Young Chabad-Lubavitch emissaries Rabbi Yisroel and Chaya Kozlovsky have been married for four years and are the parents of two children. Two years ago, they undertook an especially difficult assignment as co-directors of Chabad-Lubavitch in Mumbai, India, the city in which Chabad emissaries Rabbi Gavriel (Gabi) and Rivka (Rivki) Holtzberg were killed in a terrorist attack on November 26, 2008, along with six other people.
Daily Archives: November 26, 2014
Tonight, Wednesday, family and friends will mark the shloshim to the passing of Mrs. Miriam Slater OBM, one of the unsung heroes of Crown Heights. The event will take place at 8:00pm in Lubavitcher Yeshiva,and will feature talks by Rabbi Yaakov Klar and Rabbi Boruch Jacobson. The event will be broadcasted live here on CrownHeights.info – sponsored by Apple Drugs Pharmacy.
Seeking happiness can be a lifelong task, but for the staff and over 300 volunteers of the Friendship Circle of Brooklyn, happiness is what they provide 365 days a year.
In NewYork.com’s list of the top 15 events you won’t want to miss in New York City this December, Chabad events take up two spots: The large Menorah lighting in Grand Army Plaza at #10, and Chanukah on Ice in Central Park at #13.
Jewish Community Watch, an organization dedicated to combating child abuse, has released a new short film titled ‘Speak Up,’ telling the stories of seven young adults from the Orthodox Jewish community who suffered the horrors of CSA and have journeyed from being victims to survivors.
Community Board 9’s district manager incorrectly recorded the results of a controversial vote on rezoning in the neighborhood, altering the board’s decision on the issue.
Alternate side parking (street cleaning) and parking meter regulations will be suspended on Thursday, November 27, for Thanksgiving.
On Monday, 2 Kislev, the Crown Heights Jewish community celebrated the completion of a Sefer Torah in memory of Reb Noach Bogatin, OBM.
Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams and Councilwoman Laurie Cumbo joined dozens of concerned residents in front of their Schenectady Avenue and Union Street apartment building Saturday morning to protest feared rent hikes by the building’s new owners.
In honor of the 6th Yahrtzeit of Rabbi Gavriel and Rivka Holtzberg, HYD, we present the following video in which an Indian Jew recalls his relationship with the young couple, and how Rivka’s advice helped his sister have a baby after fifteen years.
A businessman’s initiative to give free coats to Crown Heights children inspired a fellow Lubavitcher to take similar action, donating 1,000 pairs of knit children’s gloves to be distributed free of charge.