Ariel Zilber is a musician, singer, and a composer. He is one of the founding members of the Tammuz band, which is one of the pioneers in Groove and Israeli Rock, and has its name on a long list of hits that in a short amount of time turned into classics in the Israeli population.
Daily Archives: September 11, 2017
On September 11th, 2001, Ari Schonbrun went to his office at Cantor Fitzgerald – the Wall Street firm that occupied the top five floors of Tower One – and he happened to be on the 78th floor changing elevators when the first plane hit. In the midst of the smoke and chaos, Ari found a fellow employee who was terribly burned and who needed his help to walk her down 78 flights of stairs.
Col. Jacob Goldstein, who served for 34 years as Chairman for the Crown Heights Community Board, explains why he believes community members should support Ede Fox in tomorrow’s Democratic primary for City Council, and not Laurie Cumbo.
Puppeteer Dovid Taub of Itche Kadoozy fame on the set of Mitzventions, a new video series that will be released by the makers of Mitzvah Boulevard next month.
On Motzei Shabbos, a Farbrengen was held in 770 in honor of Chai Elul, the birthday of the Baal Shem Tov and the Alter Rebbe.
CrownHeights.info has learned that a story we published yesterday about the family of Shluchim on the Caribbean island of St. Martin being rescued on Shabbos was factually incorrect. In fact, the Shluchim evacuated to Puerto Rico by the U.S. Military on Friday, having arrived before Shabbos began.
With the Democratic Primary Elections set to take place Tuesday, September 12th, Laurie Cumbo — who represents Crown Heights’ 35th District and began her career by blaming “Jewish landlords” for the unprovoked attacks of the “knockout game” — snagged an endorsement from a self-proclaimed “Crown Heights Jewish Coalition,” which touts her supposed qualifications and alleged assistance to the Jewish community.
A man was arrested after he assaulted a Jewish man on President Street on Sunday afternoon.
Chai Elul marked the conclusion of Lahak’s historic sale on the first sixty volumes of Toras Menachem. Now, for a few limited weeks, another sale will take its place: Those who wish to complete their partially-bought sets can purchase individual volumes for the low price of $11 each.
Merkos L’inyonei Chinuch, in conjunction with the Shluchim of Florida, has launched an emergency campaign for the victims of Hurricane Irma. The hurricane left a path of destruction in the Caribbean and is now doing the same in Florida.
Three members of a prominent French Jewish family were kidnapped, tied up, brutally beaten and robbed on Thursday night in their home in the suburb of Livry-Gargan northeast of Paris. “You are Jewish, you have money,” the assailants said before brutally attacking them, threatening to kill them.