Shliach Rabbi Avremi Zippel joins the Chabad Pulse Podcast to talk about his experience on going public with his story of surviving physical abuse, and speaks about what he thinks the community can do better. The topics being discussed in this podcast may not be suitable for minors.
At this years Biur Chametz that will happen on Eastern parkway and Kingston Ave, the NYPD Community Affairs reminds everyone not to throw any plastic items, including plastic bags, into the fire.
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Every year Mrs. Devorah Scheiner goes above and beyond in helping families in need who live in our community celebrate Pesach. Yet there is still much-needed funds to pay for the food distribution for this Pesach.
The Gedaliah Society, a group of medical professionals in the Crown heights Community, have compiled an informative letter regarding the Measles virus.
Yosef (Yossy) Hershkop, a resident of Crown Heights wrote this open letter to the community urging them to make their presence felt at a local 71st precinct build the block meeting. A special guest will be at the gathering, and should hear from the community.
Bais Rivkahs’ financial woes, a chronic problem for the flagship school, has allegedly worsened, as a letter sent by the schools principals claims that teachers have not been paid since the end of last year.
Rabbi Dr. Dovid Fox, Director of Interventions and Community Education, and Project Chai of Chai Lifeline, published a letter to the Crown Heights community, outlining concrete steps parents can take to empower and protect their children from potential dangerous situations.
A letter from the Rabonim worldwide has come out slamming the website COLLive in its conduct that goes against Chabad-Lubavitch values. The letter also applauds the shluchim and anash who have committed to refrain from using the website as a news service or platform for advertising or publishing.
Sterling Electronics has been partially cleaned out in a quiet move Thursday night. Many Crown Heights residence witnessed as moving trucks pulled up to the store and workers began removing the merchandise from the shelves. This comes following the revelation of the stores involvement in the recent Credit Card “swipe for points” scandal that left many with tens of thousands, and some with hundreds of thousands of dollars in debt.
The Crown Heights Jewish Community Council will hold elections for the first time in eight years. The news was released in a letter sent to the Rabonim of Crown Heights, and signed by Executive Director Eli Cohen.
On the heels of a recent controversy involving a Rabbinic prohibition on attending an event titled “MicDrop,” in a recorded interview Rabbi Shea Hecht likened the phenomenon to the Call of the Shofar, a cult-like therapy program. R’ Hecht has now doubled down on his claims saying, “not only is it another Call of the Shofar, it is ten times worse.”
Rabbi Shea Hecht, an author on Jewish psychiatric interventions and cults, has weighed in on the Mic Drop trend. In a conversation with CrownHeights.info, he firmly rejected the Mic Drop events, making strong arguments that they will hurt many people.
Following the rise of the Mic Drop trend, the Beis Din of Crown heights has published a letter banning the event. The prohibition, based on Halacha, bans the event for Anash.
When the mezuzah scandal broke, many asked how could it be that not a single issue was found with just one of the stores in question? With the help of independent sofrim the question is answered.
Jumaane Williams, who is running for NYC Public Advocate, visited Crown Heights Sunday evening to meet with community leaders, and discuss local concerns.
Today at the the Sunday Kollel, there will be an in depth shiur about the Mezuza controversy which has captured the Chabad airwaves for the past ten days. The Shiur will be given by Rabbi Yehuda Clapman Shlit”a, and the and will be streamed live on the internet.
Rabbi Veiner of Eretz Yisroel, whose Halachik response was used to justify claims of Posul Mezuzos being sold on Kingston Ave, clarifies his Halachik response. In it, he distances himself from any conclusions made on the mezuzos.
The Mezuzah Scandal has taken another step, as Rabbi Wolf of Chicago responds to the Hazmanah sent by Vaad Rabonai Lubavitch. His answer, he will only go to a Beis Din in his home town of Chicago
Following the recent allegations of Posul Mezuzos being sold in Crown Heights, one of the establishments targeted has released a letter to its customers standing behind its sale of STaM.
In the wake of an alleged mezuzah scandal, and a wave of public worry, Hamafitz STaM gets a Hechsher on all its STaM sold.
A letter published by the Bes Din of Crown Heights addressing low quality and questionable Mezuzos and Tefillin has surfaced on social media. The letter is dated Chof Daled Kislev, 5747.
Following a viral video made by a Chicago Rabbi claiming that Crown Heights Sofrim were selling Posul Mezuzos, the establishments targeted are firing back. An analysis of the methods and Halochos point to a different story, say the sofrim, and now its going to Beis Din.