An English speaking farbrengen is to be held in Crown Heights on the the night of Shvii Shel Pesach. The Farbrengen will be located at Anash Shul 770 Montgomery St. starting at 12:50am. The farbrengen, which is geared to English speakers, will be hosted by Rabbi Michoel Seligson.
Daily Archives: April 24, 2019
With great sadness we report the passing of Rabbi Yaakov Yisrael (Yanky/Jack) HaKohen Pfeffer OBM, brother of the Freirdicker Rebbe’s Shliach to Pittsburgh Rabbi Tzvi (Hershel) HaKohen Pfeffer. He passed away on Shabbos Tes Vov Nissan, the first day of Pesach.
The Community Board 9, which covers nearly the entire Crown Heights area, has announced the opening for a District Manager position. The District Manager position comes with the responsibilities of establishing an office, hiring staff, and implementing procedures to improve the delivery of City services to the district.
In honor of the last days of Pesach we present this weeks letter in which the Rebbe discusses the questions of the custom of eating or not eating kitniyos/legumes on Pesach – which custom one should follow and why.
A Kinus Torah convened over Chol Hamoed Pesach in the shul adjacent to the Beis Chaya Mushka school in Paris. A special Torah pamphlet was given out to all the those who attended the event.
Rabbi Yeshayahu Weber, an educator, is the founder and director of the Ruth Institute for children with learning disabilities. He was interviewed in his home in Jerusalem in March of 2014.
On Shvii shel Pesach, Hadar Hatorah located at 824 Eastern Parkway, will be host all night classes and discussion open for the community on the topics of Shvii Shel Pesach and the future redemption. Light refreshments will be served. The classes will be inspiring and interesting, in an effort help everyone stay awake learning the entire night.
More than 50 apartments have hit the lottery in a Crown Heights building this week. The building, located at 409 Eastern Parkway on the corner of at Bedford Avenue, is nearing completion, and its affordable housing units placed up for lottery.
Alternate side parking (street cleaning) regulations are suspended on Thursday through Saturday, April 25th – 27th, 2019 for Passover (7th and 8th Days). All other regulations, including parking meters, remain in effect.
Shluchim to Nairobi Rabbi Shmuel and Chaya Notik were brutally beaten in a violent home invasion and robbery. The gang stole everything of value, but left the children untouched.