A massive fire in Beit Midrash Morasha of Capetown, South Africa has left complete destruction, with only a single Torah, and some seforim surviving the blaze. No one was hurt in the fire.
An aspiring thief found the perfect theft in an unattended bench sitting in a Crown Heights alleyway. Unfortunately for him, it had a bike tied to it, and it was all caught on camera.
IDF forces on Tuesday discovered a cross-border terror tunnel from a south Lebanon village into Israeli territory. The IDF released surveillance footage of its construction, as well as a clip of the inside of the tunnel.
You may have heard about former President George H. W. Bush love for sports, but you probably didn’t know about his interest in the Jewish game of Chanukah Dreidel. He is remembered fondly for his light-hearted and friendly demeanor, and you can see that again in this clip.
The IDF launched Operation “Northern Shield” overnight Monday to thwart and neutralize cross-border attack tunnels dug by the Hezbollah terror organization from Lebanon into Israel.
Doctor Richard Friedman A”H, who was the Medical Director for Chevra Hatzolah, was struck by a vehicle and killed this past Saturday. As his funeral passed them on the way to the Five Towns, they caught the procession on camera.
Historic Footage: The Satmar, Rabbi Aron Teitelbaum, meets with Former President George H. W. Bush at the White House 1992. George H. W. Bush passed away this past weekend.
Surveillance video of an attempted robbery on Brooklyn Ave, that ended with the robbers in custody, has surfaced. With the help of community members and the NYPD, three people were arrested in connection with the incident.
At the Kotel, setting up the Menorah for the public lighting is no small feat. A truck and boom is necessary to transport the large Menorah, and a stage erected for it to stand on.
Join the live broadcast of the lighting ceremony of the National Chanukah Menorah located on the Ellipse at the White House in Washington D.C. Featuring musical performances by the popular “8th Day” band, the “United States Army Band” and “The Three Cantors”.
A new single released by Yehuda Freundlich faces off against the “grass is greener on that side of the fence” frame of mind. With composer Yitzy Walder, the song “Yesh Hakol” came together and in the words of the singer, the new hit “wrote itself.”
A father was punched in the head Friday night as he was heading home from Shul in Williamsburg. Willimsburg Shomrim has released a video of the incident, and has requested the public’s help in identifying the assailant.
This week’s edition of MyLife: Chassidus Applied with Rabbi Simon Jacobson, Episode 238, will air tonight, Sunday, here on CrownHeights.info, beginning at 8:00pm. Chassidus Applied to Chanukah: What Does Chassidus Teach Us About Darkness and Its Illumination? Am I Still a Lubavitcher If I Learn Daf Yomi? Why Is Taharas Hamishpacha so Obsessed with Details? Is Judaism Democratic? What Is the Torah View on Forced Observance? What Kind of Car Should a Chassid Drive? What Can I Do About Same Gender Attraction? How Do We Explain the Existence of Evil in Face of an Omnipresent Good G-d?
Yossi Fried, an advocate of a the freedom of education, took the NYC Board of Education to task on their new guidelines for private schools. Nothing more needs to be said after his eloquent speech brings the rights of free education, and the wrongs of the published guidelines.
Dr. Michael Muschel is a renowned cardiologist in NY. During a Yud Tes Kislev farbrengen in Monsey, NY, headed by Rabbi YY Jacobson, he spoke of what learning Chassidus has done for his life.
A new song, titled “Yoh Yoh,” has been released by Shloimie Gertner. Yoh Yoh, a yiddish song, was released as an audio track and can be found on youtube. The song was composed by Itzik Waldner.
A large scale event in marked Yud Tes Kislev in the Russian capital, Moscow. Guest speaker Mottel Kanelsky a shliach from New Jersey, as well as many other notable figures were in attendance at the magnificent event.
A deranged woman was sent to the hospital Wednesday, after an alert homeowner found her attempting to burn the mezuzah on his front door. As no damage was done in this incident, the woman was not placed under arrest.
A boy in Williamsburg received a whole bunch gift from a community member following an anti-Semitic assault that left him with a broken nose. The incident was caught on camera, and is making its rounds of social media.
We present a video from JLI, of the Chasidic Gems Series from Rabbi Yossi Jacobson, on the question Who Can I Be? When you see yourself, do you look at who you are right now, or see the potential of who you can be?
The Chabad Yeshiva of Miami and Community of Miami Beach Florida gathered together for a lively and inspiring Yud Tes Kislev Farbrengen.
In honor of Yud Tes Kislev, JEM has released a compilation of videos related to Yud-Tes Kislev, including documentary footage from a film on the Alter Rebbe’s liberation and highlights of Farbrengens with the Rebbe.