Rabbi Yossi Jacobson will join his neighbors throughout Iowa and head out for caucus night tonight, when as every four years they will be the first in the nation to vote in the always-contentious presidential primaries.
Daily Archives: February 1, 2016
In this latest video by Jew in the City, See what happens when actual Hasidic Jews watch scenes from “Fiddler on the Roof” for the first time. The cast includes Abe Karpen – an actor who starred alongside Natalie Portman in “New York, I Love You” – as well as Yeshaya Karp, Avremi Toron and L.A. Rosenzweig.
Rabbi Shmuel Kopel, who suffered through many years of abuse as a child in Crown Heights, has a message for Meyer Seewald, founder and director of JCW.
Everybody loves a good story. Chassidim have always had the custom to tell stories of Tzadikkim. In this lecture, Rabbi Abba Perelmuter of Long Beach, CA, eloquently describes the power of stories, why chassidim love telling stories of tzaddikim, and why people love listening to them.
Monsey Anash and guests celebrated at a Tu B’Shvat Gala Dinner 10 years of chinuch at Monsey Beis Chaya Mushka Girls High School (MBCM). Despite the outside snow, close to 300 guests came to honor the school’s founding teachers and hanhala, who have guided MBCM for 10 years.
Rabbi Moshe Wiener is sitting Shiva after the passing of his father, R’ Zev Volf, OBM, at 581 Crown St. [between Albany and Troy Aves.] until Shabbos. Shachris – 7:30am. Mincha – 4:45pm. Maariv – bizmano. Hamokom Yenachem Eschem Besoch She’ar Aveilei Tzion V’yerushalaim.
On Sunday, the fourth and final day of the International Kinus Hashluchos, in the hours leading up to the grand banquet, the Shluchos had breakfast together, and attended a rabbonim session and general session.
On Motzei Shabbos, the third day of the International Kinus Hashluchos, the Shluchos visited the Rebbe and Rebbetzin’s home on President Street, enjoyed a lavish Melave Malka and posed for the group portrait. Photos by Michal Weiss
Friday, the second day of the International Kinus Hashluchos, featured breakfast, workshops, chavrusa learning and a resource fair.
Rabbi Yossi Nachshon was ambushed on Sunday by masked Arabs near his home in the Chevron Hills, who pelted his car with stones. Luckily, only the windshield sustained damage.
From the opening remarks to the Keynote, and concluding with the Roll Call, CrownHeights.info presents a video recap of the inspiring and emotional speeches made at the Kinus Hashluchos Banquet Sunday night.