The Rofeh Cholim Cancer Society, commonly known as RCCS, is coming to Crown Heights for a night of awareness, fundraising and entertainment. The event will be for men.
Crown Heights News
On behalf of every talmid, family, staff member, board member, community member, and the entire family of Oholei Torah, we want to wish you all infinite berochos begashmius u’beruchnius in an increased, Chodesh Adar manner, and conclude with a resounding: Yasher Koach — A Breiter Thank You!
We present the Shalom Zochor list for the week of Parshas Ki Siso:
This Shabbos at the Besht: Rabbi Shea Hecht is chairman of NCFJE (National Committee for the Furtherance of Jewish Education), a trailblazing social services and outreach organization. He is a communal leader and activist in Crown Heights.
Watch testimonials on how Oholai Torah thinks beyond itself in helping others. Now, they are asking us to think beyond ourselves, and Think Breiter to Give Breiter.
In the first event of its kind, 250 children gathered in Crown Heights on Monday evening to watch an hour long Rally of the Rebbe, in grand ending to ‘Connection Point,’ a weekly learning program.
Thinking Breiter is all about increasing, increasing what we do, increasing what we aspire to, increasing what we give. Our sages teach: משנכנס אדר מרבין בשמחה, in the month of Adar we increase in joy. There’s a soul-stirring Chassidishe way to read this Maamar Chazal: משנכנס אדר מרבין. In the month of Adar we increase. Period. And that increase is done, בשמחה, with complete and utter joy. We beseech you to partner with us in Thinking Breiter, by giving and giving generously to our LIVE campaign.
The Mic drop event planned for the Aliya Institute in Crown Heights has reportedly been cancelled. This comes after it publicized that it had received permission to go through with the event despite a rabbinic ban from all Crown Heights Rabbonim.
Last week, Darchei Menachem reached their goal of $360,000. They couldn’t have done it without you. The school has released a letter of thanks penned to the community thanking you for believing in them.
Sterling Electronics has been partially cleaned out in a quiet move Thursday night. Many Crown Heights residence witnessed as moving trucks pulled up to the store and workers began removing the merchandise from the shelves. This comes following the revelation of the stores involvement in the recent Credit Card “swipe for points” scandal that left many with tens of thousands, and some with hundreds of thousands of dollars in debt.
Forgot to move your double parked car after alternate side? We are all guilty of it sometimes. Yet although we may laugh it off and thank our luck we did not get a ticket, others may have been inconvenienced terribly. A bus driver of a local school shared a video of the mayhem caused by such oversight, and shared some basic tips on avoiding such issues.
Today at 2pm: The popular Chassidic band, Rogers Park, will be performing at a unique and interactive concert geared for children of all ages. The Kids’ Concert will be held Sunday, February 17 from 2:00 – 2:45 on the 2nd floor at the Jewish Children’s Museum. The concert is being held in conjunction with the Music Room, a temporary exhibit at the JCM.
We present the Shalom Zochor list for the week of Parshas Tetzaveh:
Volunteer first responders attended an evening of training sponsored by Councilman Chaim Deutsch on Homeless intervention. The event was attended by volunteers from across NYC.
This Shabbos at the Besht: Rabbi Yosef Shmukler runs the smicha program in the kolel of Chabad of upper west side Manhattan. He will be speaking on the topic of How to keep food warm on shabbos.
One person has been arrested after he hit a woman with her baby on Albany Ave in Crown Heights. The man stayed on scene, but was arrested for driving with a suspended license.
Due to popular demand, NDFT together with The Besht will be hosting a women’s only seminar, this evening, on safety and security. Since this past Sunday, when The Tactical Rabbi, Raziel Cohen, gave a class at The Besht about Personal and Home Defense, there has been overwhelming response to have another class for all of the women who could not come due to being at KSCVK and for those who were not yet aware of it.
We all know someone who struggles in yeshiva. But Darchai Menachem isn’t your typical yeshiva.
Yosef Hershkop, a resident of Crown Heights Brooklyn, is a healthcare executive and involved in several Jewish organizations. Following the recent ant-Semitic remarks made by Democratic Congresswoman Ilhan Omar, Mr Hershkop looked to Congresswoman Yvette Clarke, the Congressional representative of Crown Heights, for a statement.
Following the successful Men’s and Woman’s evening events, the winners of the Keren Simchas Choson V’Kallah Auction have been announced.
The KSCVK Woman’s Auction Event saw a turnout of hundreds in a highly successful event. The event was in support of Keren Simchas Choson V’Kallah run by Mrs. Devorah Benjamin. Entertainment for the evening was provided by Hedva Levy, who through her unique style, had the crowd on their feet.
This Sunday’s class is being hosted by The Besht Center, and co-sponsored by Boruch DuBrow of BSD Coaching and Communications. Registration is open until the time of the class. There will be separate seating for men and women.