Premium Post:
ULY OP Annual Chinese Auction!

Premium Post:

output_cfwfcL

16-Story Towers Face Public Scrutiny

The Crown Heights community can weigh in this week on a plan to change zoning rules to allow two new 16-story towers with 565 market-rate and affordable apartments — a project already facing opposition in a petition from an “anti-gentrification group.”

Pizza Wars, Beis Din, and the New York Times

Amid the turmoil surrounding the ‘Crown Heights Pizza Wars’ between Basil and Calabria, there has been a lot of confusion among the media and the public regarding the Halachic concept of ‘Hasogas Gvul.’ Writing for the Five Towns Jewish Times, Rabbi Yair Hoffman seeks to clear up some of the fog surrounding the issue.

Bais Rivkah Primary Teachers Author Letter to Parents

Teachers in Beth Rivkah Elemnetary School have authored a letter to parents informing them of the current financial condition in the school, and an ultimatum that was issued to the schools director Rabbi Abraham Shemtov and the new board. If certain financial obligations cannot be met “there will be no school as of Friday, March 31.”

JCM Evacuated Due to Bomb Threat

A bomb threat, sent in by email, forced the evacuation of the Jewish Children Museum in Crown Heights. The threat stated that there were multiple bombs placed throughout the building and would be detonated remotely. The NYPD evacuated the building and an investigation is currently ongoing. CrownHeights.info obtained a copy of the email.