Police Commissioner of the NYPD James O’Neil visited the Precinct Council Meeting of the 71st Precinct on Thursday evening, answering questions from residents and detailing actions the NYPD is taking to further reduce crime beyond record lows.
Daily Archives: April 20, 2017
This week, as we read in the Torah Parshas Shmini, we present a letter from the Rebbe to a supporter of the Rebbe’s “Wild Project” in Eretz Yisrael – a project that goes above and beyond the regular and the usual – in which the Rebbe goes into detail about the special significance of “eight” and its transcendent quality. The letter, written originally in English, is from the archives of the Rebbe’s personal trusted secretary, Rabbi Nissan Mindel.
The minimum price for a pack of cigarettes would rise to $13 in New York City under a proposal backed by Mayor Bill de Blasio.
A chareidi father of eight detained a flight from Tel Aviv to Kiev as it was preparing for takeoff. The flight was delayed for over an hour as he insisted the cabin crew close the movie screens which were visible.
On Wednesday, Isru Chag of Pesach, the Miami Beach community partook in a Kinus Torah, organized by Hatomim Sholom Dovber Korf.
As the Lubavitch community mourns the passing last week of Rabbi Beryl Epstein, OBM, we present two videos produced by filmmakers who were privileged to go on one of his guided tours of Chasidic Crown Heights.
Hertzel Hecker, a former member of the NYPD, was assigned to the personal security detail of the Lubavitcher Rebbe in the 1980s. During a visit to Chabad of Orlando this Pesach, he describes what happened when Mayor Ed Koch decided to abolish all NYPD escorts for dignitaries.
Following the Rebbe’s directives, the Lubavitch community of Baltimore, MD, held their first ever Kinus Torah on Isru Chag, which was attended by a large crowd.
With its popular Omer Counter app now in its third year and the number of users continuing to climb, Chabad.org encourages more and more people to count the Omer and to inspire others to do the same.
Rabbi Yitzchok Minkowicz, director of Chabad Lubavitch of Southwest Florida, delivers his insights on this week’s Parsha – Shemini. This week Rabbi Minkowicz answers the question: How can we merit to see G-d?