In a show right out of the movies, the sky over New York City was lit up Thursday night in an electrifying blue. The source, a transformer fire in Astoria Queens, sent electricity arcing into the sky. The following videos were captured by witnesses and bystanders who posted the event on social media.
The kick-off event for Living Chassidus Life Skills Series occurred this past Motzei Shabbos, featuring Sara Chana Silverstein, author of the newly released book MOODTOPIA: Tame Your Moods, De-Stress, and Find Balance Using Herbal Remedies, Aromatherapy, and More.
Cement poured into the tunnels built by Hezbollah under the Lebanon border can be seen on video flooding into a village in Lebanon where the tunnel originated.
A woman was caught on a doorbell camera stealing a package off a porch in Crown Heights Thursday morning. The incident happened at 8:00am, in broad daylight.
After months of intense renovations, the large mikvah at the central Marina Roscha Shul has finally been dedicated. The ceremony was attended by Chief Rabbi of Russia, Rabbi Berel Lazar,
A recently discovered tunnel that travels from Lebanon into Israel was destroyed by the IDF. An official video released by the IDF shows the moment they pull the trigger, and blow the tunnel up.
When Meryl Abrams of Kauai, of Hawaii, needed someone to help her son Kala’e prepare for his bar mitzvah, she reached out to JNet. Now, JNet needs you to help them.
A number of days ago, IDF troops exposed an additional cross-border attack tunnel that was dug from the Shiite village of Ayta ash Shab and crossed into Israeli territory. A short while ago, the tunnel was neutralized by an explosion.
Syrian air defense systems intercepted missiles near Damascus following an attack, Syrian media reported. The echo of explosions was heard throughout the Syrian capital.
“Never leave home without your weapons,” a motto Nosson Shusterman lives by. Nosson, a bus driver for local schools and a Crown heights Shomrim volunteer, was captured on camera putting Tefillin on a visitor to Crown Heights outside Gombos Bakery.
Nittel Nacht means you can’t learn, but you can still spend your time productively. Here we present a collection of 11 specially selected stories – each one, through another person’s eyes, describing how their lives were touched by a meeting with the Rebbe.
A fire ripped through the upper floor of a house on President St Monday afternoon, leaving the floor in ruins. No one was injured in the blaze, and firefighters succeeding in suppressing the flames.
This week’s edition of MyLife: Chassidus Applied with Rabbi Simon Jacobson, Episode 241, will air tonight, Sunday, here on CrownHeights.info, beginning at 8:00pm. This week Rabbi Jacobson will address the topics: How Would the Rebbe Approach the Current Issue of Government Trying to Change Our Education System? How Can We Want to Emulate Yaakov Avinu’s Troubling Life? Is It Appropriate to Sing Niggunim in the Restroom? Is It Proper for a Chosid to Use a Fitbit to Track His Exercise Accomplishments? Questions About G-d
The newest fad has hit the streets of Crown Heights, and yes, it’s time to introduce pole thefts. A man can be seen on video walking up to a home in Crown Heights and removing the apparatus connecting a metal pole to a short gate. After just a few seconds, he walks off with his prize.
A partial federal shutdown was expected to drag into the December 25th holiday as President Donald Trump and congressional leaders remained stuck in a standoff over his border wall with Mexico with no breakthrough Saturday.
The White House has released video of the much lauded prison reform bill advocated by many members of the Jewish community. The bill received sweeping majorities in both the House and Senate on the way to the Presidents desk.
With the United States Congress passing a landmark bill on prison reform, we share this video in which the Rebbe addresses the most obvious and fundamental question that’s at stake: What’s the point of Prison?
The IDF detonated one of the terror tunnels it uncovered snaking under its border with Lebanon. The tunnel began in the Lebanese village of Ramye and penetrated dozens of meters into Israel.
We present a video from JLI, on the question What is the Secret to Self-Esteem? Self esteem may be hard to come by, and a low one can really make your life difficult. So what is the secret to self esteem?
Achmed ben Sara is a name that would raise eyebrows in any Jewish community. It is also the name of a speaking tour, traveling cities throughout North America showcasing the hair-raising stories of Jewish women and children trapped in Arab villages.
The Vehicle that caused damage to two other cars on New York Ave and President St Wednesday night was found in Crown Heights by Shomrim.
British Prime Minister Theresa May delivered an emotional and unequivocal broadside against antisemitism in her country during a House of Commons appearance on Wednesday.