Two Florida Shluchim launched a lawsuit against the Federal Emergency Management Agency claiming religious discrimination after they were barred from receiving hurricane aid. One month later FEMA has reversed course and will allow religious institutions to apply for and receive federal aid for disaster recovery.
Daily Archives: January 7, 2018
This week’s edition of MyLife: Chassidus Applied with Rabbi Simon Jacobson, Episode 196, will air tonight, Sunday, here on CrownHeights.info, beginning at 8:00pm. This week Rabbi Jacobson will address the topics: Announcement: 4th Annual MyLife: Chassidus Applied Essay Contest; Is It Healthy to Suppress Emotions? Does Evil Exist or Is It Only the Absence of Good? Ahavas Yisroel: How Can We Be Expected to Love Every Person? How to Deal with a Rebellious Child? The Rubashkin Phenomenon Continued; Suggestions to R’ Jacobson
JLI presents its unique two-minute video featuring a powerful and relevant message from a timely tale. Here is this week’s video.
Some 90 young Shluchos from the west coast enjoyed an eight day winter camp in the Verdugo Mountains of Glendale, California. The program was full of fun and friendship in a chassidishe atmosphere, and for many this opportunity is quite rare, and is something that many other Jewish children take for granted.
A major rally with over 750 students from Oholei Torah’s grades 2 to 8, was held today honoring Chof Teves, The Rambams Yarzeit, and the 19th of Teves which marks the birthday of Oholei Torah.
With frigid temperatures gripping New York City, the NYPD’s 71st Precinct has been targeting law abiding residents for ‘remote-starting’ their cars, slapping them with criminal summonses that carry fines as high as $250 and require appearance in criminal court.
Alternate Side Parking (street cleaning) regulations will be suspended Monday through Wednesday, January 8-10 for snow operations. All other regulations, including parking meters, remain in effect.
Erev Shabbos, amidst the hectic preparations, Bentzy and Chaya Chesny‘s daughter choked on piece frozen mango and stopped breathing. The efforts of the Hatzalah Volunteers saved their daughter life. Their story was featured at Hatzalah’s Motzai Shabbos Melava Malka and health symposium.
When people discovered a car window left open during last weeks ‘cyclone bomb’, they saw the havoc it wrecked on the vehicles interior, so they took action and saved it from further harm.
Hundreds of men and women turned out this Motzai Shabbos for Crown Heights Hatzalah’s annual Melava Malka, health symposium and raffle for $25,000.
With great sadness and shock we inform you of the sudden and untimely passing of Mr. Reuvain (Ron) Tatarka OBM, a members and supporter of the Chabad community in Melbourne. He was 58 years old.