In 1975 a group of Bochurim took it upon themselves and built a brand new Sukkah for the Rebbe, and yesterday it was once again built ahead of the Yom Tov of Sukkos. Reb Shmuel Zalmanov presents a special gallery of the Sukkah being built for the first time in 1975.
Daily Archives: October 5, 2014
With sadness we inform you of the passing of Mrs. Doba Kaminezki OBM, daughter of Reb Avrohom Mayor Drizin and wife of Reb Reuven Kaminetzky. She was 86 years old.
A man was left in critical condition after being struck by a minivan when he attempted to cross Eastern Parkway.
This week’s edition of MyLife: Chassidus Applied with Rabbi Simon Jacobson, Episode 37, will air tonight, Sunday, here on CrownHeights.info beginning at 8:00pm. This week, in a special pre-Sukkos Edition, Rabbi Jacobson will address the topic: Why is joy so crucial, and how can one access it when feeling down?
Chabad of Cyprus dedicated a forth location in the country, this one in Limassol. The city sits on the southern coast of Cyprus, is the second to the largest in the country and with the largest port it is the country’s financial hub. Until now, weekly activities took place in rented locations. The permanent location will give the city’s business community and summer tourists a welcome boost.
In a clear sign that kosher food is going mainstream among the U.S. Jewish population, The Atlantic reports that young Millennials follow Jewish dietary laws at nearly twice the rate of their Baby Boomer parents.
Building applications have been filed with the city’s Department of Buildings with plans to demolish an existing building on the corner of Eastern Parkway and Nostrand Avenue, and build a seven story apartment building in its place.
With sadness we inform you of the passing of Hershel Backman OBM, a longtime resident of Crown Heights who passed away on Yom Kippur. He was 92.