Shomrim volunteers apprehended a shoplifter who stole two clothing irons from a Kingston Avenue electronics store. Shomrim encountered this thief earlier in the day after he stole cases of beer from a bodega, only that store owner did not want to press charges.
Daily Archives: May 12, 2015
Several months ago, JEM’s archivists discovered the original recordings of a Farbrengen with the Rebbe from summer 5741 (1981) that had never before been seen. They decided that this would be the perfect new release for Gimmel Tamuz.
On the day of Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai’s passing, he instructed his students to celebrate the day with Simcha. Bais Rivka took it to heart and spent 24 hours rejoicing.
A large tree collapsed this morning onto several cars parked in the Eastern Parkway service lane near the corner of Albany Ave. The cars were heavily damaged in the incident, but thankfully no one was injured.
When CrownHeights.info received word that veteran Shliach to Tzfas Rabbi Aaron Eliezer Ceitlin was in dire need of donations to help facilitate rare cancer treatment that is only available in the United States, we immediately published an article urging our readers to join the cause and donate to the fund. Today, less than two days later, we can happily announce that the necessary funds have been raised, and the beloved educator and Shliach is on his way to the U.S.
In the true spirit of community, over 1,500 people of all ages gathered under sunny skies for the seventh annual Walk4Friends on May 3rd at Vonage Corporate Center in Holmdel, NJ. The goal of the walk was to raise funds and awareness for the Friendship Circle, a program that provides friendship for children with special needs, but it accomplished much more than its primary mission.
In the borough that’s outpacing Manhattan in new construction projects, Crown Heights and its southern neighbor, Prospect-Lefferts Gardens, are seeing a particularly visible building boom.
Over 300 Jewish men, women and children of all ages and backgrounds attended an upbeat, informal Lag BaOmer event hosted by Chabad of Rockland County.
When Tyler Scholl downloaded Chabad.org’s new “Omer Counter” app just before Passover, he knew he found a winner. The app helps users fulfill the biblical commandment to count the 49 days between the Jewish people’s departure from Egypt on Passover and their receiving the Torah at Mount Sinai on Shavuot.
Suffering its second major earthquake in less than a month, a powerful 7.3 magnitude quake shook Nepal today, with initial reports of dozens of deaths, thousands of injuries and significant damage in the eastern parts of the beleaguered nation.
Teenagers from across South Florida got together for a Lag BaOmer event, featuring a bonfire, fireworks, pizza and words of inspiration from their area Shluchim.
Rabbi Yitzchok Minkowicz, director of Chabad Lubavitch of Southwest Florida, delivers his insights on this week’s Parsha – Behar – Bechukosai. This week Rabbi Minkowicz answers the question: How can we invest in our future?
The President of Israel arrived yesterday in Berlin to participate in a series of events commemorating 50 years of political ties between Germany and Israel.