A “Bachelors’ Shabbat” in Downtown L.A.

by Jared Sichel - LA Jewish Journal

The trek to Chabad of Downtown Los Angeles was not exactly my normal pre-Shabbat routine. Living in Pico-Robertson, the most noticeable sound I hear on the streets and sidewalks as Friday night approaches isn’t typically car engines — it’s silence.

Interview: On a Quest to Serve Her Neighborhood

With the democratic election primaries just a day away, one candidate for New York City Councils 35th District, Ms. Olanike Alabi, took the time to sit down for an interview and answer some questions as to why she should be elected and what are her plans once elected.

43 Injured in MTA Bus Collision

About 43 people were injured — one critically — when a car fleeing police collided head-on with a city bus after running a stop sign at on Albany Ave. near Atlantic Ave. at about 4:30pm today (Monday).

Tuesday: Ahavas Chesed Blood Drive

A blood drive will take place Tuesday, September 10 (6 Tishrei) from 1:00pm to 9:00pm at Ahavas Chesed, 271 Kingston Ave. [between Lincoln and St. Johns Place]. Refreshments will be served. Please bring identification.

Aguch Library Broken into, Two Bochurim Arrested

The library of Agudas Chasidei Chabad (Aguch), located adjacent to 770, was broken into this past Friday night by two Lubavitcher Bochurim. The Aguch Library houses a priceless collection of books and artifacts vital to Chabad history, most of which was amassed by the Lubavitcher Rebbes over several generations.

Families Inspired and Uplifted at California Retreat

This summer 40 of the Rebbe’s shluchim and shluchos gathered at the Town & Country Resort in S. Diego, California for the beginning of three days of inspiration, learning, and networking. The all-expenses-paid retreat was hosted by Yaldei Shluchei HaRebbe, Merkos L’Inyonei Chinuch Suite 302’s organization providing for shluchim with children with special needs.