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.
Daily Archives: September 9, 2013
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.
A Nusach Arizal minyan was held over Rosh Hashana in Uman, Ukraine for the handful of Chabad Chasidim who spent Rosh Hashana there.
In a day’s time New York City will settle one of the most interesting mayoral races we have seen in a while.
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).
When a Maine Township, Illinois synagogue marked its 25th anniversary last year, it was a notable occasion. But 26 years is equally so.
A new speeding camera has been installed at the intersection of Eastern Parkway and Bedford Ave. The camera joins an existing red light camera at the intersection.
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.
Jewish Educational Media (JEM) has announced that all videos on their new Living Torah mobile app will be accessible for free for the full 24 hours of Vov Tishrei.
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.
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.
When Vladimir Putin offers you a gift — you accept it.
NYC mayoral hopeful, Democrat Bill Thompson, came to Crown Heights and snagged an endorsement from former US Senator Republican Alfonse D’Amato.