Oholei Torah students from Rabbi Wilschanski’s 4th grade class treated today to a tour of all the unique and exotic fruits that arrived at Mr. Greens fruit and vegetable store in honor of Tu B’shvat, which will be this Wednesday.
Daily Archives: February 3, 2015
Alternate Side Parking (street cleaning) regulations will be suspended Wednesday through Saturday, February 4-7, to facilitate snow removal. Payment at parking meters will remain in effect throughout the city.
A group of Lubavitcher Yeshiva students pose for a photo at 770-Lubavitch World Headquarters, circa early 1960s. Can you identify anyone in the photo?
A zoning study which was requested by the Jewish Community Council and meant to explore the possibility of improving conditions for Crown Heights homeowners has been the point of much contention. In a strongly worded letter the JCC decries the fact that the proposal has been drastically changed from the initial proposal and has spawned racist and hate-filled debate between residents and activists opposed to any zoning change.
It’s a long way from New York to Arizona—nearly 2,500 miles, to be exact. That’s where Rabbi Elie and Bracha Filler now find themselves, starting the first Chabad center in the city of Prescott and the 20th Chabad center in the state of Arizona.
A CrownHeights.info reader captured this moving photo today of a Bochur in 770 helping an elderly man tie his shoelaces.
Yossi Berktin, aka Rabbi B, is a children’s musician and entertainer from Toronto, Canada. He composed and recorded this fun and cheerful song in honor of Tu B’shvat.
On Wednesday, the 15th of Shvat (February 4), there will be a rally at the Ohel for all children ages 5 to 12 featuring arts & crafts, refreshments and an amazing program. Buses will leave 770 at 5:00pm and return at 7:30pm. Transportation will cost $3.
The world-renowned Rav and Gaon Rabbi Moshe Wolfsohn, Mashgiach Ruchni of Yeshiva Torah Veda’as and Rov of Congregation Emunaus Yiroel in Borough Park, marked his 90th Birthday with a Farbrengen at the yeshiva Gedolah of Greater Miami together with the Students and Hanholoh.
While the East Coast and Midwest brave the frigid winter, summer plans are well on their way at CGI Detroit. The girls’ division of the popular overnight camp has just revealed who will lead the camp this summer: three capable and experienced girls who will serve as head counselors.
At the model-worthy, architecturally beautiful Shaarei Tzedek Chesed Center in the heart of Moscow, some 1000 seniors are daily cared for with free medical and dental services, hot meals, recreational activities and educational lectures.
A wild pursuit in Midwood, Brooklyn ended with a shoplifting suspect in handcuffs Thursday afternoon – but it wasn’t police who caught him.
Much like the sheitel, you can tell a lot about a Jewish male by the type of yarmulke (also referred to as a kippah, or in Hasidic Yiddish, kapl) that he wears.