Three Attempted Luring Incidents In Boro Park On Motzei Shabbos

A major police investigation is underway after there were three attempted luring incidents in Boro Park on Motzei Shabbos. NYPD sources confirm to YWN that a Toyota Rav 4 occupied by at least two suspects tried offering candy to children at three locations in around 25 minutes. Police are taking this matter seriously, and have launched an investigation.

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Lubavitch of Finland Launches Fundraising Campaign

Just 16 years ago a young Rabbi Benyamin and Ita Wolff joined the beautiful Finland Jewish community to enhance and enrich the quality of Jewish life in Finland for thousands of souls, living here, and passing through – with an unconditional “Love your fellow as yourself” regardless of background or affiliation. Now they are asking you to

Picture of the Day

Hundreds of Crown Heights residents turned out Sunday afternoon to do Kaporos in the parking lot of Bais Rivka Crown Street. The Kaporos was arranged by NCFJE, with the cost subsidized at $5 a chicken.

8:00pm: What Is the Rebbe’s Position on the State of Israel?

The topics in this week’s 279th episode of the highly acclaimed MyLife: Chassidus Applied series, with Rabbi Simon Jacobson, will include: Chassidus Applied to Yom Kippur and Sukkot; Lessons from Vov Tishrei 55 Years; What Is the Meaning of Kol Nidrei? How Do We Understand the Obligation of Forgiveness? Why Is the Chassidus of the Rebbe Maharash and the Tzemach Tzedek for the Most Part Ignored? What Is the Rebbe’s Position on the State of Israel? How Does Chassidus Explain the Sequence of the Tishrei Holidays?

New Kovetz: “Likkut Maanos 5752”

As the Rebbe’s fame spread throughout the years of his leadership, the amount of people who contacted him for Brachos and with questions grew tremendously from year to year. The USPS confirmed that the Rebbe got almost the most mail delivered to him daily in the United States – second only to the President. Unfortunately, these precious answers of the Rebbe – sometimes on very important and fundamental topics – scarcely made it to the public. Now, they are accessible in a new kovetz.

Video of the Day

Despite a recent arrest of a package thief in Crown Heights, another thief targeted a Crown Heights home. The theft was caught on the Eastern Parkway homes surveillance camera.

Laws and Customs: Yom Kippur

Rabbi Shmuel Lesches, Magid Shiur in the Yeshiva Gedola of Melbourne, Australia, has compiled a guide to the laws and customs of Kapparos, Erev Yom Kippur and Yom Kippur for the benefit of the wider Lubavitch community.