A brand new Sefer Torah was completed and dedicated in the memory of Mrs. Faige Abrahams OBM by her family. The new Torah will be housed in the Lincoln Shteibel, many of whom were on hand for the celebration.
Daily Archives: February 26, 2017
Earlier today Israeli Knesset Member Sofa Landver, member of the Yisrael Beiteinu party and Minister of Immigrant Absorption, visited The Ohel during a trip to the United States.
This week’s edition of MyLife: Chassidus Applied with Rabbi Simon Jacobson, Episode 152, will air tonight, Sunday, here on CrownHeights.info, beginning at 8:00pm. This week Rabbi Jacobson will address the topics: What Defines Normalcy? What Can Be Learned from the Unusually Warm Weather This February? Was Moshe Rabbeinu Focused More on His Community Than on His Family? Is Tanya Directed More to Men Than to Women?
Just one week after news of a shocking vandalism of a Jewish cemetery in S. Louis surfaced, another such incident occurred and this time in a Philadelphia Jewish cemetery where dozens of headstones were knocked over.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio arrived to meet with federal prosecutors on Friday morning as part of their lengthy investigation into whether people involved in fundraising for his election campaign broke corruption laws, according to news reports.
Times Square was jam packed and full of energy on Motzai Shabbos at the most spirited CTeen Havdalah ceremony to date. Despite the rain, thousands of teens joined together for an awe-inspiring and memorable havdalah.
For eight months, Rabbi Mendy Gorman, OBM, fought for life. He fought it both physically — with the care of medical professionals, and spiritually — with the support of family and friends worldwide. Through it all, Mendy’s Yiras Shamayim only strengthened; with good news a “Baruch Hashem,” and with setbacks a “Gam Zu L’tova.”