Photos: Chanukah on the Court with Friendship Circle

Children with special needs, their siblings and parents gathered on the first night of Chanukah for the Friendship Circle of Brooklyn’s annual Chanukah Celebration. The party brought together nearly 400 men, women and children from across the spectrum of the community, all celebrating the holiday of lights – at a place where all children are able to shine!

Video: A Hasid Grows In Brooklyn

VICE reporter Krishna Andavolu explores Brooklyn’s history by visiting the neighborhoods surrounding the borough’s longest street: Bedford Avenue. Along the way, he stops in Crown Heights, where he meets with Rabbi Manis Friedman to discuss the neighborhood’s history and ever-changing character.

Please Say Tehillim for…

Please take a moment and say a Kapital Tehillim for Dovid Yisroel Ber ben Freida Gisha, a Shliach and father of seven who is undergoing a major surgery tomorrow morning to remove a large tumor.