With sadness we inform you of the untimely passing of Rabbi Avrohom Boruch Junik OBM, a resident of Crown Heights. He was 60 years old. Levaya times added.
Daily Archives: March 17, 2017
“There are no words to describe the emotion felt as I witnessed my grandfather relieve his experiences at the entrance of the death camp – Auschwitz-Birkenau. The same place he stood 73 years ago as a small child,” says the grandson of Rabbi Nissen Mangel, who returned to Auschwitz this week in defiance after narrowly surviving the camp and its infamous “doctor” Jospeh Mangele YMS as a 10-year-old boy.
On day during their geography class, the students took out a map and searched for the city of Lubavitch. However, to their dismay, it was not listed. Their teacher noticed a sign of anguish and frustration on their faces and asked them what is bothering them so much?
This week, youth organizations throughout the country will host various open forums to discuss the challenges faced by today’s youth, allowing individuals to share their personal experiences and ideas for how we should be addressing these pervasive issues as a community. And Crown Heights will be no different.
AIPAC, Flam Winery, and Israeli artists Gadi Dadon and Itshak Holtz will join with The Betzalel Gallery in Crown Heights on Sunday evening, March 19th, at 6:30 pm for a celebration of Israeli culture.
The New York City Department of Health has once again launched a coordinated attack on the age-old Jewish practice of metzitzah b’peh, deploying a barrage of alternative facts and fake news, says veteran Mohel Rabbi Levi Heber.
Continuing their yearly tradition, the Shluchim in Sumy, Ukraine, Rabbi Yechiel and Rochi Levitansky, transformed the Shul building for the Purim seuda – this time into an ‘under the sea.’ In an uplifting atmosphere, 150 men, women and children participated and fulfilled the four Mitzvos of Purim.
After receiving donations to be distributed to soldiers across Ontario, 4th Canadian Division Chaplains Captain Lazer Danzinger and Lieutenant Colonel Christopher Ryan, decided to share the work load. Last week, they spent an afternoon assembling food and gift packages destined for Jewish soldiers, public service employees and veterans for the holiday of Purim which was celebrated on Sunday, March 11th, 2017.
This Shabbos at the Besht, Rabbi Levy Djian will lead a discussion on the topic: Understanding Failure.
JLI presents its unique one-minute video featuring a powerful and relevant message from the weekly Parsha. This week’s video for Parshas Ki Tisa is titled – Demolition: The First Step of Reconstruction.
CrownHeights.info and Lubavitch Archives present a unique collection of photos of the Rebbe preparing to leave at the end of a Farbrengen.