A group of Crown Heights kids get together weekly and learn the martial art of Karate.
Daily Archives: October 10, 2010
CrownHeights.info has just learned that Rabbi Moshe New, Shliach in Montreal Canada and director of the Montreal Torah Center will be this year’s keynote speaker of the Kinus Hashluchim Banquet, which will be taking place here in Brooklyn.
Alternate side parking (street cleaning) regulations will be suspended on Monday, October 11 for Columbus Day. All other regulations, including parking meters, remain in effect.
A group of bicyclists got together this morning for a race around prospect park. The group of 30 or so was made up of both avid and novice cyclists.
A group of students from Bnos Chomesh Girls’ High School took to the bike paths on Governors Island as part of the breakout of their “Ma’alin Bakodesh” program.
In this week’s “Opening the week with the Rebbe”: We are presenting a short video clip from ‘Sunday Dollars’ on the 13 Teves, 5751. In this clip we see Rabbi Herbert (Chaim Zev) Bumzr introduce to the Rebbe an acquaintance of his. The Rebbe turns to Rabbi Bumzr and says, “ Explain to him that he is more beloved by G-d than you and me.” From the weekly video magazine, ‘Living Torah’. Courtesy of JEM.
CrownHeights.info has learned that Chabad comedian, Mendy Pellin is playing the lead role in an independent film, “A Modest Suggestion.”
Mr Tom Heck, president of the International Association of Teamwork Facilitators (IATF), will be among the many top-tier speakers and lecturers at this years international Kinus Hashluchim.
At Tel Aviv University, future doctor Jordana Hikri was experiencing a classic Israeli paradox. Hikri spent her undergraduate years at Dartmouth, where the Jewish student population barely fills two school buses. Yet Jewish life on campus was active, and her calendar was booked with Shabbat dinners, holiday celebrations, and Jewish events. In Tel Aviv, Friday night is for clubbing.
Ahavas Chesed is having a Blood Drive today, Sunday, at their center, located at 271 Kingston Ave, between Lincoln Place and St Johns Place.
For years, Brooklyn commuters have opened their wallets for Robert McMahon, handing cash to this heroic and heartbreaking figure, a Vietnam vet in combat fatigues, his left arm missing and his right leg crippled, as he panhandles on Ocean Parkway in Kensington.
When Rabbi Sholom and Blumah Wineberg were dispatched to Kansas City by the Lubavitcher Rebbe in 1970, this was the Wild West for Chasidim. Just the eighth Chabad-Lubavitch regional center, Los Angeles was the only permanent outpost further west.
Rabbi Dovid Tiechtel, co-director of the Chabad-Lubavitch Center for Jewish Student Life, shares a word with University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign chancellor Richard Herman before a 2009 dinner celebrating the Chabad House’s five years on campus.