In honor of Purim, we present a manuscript found in the Archives of the Rebbe’s trusted secretary and celebrated author of children’s books Nissan Mindel, featuring the annotated draft of a fascinating Purim story.
Daily Archives: March 9, 2017
Congregation Agudas Yisroel, located at 456 Crown St. [between Kingston and Brooklyn Aves.], invites all members of the community to hear the reading of the Megillah this Purim.
The 16 lucky winners of Hadar Hatorah’s 18th annual Purim raffle, the proceeds of which benefit the Crown Heights Yeshiva under the auspices of the NCFJE, have been announced.
Ukrainian billionaire Gennadiy Bogolyubov tells the UK Jewish News how he reconnected with Judaism and set up Jewish hubs in London and at home in Dnepropetrovsk.
Purim is here! The joyous holiday brings out the costumes, the gifts and charity! But there are those out there that may try and take advantage of our open and welcoming homes. Shomrim has compiled a list of tips that can help prevent the holiday from turning sad.
The Tappan Hill Mansion in Tarrytown, New York, was filled on Motzai Shabbos, as 250 supporters, friends, and Chabad Early Learning Center parents gathered to celebrate a quarter of a century of Chabad in Riverdale. Music sensation Benny Friedman captivated the room with his songs that were tailored for the Riverdale Jewish community, along with his own popular hits.
Alternate side parking (street cleaning) regulations will be suspended Friday, March 10, for snow operations. All other regulations, including parking meters, remain in effect.
A cold snap and snowfall are expected to arrive in New York City beginning early Friday morning. A winter Weather Advisory is in effect for most of the Tri-State area until Friday afternoon.
Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL) took to the podium on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives to praise Chabad’s Friendship Circle and all the work they do on behalf of children with special needs.
A bomb threat, sent in by email, forced the evacuation of the Jewish Children Museum in Crown Heights. The threat stated that there were multiple bombs placed throughout the building and would be detonated remotely. The NYPD evacuated the building and an investigation is currently ongoing. CrownHeights.info obtained a copy of the email.
Rabbi Shlomo Kugel, together with his wife Rivka, is the director of Chabad of the West Side, Manhattan, where he has served for nearly 35 years. He was interviewed by JEM’s My Encounter with the Rebbe project in April of 2016.
Soon after the Havdalah flames are doused on Saturday night, March 11, rabbis and rabbinical students will be starting their engines and embarking on a Purim adventure across the state of New York: bringing cheer to their brethren behind the walls of more than 40 correctional facilities.