In this weeks letter – which will hopefully bring comfort during these “Seven Weeks of Nechama/Comfort” – the Rebbe’s writes in answer to one who is in search of the truth and asks why it is that Yidden remain loyal to their faith after having endured so much persecution. The Rebbe refers to the Revelation at Sinai in his clear and concise explanation, among other points he makes.
We present a series of unique photos from the life of Rabbi Adin Even Yisroel Shteinzaltz OBM, courtesy of Lubavitch Archives.
US President Donald Trump on Thursday issued an executive order barring any transactions between US companies and the Chinese parent company of TikTok beginning in 45 days.The order essentially forces the parent company, ByteDance, to divest from TikTok, or face a ban from operating in the United States.
With great sorrow we report the passing of Rabbi Adin Even Yisroel Shteinzaltz OBM, a renowned Talmud Chacham and commentator on the Torah. He passed away on Friday, the 17th of Av, 5780.
Courtesy of Lubavitch Archives, we present a weekly photo of the Rebbe as he waves to young children as he goes to daven.
Shots were reported having been fired in Crown Heights at approximately 9:45pm Thursday evening near the corner of Schenectady Ave and Union Street. No injuries were reported.
The relationship we have with Hashem is a remarkable one. Throughout our history the nations of the world have always tried to entice the Yidden to follow them, they call out to the Jews ‘Shuvi, Shuvi’ turn toward us and away from Hashem. To which we answer ‘Ma Techezu’ what can you possibly offer us that would compare to the beautiful relationship we have with Hashem.
Bitten by the travel bug? Flying is not what it used to be–not since the pandemic. Thankfully, there’s still virtual travel. Join us each #ThursdayTravel as we take a virtual tour of one of the 5000 communities around the globe served by Chabad. Fasten your seatbelts as we travel to the island of Grenada.
Three joyriding teenagers made the perfect theft for New York City, then dumped it in a Crown Heights alley. The teenagers had lifted a pickup truck from the New York City Housing Authorities location in the southern part of Crown Heights, and decided to take it on a joy ride.
Hundreds joined a class given by Rabbi Chay Amar in the merit of jnet.org director Rabbi Yudi Dukes, who is recovering from Covid-19. To everyone’s surprise Rabbi Dukes joined and shared words of inspiration.
Yaakov Yitzchok and Shifra (nee Gajer) Astolin (Crown Heights)
The 71st Precinct, which covers a majority of he Crown Heights Jewish community, announced the seizure of two guns taken off the streets. The guns, Sig Saur and Bretta model handguns, were seized with ammunition.
Osher and Sara (nee Stiefel) Kluwgant (Amsterdam, Holland)
Multiple Chabad organizations in Rockland County will be receiving large homeland security grants in a $90 Million Grant initiative to upgrade security.
Fire fighters responded to 451 Kingston Ave Wednesday night, to battle a blaze that sent flames billowing out of an apartment window. The flames were quickly extinguished, and no injuries were reported.
For more than a decade, Norman Rosenbaum was a fixture in New York City, a fiery Australian who became a fixture on front pages and nightly newscasts for his impassioned speeches—many on the steps of City Hall, demanding justice in the face of entrenched anti-Semitism after the infamous 1991 Crown Heights riots, in which his younger brother Yankel was brutally murdered. Rosenbaum passed away on July 25 in Melbourne, Australia. He was 63 years old.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Wednesday declared a State of Emergency for New York City as well as Westchester, Nassau, Suffolk, and Rockland counties in order to provide local governments with additional clean-up and operational support in the wake of Tropical Storm Isaias.