Al Sharpton acknowledged his role in stoking division in an appeal to Reform Jews for a united front in facing down anti-Semitism, racism and other forms of bias. He recounted how the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s widow reprimanded him for his “cheap” rhetoric.
Daily Archives: May 20, 2019
Derrick Nelson, a serial car break in offender, is back on the streets of Crown Heights after a lengthy absence. Nelson possibly holds the record for perpetrating the most car break-ins in the Crown Heights area. He has been arrested numerous times, and after being released, does it again every time.
The L’Chaim of Mendel Munitz of Monsey, NY to Sarah (bas r’ Yitzchok) Morosow of Crown Heights, happened Sunday night at Lubavitcher Yeshiva in Crown Heights.
Three people are in custody after they stole a car in Crown Heights Monday afternoon, and led the police on a foot chase. The thieves were busted red handed with the help of Shomrim.
At seven o’clock, every Monday and Thursday evening, the cell phones of over 3,000 Jewish teens around the United States and Canada buzz as they receive a text message with a Jewish question and a multiple-choice answer. JText, as the program is called, engages teens using the medium most comfortable to them, offering an opportunity to learn more about Judaism with a tap on their phones.
Today, at the 50th Walk for Israel in Toronto Canada, Rabbi Yirmi Cohen helped hundreds of Jews put on tefillin, some for the 1st time. The photo is of M.P. Michael Levitt, one of the only Jews in the Govt. of Canada.
As lag BeOmer nears, preparations are underway in Meron for massive crowds. The Chabad-Lubavitch representatives of Meron, Israel, Rabbi Yosef Yitzchok and Chana Ruth Halperin, are in the thick of it.
Chinuch Yaldei Hashluchim, a division of The Shluchim Office, is gearing up for their annual online Lag B’Omer parade. Families of Shluchim worldwide have signed up to create virtual floats that they will show during the parade. The floats are all on the theme of “Our Rabbeim.” They are being baked, drawn, built, and through any other creative medium.
In a first of its kind collaboration, Magen David Adom along with Chevra Hatzolah and Hatzolah organizations from around the world are holding an international conference in Israel
Among the honorees at the Annual Oholei Torah Dinner, were Sruli and Toby Richler, who were awarded the Young Visionary Award.
The community is invited to join Rabbonim, Askonim, family and friends in marking the Shloshim of Horav Binyamin Katz z”l this Wednesday evening, Lag B’omer, 8:30pm at the Jewish Children’s Museum, 792 Eastern Parkway.
Over Three years ago an idea was born, for a nominal fee of $100, Devorah Benjamin of KSCVK will take your name, the name of your child, friend or relative and daven at the Ohel for a shidduch. The money will go straight to KSCVK’s fund for Crown Heights Chassanim and Kallos.
Al Sharpton, widely believed to be an anti-Semite, has shockingly been invited to speak at a Jewish conference in Washington. The conference is affiliated with the Reform movement.
The Mississippi Gulf Coast features more than 60 miles of sandy beaches, easy-to-spot dolphins and just one rabbi, Akiva Hall, 28, who directs Chabad of South Mississippi with his wife, Hannah.
At the 50th Year Hatzolah International Conference in Jerusalem, members of the Executive Branch of Chevra Hatzolah announced the formation of Hatzolah Emergency Air Response Team (HatzolAir), a 501c(3) to be operational Summer 2019.