Coutesy of Chabad.org, we present a touching video of the power of the light of the Menorah. How it outshone the Nazis, and continues to spread light.
The New Jersey Department of Health is warning residents of additional exposures associated with an outbreak of measles in Ocean County (Lakewood).
Rabbi Adam Stein, together with his wife, Esther, has directed the Chabad House at Stony Brook University on Long Island, N.Y. He is releasing a course in association with chabad.org on handling stress. ‘Stress Less: The Jewish Way to Living in the Moment’ begins on Tuesday, Nov. 27
A crownheights.info reader sent a letter to the editor detailing her miracle story. A debilitating and possibly deadly medical emergency ends with shocked doctors, and stunning recovery.
A new addendum to the famous sefer Hadras Panim Zokon has been released in digital form. It expands on the questions, Will A Full Beard Help or Hurt My Shidduchim Prospects? or Shalom Bayis?
A “Beka” weight, was used to weigh the half-shekel donation brought by the Jewish people for the maintenance of the Temple and the census, was found during the sifting of archaeological soil taking place in the Emek Tzurim National Park.
New York Jewish boxer Cletus Seldin has returned to the ring with a spectacular victory over Nicaraguan contender Nelson Lara following a ten month absence.
In a win for those who use chickens for Kaporos, today, New York’s highest court rejected animal rights activists’ attempt to force NYC to end the use of chickens as kaporos.
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.