Authorities are looking for a man who they say hailed a yellow cab in Crown Heights, then robbed the driver after being taken to Brownsville. The perpetrator is still at large.
Daily Archives: December 7, 2017
Young Shliach to the Five Towns Gavi Geisinskycelebrates Yud Tes Kislev in his classroom at the Yeshiva of South Shore in Woodmere.
Following President Trump’s announcement recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, this morning, an Arab wearing a Keffiyah and holding a Palestinian flag took a baseball bat to a kosher supermarket in Amsterdam, while police stood by and watched. Only after the supermarket was destroyed, did they intervene and arrest him.
Hundreds of Los Angeles area schools shut their doors on Thursday as raging wildfires wreaked havoc on Southern California, forcing about 200,000 people to flee and destroying hundreds of houses.
Alternate side parking (street cleaning) regulations will be suspended Friday, December 8, for a Catholic holiday. All other regulations, including parking meters, remain in effect.
Leshana Tovah Belimud HaChasidus ve Darchei HaChasidus, Tikosaivu VeTichosaimu!
Today, Yud Tes Kislev, “The Rosh Hashanah of Chassidus,” marks 219 years since the release of the Alter Rebbe, R. Schneur Zalman of Liadi, founder of Chasidus Chabad, from prison in the year 5559 (1798). This year also marks 205 years since the Alter Rebbe’s Histalkus. In honor of this auspicious day, which is referred to by Chasidim as the “Holiday of Holidays,” Farbrengens are being held around the world!
There’s trouble in the air. Agent 18 spotted a delivery man carrying boxes of “moldstein chocolate” into a grocery store that sells “Goldsteins chocolate!”
On the last sitting day of Australia’s Parliament and Senate, Thursday, December 7th, the Jewish festival of Chanukah was celebrated at the now-yearly “Chanukah on the Hill” event. In attendance were the Jewish politicians from the House of Representatives and the Senate, as well as other politicians from all sides of politics who came to enjoy and learn from the joyous festival.
Rabbi Yitzchak Maier Gurary is a mashpia, spiritual mentor and teacher of Chasidic philosophy, at the Lubavitcher yeshivah in Montreal. He was interviewed by JEM’s My Encounter with the Rebbe project in his home in January of 2011.
The Republican-led House easily approved legislation that would restrict financial aid that directly benefits the Palestinian Authority until it takes credible steps to end what lawmakers say is a practice of rewarding Palestinians who kill Americans and Israelis.