The room was quiet as Aharon Nazarov told his story. Injured in six previous terrorist attacks, the seventh, in October 2002, left the young Israeli soldier’s entire body burned. Travelling on the same bus as a suicide bomber, he was the only survivor.
Daily Archives: May 20, 2011
Furious with the contractor doing the construction work on Kingston Avenue, Jacob Goldstein – chairman of community board nine – fired off a letter warning the community about the treacherous conditions on Kingston and Empire. Goldstein writes that he asked the contractor to hold off working until after the parade, a request they ignored.
Cheder at the Ohel held a pre Lag’ B’omer parade today in Valley Stream, NY. With a police escort and a car playing A cappella chassidish music, the children marched from their school, down the block, holding posters describing the different mitzvots that Jews can do and posters of different Jewish seferim.
This month, the boys at Lubavitcher Yeshiva of Crown Street are getting an exciting practical lesson in how the Torah learning of the Tinokos Shel Bais Rabban is truly building the Bais Hamikdosh. By learning and reviewing Torah by heart in the ULY Learn-A-Thon, they are actually building a new roof for their yeshiva!
A group of cops from the 71st precinct, who were walking the beat on Kingston, gave Kingston shoppers an unwelcomed Shabbos gift, a $115 ticket for parking in a construction area where no work was being done.
A NY Post photographer visited the Jewish Children’s Museum today to do a story on the Western Wall, which is part of the “Jewish Life Today” exhibit on the fourth floor of the museum, which is set to open in the fall of 2011.
In a letter sent out by the ‘Vaad Members – Lag B’omer Parade Committee’ they responded to the numerous calls and emails they have been receiving with concerns about the parade. In the letter they seek to clarify their positions in order to avoid any misunderstandings.
Stay tuned to CrownHeights.info for more video coverage of Lag Ba'Omer.
Stay tuned to CrownHeights.info for more video coverage of Lag Ba’Omer.
Well, at least there's a silver lining to every cloud. Mayor Bloomberg, his tongue planted firmly in his cheek, took to the airwaves Friday morning and addressed the highly publicized prophecy that the End of Times will begin Saturday.
Well, at least there’s a silver lining to every cloud. Mayor Bloomberg, his tongue planted firmly in his cheek, took to the airwaves Friday morning and addressed the highly publicized prophecy that the End of Times will begin Saturday.
With the parade less than two days away, many are wondering where to go or sit, where will the stage be, and where Hatzalah or the bathrooms will be. CrownHeights.info worked together with the parade organizers to put together a host of information which should answer all your questions.
In the extended Article you will find maps for the Parade and the Fair, as well as information for where busses should be going, and where the entrances are for boys and for girls.
JLI’s new course, Oasis in Time; The Gift of Shabbat in a 24/7 World, which launched this spring, has received wide support from celebrities nation-wide. Paula Abdul, popular pop singer, dancer, choreographer and television personality, who lights Shabbos candles on Friday evening, said, “I encourage you to explore [the Mitzvah of Shabbat candles] this spring with JLI’s course, I know it will be a source of inspiration and help make your life brighter and the world around you a more peaceful place.”
Wounded Israeli veterans touring the US headed to the nation’s capital for a two-day series of meetings and tours at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, the White House, the Capitol, the Israeli Embassy and other sites inside the Beltway.
Kosher restaurants are not usually known for taking culinary risks. In response to guests’ demands, kosher chefs tend to play it safe. But Moshe Wendel, chef and owner of Pardes restaurant, in Brooklyn’s hip Boerum Hill neighborhood, is no ordinary kosher chef. And he doesn’t run your typical kosher restaurant.
You have already seen a few of our 360 degree pictures, and now, just in time for the Great Lag Ba’Omer Parade, we have upgraded and improved this unique feature. CrownHeights.info will be providing, in addition to our amazing photo galleries, coverage of Lag Ba’Omer in 360!