A number of Crown Heightsers are concerned over calls they have been receiving asking for urgent assistance. In many cases the caller asked for a sum of cash to help prevent him from being evicted. The kicker? The caller addresses people by first name and poses as someone they “know by face from 770.”
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Three Brooklynites are considering running for the New York State Assembly seat vacated last week by Karim Camara.
One of the Horaos of the Rebbe in honor of Yud Shvat was to give Tzedaka to a Moisad of the Friediker Rebbe and many times the Rebbe stressed the importance of donating to Released Time—especially on Yud Shvat.
בבקר קודם התפלה ירים כל אחד תרומה להענינים השייכים לנשיאנו, הוא כ”ק מו”ח אדמו”ר הכ”מ, בעד עצמו ובעד כל אחד מבני ביתו שיחיו, וכן קודם תפלת מנחה (ממכתב כ”ק אדמו”ר ראש חודש שבט, תשי”א)
ביום היארצייט דכבוד קדושת אדמו”ר מורי וחמי אביע תקותי שעושה כת”ר ויעשה גם בעתיד כל שביכלתו לבסס הריליז טיים לילדי ישראל במחנו, ענין שבעל היארצייט השתדל בו ביותר והפציר בכל אחד להשתדל בזה, והרי דברי צדיקים קיימים. וגדול זכות כל השתדל בזה ובפרט רב בעדתו. (אגרות קודש חלק כ”ד ד’ ס”ב, י’ שבט תשכ”ו)
To donate to the Jewish Release Time program, visit www.jewishhour.org/donate
Yad L’Shliach, an organization dedicated to giving financial assistance to Shluchim and their families, organized a concert at the Levi Yitzchok Library in Crown Heights Tuesday, a day most had off from work and school due to the snowstorm.
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An eight-story, mixed-use building with affordable housing is set to replace a Crown Heights gas station at Eastern Parkway and Bedford Avenue that sold to a developer for $32.5 million, according to the broker and building permits filed Tuesday.
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Though not nearly as potent as was forecasted, the blizzard that rolled by the tri-state area left a sizable amount of snow piled high on top of homes, streets and cars.
As an historic blizzard makes its way closer to New York, Crown Heights is already covered by a blanket of fresh snow. A CrownHeights.info photographer captured the scene.
At around 5:00pm on Thursday, a 14-year-old Jewish girl was walking on President Street near the corner of Kingston Ave. – mere yards away from her home – when she was assaulted by a group of four African-American teens.
In anticipation of the upcoming blizzard, Hatzalah has collaborated and prepared the necessary resources to help those in need. Please take note of the following important message from Hatzalah of Borough Park.
Though Missionary activity is nothing new to Brooklyn, please be advised that Crown Heights in particular is being littered with missionary materials aimed at deceiving Orthodox Jews.
Police have identified and are searching for a 16-year-old suspect in a string of robberies – some of them at gunpoint – in Crown Heights.
The Movement to Protect the People (MTOPP), an organization opposed to any and all efforts to rezone areas in Crown Heights for further development, has recently distributed flyers rallying members of the African-American community to disrupt an upcoming Community Board-9 meeting at which the rezoning proposal will be voted on.
It happened on Shabbas Yud Shevat, 2008, in the main Shul of 770 Eastern Parkway. Rabbi Yosef Katzman was talking with a friend and noticed a new face in the crowd. Rabbi Katzman introduced himself and Gershon Felberbaum from Monsey replied with a warm handshake. After a few brief words, Rabbi Katzman asked Gershon if he wanted to learn Chassidus together.
Izzy Eidelman hoped to open Izzy’s BBQ Addiction open by Fall 2014. But city inspections, bureaucracy and special equipment have delayed his efforts to open the city’s first Kosher smokehouse.
In a clear sign that the unofficial ‘work slowdown’ by NYPD officers had come to an end, cops have been out in force in Crown Heights giving tickets for driving and parking infractions.
A gang feud has fueled a 38 percent spike in shootings in Crown Heights and Prospect-Lefferts Gardens amid an overall crime drop of more than 8 percent, the area’s precinct commander said this week.
A participant in this years High School Convention write of her inspiration, “Tonight, sitting in the ballroom of Beis Rivkah Lefferts with hundreds of other girls my age, I felt the something. That feeling that we young Lubavitch girls can actually ker a velt, can actually make a difference.”
After visiting the Ohel Oholei Torah kicked off its Shnas HaShishim campaign – sixty years to its founding – and their first event was a special Melava Malka for the staff and faculty members who keep the institution going.
Dozens of resident on Balfour Place have been left without water, and some without heat as well, after the water main busted and a ‘river of water’ gushed down the street.
As the northeast plunges into a deep freeze, Crown Heights got its first snow of the season, with the streets and cars getting a light dusting.
What does it take to be an Entrepreneur? The Crown Heights Young Entrepreneurs initiative seeks to answer this question with a new four part series which will feature well known business people who will share some of their ideas for success.
A would-be intruder was apprehended and arrested after he was spotted climbing the front of a Union Street home. Once spotted him jumped from the window and fled into a nearby home only to be confronted and apprehended by Shomrim after a short chase.
Hundreds of men and women turned out this Motzai Shabbos for Crown Heights Hatzalah’s annual Melava Malka, health symposium and raffle for $18,000.