Homeless Shelter Can Fully Open, Judge Rules

After a rowdy court hearing that lasted more than two hours Monday afternoon, a Brooklyn judge ruled that city officials can begin moving more homeless families into a controversial new 132-family shelter at the corner of Rogers Avenue and Crown Street, roughly one block away from Bais Rivkah.

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Stranger Offered Tefillin, and Family Is Transformed

Rachel Millstone, a congregant at Chabad of East County in San Diego, CA, relates how an unexpected mitzvah performed by her father on a college campus in the mid 1970s transformed their entire family for generations.

Suspect Pleads Guilty over JCC Bomb Threats

Joon H. Kim, the Acting United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, announced that Juan Thompson pled guilty to one count of cyberstalking and one count of making hoax bomb threats as part of his campaign to harass and intimidate a particular woman, by, among other things, communicating at least 12 threats to Jewish Community Centers (JCCs) and other Victim Organizations in her name.

Video: The Rebbe’s Brain Was Like No Other

Rabbi Shmuel Tevardovitz of Bal Harbour, FL, yesterday encountered Dr. Bernard (Barry) Baumel, a world-renowned neurologist, who had the privilege of treating the Rebbe after he suffered a stroke in 1992. Dr. Baumel shares a fascinating experience he and his fellow physicians witnessed during that time period.