Permits have been filed for a new three-story mixed-use structure in Crown Heights. 253 LLC, owned by Elliot Moskowitz, filed the applications for 253 Empire Boulevard, the site of the now-shuttered Clean Rite laundromat.
Daily Archives: October 16, 2017
The 3rd edition of Hadras Ponim Zokon is out-of-print and to enable the publication of an expanded 4th edition of this celebrated sefer (of approximately 1,150 pages), financial assistance is needed.
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With deep sorrow, we regret to inform you of the passing of Mrs. Rochel Leah Heber OBM (nee Kalmenson), wife of Rabbi Shmuel HaLevi Heber, a Maggid Shiur and Mashpia in Crown Heights. She was 70 years old.
A New Jersey man is suing the city and several police officers, saying he was beaten and taunted with a racial slur in a Crown Heights police station — moments after his young daughter left his side.
The childhood home of Likud ideological forebear Ze’ev Jabotinsky in Odessa, Ukraine, will be turned into a historic site rather than be demolished, following the efforts of Israeli Communications Minister Ayoub Kara and Chabad emissary to Odessa Rabbi Avrohom Wolff.
President Donald Trump has lashed out on Twitter at the Senate’s top Democrat, Charles Schumer (NY), over his blatant hypocracy regarding the Iran deal, which he opposed when it was enacted by President Obama but now supports under Trump’s presidency.
Actress Mayim Bialik has drawn criticism for an op-ed she wrote for The New York Times in response to the allegations of assault and harassment against Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein, in which she advocated for women to dress more modestly.
Following the formal panel of the Shluchim sent by the Rebbe to Eretz Yisroel in 1956 following the deadly terror attack on a Kfar Chabad School, the jam-packed Oholei Torah Zal emptied out slightly, some tables were moved together, and a Chasidisher Farbrengen comenced with those remaining, which lasted until the early hours of the morning.
Thousands of Tishrei guests, Shluchim and Anash participated Sunday night in the historic panel and first time reunion of the first group of Shluchim the Rebbe sent to Eretz Yisroel in 1956, following a harrowing terror attack in Kfar Chabad.
The Saacks family is sitting Shiva after the passing of their father, Reb Binyomin, OBM. Mrs. Rifka Hecht will be sitting Shiva at 935 Eastern Parkway #4B on Sunday and Monday, October 15-16. Visiting hours: 10:00am – 12:00pm, and 6:00pm […]
The Jews of Kiev, from young to old, celebrated the holiday of Sukkos with a variety of activities that were even more successful than the Shluchim themselves could have imagined.