Courtesy of Lubavitch Archives, we present this photo taken at a Chasidic wedding in 1976. Can you identify anyone in the photo?
Daily Archives: February 13, 2017
For the first time ever, Chabad of Washington University in St. Louis hosted a landfill-free Shabbos dinner – from which no waste was thrown in the garbage – in an effort to be more environmentally conscious.
“To an outsider, it might be difficult to distinguish any differences in the way the herds of Hasidic men lingering outside 770 Eastern Parkway are dressed. But not everyone is wearing the same exact white shirt, black suit, and black hat,” writes Madison Margolin for The Times of Israel in a feature article on the nuances of Hasidic fashion.
A dog took a bullet for his best friend — and survived — after a trio of robbers jumped his master on Eastern Parkway in Crown Heights.
Surveillance video reportedly captured in Brooklyn reveals the latest innovation by armed robbers to get into victims’ homes: a young woman rings the bell pretending to be a salesperson with something to offer. When the door is opened, two men come up from behind her, brandish a weapon, and force their way into the home.
A Time to Heal, Rabbi Mendel Kalmenson’s rendering of the responses of the Lubavitcher Rebbe to tragedy and suffering, has received the “Best Book Award” under the general category of religion in the “Best Book Awards” international competition.
Nearly 150 seniors were treated to a joyous Tu B’shvat celebration, arranged by Rabbi Yirmi Cohen. Despite the heavy snow, one special guest refused to miss the event: 86-year-old Mr. Monte Kwinter (seated), the oldest Jewish Member of Parliament in Canada.
Joined by a crowd of diverse local residents, Bracha Nili Shore, a YU Senior and student at Machon Chana, led Crown Heights’ 4th Poet’s Society Melave Malka meeting, which takes place in the Levi Yitzchock library right off of Kingston Avenue.
Michael, a Jewish Melbourne man who was recently photographed putting on Tefilin with two Lubavitcher boys in front of an anti-Israel protest in the city center, which was featured as CrownHeights.info’s Picture of the Day, has reached out to the Yeshiva Gedolah (YG) to express his feelings about the incident.