It’s been a pretty difficult century for Chicago Cubs fans; the baseball team hasn’t won the World Series since 1908, the longest championship drought in sports history. But that hasn’t stopped the team’s hardcore fans from cheering—and praying—for a miracle.
Daily Archives: October 20, 2015
With sadness we inform you of the passing of Mrs. Rochel (Rene) Pink, OBM, matriarch of a large family of Chabad Chasidim and Shluchim all over the world. She was 90 years old.
In a video interview released today on BRIC TV, a channel discussing issues of interest to Brooklyn residents, three panelists: Naftali Moster, founder of YAFFED, Amy Sara Clark, editor of The Jewish Week, and community activist Ezra Friedlander tackled the hot-button issue of secular education in Chasidic Yeshivas – or the alleged lack thereof.
As a young teenager looking for a healthy after-school activity, Golda Reichman joined an all-women’s kickboxing class in her hometown of Detroit, MI. “I gained strength and confidence, and soon I was going a few evenings a week trying out a variety of workouts. I found it to be an amazing outlet and physical fitness has been a huge part of my life ever since,” she says of the experience. Now, she is determined to share that passion for physical health and fitness with the Crown Heights Jewish community, which is why she created StreetLite.
Today, Tuesday, a Palestinian terrorist drove his vehicle into a group of Israelis near the Israeli settlement of Gush Etzion in the West Bank. The attack follows two previous attacks that occurred in the West Bank today: an Israeli citizen was hit by a truck and killed after his car was pelted with stones, and the attempted stabbing of an IDF soldier – both of which occurred near Chevron.
Shortly after the hustle and bustle of Tishrei, close to 300 Crown Heights high school girls gathered for their annual Friendship Circle volunteer kickoff and registration.
Vaad Hakashrus of Crown Heights has filed a lawsuit in Federal court claiming a number of food establishments, wine producers and rabbis are using its trademarked “CHK” logo without being certified.
Rabbi Yitzchok Minkowicz, director of Chabad Lubavitch of Southwest Florida, delivers his insights on this week’s Parsha – Lech Lecha. This week Rabbi Minkowicz answers the question: How can we experience miracles?
The 7th bi-annual clothing project is well on its way in more than 50 cities throughout Russia and Ukraine, a joint initiative of the Federation of Jewish Communities of the CIS (FJC) , the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews (IFCJ) and Gloria Jeans clothing company.
A Crown Heights mother wrote the following op-ed to CrownHeights.info, expressing her gratitude to her son’s principal, who made sure that the boys who went to school on Sunday instead of the Kosher Day fair did not feel left out.