As a cold snap freezes the Eurasian land mass, Israel’s Army Radio is broadcasting stories off expatriates living amidst arctic weather conditions.
Daily Archives: February 7, 2012
Crown Heights [CHI] — A mugging on the subway sparked a massive police response, including k9 and heavily armored emergency service units, who spread out near subway entrances down Eastern Parkway with a strong presence in front of 770.
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Crown Heights [CHI] — A number of Jewish women who live in the area of Empire Blvd. and Brooklyn Ave. have been complaining for a few months about an African-American neighbor who stalks them and even touches them inappropriately. Shomrim responded to such calls on numerous occasions, and at one point had the police file a crime report to make sure that the situation was not being ignored.
2 Bedroom Co-op
Located on Kingston Ave
Between Empire & Lefferts
Very nice condition
Lots of windows
Lots of sunlight
1,050 Square Feet
Top floor – 2 Elevators
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Unfortunately, the reality is that an organization such as Keren Simchas Chosson V’Kallah, which helps brides and grooms make their wedding, is direly needed. In order to keep on offering their vital assistance, they need our help. This Motzei Shabbos and Sunday, we can give them that help!
Join Rabbi Mendel Kaplan of Chabad of Flamingo for a special Tu b’Shevat farbrengen with his community. A gathering celebrating the New Year for trees includes insights into the special theme of this holiday. Tonight, February 07 at 9:25 PM.
Chabad history came to life at “The living museum of our Rich Chabad History” created by the talented students and teachers of Cheder Chabad Girls School of Monsey. A walk through the museum took you through The historic Chabad towns of Liozna, Lubavitch, Rostov and later, New York – specifically Crown Heights.
Some 120 Jewish students converged last weekend at Chabad at Arizona State University (ASU) in Tempe, AZ for the first ever Arizona Intercollegiate Shabbaton.
Johannesburg, South Africa [CHI] — In an event hosted by Lubavitch Foundation, over 300 members of Anash and Shluchim gathered Motzei Shabbos in Johannesburg to commemorate Shnas Hoarboim: the 40-year anniversary of official Shlichus in South Africa.
Men who arrived at the Oihel Nosson Shul this morning for Shacharis were stunned to find that the large charity box at the entrance was vandalized and all the money was stolen.
Chabad Lubavitch, a Westport, Connecticut Orthodox Jewish congregation that moved into the shuttered Three Bears Restaurant in early January and subsequently was issued a town cease and desist order, is working with the town to meet all legal requirements, according to an attorney for the group.
Yeshiva Chanoch Lena’ar got a new name, which is now prominently displayed on a sign in front of its building on Eastern Parkway and Albany Ave. The Yeshiva was renamed after Rabbi Mordechai Meir Bryski, father of the Yeshiva’s dean Rabbi Yaakov Bryski, and the new sign was installed just in time for his Shloshim.
IYH this Wednesday, Tu B’Shvat (February 8th), there will be a rally at the Ohel for all children ages 5 to 12.
Here I am, a regular Lubavitcher Yungerman who grew up in a Chassidishe family, of which all members currently serve as Shluchim, facing the hard reality that I may never be like them. It’s not that I want to copy them that I am upset, and definitely not because I have nothing else to do; I really want to be a Shliach.
A Lubavitch couple in the southern Indian city of Kochi, who do outreach work but are unaffiliated with the official Chabad movement, vehemently denied a report that appeared in local media earlier in the day accusing them of being part of an Israeli covert operation.
When a heavy pipe bomb detonated in April, striking the Chabad House Lubavitch of Santa Monica before smashing a 2 ½-foot wide hole in the roof of a nearby residence above a sleeping child, emergency responders initially surmised the explosion was an accident.
A reader sent us this photo of a street corner in the heart of Crown Heights. Can you figure out what is wrong with the picture?
A man is facing serious charges after taking money from people in temples and churches. Alan Farha said he needed help to get to his parents’ funeral. The story was so sad that temple and church members opened their wallets. Police say the story was a lie.