The Gedaliah Society, in conjunction with Dr. Rosen, has published an update for the Crown Heights Jewish community regarding the Yom Tov of Shavuos.
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Rabbi Osdoba and Rabbi Braun of the Crown Heights Bais Din released a series of guidelines for the reading of the Aseres Hadibros over Shavuos.
A fire on Lincoln Pl in Crown Heights is being investigated as a possible arson Sunday, after firefighters became suspicious. Firefighters quickly extinguished the flames without any injuries, and called the Fire Marshall to investigate the incident.
In an exciting new program, United Lubavitcher Yeshiva will be hosting Shluchim from around the world every Monday and Wednesday. Every 30-minute program will visit another country. The participants will meet 3 Shluchim families from that day’s country.
Baruch Hashem we had over 600 people on the Zoom Achdus Melava Malka Farbrengen, and I’m being told that hundreds more watched it live via other links. Many thanks to each of the speakers who inspired, gave Chizuk and practical suggestions for increased Achdus and to prepare for Kabalas HaTorah.
This year, with social distancing measures still in place, a new interface has been developed to enable all to hear Aseres Hadibros. All are asked to visit AseresHadibros.com and submit your Torah reading times.
A government election is scheduled to take place on June 23rd that has significant ramifications to the representation of the Jewish community in the US Government. The Beis Din of Crown Heights published a letter encouraging the community to take action and vote.
Do you want to be one of ten men allowed into 770 for the Rebbe’s Minyan? There’s a lottery for that. The Gabboim of 770 have published a form that members of Anash can fill out to join a lottery for who can participate in each minyan in 770.
The NYPD’s 71st Precinct has an important message for the Crown Heights Jewish community. Although synagogues in New York City are able to open, if you find them locked, please go home to pray at a porch Minyan.
The Association of Crown Heights Shuls is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting taking place this Motzei Shabbos. The event will feature famed Choizer, Rabbi Simon Jacobson, and Crown Heights Rov Rabbi Braun.
The 71st precinct, which covers a majority of the Crown Heights Jewish community, is reminding the community of the limits placed on religious gatherings in New York City.
A complete set of guidelines have been released for the shuls of Crown Heights, giving guidance on making indoor minyanim while staying within the parameters of the law, as well as staying safe.
“If it’s not bolted down, they’ll steal it.” It’s a sad story, but a reality in Crown Heights. A young boy found this out after leaving his bike unattended outside the Kol Tuv Supermarket Thursday. The thief made off with the bike, but later dumped it after Shomrim volunteers tracked him down. The bike was recovered, and returned to its owner.
A group of parents that have a child that is engaged to get married or has already gotten married, found themselves stonewalled by a Crown Heights Wedding Hall, and have turned to the community with a plea for help.
Reb Shlomo Gavrielov, the barber of Yehuda’s Barber on Kingston Ave, has been closed since the pandemic began. He is turning to the community that he has serviced for a decade with a personal plea.
The Gedaliah Society, in conjunction with Dr. Rosen, have published an update for the Crown Heights Jewish community regarding basic guidelines for the resocializing of the community.
A bochur walking on Lefferts Ave near Kingston Ave Tuesday night was the victim of an attempted robbery by a group of teens hanging out on the block. The bochur immediately called Crown Heights Shomrim and 911. Job Final: One Under!