Infamous Dormitory Dark After Electricity Cut

ConEdison workers cut the electricity Monday morning to 749 Eastern Parkway, the Yeshiva dorm infamous for lawlessness and total lack of oversight.

The move comes after the Yeshiva stopped paying the electric bill following months of violence perpetrated against Yeshiva students and threats against members of the administration.

749 serves as a haven for a large number of former students, whom either graduated and refuse to leave or those who were expelled and thrown out of the 1414 President Street dorm that seek free room and board at 749.

For over twenty years Yeshiva administration turned a blind eye to the goings and comings in the building, allowing the rampant lawlessness to run wild to the point where an exasperated community no longer believes anything would change.

“The absurdity is that the Yeshiva is forced to rent out basements and apartments for deserving students since 1414 simply does not have enough space” said a source in the Yeshiva administration.

749 houses approximately 100 people, the majority of whom the Yeshiva administration says are not enrolled in the Yeshiva.

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  • 2. FINALLY wrote:


    Finally something is being done to dig out that terror cell which has been terrorizing this entire community for years and years and years!

    What a true chanukah miracle!!

    Let us only hope that none of the מחבלים come up and ‘help’ out by going against the yeshiva and turn those lights back on.

    There has to be a Baal Habayis and that is the Yeshiva and they are the final say. Only Bochurim in the yeshiva are allowed to benefit from the ממון הקדש of the yeshiva and anyone else who does is poshut a ganev. And the same would go for anyone who ‘helps’ without the permission of the true owners.

  • 3. תודה wrote:

    ליונה שיפרין, יוסי נחום, נחמיה קירשינזפט,משה הלפרין, נהוראי שבת, צמח נוטיק

    יוחאי וולמן, לוי קבקוב, אהרן אפל , פיצ’ה פרנסי, יוסי
    הלפרין, יוסי נתן

    דניאל מגן, מנחם פרידמן, מענדי בוקצ’ין

    מרדכי אברמוב,חיים שארף

    ולעוד עשרות חברים שתמכו

  • 4. Funding moratorium wrote:

    The only solution is for a temporary donation moratorium, until the current hanholo agrees to appoint a board with power. (no pun intended)

  • 6. CHLEAKS.COM wrote:

    Watch how some”hero” will come at the 7th hour to rescue these thugs.

    It’s a shame, there are families that don’t have what to eat, yet they have no heroes, but these losers will have their “hero”.

    Warning! If there will be a “hero”, he will be made a zero! Enough supporting for terrorist!

  • 8. Chaim Z wrote:

    We need to help these thugs and thieves continue in their evil ways. Let’s do a GoFundMe. Or maybe Mendel Hendel, Yaakov Spritzer and/or Moshe Rubashkin (who bails them out of jail) can help them, after all this is their ways.

  • 10. Shlomo wrote:

    Can’t the bright yellow flags light up the building?
    Or connect an extension cord to 770. Also I heard fire works real well for light.

  • 12. from the deepest darkness can come the greatest light wrote:

    We have to turn the world over to good.

  • 13. A resident wrote:

    Eshel will come to their rescue because they charge guests a lot and drizin will pay for them as well.

  • 14. My Zun SB drizin?! wrote:

    if he wanted to pay he would/cold have done so by now ….

    maybe he’s getting tired of them as well or his kids finally took charge…

    So Hendel yesterday go see drizin in shul :(

  • 16. BH wrote:

    Zos Chanukah there are miracles!!!

    Thanks to the Vaad Hayeshiva who did this they need encouragement.

    Close it make apartments rent them out and the yeshiva will have close to 300K a year in rent role

  • 17. tss2 wrote:

    how embarassing. worse than embarrassing.
    this is not how true Lubavitchers behave.

  • 18. whoa wrote:

    everybody seems to be getting a rise out of hating, back down, feel sorry for them and their misguidance
    do what has to be done and move on

    the hate however is poison

  • 20. Anonymous wrote:

    Because of threats to the administration ? Oh so now they wake up I guess it’s about time

  • 21. Results wrote:

    Because of this you can’t learn in 770 at night because they moved in and shut all the lights so they could sleep there

  • 24. Milhouse wrote:

    Whatever happened to the contracts the hanholoh used to make bochurim sign before they could move into 749?

  • 26. Oy! wrote:

    Let’s make a charidy campaign to get their electricity back!
    What else can we do to help?

  • 27. about time wrote:

    next- start actually vetting those who want to come. keep out the troubemakers who really have no interest in learning.

  • 29. Finally wrote:

    Keep the lights off , revoke their visas put them on a slow boat down to China, get rid of the scum clean up the building it is a sore sight

  • 30. Friend wrote:

    Regardless of what guise they presented themselves in Crown Heights, they are criminals, who physically hurt innocent bochurim, the hanhalah, and their families.

    Expel them – not from yeshiva – that doesn’t seem to have any effect – from the USA. They have student visas and have violated the legal terms. America will not give safe harbor to criminals.
    Painful to say that about Jewish boys, but what about the victims? Can’t the tables be turned and have Rabbanim, askanim, etc.. take them to JFK- put them on the list of terrorists who cannot reenter.

  • 32. Yoel's visit to Belz wrote:

    Maybe Yoel can use his influence with Belz and get them a building in Belz

  • 35. disgusted! wrote:

    Excuse my ignorance but if these boys were chucked out how dare anyone allow them to room and board there???? Whoever is there illegally should be arrested and i promise u if this would have happened there would have been no violence. I send my son to yeshiva thinking that he will be safe. It didnt occur to me that when i send my son from out of town to 770 yeshiva i am sending him to a zoo.
    Kaan tziva Hashem es Habrocha
    This is absolutely ludicrous and if it doesnt stop then i myself will maaser on them and have the yeshiva closed down

    • 36. Milhouse wrote:

      The hanholoh has not controlled 749 for many years. The inmates took over the asylum, and control the building themselves. They don’t just allow people to stay there who are not students of the yeshivah — they built a mikveh in the basement, completely without any permission from the building’s owner!

  • 38. יעבץ wrote:

    זה כל כך מדהים איך דוקא המשיחסטים מוזנחים ונראים תמיד בפיזור וחוסר דר בזמנים ולימוד..
    הגיע הזמן להחזיר הכבוד לליובאוויטש!


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