A number of changes and transfer orders have come in the NYPD and among those changes will see the 71st Precinct getting a new commanding officer. Captain Norman Grandstaff, formerly the commander of the 69th Precinct will take the helm in place of Inspector George Fitzgibbon.
Daily Archives: February 29, 2016
Alicia Boyd, founder of the Movement to Protect the People (MTOPP), an organization dedicated to fighting rezoning and development in Crown Heights, sent an e-mail to all members of Community Board-9 that contained some inflammatory language against Jews and white people, and which seemed to justify the Crown Heights riots of 1991. One recipient of the e-mail, board-member Yaacov Behrman, took it upon himself to respond.
Mrs. Rivkah Brikman, whose son Leiby was stabbed on the streets of Crown Heights earlier this month, has a troubling message for the residents of the neighborhood: her son’s attacker may have been spotted near the Beis Rivkah girls’ school, and the NYPD’s crime tip line did nothing to apprehend him.
Amid a prolonged visit to Moscow, Rabbi Shmuel Eiyahu, the Chief Rabbi of Tzfas, visited the local chapter of Yeshivas Tomchei Temimim, where he tested the students on various subjects, and expressed amazement as to their proficiency in their studies.
Captain Scott Forster, second-in-command at the 71st Precinct, was stripped of his badge and gun and placed on ‘modified assignment’ for choosing to clock out and go home in the aftermath of the shooting of two police officers in Bud-Stuy, both of whom were rushed to Kings County hospital – located in his precinct – for treatment, instead of staying behind to help organize visits for the wounded cops’ families.
In most institutes of higher learning in Israel, the winter semester ends now. The students are perhaps leaving for a brief vacation, but at the headquarters of Chabad on the Campus, work continues round the clock.
The Mikvah Organization/Mikvah.org will be presenting a complimentary evening out, featuring the inspiring Lisa Twersky, LCSW, renowned therapist, author and lecturer.
Rabbi Shimon Freundlich, Chabad Shliach and Chief Rabbi of Beijing, China, addresses a Melave Malka benefiting the Beis Medrash Darchei Chaim-Stavnitz in Boro Park this past Motzei Shabbos.
A 22-year-old man was shot in the stomach while he waited for the 3 train on the platform of the Nostrand Ave. subway station in Crown Heights.
Rabbi Yisroel and Chaya Kozlovsky, Chabad Shluchim to Mumbai, India, named their newborn son after Rabbi Gavriel Noach Holzberg, who was murdered alongside his wife, Rivka, eight years ago at the Chabad house in Mumbai by Islamic terrorists from Pakistan.
Over 4,000 people gathered in a beautiful display of unity from all across the world for a fun filled Family Adventure Day at the magnificent gardens at Jungle Island in Miami.