Yosef Karduner Back in Crown Heights

Yosef Karduner, world famous musician and performer, will be coming to Crown Heights this Motzei Shabbat (Saturday, October 20th). Karduner played for a packed house in Crown Heights venues in the past. The show received largely positive reviews and due to the demand, a new show has been planned for this year, at Wine by the Case (511 Empire Boulevard)

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Rocket From Gaza Hits Home in Beer Sheba

A rocket fired from the Gaza Strip overnight Tuesday exploded near a home in the southern Israeli city of Be’er Sheva. Magen David Adom paramedics gave medical treatment to a woman about 50 years of age and a 40-year-old man who suffered light injuries while running to a protected area. In addition, a 20-year-old woman who suffered from shock was evacuated to the Soroka Hospital.

New Shluchim to Mexico to Take Special Sefer Torah With Them

In November, Rabbi Daniel and Raizel Huebner will move with their three children from New Jersey to San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, to run a Chabad center. They’ll be taking with them a traveling Torah dedicated by Rabbi Tuvia Teldon, regional director of Lubavitch of Long Island, and his wife, Chaya, in honor of their son Boruch, who passed away 27 years ago at the age of 13 from complications related to cystic fibrosis.

Kinus Hashluchim Banquet Keynote Speaker Announced

Yitzchak Mirilashvili is an Israeli-Georgian billionaire businessman and philanthropist, based in Russia and Israel. Mirilashvili’s family businesses include real estate, construction of shopping malls, casino chains, petroleum industry, diamond and renewable energy sectors. He was known as the youngest billionaire of Israel, following the sale of his shares in a popular news site for $1.12 Billion.

Friendship Circle Brooklyn’s Annual Volunteer Kickoff

Just a few days after the hectic Tishrei schedule came to an end, many Crown Heights high school girls gathered for Friendship Circle Brooklyn’s Annual Volunteer Kickoff! The only program to be offered to ALL local girls high schools, representatives from Bais Rivkah, Bnos Menachem, Bnos Chomesh, Chabad Girls Academy and Beis Chaya Mushka joined together to volunteer for an important organization in the community.

8:00pm: How Do I Find Myself When I Feel Lost?

This week’s edition of MyLife: Chassidus Applied with Rabbi Simon Jacobson, Episode 231, will air tonight, Sunday, here on CrownHeights.info, beginning at 8:00pm. This week Rabbi Jacobson will address the topics: Why Would Loving Spouses Fight Every Time They Come Back from Somebody’s House? How Do I Find Myself When I Feel Lost? Why Is There More Focus on Chitzoniyos (Externals) in Dor Ha’Shevii? Is Learning and Teaching Chassidus Chagas Considered “Spreading the Wellsprings”? What Is the Difference Between the “Law of Attraction” and Bitachon? How Does Evil Fit into Divine Unity?

The Future Is Here: Tuition-Free Jewish Day School in Myrtle Beach

Can Jewish day school education ever be tuition-free? Leah Aizenman analyzed the question. And then she acted. Under her leadership as Chabad representative in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, she and her community developed a model for free Jewish education. Now in its third year the program, called Jewish Education Myrtle Beach, is giving 75 percent of the city’s Jewish children a first-rate, tuition-free Jewish education.

Weekly Story: Why Noach Didn’t Believe

In this week’s parsha (7:7) the possuk states that Noach entered the teiva “because of the flood waters.” Rashi explains that while Noach believed in Hashem, he was also skeptical and didn’t fully believe, so he only entered when the flood waters began coming down in earnest.