Chabad Photographer Meir Alfasi is continuing his tour of the world. His latest stop was the Arab country of Tunisia, where Israeli citizens are not allowed to visit.
Another seminar of the famous Bayit organization in Europe was held this month with dozens of young Jewish professionals who enjoyed a unique program and enjoyable weekend at the prestigious Alpen Karawanserai Hotel in Hinterglemm, a gorgeous resort town in the Tyrol Alpine mountains of Austria.
Binyomin and Minka (nee Reinitz) Freundlich (Crown Heights)
Following the horrific events in Charlottesville, VA, this past weekend, Bracha B. a Crown Heights resident, says she can no longer remain silent in the face of a grave issue within our community.
Close to four hundred members of the Jewish community of Curitiba, Paraná, in South Brazil, packed the “Buffet Du Batel” hall last Monday evening in celebration of an unprecedented and exciting event commemorating the fiftieth anniversary of the liberation and reunification of the city of Jerusalem and the launching of the Lubavitcher Rebbe’s Tefillin Campaign.
In honor of National Senior Citizens Day, United Jewish Generations, a Chabad organization for seniors in South Florida, is collecting wise, inspirational or humorous sayings from your parents or grandparents that have impacted your life.
Alternate side parking (street cleaning) regulations will be suspended on Tuesday, August 15, for a Catholic holiday.
Shmuly and Devoree (nee Miller) Axelrod (Crown Heights)
A dispute over a parking place in the Bergen Beach section of Brooklyn went horribly wrong last night, ending in the death of a 23 year old member of the Sephardic Jewish community.
Update: Arrest made.
This week’s edition of MyLife: Chassidus Applied with Rabbi Simon Jacobson, Episode 175, will air tonight, Sunday, here on CrownHeights.info, beginning at 8:00pm. This week Rabbi Jacobson will address the topics: How Should We Prepare for the Approaching Month of Elul? What Can We Do When Conflicts Between Communities and Rabbis Arise? How Much Should Jews Integrate with the World at Large? If the Rebbe is the Nasi Hador, Why Doesn’t the Larger Jewish World Recognize That?
In honor of Chof Av, the day of the Yohrtzeit of Reb Levi Yitzchok – the Rebbes father, a Farbrengen was held in 770 with many in participation.
From Chabad.org by Faygie Levy Holt: A Jewish cemetery in St. Louis vandalized back in February—an incident that captured attention around … Continued
Yaakov and Chayale (nee Niazov) Glassner (Sydney, Australia)
Chabad Shluchim to Israel held their annual Kinus – for the 38th time – over Shabbos in the city of Nachlas Har Chabad.
With great sadness and pain we inform you of the untimely passing of R’ Tsion Goldstein OBM, a resident of Crown Heights who battled a terrible illness. He was 43 years old.
Stuck in a massive traffic jam in New York City’s FDR drive, a Lubavitcher noticed a man standing atop a U-Haul truck and speaking to another in Hebrew. He seized the moment and put on Tefillin with him in a very public display of Jewish pride – and the video went viral too.
Mordy and Mushky (nee Lesches) Gershon (Crown Heights)
Hundreds of summer vacationers in Tannersville, New York, gathered in the Beis Menachem Shul for an evening of Chassidus and Nigleh marking the Yohrtzeit of The Rebbe’s father, Reb Levi Yitzchok in a special Yarchei Kallah event.
Yisrael Kristal, a Frum Jew and Holocaust survivor from Haifa who was recognized by Guinness World Records as the oldest man in the world, has died a month before his 114th birthday.
Baruch and Soshie (nee Weingarten) Meer (Crown Heights)
A former Crown Heights Esrog vendor has become one of the few voices of optimism this month, as those who involved in distributing and selling the prized citron express fears there won’t be enough to meet the demand this year.