A massive blaze broke out in a Thornhill home that was under construction, sending plumes of thick black smoke that was visible for miles. The fire was in close proximity to the Shmuel Zahavy Cheder Chabad, which was not damaged in the blaze.
Daily Archives: July 12, 2015
A group of four teenagers prowling the streets of Crown Heights caught the eye of a patrolling Shomrim Volunteer who began following them. Nearly an hour later they were caught in the midst of stealing a pair of bicycles.
Parents and friends made the trek up to the Catskill mountains for a fun-filled visiting day at Camp Gan Israel in Parksville, NY.
This week’s edition of MyLife: Chassidus Applied with Rabbi Simon Jacobson, Episode 75, will air tonight, Sunday, here on CrownHeights.info, beginning at 8:00pm. This week Rabbi Jacobson will address the topics: Abandoning Mitzvot in the Name of Therapy; Is this World Good or Bad? Rabbi’s Inappropriate Behavior; World to Come for Women.
Learning from a Sefer is very important, but hands-on experience takes learning to a whole new level. Each year YSP’s learning directors incorporate an activity into the learning class to help the Talmidim internalize and remember what they have learned.
Forty-five Jewish heritage teachers at the FJC’s ‘Or Avner’ Jewish school network in the Former Soviet Union participated last month in ‘Darkeinu’s’ annual teachers’ seminar that took place in the heart of Jerusalem, Israel.
With great sadness and pain we inform you of the sudden passing of Rabbi Simcha Yerachmiel Zirkind OBM, Shliach of the Rebbe to Tunisia and later to Montreal, Canada. He was 76 years old. Levaya times added.