PSA: Shomrim Issues Purim Safety Advisories

Purim is here! The joyous holiday brings out the costumes, the gifts and charity! But there are those out there that may try and take advantage of our open and welcoming homes. Shomrim has compiled a list of tips that can help prevent the holiday from turning sad.

Chabad Celebrates a Quarter Century in Riverdale

The Tappan Hill Mansion in Tarrytown, New York, was filled on Motzai Shabbos, as 250 supporters, friends, and Chabad Early Learning Center parents gathered to celebrate a quarter of a century of Chabad in Riverdale. Music sensation Benny Friedman captivated the room with his songs that were tailored for the Riverdale Jewish community, along with his own popular hits.

JCM Evacuated Due to Bomb Threat

A bomb threat, sent in by email, forced the evacuation of the Jewish Children Museum in Crown Heights. The threat stated that there were multiple bombs placed throughout the building and would be detonated remotely. The NYPD evacuated the building and an investigation is currently ongoing. CrownHeights.info obtained a copy of the email.