Here’s My Story: Humility

by Dr. Elliot Udell

In 1977, when I graduated from the New York College of Podiatric Medicine, after doing a residency at Maimonides Hospital, I opened an office in Crown Heights. Part of the reason I chose Crown Heights was that, although not being Chabad Lubavitch myself, I had a very nice feeling toward the Chabad community.

My Mother’s Shabbos Candles

by Sarah Goldberg

This coming Shabbos, Chof Menachem Av, marks the Shloshim of our mother, Bracha Finkelstein, OBM. In her honor we want to share with you that which she instilled within my sister and I, the power of Jewish women and their Shabbos candles. We ask you to join us in honoring her with the mitzvah uniquely given to the Jewish women.

YU Professor: Chasidim Defeated Misnagdim

Rabbi Aaron Rakeffet-Rothkoff, Professor of Rabbinic Literature at Yeshiva University in Jerusalem, dedicated his (English) Shiur on May 19, 2013 to Reb Leibel Bistritzky, the founder of the Crown Heights Hatzalah, who had recently passed away.