From Days Gone By: Bedford and Dean, 1966

This vintage photograph, taken in the summer of 1966, depicts a class posing for a group portrait outside the building of Lubavitcher Yeshiva in Brooklyn, which was then located on the corner of Bedford Ave. and Dean St., before it moved to Ocean Parkway. Can you identify anyone in the photo?

Op-Ed: Too Close for Comfort

A post-seminary Lubavitcher girl wrote the following op-ed, which she shared with CrownHeights.info on condition of anonymity, regarding the feelings of discomfort she and her fellow students would often have while being mentored by male rabbis and Mashpi’im.

Ambassadors Puts on Tefillin for Terror Victims

The Israeli Ambassador to Australia, Shmuel Ben Shmuel, together with the Deputy Ambassador to Australia, Meir Yitzchaki, put on Tefillin in honor of the victims of the recent terrorist attack in Jerusalem. This took place during a minyan at the Embassy of Israel, organized by Rabbi Shmueli Feldman, Chabad’s representative to Canberra, Australia’s capital city.

Info to Be Menachem Avel Gansburg Family

The Gansburg family is sitting Shiva after the passing of their mother, Mrs. Gita, OBM, at 587 Montgomery St. [corner Brooklyn Ave.] until Thursday morning. Shachris: 7:30am. Mincha: 4:15pm. Maariv: Bizmana. Hamokom Yenachem Eschem Besoch She’ar Aveilei Tzion V’yerushalaim.

Story: Why Was the Plan Changed?

When OK Mashgichim travel around the world, they might find themselves coming back with more than kosher reports and new information – sometimes, they also have amazing stories of hashgocha protis to recount.