Jewish Hipsters Flock to Crown Heights

A Jewish hipster haven in the heart of Chabad’s Brooklyn territory: Known as Chabad-Lubavitch headquarters since the 1940s, Crown Heights is becoming home to a new kind of Jew – the “hipster,” reports Ben Sales for the JTA. Is this a positive or negative development? Share your opinion in the comments section.

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Tahor Creator Responds to Questions About App

Following the announcement of the launch of a new App – called Tohar – to assist women with Bedikah Inquiries, fierce debate over the Kashrus of such an App ensued, while others hailed it as being long overdue. Zisa Levin, one of the apps creators, has authored a response to questions about the App.

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Rabbi Apologizes for Pope Meeting; Protests Summary Dismissal

Following the uproar over a meeting between a group of Jewish activists – including a Chabad Rabbi – and the pope, Rabbi Dovber Pinson has issued a ‘Letter of Explanation and Apology’ to the community. In response to his dismissal from Shlichus, Vaad Rabonei Lubavitch issued a letter calling the meeting ‘contrary to the instructions of the Rebbe,’ and referred his request for a Din Torah to his former employers – Merkos and Tzach.

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Beis Rivka Teachers to Continue Strike

In a letter to parents, Beis Rivkah Primary Teachers in grades 1 through 3 write that they are forced to continue a work strike, which began before Pesach. Representatives for the striking teachers alleged that the administration was actively preventing the teachers from being paid by the board, a charge which was vehemently denied by a source close to the administration, who told CrownHeights.info that “nothing has changed.”

Bais Rivkah Teachers’ Strike to Begin Friday

Following their ultimatum to the school’s administration regarding unmet financial obligations, the teachers of Bais Rivkah’s grades 1-3 report in a follow-up open letter to the Crown Heights community that their pleas have all but been ignored, and they have no choice but to begin their strike on Friday.

Bais Rivkah Primary Teachers Author Letter to Parents

Teachers in Beth Rivkah Elemnetary School have authored a letter to parents informing them of the current financial condition in the school, and an ultimatum that was issued to the schools director Rabbi Abraham Shemtov and the new board. If certain financial obligations cannot be met “there will be no school as of Friday, March 31.”

Pesha Leah Lapine: A Portrait

On a Thursday afternoon, February 1992, after coming home from shopping, Pesha Leah (Phyllis) Lapine was murdered in her home. Chabad Lubavitch Archives compiled a brief portrait of her life based on interviews and articles that were published after her murder.