A woman was struck and critically injured by a hit-and-run driver with New Jersey plates while crossing Eastern Parkway today.
Daily Archives: December 19, 2013
Twelve-year-old Naomi Kutin of Fair Lawn, N.J., has made quite a name for herself as a world-record-smashing powerlifter, garnering accolades like “supergirl” and “strongest girl in the world” in international headlines. Yet the slight girl who recently celebrated her bat mitzvah has also gained a reputation for a very different kind of lifting: raising spirits and funds for the Friendship Circle of Bergen County, where she regularly volunteers to work one-on-one with children who have special needs.
Police in Boca Raton are investigating the theft of a menorah. But this wasn’t just any menorah – this one was 9 feet tall.
Police have arrested four minors in connection with a string of alleged “knockout” attacks in Crown Heights, the 71st Precinct’s new commanding officer George Fitzgibbon announced.
One of Melbourne’s most senior Jewish figures questioned over allegations of child abuse has launched legal action against the head of a victims’ advocacy group.
Celebrating the organization’s successes, Colel Chabad welcomed throngs of guests at its annual dinner, which also commemorated 200 years since the passing of Colel Chabad’s founder, Rabbi Schneur Zalman of Liadi, the first Chabad Rebbe.
A car parked on the corner of Albany Ave. and Carroll St. was the latest victim of the wheel thieves, who are operating with impunity and devastating vehicle owners all over Crown Heights.
Jewish singing star Shlomo Simcha, a member of the Toronto Chabad community, teamed up with local band Nafshenu to record a album of the music of Shlomo Carlebach, titled ‘Fusion.’
With much gratitude to Hashem, we would like to extend a hearty Mazal Tov to the founder and editor-in-chief of CrownHeights.info, Binyomin Lifshitz and his wife Rivka (nee Kashanian) on the birth of their first child – a baby girl!
Pictures from the L’chaim of Yossel Tiefenbrun (London, UK) and Chaya Chein (Crown Heights), which took place Wednesday night, December 11, at the Chein residence in Crown Heights.
With sadness we inform you of the untimely passing of Mrs. Dinah Abrahamson, OBM, a Crown Heights resident and well-known political activist, at the age of 59.
On Tuesday evening, 120 people gathered at Chabad of the Valley’s Menachem Institute in Tarzana, CA to hear a lecture by the IDF’s heroic Special Forces Paratrooper Izzy Ezagui.