Lubavitcher music star Nemuel Harouche has released his latest ‘music’ video just as we begin the days of Sefirah – an acapella rendition of his hit song ‘Elokai.’
Daily Archives: April 19, 2017
An arrest has been made by the NYPD over the break-in to a Chabad synagogue in Flatbush and the subsequent assault and robbery of its caretaker.
The Crown Heights community can weigh in this week on a plan to change zoning rules to allow two new 16-story towers with 565 market-rate and affordable apartments — a project already facing opposition in a petition from an “anti-gentrification group.”
Russia and the United States may soon restart exchanges of art exhibitions, which were suspended for many years over Moscow fears that items may be seized over Chabad’s claims to the ‘Schneerson Library’ being illegally held in Russia, if President Donald Trump signs an order guaranteeing the exhibits protection from seizure in the U.S.
A Baltimore County Circuit Court judge has ordered that a 6,614-square-foot Chabad center built in a residential neighborhood in Towson, MD, must come down within the next year.
The Orthodox Union has teamed up with Jewish campus group Hillel to begin an outreach program for Jewish college students in the mold of Chabad-on-Campus. The OU will dispatch married couples who will serve as rabbis and rebbetzins, co-directing the organization’s branches on campuses across the U.S.
Shneur Odze, a 33-year-old Lubavitcher who is running as the United Kingdom Independence Party (UKIP) candidate for mayor of Manchester, ignited a firestorm by burning a bible that was left at his door by missionaries, and then publicizing the photo on social media.
Rabbi Dr. Chaim Shine is a law professor who lectures at Shaarei Mishpat Academic Center and Netanya College. He is also a columnist for the Israel HaYom Newspaper. He was interviewed by JEM’s My Encounter with the Rebbe project in his home in Ra’anana, Israel, in January of 2014.
A photo of a Chasidic Jewish couple sitting next to a Muslim woman nursing her baby on the New York City subway has gone viral on Facebook.
In a letter to parents, Beis Rivkah Primary Teachers in grades 1 through 3 write that they are forced to continue a work strike, which began before Pesach. Representatives for the striking teachers alleged that the administration was actively preventing the teachers from being paid by the board, a charge which was vehemently denied by a source close to the administration, who told CrownHeights.info that “nothing has changed.”