Users of Optimum and Cablevision in Crown Heights were left without access to the internet for most of Wednesday due to a damaged cable. As of 6:37pm, the issue has been resolved.
Daily Archives: January 23, 2019
The Vaad Hatmimim released a video presentation highlighting the Rebbe’s appreciation for those who study his Torah. The video was premiered at the Vaad Hatmimim’s Halikut Siyum on Likkutei Sichos Cheilek Chof, 11 Shevat 5779.
Unique aromas of herbs and flowers enticed participants of Chabad’s “Jewish Women’s Circle” as they chose their favorite scents to create hand-crafted soaps for Safe Homes Women’s Shelter.
Among Akron Jews, Anshe Sfard Synagogue is known for its lively Simchat Torah festivities. Here, the dancing never slows and the schnapps never run low. This year was no different. But there was one thing missing: Their rabbi of twenty-three years was absent.
Family and friends of Reb Shmuel Finck OBM are invited to an event marking the shloshim since his passing. The event will take place on Thursday, January 24th, Ohr L’yud Tes Shevat at Lubavitch Yeshiva Crown Street. The event is scheduled to begin at 8:00pm.
MyShliach launched Farbrengen in a Box two short years ago with 50 subscribers. Rabbi Mendy Shanowitz, director of MyShliach, pointed out to me that over the past 24 months, the program has expanded rapidly; 320 shluchim families happily received the kits in their mailbox last week.
Hatzolah of LA is currently trying to get its permit to transport patients, but is receiving opposition from the LA Fire Department. There is a hearing scheduled for 1/29 in front of the LA County Board to determine this issue, but the LAFD has issued a letter of opposition.
Israel moved up to fifth place in the 2019 Bloomberg Innovation Index, an annual ranking of the world’s 60 most innovative countries.