NYPD Officer Ronald Gonzalez of the 77th Precinct in Crown Heights crashed his vehicle into a pole while under the influence of alcohol.
Daily Archives: May 9, 2012
What’s 59 inches tall, weighs 88.185 pounds, is 9.2 inches wide and took a month and a half to write? Yes it’s a mezuzah, probably the largest mezuzah in the world. It was written by Sofer Rabbi Zalman Michaelshvilli under the supervision of Rabbi Boaz Yurkowitz, Rov of Shikkun Chabad, Lod. The parchment is 23 inches long.
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Complain about a ticket at your own risk. A Brooklyn man was hospitalized after he says an NYPD traffic enforcement agent had her partner beat him to a pulp for mouthing off over a ticket.
As Lag Ba’omer approaches, Israelis are stockpiling wood and boards for bonfires and wrapping potatoes in aluminum foil in anticipation of the holiday. The country’s biggest children’s stars are also getting into gear for Chabad’s inaugural “Festilag” – a “kosher” version of the popular “Festigal” that will put on free performances throughout Israel.
Crownheights.info and the Avner Institute present this unique collection of photos of the Rebbe attending the grand Lag Ba’omer parade over the years.
In this 29th installment of the series, Rebbetzin Chana reminisces about an episode in the early years of her marriage, when her husband Reb Levik – out of dire financial straits – applied to a university in Kiev where he could obtain a diploma for a better Rabbinic position, but turned down the opportunity when he discovered that he would have to study Christian texts.
The Living Archive is proud to announce the completion of the first phase of its mission – the entire video and film collection of the Rebbe has been preserved. To celebrate this monumental achievement JEM has produced a new DVD “Joy!” with joyous scenes through the decades of the Rebbe’s leadership.
Residents of Crown Heights awoke this morning to find the neighborhood covered with flyers advertising a children’s Lag Ba’omer parade. The flyers look very mysterious; they do not say who or which organization is behind the parade. They claim to have the encouragement of Rabbonim and Mashpi’im, but do not give any names. They almost look like an anonymous “Pashkvil.”
One of Crown Heights’ most notoriously unsafe intersections was once again host to an accident, which thankfully and miraculously did not injure any pedestrians.
An Israeli Bochur reported to the police that he was mugged at gunpoint by three assailants early this morning on President Street. The attackers were described as three Black males who allegedly shouted racial slurs while attacking him.
Crownheights.info and Lubavitch Archives present a series of pictures from the Harlig Collection of the Lag Ba’omer Parade of 1976. That year the Rebbe announced the ‘Year of Education.’ It was also the only time there was a large parade with the Rebbe’s participation even though Lag Ba’omer did not occur on a Sunday.
On Monday, April 30th 2012, Rutgers Jewish Outreach hosted an end of year BBQ which was attended by over 100 Jewish students.
Students took center stage at the Students-and-Scholars symposium at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore on Sunday, presenting to Rabbis and distinguished academics.
Rabbi Moshe Nemanow, a scholar and expert on Hebrew manuscripts who worked in the archival division at Chabad’s Central Library in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, passed away Tuesday, May 1. He was 74.