparent yield to the widespread criticism of his pick for Secretary of Education, President Donald Trump has announced that he will ask Betsy DeVos for her resignation and will nominate Rabbi Shea Hecht to replace her. DeVos, who has been criticized by both parties as having no prior experience in public education, won the nomination only after Vice President Mike Pence cast the tie-breaking vote in the Senate.

JCM Evacuated Due to Bomb Threat

A bomb threat, sent in by email, forced the evacuation of the Jewish Children Museum in Crown Heights. The threat stated that there were multiple bombs placed throughout the building and would be detonated remotely. The NYPD evacuated the building and an investigation is currently ongoing. CrownHeights.info obtained a copy of the email.

Lag Ba’omer Parade to Be Last Until 2024

Preparation for The Great Lag B’Omer Parade is in high gear. It’s been three long years since the last parade, and Lag B’Omer won’t be on Sunday again until 5784 (2024)! The Parade committee is working overtime to make this parade one that will be remembered for years to come, with many special surprises on the way – including a performance by Jewish singing superstar Benny Friedman, and a special live show by children’s favorite “Mitzvah Boulevard” along with Chaim Fogelman.

WSJ: Rabbi Brings Kosher to Stalin’s ‘Siberian Zion’

There’s only one place in the world where Yiddish is an official language, and that’s the Jewish Autonomous Region in the far reaches of Siberia, Russia. Established by Stalin in the late 1920s, the region was presented as the Communist answer to the Jewish Question. But in the region’s capital of Birobidzhan, The Wall Street Journal reports, the top concern of its 3,000 Jews is kosher food.