This week’s edition of MyLife: Chassidus Applied with Rabbi Simon Jacobson, Episode 155, will air tonight, Sunday, here on CrownHeights.info, beginning at 8:00pm. This week Rabbi Jacobson will address the topics: Is it my Yetzer Hara or My Dysfunctional Childhood? Is Smacking Children Ever Acceptable? What is the Significance of Mikvah for Men? How Can One Make Successful Life Changes Without a Support System? What’s the Healthiest Way to Deal with ‘Toxic’ Relationships?
The plan to redevelop the historic, city-owned Bedford-Union Armory into a rec center, office building and apartment complex will only accelerate “the whitening of Crown Heights,” a local activist group says.
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Five people were injured in a multi-vehicle crash late Friday afternoon in Crown Heights.
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Dozens of anti-Semitic fliers were found in several buildings on the University of Illinois at Chicago campus earlier this week. The fliers accused Jews of controlling a disproportionate amount of the wealth in the United States, stating “Ending white privilege starts with ending Jewish privilege.”
With sadness we inform you of the untimely passing of Rabbi Avrohom Boruch Junik OBM, a resident of Crown Heights. He was 60 years old. Levaya times added.
“There are no words to describe the emotion felt as I witnessed my grandfather relieve his experiences at the entrance of the death camp – Auschwitz-Birkenau. The same place he stood 73 years ago as a small child,” says the grandson of Rabbi Nissen Mangel, who returned to Auschwitz this week in defiance after narrowly surviving the camp and its infamous “doctor” Jospeh Mangele YMS as a 10-year-old boy.
On day during their geography class, the students took out a map and searched for the city of Lubavitch. However, to their dismay, it was not listed. Their teacher noticed a sign of anguish and frustration on their faces and asked them what is bothering them so much?
This week, youth organizations throughout the country will host various open forums to discuss the challenges faced by today’s youth, allowing individuals to share their personal experiences and ideas for how we should be addressing these pervasive issues as a community. And Crown Heights will be no different.
AIPAC, Flam Winery, and Israeli artists Gadi Dadon and Itshak Holtz will join with The Betzalel Gallery in Crown Heights on Sunday evening, March 19th, at 6:30 pm for a celebration of Israeli culture.
The New York City Department of Health has once again launched a coordinated attack on the age-old Jewish practice of metzitzah b’peh, deploying a barrage of alternative facts and fake news, says veteran Mohel Rabbi Levi Heber.
Continuing their yearly tradition, the Shluchim in Sumy, Ukraine, Rabbi Yechiel and Rochi Levitansky, transformed the Shul building for the Purim seuda – this time into an ‘under the sea.’ In an uplifting atmosphere, 150 men, women and children participated and fulfilled the four Mitzvos of Purim.
After receiving donations to be distributed to soldiers across Ontario, 4th Canadian Division Chaplains Captain Lazer Danzinger and Lieutenant Colonel Christopher Ryan, decided to share the work load. Last week, they spent an afternoon assembling food and gift packages destined for Jewish soldiers, public service employees and veterans for the holiday of Purim which was celebrated on Sunday, March 11th, 2017.
This Shabbos at the Besht, Rabbi Levy Djian will lead a discussion on the topic: Understanding Failure.
Avremy and Rivky Abramson (Crown Heights)
JLI presents its unique one-minute video featuring a powerful and relevant message from the weekly Parsha. This week’s video for Parshas Ki Tisa is titled – Demolition: The First Step of Reconstruction.
CrownHeights.info and Lubavitch Archives present a unique collection of photos of the Rebbe preparing to leave at the end of a Farbrengen.
This week, we present a letter from the Rebbe on the importance of accepting the yoke of Heaven – and in general the authority of our leaders – the lack of which leads to the spirit of ecumenism and interfaith dialogue, which the Rebbe addresses in this letter. The letter, written originally in English, is from the archives of the Rebbe’s personal trusted secretary, Rabbi Nissan Mindel.
Aound 250 women attended the Chabad House of Greater Hartford’s challah baking event earlier this month.
Once Again: The parents of students in Beth Rivkah elementary school today received an email from the principals notifying them that second term report cards will not be distributed since the teachers have not been paid in over a month.
Temimim in Yeshivas Tomchei Temimim in Antwerp, Belgium, held an uplifting farbrengen marking the Yahrtzeit of noted Mashpia Rabbi Moshe Weber, OBM.
An African-American teenager posing as a customer ordered food from a Crown Heights restaurant. When the delivery man arrived at the address given, he handed over the food and asked for payment. Instead of receiving money, he was brutally beaten and robbed. Part of the attack was caught on surveillance video.
Jewish music star Simche Friedman sings two classic Chabad Nigunim to Mizrachi-style music by the Yuval Stofel Orchestra.