The Lubavticher Bochur who was critically injured in an accident in Guatemala has been successfully transported back to the United States, thanks to the efforts of many and now faces a long road to recovery. Friends have launched a fundraiser to help cover some of the medical costs.
Daily Archives: April 16, 2017
A pair of thieves broke into a Chabad synagogue in Flatbush, Brooklyn, and while searching for valuables they happened upon the caretaker, whom they beat and robbed – even forcing him to open the safe of the Aron Kodesh. Update: $6,000 reward posted for information leading to arrests.
Shmuel and Bentzi Marcus of the 8th Day kicked off a Major League baseball game between the Miami Marlins and the New York Mets on the first day of Chol Hamoed Pesach at Marlins Stadium in Miami, Florida. The pair belted out the national anthem before the start of the game.
Hundreds of children gathered in 770 for a Rally in honor of Chai Nissan, the birthday of the Reb Levi Yitzchok father of The Rebbe.
A one-hour TV program airing next week on PBS links an incredible Holocaust escape story to advanced scientific techniques.
Alternate side parking (street cleaning) regulations will be suspended Monday and Tuesday, April 17-18, for the second days of Passover. All other regulations, including parking meters, remain in effect.
When Shoshanna Silcove learned that she had become a grandmother for the first time, she couldn’t contain her excitement. She jumped up out of her office chair and exclaimed, “I’m a grandmother!” All her 150 co-workers stood up and applauded. Then, she had a moment of reflection.
With great sadness we inform you of the untimely passing of Rabbi Beryl Epstein OBM, a longtime Crown Heights resident who was famous for his walking tours of the neighborhood. He was 58 years old.