You wouldn’t be faulted for mistaking it for a rubber ducky. But the South African city it has taken by storm recognizes it for what it is: a receptacle of hope.
Daily Archives: May 9, 2017
Dolly Rotter, a Chabad chasidic grandmother of 19 and great-grandmother of 25, has lived on the south side of Eastern Parkway in Crown Heights since she was 6 years old. When the first kosher pizza shop, Shabsie’s, opened on Utica Avenue in the 1960s, she recalled the jubilation in the then-fledgling chasidic community.
A recently-divorced Crown Heights father takes his former Mashpia to task for his purported lack of guidance before his marriage fell apart, as well as his judgmental attitude afterwards, in this eye-opening op-ed submitted anonymously to CrownHeights.info.
Ahead of Lag Ba’omer, a CrownHeights.info reader shares an amazing collection of photos and documents from past parades.
A man was arrested after menacing Jews with a meat cleaver in the London Orthodox-Jewish community of Stamford Hill today, Tuesday.
An esteemed educator known for fixing failing New York City schools is ready to roll up his sleeves in one of the worst performing school districts on Long Island. So why is there opposition?
A man was killed after being struck by a train at Utica Ave. Subway Station in Crown Heights during rush hour on Monday evening.
Local firefighters said multiple vehicles in the parking lot at the Chabad Jewish Center of Las Vegas and Southern Nevada were torched late on Monday night. The incident is being investigated as a hate crime.
Today, 13 Iyar, marks the Yahrtzeit of Rabbi Yisrael Aryeh Leib Schneerson, younger brother of the Lubavitcher Rebbe. He passed away in Liverpool, UK, in 1952.
Rabbi Yitzchok Minkowicz, director of Chabad Lubavitch of Southwest Florida, delivers his insights on this week’s Parsha – Emor. This week Rabbi Minkowicz answers the question: Can everyone be helped?