CROWN HEIGHTS, Brooklyn [CHI] — Following what had taken place at this month’s precinct council meeting, police officials understood that there is unanswered questions and bad feelings within the Crown Heights Jewish community has, following some serious crime incidents which took place in the past year.
Wednesday afternoon a meeting took place between the police and influential people in the community along with some community leaders, and they discussed the contemporary issues as well as past incidents leading up to the walk out at the Precinct Council Meeting. Also attending the meeting were representatives from the Police Commissioner and the Chief of the Community Affairs Bureau.
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Police at the scene of an incident – illustartion photo.
CROWN HEIGHTS, Brooklyn [CHI] — Thursday night at about 12:30 AM, two Bochurim walking on New York Ave and President St were accosted by a Black male who said to them “You know what this is” and shoved one of the Bochurim against a fence while pulling out a knife at the other demanding money.
MEQUON, WI [CHI] — Once again the site for this year’s winter retreat was the luxurious Osthoff Resort in Elkhart Lake. Our guest scholar for the weekend was Rabbi Yosef Rosenblum from Pittsburgh. Our guest chazzan was Cantor Yehoshua Samuels of New York. The following are some highlights of this memorable weekend.
Philanthropist Sami Rohr and his son George Rohr at the dedication of a Buenos Aires Jewish orphanage in memory of their wife and mother, Mrs. Charlotte Rohr.
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — The Jewish community of Buenos Aires dedicated a new orphanage building to the memory of Mrs. Charlotte Rohr, the matriarch of the philanthropic Rohr family who passed away earlier this year.
DERBENT, Russia — A rabbi’s house in Russia’s Republic of Dagestan was vandalized in the second anti-Semitic incident there this week.