Congresswoman Ilhan Omar (D-MN) has come under fire and isolated for an anti-Semitic tweet. Despite an expedient apology, Omar is due to speak this month at a fundraising event alongside a senior charity official who has praised killing Jews in the past.
This video, outlining the history of Sichos in English and Rabbi Yonah Avtzon a”h, was presented at the community gathering to mark his shloshim.
The man accused of massacring 11 people at a Pittsburgh synagogue last year in the deadliest attack on a US Jewish institution pleaded not guilty on Monday in federal court to a dozen additional charges including hate crimes.
We present a photo of Reb Meilech Zwiebel a”h with Reb Shulem Malik of Boro Park, circa 1970s. Photo is courtesy of Rabbi Chaim Dalfin.
Following the successful Men’s and Woman’s evening events, the winners of the Keren Simchas Choson V’Kallah Auction have been announced.
The KSCVK Woman’s Auction Event saw a turnout of hundreds in a highly successful event. The event was in support of Keren Simchas Choson V’Kallah run by Mrs. Devorah Benjamin. Entertainment for the evening was provided by Hedva Levy, who through her unique style, had the crowd on their feet.
Rabbi Shea Hecht, an author on Jewish psychiatric interventions and cults, has weighed in on the Mic Drop trend. In a conversation with CrownHeights.info, he firmly rejected the Mic Drop events, making strong arguments that they will hurt many people.
After months of hard work and consistent learning, the Irgun’s participants completed and were tested on the entire Likutei Amarim Tanya. The Irgun Limud Hatanya, a project of Heichel Menachem of Boro Park, organizes a structured learning program for its participants to learn Tanya.
The topics in this week’s 248th episode of the highly acclaimed popular MyLife: Chassidus Applied series, with Rabbi Simon Jacobson, will include: Should I Be Concerned over an Ominous Chain Letter I Received? When a Yeshiva Sends Students as Shluchim to Other Yeshivos, Is It Considered as If the Rebbe Is Sending Them, or as a Faculty Decision (Which Could Be Mistaken)? Are Their Guidelines for Using Hypnosis to Treat Mental Health? What Boundaries Should Be Kept When Single Girls Have Male Teachers?
JEM has released a video dated the 6th of Adar 1 5752 (February 10, 1992.) These extended scenes of the Rebbe during prayers were filmed in high quality by a JEM film crew with special access.
The Levaya of Yitzchak “Jerry” Simon OBM passed by 770 where a large crowd waited to say farewell to an icon of Crown Heights. Shiva will be held at 391 Crown St. Family requests no visitors after 10pm.
The Deitsch Family will be sitting Shiva for Moishe z’l. They will be sitting Shiva at 866 Eastern Parkway, 7th Floor. Mincha will be at 5pm followed with time to be Menachem Avel.
This Sunday’s class is being hosted by The Besht Center, and co-sponsored by Boruch DuBrow of BSD Coaching and Communications. Registration is open until the time of the class. There will be separate seating for men and women.
Two women killed in a massive traffic accident involving a bus that was en route to Jerusalem have been identified as sisters from the haredi city of Modiin Illit. The accident was a mishap involving a second vehicle, and not terror related.
The KSCVK Men’s Auction Event was filled with hundreds of people, as the community turned out in support of Keren Simchas Choson V’Kallah. Entertainment for the evening was given by Simcha Friedman and Levy Falkowitz.
With great sadness we report the passing of Yitchak Yaakov Simon OBM, a longtime resident, and original caterer of Crown Heights. Updated with Shiva times.
It is with profound sadness and deep pain that we inform you of the sudden and untimely passing of Moishe Deitsch OBM, a resident of Crown Heights who passed away on Friday, gimmel Adar 1 5779 after a brief illness.
A recently unclassified report by the United States Government Accountability Office (GAO) revealed that a United Nations body that runs hundreds of Palestinian schools failed to offset “potentially problematic content” in its textbooks, and that State Department documents on the matter contained either inaccuracies or omissions.
The Kever of the Manchester Rosh Yeshiva, Hagaon HaRav Yehuda Zev Segal ZATZAL was vandalized over Shabbos. Police have slammed vandals who destroyed the tombstone as a ‘complete disgrace to humanity.’
A Jewish man was menaced and harassed in hate driven incident Friday afternoon while walking in Crown Heights. The incident victim flagged a nearby police vehicle who arrested the assailant.
An Arab from Hevron was arrested for last week’s brutal murder of 19-year-old Ori Ansbacher. The suspect was caught in a mosque in Al-Bireh, an Arab village adjoining Ramallah. Authorities pinpointed his location following forensic evidence collected at the scene by police and the Shin Bet security service.
With great sadness we report the passing of Rabbi Menachem Mendel Baumgarten OBM, a Crown Heights resident. He was 92 years old.