Hundreds of concerned resident of Crown Heights turned out to attend an “update meeting” with the NYPD following the arrest of the person they believe responsible for the stabbing of 25-year-old Yehuda Leib Brikman.
Daily Archives: March 10, 2016
In this week’s edition of Letter and Spirit, we present a unique letter written by the Rebbe in 1968, in which he explains the concept of holiness/kedusha as it relates to the Holy Land and to other areas. In the P.S. of the letter, the Rebbe touches on the subject of increasing land productivity through artificial means, and makes some interesting comments about the safety of doing this. The letter was written in English through the Rebbe’s trusted secretary Rabbi Nissan Mindel, and was made available by the latter’s son-in-law, Rabbi Sholom Ber Shapiro.
The YAD – Boys of the Friendship Circle of Brooklyn, which includes boys ages 9 and up and their buddies from local Yeshivas, gathered at the Jewish Children’s Museum for a very special dancing and open mic night in celebration of Rosh Chodesh Adar II.
A teenage boy and girl were shot just at around 3:45pm Thursday on President Street and Franklin Avenue, near Medgar Evers College in Crown Heights.
Australia’s third richest man, Harry O. Triguboff, pledged one million dollars to help rescue the troubled Yeshiva Centre, Chabad’s flagship school in Bondi.
A source within the 71st Precinct has notified CrownHeights.info that the man who allegedly stabbed Leiby Brickman in Crown Heights exactly one month ago has been arrested and taken into custody. The suspect has been identified as 26-year-old Keny Rochelin.
In a pompous ceremony that recently took place in the Kremlin, Russian President Vladimir Putin bestowed one of Russia’s highest honors upon Moscow Chabad Shliach and head of the Federation of Jewish Communities Rabbi Alexander Boroda.
This time last year, Mendel and Avremi Shapiro of Flagstaff, AZ participated in the very first MyShliach regional boys’ shabbaton, hosted by shluchim Rabbi Shea and Dina Harlig of nearby Las Vegas. Also in attendance were Mendel and Shmulie Winner, shluchim to Tucson, AZ, whose parents are longtime friends of the Shapiros.
Rabbi Benny Hershcovich, Shliach in Cabo S. Lucas, Mexico, delivers his brief and hilarious thought on this week’s Parsha, Pekudei. This week Rabbi Benny answers the question: Why at the very end of the book of Exodus, does the Torah change subjects to tell us about the Jewish people following the clouds of glory when they traveled and when they camped?
Parents of students in Beis Rivkah Elementary School were left to fear for their children’s safety after irresponsible rumors and social media hysterics lead some to believe that the school was on ‘lockdown’. School administration said “there was never any concern for the safety of our students, it was just a misunderstanding.”
Rabbi Chaim Meier Halon currently lives with his family in Oak Park, MI. He was interviewed in the My Encounter Studio in February of 2013.