Crown Heights Armory to Be Sold to Developer

The Bedford-Union Armory in Crown Heights, which recently hosted Chabad’s Kinus Hashlucim workshops and Satmar’s 21 Kislev celebrations, will soon be sold to a developer, who plans to tear down the structure and replace it with housing units.

Tonight: Hachnosas Sefer Torah for Wilanskys

The Crown Heights community is cordially invited to celebrate the completion of a Sefer Torah, which was dedicated in memory of Nechama bas Reb Yaakov Mordechai, OBM, and for a complete and speedy recovery for her husband, Rabbi Yehoshua Wilansky, may he live and be well.

Menorah Lit in Slain Teen’s Honor

Ezra Schwartz embodied the spirit of Chanukah, his mother said last night as she took on the emotional task of lighting a community menorah in honor of her son, the Sharon, Massachusetts, teen slain in Israel less than a month ago.

Last Night of Chanukah with the Islanders

The final night of Chanukah was celebrated with an especially festive glow on Sunday Night during an Islanders Hockey game at the Brooklyn Barclay’s Center. Thousands of people—with many of them being Jewish teens who attended with the 36 CTeen chapters from the tri-state area—packed the seats of the Brooklyn’s premier sports stadium and were treated to a glorious Chanukah event that featured acclaimed Israeli superstar Gad Elbaz, a half time performance by the world renowned folk singer Levi Robin, and a lighting of an ice menorah.