New York City police say shootings are up so far this year and to combat the spike, 330 officers are being pulled from their usual duties for special patrols. So far this year, there have been 439 shootings, up from 403 in 2014.
Daily Archives: June 2, 2015
In mid-May, Boca Raton resident Sibyl Silver was in the center of a group that concluded a three-year quest to restore Torahs stolen during the Holocaust back into Jewish use in synagogue worship.
On Isru Chag Shavuos, the Yeshiva Ketana of Tomchei Temimim in Brunoy, France, held a Kinus Torah, in accordance with Chabad custom.
Authorities in the Russian city of Yekaterinburg raided the local chapter of Or Avner, a Chabad-run Jewish day school, confiscating Jewish books and questioning 30 students on ‘suspicion of racism.’ The raid was carried out by the Russian state security agency FSB, successor to the dreaded Soviet KGB.
Rabbi Avremi Schapiro was just 7 when his father passed away 25 years ago, but he carries on his legacy.
On Tuesday, Rosh Chodesh Sivan, all the volunteers of HOO (Helping Our Own) were treated to a beautiful dinner of appreciation at the Jewish Children’s Museum.
At around 4:00am this morning, Tuesday, a chaotic car crash occurred near the corner of S. Johns Place and Nostrand Ave. in Crown Heights. The male driver and his female passenger, both 20 years old, were transported to the hospital with serious injuries. The female died from her wounds shortly thereafter.
The Rabbinical College of Australia and New Zealand (Yeshivah Gedolah – Melbourne) hosted a community Kinus Torah on Sunday the 13th of Sivan. The Kinus was convened in conjunction with Shavuos, as per the Rebbe’s directive that a Kinus be held on, or after, each Yom Tov.
With sadness we inform you of the passing of Mrs. Chana Chanowitz OBM, wife of R’ Chaim Chanowitz OBM, who together merited to go into many yichidusin with the Rebbe. She was 87 years old.
In this photo, taken in 1987, several Chassidim gather in 770 in the early hours of the morning to study Chassidus and farbreng together. Can you identify anyone in the photo?