Jurors: Rubashkin Guilty on 86 Charges of Financial Fraud

Des Moines Register

SIOUX FALLS, SD — A jury has convicted Sholom Rubashkin of 86 federal charges for his part in a massive fraud scheme at his former meat plant, Agriprocessors Inc., in Postville.

Jurors declared Rubashkin guilty of bank fraud, making false statements to a bank, wire fraud, mail fraud, and money laundering and aiding of abetting.

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Letter of the Rebbe about Mumbai

CrownHeights.info and the Avner Institute would like to present a letter composed by the Rebbe and sent to a Rabbi in Letchworth, Hertfordshire, England. The Rebbe expresses great interest and concern in the Jewish Community of Mumbai. Special thanks to the Nissan Mindel Archives. To learn more about the Rebbe visit: PortraitOfALeader.org

Igud Avreichim Does It Again!

This Shabbos, before the Yahrtzeit of the Shluchim Rabbi Gavriel Noach and Rivkah Holtzberg hy”d, Crown Heights Shuls will be Farbrenging with Shluchim from around the world.

Jewish College Students Leave New York Rejuvenated

by Yonit Tanenbaum – Chabad.edu

CROWN HEIGHTS, Brooklyn — Representing 108 campuses worldwide, hundreds of university students descended on the Jewish community of Crown Heights in Brooklyn, N.Y., for several days of what one participant succinctly described as a dose of spiritual “rejuvenation.”