191 Families. Thats how many families will have volunteers from Bais Rivkah High School this year, under the umbrella organization HOO-Helping our own. Over 400 girls will be visiting families once a week to give Moms a helping hand with their little ones.
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A Sefer Torah being written in memory of Moty Sheinfeld is due to be finished this coming Sunday, 12 Cheshvan, October 21st. Moty’s wife Aliza penned the following letter inviting all to join in the Mitzvah of writing a Sefer Torah.
The “Greater Crown Heights Eruv” has been down for nearly two weeks, says a CrownHeights.info reader who sent us photos of the break in the Eruv. Update: Eruv custodians reached out following the publication of this article, and clarified that the Eruv was never actually “down,”
Two well-known philanthropists have once again stepped up to the plate to make sure that residents of Crown Heights can observe the ancient tradition of kapparos. The subsidized chickens will only be available on Sunday starting at 12:00pm until 7:00pm – or while supplies last.
Residents of Crown Heights received a mailer over the weekend pointing out Sen. Jesse Hamilton‘s longtime friendship with the Lubavitch community, his support for tax credits for Yeshiva tuition and his vocal opposition to the Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions (BDS).
Crown Heightses 71st police precinct will be getting a new and first of its kind “community lounge,” whose aim is to change community perception and daunting feeling of entering a police precinct. The new initiative was announced at a press conference lead by New York City’s mayor Bill DeBlasio in Crown Heights.
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 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.