The home of a Jewish mayor in France was covered with anti-Semitic graffiti including swastikas and anti-Semitic slogans.
This week’s edition of MyLife: Chassidus Applied with Rabbi Simon Jacobson, Episode 235, will air tonight, Sunday, here on CrownHeights.info, beginning at 8:00pm. This week Rabbi Jacobson will address the topics: What Attitude Should One Have to Conservative and Reform Judaism? What Is the Rebbe’s Opinion About Creating an Endowment? Homosexuality: How Can It Be Prohibited If It Is Innate? Why Does Judaism Reject the Messiah That Other Religions Have Embraced?
Aharon Hersh Fried, an Associate Professor of Psychology at Yeshiva University, tackled some difficult questions about education in a recent article. Why are some demographics of people more likely to outperform in the STEM subjects? Would we actually be doing a favor to our children by teaching in a “Western” manner?
In a devastating incident Thursday afternoon, a young father of 2 was struck and killed by a vehicle on Central Ave in the Five Towns.
In the Marina Roscha neighborhood of Moscow, The Ohel Chesed Lending Depot was inaugurated. The depot assists Jewish families with a variety of useful items, like cribs, strollers, bassinets, shabbos hotplates, hot water urns, folding chairs, and much more.
A video released show how Gabi and Rivky Holzberg continued giving, even following the tragedy in Mumbai. A doctor, moved by their story, sponsored fertility treatment that resulted in not one, but three children to a Chabad Shliach.
Singer Mendi Jerufi has released a new single, “B’shuvi.” He composed the song together with Danny Avidani.
In the spirit of unity and Jewish pride so prevalent in the city—and honoring the 11 men and women, most of them elderly grandparents, whose lives were so brutally ended by a murderer who proclaimed, “All Jews must die”—the rabbis, rebbetzins and staff of Chabad-Lubavitch of Pittsburgh have launched a campaign calling for 1,100 mezuzot to be affixed in the Pittsburgh region.
Far-right candidate Jair Bolsonaro won a sweeping victory in Brazil’s presidential election on Sunday, the BBC reported.
With sadness we publicize the names of the 11 people murdered over shabbos in the Pittsburgh tragedy. They include two brothers, as well as a married couple.
As Shabbat ended, Chabad centers around Pittsburgh began to react to the tragic shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue, this morning. Eleven people are said to have been killed, and six injured. The synagogue is in Squirrel Hill, a neighborhood with a large Jewish population and many synagogues and Jewish schools.
Eleven people have been killed in a murderous rampage inside the Tree Of Life – Or L’Simcha synagogue in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The gunman reportedly shouted “all Jews must die” during the 20 minute long rampage and siege. (UPDATE) President Trump has proclaimed the lowering of the flag to half staff for the victims.
A new initiative being pushed by ten Jewish organizations, and written by Nathan Lewin, would remove a legal block for Shomer Shabbos workers.
Following an exciting holiday season with lots of traveling around the world, a virus has made its way back into the United States, and into the frum community in particular. Six cases of the measles have been reported in Williamsburg, hospitalizing at least one, and 11 cases have been confirmed in Rockland County.
A new fun sing along DVD that makes learning the Parsha a joy for kids and parents alike! When deciding what content to create next, Producer Chaim Hershkowitz knew that it would have to be about the Parshios. “I knew it was time to create something that was new, fresh and upbeat.” With that goal, Chaim’s first choice was Chanaleh Fellig-Harrel; who has written songs for him in the past. He asked her to come up with new songs for each Parsha.
New Video has surfaced in regards to this Sundays beating of a 62 year old Chassidic man Lipa Schwartz in Boro Park. The video appears to show that the incident was not in fact a road rage incident as the DA claims.
In a new and exciting music video release, popular singer Yaakov Shwekey takes praising Hashem to a new level. With the Release of “Yishtabach” based around the common Hebrew phrase “Yishtabach Shemo”, you can see the every day person, relaying the Same phrase with joy and faith.
A 62 year old Jewish man walking to synagogue in Boro Park was attacked and beaten by a man on Sunday morning. The Perpetrator attacked one, then chased another man in what is a possible hate crime.
A pilot study led by researchers at the University of Cincinnati (UC) College of Medicine suggests Jewish men who practice wearing tefillin, which involves the tight wrapping of an arm with leather banding as part of daily prayer, may receive cardiovascular health benefits.
A Lubavitcher U.S. Army Chaplain is being commended for his actions that led to saving the life of a distraught army veteran. Captain Michael Harari, who was off duty, observed the man about to do himself harm and jumped into action, speaking to the man and convincing him to come back.
The latest public campaign to ban circumcision in Denmark fell apart earlier this month after the nation’s ruling party stated its qualified opposition to the measure. Yet, Jews in Denmark—as well as in many other nations in Europe and around the world—are continuing to face high hurdles to maintain the legality of the 4,000-year-old religious practice that is a cornerstone of Judaism.
Yeshiva parents on Monday begin a “Protect Our Yeshivas” campaign in response to unrelenting attacks against their schools by anti-yeshiva activists.