Shimmy Weinbaum from Tzivos Hashem has sent out a letter informing the principals and parents of the children joining the boys Chidon regarding the Measles exposure in Crown Heights, and its impact on the Chidon.
Daily Archives: April 2, 2019
With sadness we inform you about the passing of Mrs. Raizel (Rhoda) Hecht of Boca Raton Florida. She passed away on Shabbos the 23rd of Adar II.
In an outpouring of solidarity, the people of Flagstaff Arizona, of all ethnicity and backgrounds, have come together with a strong message, we are beyond hate. The message comes following the vandalism of the Flagstaff chabad house, which is presently under construction.
An NYPD Officer was unfortunately struck by the vehicle carrying the Aron of the Skulener Rebbe, Tuesday afternoon, while another officer was struck by a drone.
A senior at the University of South Carolina, Josephson was a native of New Jersey. She was set to graduate in just a few weeks and was looking forward to starting at Drexel University Law School in Philadelphia in the fall. She had been out with friends in the very early hours of Friday when she got separated from them, called for an Uber to take her home and then got into a car she thought was her ride. Her body was found later that day some 90 miles away. The man accused of abducting and killing her was arrested on Saturday.
The Lubavitch educational center in Miami Florida was locked down by the schools security team when an abandoned building next door became the center of a massive police manhunt. The Police were searching for a suspected killer of two, including one child.
The UN General Assembly convened a special session on Tuesday to adopt a resolution condemning hate crimes. In its original version, the proposal only referred to Islamophobia, but after a diplomatic effort led by Israel’s ambassador to the UN, Danny Danon, with many UN states, the proposal was changed and condemned anti-Semitism as well.
The Living Archive in the process of restoring the collection of photographer Sam Shlagbaum. Presented here are restored photos from 26th of Adar 1991, exactly 28 years from Tuesday, taken at the Machane Yisrael Development Fund, and a link to close to 450 more.
Pictures from the L’chaim of Mendel Morosow of Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn to Devorie Cheruff of Skokie, IL which took place Sunday night at Beis Levi Yitzchak.
A photo was taken of the son and gabbai of the Skulener Rebbe zt”l at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore. They are conversation with the shliach to Johns Hopkins, Rabbi Zev Gopin.
Kalman Yeger, a New York City councilman, lost his seat on the City Council’s Immigration Committee for tweeting “Palestine does not exist.” The tweet, posted Wednesday, came in response to a tweet by Zainab Iqbal, a journalist for the local publication Bklyner. Yeger, who represents the haredi Brooklyn neighborhood of Borough Park, also called Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar an anti-Semite. Omar has been accused repeatedly of echoing anti-Semitic stereotypes.