Mrs. Raquel Kirschenbaum is sitting shiva for her brother Mr. Toby Levy obm at 889 Montgomery St., Crown Heights. Shiva time will be on Wednesday from 10:00am through 9:00pm.
Daily Archives: April 9, 2019
In a reversal of a 2018 policy announcement, Airbnb will not remove listings in Israeli towns in Judea and Samaria from its website. The policy change came in a court settlement Monday between the vacation rental company and a dozen American Jewish plaintiffs who had sued the company, organized by Shurat Hadin-Israel Law Center, a pro-Israel law organization.
Israeli media exit polls on Tuesday night following the close of voting in the 2019 general elections at 10 pm Israel time showed, with a few variations, a dead heat between Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud party and his primary opponent, former IDF chief of staff Benny Gantz’s Blue and White party.
A routine NYPD traffic stop in Crown Heights turned into a police chase that ended in a three car accident and foot pursuit. Multiple people were ultimately caught and placed under arrest.
A possible terror attack was averted near Jerusalem when a checkpoint search discovered machine guns with hundreds of rounds of ammunition in an Arab car.
NYC Mayor Bill DeBlasio has announced a public health emergency over the measles outbreak that has spread through the Jewish community. The mayor also announced mandatory vaccination in effected zip codes, or face a fine of up to $1,000.
A recently published Kovetz, produced by the students of the Rabbinical College of America – Morristown, contains a selection of the Rebbe’s sichos, maamorim and letters on kapitel 118 – the kapitel that chassidim will start reciting this year on Yud Aleph Nissan.
On April 3rd, Supervisor Ed Romaine and members of the Town Board of Brookhaven, NY, met with Rabbi Mendy Goldberg to recognize Education and Sharing Day in the Town of Brookhaven.
Every year Mrs. Devorah Scheiner goes above and beyond in helping families in need who live in our community celebrate Pesach. Yet there is still much-needed funds to pay for the food distribution for this Pesach.
After many long hours of work and diligent learning, the Bochurim learning Smicha in Mayanot Yeshiva in Israel completed Hilchos Bosor V’Cholov (laws of meat and milk), and passed with flying colors.
From the Safer Haminhagim: Every day from Rosh Chodesh Nissan until the twelfth of the month, one reads the passage that describes the offering brought on that day by a particular Nasi, or tribal prince, for the dedication of the altar of the Mishkan. Yehi Ratzon in the Extended Article.
This past week, CKids put an entirely new spin on the famous directive to view ourselves as if we had been personally freed from slavery in Egypt. 180 Chabad Houses around the world, from Denmark in the west to Hong Kong in the east, have been taking part in the 4D Pesach Experience, a “club” created by CKids.
Following reports of continued break ins to vehicles on the Crown Heights community, Crown Heights Shomrim reminds the community to remove all valuables from your vehicle, and make sure the doors are locked.
New York City warned Brooklyn yeshivas to keep the order to exclude unvaccinated students from classes or face violations and possible closure. The order, which includes yeshivas in Borough Park and Williamsburg, was issued in December 2018 and applied to students who were not vaccinated against measles. A Williamsburg yeshiva violating the order has been connected to over 40 measles cases.