Police Downplaying Crime, Refuse to File Crime Report

CROWN HEIGHTS [CHI] — Once again allegations are being raised concerning the NYPD’s persistent downplaying crime. Officers from the 71st Precinct responded to a call of a stolen purse last week on President Street, but the responding officers refused to file a crime report for robbery, and instead they only filed a report for ‘lost property’. Video surveillance captured the robbery, yet police still refuse to take interest in the incident.

Shliach Writes Song for Mumbai

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Rabbi Avi Richler, a Shliach in Mullica Hill, NJ, composed a new song called “Tomorrow” in memory of the Mumbai Kedoshim – the Jews murdered in the Chabad House in Mumbai on 26/11.

Announcing New Shluchim to Boston’s North Shore

Rabbi Shmaya Friedman and his wife Aliza have joined the family of Shluchim, serving as Program Directors for Chabad of the North Shore, with a focus on youth programming.

Shmaya is the son of Rabbi Yossi Friedman of Kehot Publication Soceity and grandson of Rabbi Yehuda Krinsky, Chairman of Merkos L’inyonei Chinuch.

Israeli Ambassador Receives Honorary Degree at Yeshiva’s 40th Anniversary Dinner

By Avichail Abrams – Chabad.org

Israeli Ambassador to the U.S. Michael B. Oren receives an honorary law degree from Chabad-Lubavitch Rabbi Moshe Herson, dean of the Rabbinical College of America, at the institutions 40th anniversary dinner in Newark, N.J. (Photos by Michael Livshin)

NEWARK, NJ -– While his government debated its next move in an ongoing diplomatic engagement with the White House and the Arab world, Israel’s ambassador to the United States told a crowd of approximately 400 people that his country would emerge victorious in its struggle against Palestinian terrorism.

Remembering Levi Deitsch OBM

A new website dedicated to publishing memories of Rabbi Levi Deitsch was launched yesterday. RabbiLevi.com already features a number of stories of his self-sacrifice to his Shlichus, his energy and positive outlook, and his genuine care for others.

New Scholarship Fund for Principals Launched

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Menachem is excited to announce the establishment of a Scholarship Fund for the Principal Leadership Program, scheduled to commence on December 11th, 2010. This fund is made possible by the generosity of a member of our community who wished to remain anonymous. The donor’s dedication to our community and his recognition of Menachem’s cause, of the importance in investing in the education of our children, is truly inspiring.

Secret DOJ Report Details How U.S. Helped Former Nazis

A secret history of the United States government’s Nazi-hunting operation concludes that American intelligence officials created a “safe haven” in the United States for Nazis and their collaborators after World War II, and it details decades of clashes, often hidden, with other nations over war criminals here and abroad.

An Art-Warming Story: Chabad Bringing Light, Warmth & Art to City of Brotherly Love

By Christopher Coffey for Chabad.edu
University of the Arts student Lauren Messina will enter the juried competition run by the Chabad-Lubavitch Jewish Center for Students of the Arts in Philadelphia and the Old City Jewish Arts Center.

With the days growing colder, shorter and darker, a new Jewish center for Philadelphia art students wants to bring light and warmth to the City of Brotherly Love.