An early morning fire killed a 79-year-old woman in a Crown Heights apartment building off Eastern Parkway. 3 others were critically injured.
Crown Heights News
Crown Heights supermarket mogul Itzik Benabou recently completed the purchase of the Kingston Avenue delicatessen and butcher shop, House of Glatt as well as the property. This move consolidates his hold on the beef and poultry supply in the neighborhood, and his taking ownership of the sixth property on one block of the shopping thoroughfare.
With their newly launched online hall reservation system, Lubavitcher Yeshiva will be offering a discount to all full-time Rebbis and Morahs of Crown Heights.
Earlier this week Educational Institute Oholei Torah celebrated their Gala Dinner with a crowd of over 600 people. The Dinners theme was the dedication of Yeshivas Kayitz Kingston, one of Oholei Torah’s newest initiatives, an overnight summer camp in Kingston New York, catering 8th grade and Mesivta bochurim. Second photo gallery.
Earlier this week Educational Institute Oholei Torah celebrated their Gala Dinner with a crowd of over 600 people. The Dinners theme was the dedication of Yeshivas Kayitz Kingston, one of Oholei Torah’s newest initiatives, an overnight summer camp in Kingston New York, catering 8th grade and Mesivta bochurim.
Messages circulating on social media allege that a Crown Heights store sold a Kapota with Shatnez [linen] in the collar, a claim which store says is a mistake and that there never once was Shatnez found in their garments.
Shuls in Crown Heights all hosted an appeal for Hatzalah of Crown Heights to help cover the immense cost of running their life-saving operations.
Following an attack on one of their members, the synagogue at Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center is inviting the larger Crown Heights community to attend services and a Kiddush in a show of solidarity to the expanding borders of the neighborhood.
A man was shot dead by police officers who were responding to a call of a person aiming a “silver handgun at people” on Utica Avenue.
Over a foot of thick and heavy snow greeting New Yorkers on the first day of spring, and after a steady snowfall throughout the day many residents and neighborhood merchants awoke to find that many of the avenues’ sidewalks were already plowed.
Weddings on a Friday are quite a rare occurrence in Crown Heights, as a matter of fact there have been just two in the last seven years, but today we were treated to one of those sights as Shneur Gopin and Mushka Minkowitz wed in front of 770 this morning.
After faithfully serving the volunteers of Hatzalah over the last three years, and assisting in rendering medical help to hundreds – if not thousands – of people, their Ford Explorer ‘Fly Car’ is being retired and replaced with a newer and larger vehicle.
ULY Crown Street’s Annual Auction is coming up this Motzei Shabbos and Sunday, and past attendees and first-timers alike are in suspense over what the school has come up with this year!
Purim 2018: The department of transportation issued a stern rebuke to Oholei Torah the flagship boys school in crown heights.
Following a successful fundraising campaign, Oholei Torah – Crown Heightses largest boys school – announced that they have completed the purchase of the building next door to its existing properties.
A construction worker was rescued by firefighters in a dangerous and dramatic operation, after the worker reportedly fell into the basement of the building and trapped beneath debris. The building suffered catastrophic damage in a 2006 fire and according to the building department records there were no permits for the work, and the building was subject of multiple complaints.
A brazen thief, who was captured on surveillance video stealing packages and opening them before deciding to take the items, caught the attention of CBS News after being posted here on CrownHeights.info.
In an unprecedented campaign, Educational Institute Oholei Torah raised over 2.4 million dollars from 2248 supporters, friends and alumni from around the world! The event showed the great impact and loyal support the Mosad has, which expressed itself in the vast numbers.
Oholei Torah is acquiring the apartment building, 639 Eastern Parkway, next door to its current campus and kicking off a campaign to help raise the funds needed for the purchase. This will allow Oholei Torah to add 14 additional classrooms and more outdoor recreation area. It will also give the opportunity to further expand the campus, giving the 1850 talmidim the comforts they need and deserve.
After classes were cancelled for students in Beis Rivkah high school on Monday, classes are set to resume Tuesday morning.
In response to many requests from local residents, JLI courses are now being offered in Crown Heights in partnership with local shuls and organizations. Over 1,400 Shluchim have been offering the inspiring and transformative JLI courses in their communities for years and Crown Heightsers have been asking “Lama Nigorah?: Why should we be deprived”?
Walking through the storied halls of the Oholei Torah campus, one feels the vibrant atmosphere, punctuated by living education and pulsating life. Every classroom is overflowing with potential and learning. Every corner and inch is brimming with possibility and energy.