Chabad Opens First Center in Kenya

After leading a Passover service earlier this year, Rabbi Avromy and Sternie Super have been appointed as the first permanent Chabad Shluchim to the East African country where they will lead the 112-year-old Nairobi Hebrew Congregation in Kenya.

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Col. Goldstein Sues Borough President Adams

Col. Jacob Goldstein, formerly the chairman of Community Board 9, which encompasses the southern portion of Crown Heights, has filed a Federal lawsuit against Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams for allegedly violating his First Amendment rights by firing him from the board for speaking out to the media.

30 Years Since Chernobyl: How 3,000 Children Were Airlifted Out of Nuclear Disaster

30 years have passed since reactor No. 4 at the Chernobyl nuclear plant in Soviet Ukraine exploded in the early morning hours of April 26, 1986, shooting radioactive particles high into the atmosphere and causing the worst nuclear disaster in history.

Woman and Child Crushed by Heavy Equipment

A horrifying and tragic accident occurred in central Israel this morning; a woman and a young girl were crushed by a piece of heavy construction equipment that fell off of a flatbed truck, killing the woman and critically injuring the child. The woman was identified as Mrs. Chana Geula Dweck, OBM, sister of beloved Crown Heights caterer Reb Dovid Malka, OBM.