Seven brothers and sisters perished in a terrible fire on Friday night and thousands of community members turned out to attend the Levaya in Boro Park.
Daily Archives: March 22, 2015
Several dozen protesters marched down the Crown Heights Jewish community’s main thoroughfare this afternoon chanting slogans and holding signs in protest of men who refuse to unconditionally give their wives a ‘Gett’ (divorce document without which a woman cannot remarry according to Jewish law).
This week’s edition of MyLife: Chassidus Applied with Rabbi Simon Jacobson, Episode 61, will air tonight, Sunday, here on CrownHeights.info, beginning at 8:00pm. This week Rabbi Jacobson will address the topics: MyLife Essay Winners; Interpreting Dreams; Non-Lubavitch Customs; Daily Learning Challenges.
Following the tragic fire that claimed the lives of seven Jewish children Friday night, the FDNY is handing out free smoke detectors and batteries, along with fire safety brochures, in four locations in Flatbush today, Sunday.
The Levaya for the seven children of the Sassoon family, who died tragically Friday night in a fire in their Flatbush home, will take place today, Sunday, at Shomrei Hadas Chapels in Borough Park, beginning at 3:00pm.
Today, Beis Nissan, marks the Yahrtzeit of the fifth Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Sholom DovBer Schneersohn (“Rashab”), who passed away in Rostov-on-Don, Russia, in 1920.
A group of approximately 20 youths attacked a synagogue in the London borough of Stamford Hill over the weekend, yelling “we will kill you,” beating worshipers and vandalizing property.