Brooklyn’s District Attorney Ken Thompson has died after a hard fought battle with a terminal illness and just a short while after disclosing his ailment. He passed away Sunday evening at the age of 50.
Daily Archives: October 9, 2016
Thousands of residents of Crown Heights braved cold and wet weather in order to perform the ancient ritual of Kapores. Once again the chickens were offered at a deeply discounted rate of $5.
Ever hear a single mother say “Nobody ever judges me or my family,” or “I’ve got it all under control”? Juggling everything all on their own, most single moms carry a double load. You can give them a much needed hand by participating in the 30-hour Bais Chana Women International fundraiser for Single Jewish Moms taking place over the next 24-hours.
This week’s edition of MyLife: Chassidus Applied with Rabbi Simon Jacobson, Episode 134, will air tonight, Sunday, here on CrownHeights.info, beginning at 8:00pm. This week Rabbi Jacobson will address the topics: What is Yechida? Can Yom Kippur Help Us Conquer Our Vices? Why No Intimacy on “Shabbos Shabboson”? The Meaning of Yizkor; Drinking on Simchas Torah; How Does Joy Nourish Us?
Reb Binyomin Wulliger, one of the elders of the Tzans community in Borough Park, passed away. For many years Reb Binyomin served as the liaison between the Rebbe and the later Klausenberg Rebbe, Rabbi Yekusiel Yehudah Halberstam.
Rabbi Shmuel Lesches, Magid Shiur in the Yeshiva Gedola of Melbourne, Australia, has compiled a guide to the laws and customs of Kapparos, Erev Yom Kippur and Yom Kippur for the benefit of the wider Lubavitch community.
Alternate side parking (street cleaning) regulations will be suspended Monday, October 10, for Columbus Day. All other regulations, including parking meters, remain in effect.
Hundreds of Chattanooga, Tennessee, Jewish community members, visiting dignitaries, and other well-wishers celebrated the opening of the newly renovated Chabad Center for Jewish Life in historic Fort Wood.