In a horrifying hit and run, a Jewish man was sent to the hospital after being hit by a car on Union street, and thrown to the floor. Hatzalah transported him to a local Hospital.
Crown Heights News
A thief attempting to steal packages from a building on Eastern Parkway was caught in the act, but got away minus the packages.
A meeting between Shul representatives and the NYPD’s 71st precinct Community Affairs saw a very low turnout – only five of over sixty Shuls were represented – after the CHJCC failed to inform the community of the event.
Crown Heights Shomrim has released a Safety Alert following an incident on Montgomery and Albany Monday. The incident ended without harm, but with the threat that it will happen again.
The Rebbe proclaimed Hei Teves as a “yom segula” and an “eis ratzon.” Thanks to a local shul, coach buses will be making trips to the Ohel throughout the day.
A package thief was caught on surveillance camera stealing a package from a porch on President St in Crown Heights. The footage shows as the thief scouts out a Fedex driver delivering a package, rounds the block, and walks right onto the porch to take the package.
A scare at Beis Rivkah surrounding the smell of gas in the building was declared unfounded Monday morning. A gas leak Sunday from the street in front of the building had left a lingering smell, but no danger.
Continuing the tradition instituted by the Rebbe to purchase seforim on Hey Teves, the annual Hei Teves sale at Kehot Publication Society is getting into gear. A full catalog of sale items, as well as extended hours will allow for an easy buying experience.
A Chanukah Rally Sunday afternoon at the Besht in Crown Heights was a smashing success, with a turnout of over 60 local boys and girls. Yechiel Goldstein, grandson of Uncle Yossi lead the rally with amazing stories and lots of Chayus.
Yosef Hershkop is a young member of the Crown Heights community, who has seen the ignorance and apathy of our community in regards to political and governing concepts. In an attempt to educate the members of our community, he penned the following Op-Ed on an important bill that effects us all.
The surveillance footage of an assault on Maple Street, that left a young man with a split lip, has been released by Crown Heights Shomrim. The footage, which shows the young man being targeted without reason, draws focus on the rising of unprovoked assaults in Brooklyn.
A menorah lighting and dedication was held at the NYPD 71st precinct in Crown Heights. The Menorah, which was donated by a community member, is a first for the 71st precinct.
A security briefing as held in the 71st Police precinct in Crown Heights, with discussion on the recent string of attacks on Jewish residence. In attendance were representatives from the local volunteer organizations.
In an evening of empowerment, inspiration and solidarity, a large crowd of men and women gathered in the Oholei Torah Ballroom this past Motzei Shabbos to join in Yagdil Torah’s sixth gala Melave Malka, celebrating 12 years of success in its efforts to provide each individual with the resources needed to advance in Limud HaTorah.
Immediate action by the victim of an assault in Crown Heights, and a quick response by Crown Heights Shomrim, ended with one person in cuffs Wednesday night.
The NYPD has just unleashed their fleet of drones to help crime fighting in NYC. The new drones, of various sizes, will be a sigh of relief from residence of high crime areas as a possible replacement for the loud helicopters presently used.
An aspiring thief found the perfect theft in an unattended bench sitting in a Crown Heights alleyway. Unfortunately for him, it had a bike tied to it, and it was all caught on camera.
The following letter was penned by Shalom Mordechai Rubashkin as he commemorates one year from his miraculous release from prison:
A home has gone large in spreading the mitzvah of Chanukah with a house sized Menorah. The house, located on Carol St near Troy Ave, has the Menorah shaped of LED lights on the facade of the house.
Surveillance video of an attempted robbery on Brooklyn Ave, that ended with the robbers in custody, has surfaced. With the help of community members and the NYPD, three people were arrested in connection with the incident.
If farbrenging on Yud-Tes Kislev is critical for any chossid, all the more so for a mechanech upon whom 25 children depend for spiritual enthusiasm. That is why Igud Hamechanchim arranges each year a central Yud-Tes Kislev farbrengen for mechanchim.
An accident on Eastern Parkway involving 5 cars, briefly closed the street down Sunday night due to a large emergency response. No one was injured in the accident, and all damage done was minor.