MyShliach Hosts Volunteer Appreciation Evening

Representing the parents of yaldei hashluchim around the globe, Rabbi Yosef Wolvovsky, shliach to Glastonbury, Connecticut, addressed bochurim at MyShliach’s annual evening of appreciation on Monday, 25 Sivan. Volunteering their time each week to learn and farbreng one-on-one over the phone with a young shliach, these bochurim serve as mentors to these boys, who lack local Chassidishe friends and chavrusas.

Crown Heights Landlord Convicted of ‘Harassment’

In the first ever such criminal investigation pursued by the State of New York, an Orthodox-Jewish Crown Heights landlord was convicted of “harassing” his tenants by failing to consistently provide them with heat and hot water, and by performing unsanctioned renovations to the building. He faces up to a year in jail.

Op-Ed: Be Considerate; Leave a Number

A Shliach from a small town was visiting Crown Heights to stock up on months’ worth of kosher food, only to face an urgent problem that happens well too often in our neighborhood – a problem which can be entirely avoided with a little bit on consideration.

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Only You Can Save Him from Prison

A member of Crown Heights Anash recently fell into a bad business deal, which resulted in a criminal case against him. Although he is innocent of the accusations, he is currently facing up to two years jail time.

Here’s My Story: Moses’ Envy

Rabbi Ahron Avigdor Cousin is a veteran educator from London, England. He now lives in the Crown Heights section of Brooklyn with his wife, Malka. He was interviewed by JEM’s My Encounter with the Rebbe project at his home in the summer of 2007.