Crown Heights’s nearly clean record of staying measles free took another hit today, as the Department of Health confirmed a 9 Month old as having the virus. Although details on the exposure are yet unclear, it is believed to be significant.
Daily Archives: June 4, 2019
This upcoming June 16-23, Chabad’s Young Professionals program is sponsoring a leadership trip to Russia for a select group of “ambassadors.” The new program trains millennials to serve as ambassadors to their Jewish community
In honor of the upcoming Gimmel tammuz, Lahak Hanachos has announced a one-time sale for the entire twenty volume set of the Rebbe’s Maamarim from 5711-5731 for just $100. The sale is formatted as a pre-order, with the printing and distributing being done after the purchase.
This June 17-18, Aleph Institute will partner with Columbia Law School to host Rewriting the Sentence, a summit on alternatives to incarceration. The high-level summit at Columbia University in New York City will highlight the range of alternative sentencing policies and the variety of incarceration alternatives presently available in the U.S. and abroad.
Dovid and Mushky (nee Sirota) Caytak and their family will soon be moving on Shlichus to the Westboro area of Ottawa, under the Head Shliach, Rabbi Dovid Hayes.
With the Gimmel Tammuz Newslwetter hot off the press, now is the time to subscribe. This edition showcases people such as Rabbi Yossi Paltiel, and questions such as “What are the magic words to tell a mother struggling to cross the street with several howling children on Kingston Avenue?”
The first night of the festival of Shavuot is not one for sleeping in Jewish communities around the world. It is the night when Tikkun Leil Shavuot (rectification of the night of Shavuot)—a specific text comprising written, oral and mystical aspects of the Torah—is recited, followed in many places by study and classes until dawn.
A Jewish man was brought to the hospital Monday night after being struck by a car in Crown Heights. The driver fled the scene before the police arrived.
Shoneh Halachos is a program for eighth grade boys to encourage and guide them in the study of Kitzur Shulchan Aruch with the Alter Rebbe’s Psak. The finale of the program was a Chidon amongst 31 contestants, which was held this past Thursday evening.
Alternate side parking (street cleaning) regulations are suspended on Tuesday-Thursday, June 5th, 2019 for a holiday. All other regulations, including parking meters, remain in effect.
The L’Chaim of Mendel Shloush of Crown Heights and Shaindel Freedman of Miami, FL took place on Sunday at the Lubavitcher Yeshiva Hall in Crown Heights.
Councilman Mathieu Eugene wishes Rabbi Moshe Kotlarsky a happy birthday, and proclaims Monday in Brooklyn as “Rabbi Moshe Kotlarsky Day.”
The Levaya of Tzvi Dov Hager OBM took place Monday, and passed by 770 at 1:00pm. A large crowd of community members came out to pay their respcts to the long time community member, and loved friend.
One teenager was arrested Monday afternoon for shoplifting at The Marketplace in Crown Heights. The staff of The Marketplace had noticed the teen attempting to leave with some items, and called Shomrim and 911.
Baruch Dayan HaEmmes: Nechama Rivlin, the wife of Israeli President Reuven Rivlin, was Niftar on Tuesday morning at the age of 73, on the eve of her 74th birthday.