Op-Ed: Crown Heights: We Need to Talk

People are talking smack about you, this might come as a shock, so I wanted to just touch base. I’m only doing this because I care about you. I wasn’t going to say anything, but it’s what people out of town are thinking, I thought you should know.

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2 FAMILY HOUSE FOR SALE

Located on Union Street Between
New York Ave & Brooklyn Ave

Needs Work
Lot size: 20×88
Building size: 20×47
Asking $1,295,000
(ACCEPTING OFFERS)

Listed Exclusively by Century 21 Block & Lot Real Estate

For appointments contact:
Mike Hasan Phone: 718-768-4500 Mobile: 917-721-6990
E-mail: mh@BrooklynProperty.com

Mike Hasan
Broker / Owner
Century 21 Block & Lot Real Estate
Tel: 718.768.4500 x16 | Fax: 718.788.5121

Op-Ed: It just wasn’t the Right One! Or Was It?

When I was going out with my wife, the process seemed completely smooth and straightforward. I was thrilled with everything I saw, enjoyed spending time with her, and felt whatever I thought I was supposed to feel. Everything was perfect. Then things got a little more serious.

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2 BEDROOM CO-OP FOR SALE

2 Bedroom Co-op
Located on Kingston Ave
Between Empire & Lefferts
Very nice condition 
Lots of windows
Lots of sunlight
1,050 Square Feet
Top floor – 2 Elevators

Asking $479,000.

Exclusively by Heights Properties

For appointments contact:
J.J. Katz
Phone: 718-363-3932 x 101
E-mail: jj@heightspropertiesnyc.com
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Letter: No One is Immune to the Flu

A mother, who is also a medical doctor, shared her thoughts on the flu – and the importance of getting vaccinated – after reading a heart wrenching story on facebook group made up of 72 thousand physicians who are also mom’s.

‘Do It for Little Yehuda Leib’

In a heartfelt open letter to the community, Rabbi Avraham and Shayna Granat, Shluchim to Coral Springs, FL, express a unique request on behalf of their special son, Yehuda Leib, who passed away this morning – shortly after the letter was written – at 13 days old.

Shliach Responds to Jew ‘Disgusted’ by Rubashkin Joy

While most orthodox Jews reacted with joy and happiness to the news of President Donald Trump commuting the sentence of Sholom Mordechai Rubashkin, some expressed their dismay and “profound disgust” with the joy that followed the news. Rabbi Mendel Kaplan took to social media to call out those sentiments.

Residents Upset at 4am Police Wake-Up Sirens

President Street residents are up in arms over a 4:00am ‘wake-up call’ they received courtesy of an NYPD patrol cruiser announcing that residents must come out and move their cars. One reader, Amir P., was so upset that he called it “brutality” and authored a letter about this shocking experience.

Op-Ed: The Ugly Attack on New York Yeshivas

In response to the recent attacks on yeshivas in New York, Rabbi David Niederman – a member of the executive committee of Parents for Educational And Religious Liberty in Schools (PEARLS) – set the record straight in an op-ed in the Daily News this morning.

Op-Ed: Mixed Signals

The Kinus Hashluchim is fast approaching. Once again our streets will be filled with Shluchim of all ages, from all over the globe. And once again our streets will also be filled with the same complaints, Sina, and Loshon Hora.

Op-Ed: Whose Responsibility Is It?

Following the tragic death Malky Klein, a troubled young woman who was failed by the system, which shocked the Orthodox-Jewish community to its core, renowned Crown Heights educator Dena Gorkin wrote the following op-ed as a tribute to the young woman, which contains a list of tips that educators and parents should use for raising their children.

Op-Ed: The JTA’s ‘Top 10’ Got it Wrong

“Every year, when the Jewish Telegraphic Agency summarizes the top ten Jewish moments of the year (“that had the most significance for Jews”), I am reminded of how out-of-touch and how irrelevant the JTA are to the Jewish community in general, and to the Orthodox Jewish community in particular,” Writes Los Angeles attorney Baruch C. Cohen in this op-ed he submitted to CrownHeights.info.

Op-Ed: Only One Candidate Will Serve Our Community

Col. Jacob Goldstein, who served for 34 years as Chairman for the Crown Heights Community Board, explains why he believes community members should support Ede Fox in tomorrow’s Democratic primary for City Council, and not Laurie Cumbo.

Op-Ed: A Practical Solution to the Tuition Crisis

An anonymous member of the Crown Heights community submitted this op-ed, suggesting a simple and practical solution to the ongoing tuition crisis – a solution that restores power to the parents, and takes us back to the way things used to be long ago.