Machane Heights Day Camp of Crown Heights, the unique bicycling camp for elementary age boys (5-8th grades), operating out of the Lubavitcher Yeshiva on Crown Street, is proud to announce that after three successful summers, the head counselor this summer will be Rabbi Dovid Blasberg.
Daily Archives: March 7, 2016
Last night, Shliach Rabbi Boruch Myers and his colleagues from Bratislava, Slovakia, performed a concert of Chabad Niggunim in Billings, Montana – an event that was described as a tremendous Kiddush Hashem. Rabbi Chaim Shaul Bruk drove in from Bozeman, where he leads Chabad of Montana, to attend the uplifting event.
Mivtzoim meets big data: A Lubavitcher-owned company, Gorin Systems, has developed an innovative system to help Shluchim and others doing Mivtzoim identify who is likely Jewish based on their last name and historical immigration records.
Many hundreds are anticipated to attend the Shloshim Memorial Event paying tribute to the life and legacy of Rabbi Yehoshua B. Gordon, of blessed memory. The Shloshim will take place tonight at 7:00pm PST (10:00pm in New York), at the headquarters of Chabad of the Valley in Tarzana, CA, and thousands more will join online via live stream, which can be watched here on CrownHeights.info, courtesy of Chabad.org.
Today, the 27th of Adar I, marks the day the Rebbe suffered a stroke in 1992. The Rebbe’s personal secretary, Rabbi Yehudah Krinsky, described the events of that fateful day in vivid detail, which we share with our readers courtesy of Lubavitch Archives.
Watch a classic Chassidic story told with a modern twist In “The Maggid” – the single off of Rogers Park’s debut album with the same title. With a driving backbeat and electrifying vocals, Rogers Park’s Yosef Peysin and Mordy Kurtz are storming the Jewish music scene with creativity and soul.
For over two thousand years, the Jewish people have waited to return to their homeland. Yet today, we are terrorized for wanting what is ours. Jews are being attacked and killed in the streets of our very own capital, Jerusalem.
About a month ago, rising Israeli singing star Nemuel teamed up with Israeli musician Danny Avidani to release an album, Hisgalus, which has seen tremendous success. Recently, the duo reunited at the studio to record a well-known stirring Chabad melody – the Nigun of R’ Sholom Charitonov.
With sadness we inform you of the passing of R’ Tuvia Giro, OBM, of Bat Yam, Israel, father of R’ Ronen Giro of Crown Heights. He was 92 years old.