Ended: Shloshim of Miriam Slater OBM

Tonight, Wednesday, family and friends will mark the shloshim to the passing of Mrs. Miriam Slater OBM, one of the unsung heroes of Crown Heights. The event will take place at 8:00pm in Lubavitcher Yeshiva,and will feature talks by Rabbi Yaakov Klar and Rabbi Boruch Jacobson. The event will be broadcasted live here on CrownHeights.info – sponsored by Apple Drugs Pharmacy.

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JCW Relaunches with New Website

After shuttering its website in back in February, followed by a successful crowd-funding campaign of over $150,000 in July, Jewish Community Watch has made good on its promise and launched a new and improved website dedicated to combating child abuse in the Orthodox Jewish community. Included in the new site is the organization’s controversial ‘Wall of Shame,’ bearing the names of 93 alleged child abusers, along with over 150 pages of educational material.

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Photos: NYPD Discusses Kinus Safety

Next week will mark the opening of the International Conference of Shluchim in Crown Heights, an event which will bring thousands of Chabad emissaries from around the world to New York City. One of the chief concerns is safety, and addressing that were representatives from the NYPD and Merkos L’inyonei Chinuch, who met at the Jewish Children’s Museum.