A 9 year old boy drowned while on a camp trip Tuesday evening. The boy, from the Belzer Talmud Torah in Boro Park, was at a water park in New Jersey along with boys from other camps.
Daily Archives: July 30, 2019
The FDR has been shut in both directions after a crane collapsed, and struck the side of a building. No one has been reported injured, and the building reportedly sustained only minor damage.
Following some severely delayed flights due to late arrival of niftarim being flown to Israel for burial, ELAL has changed its policy in regards.
In this beautiful and moving talk, the self proclaimed “happiest man on earth”, Eddie Jaku, born Abraham Jakubowicz, shares his story of love and survival at TEDxSydney 2019.
The Shluchim of New York and New England gathered together for a Kinus in Greenwich Connecticut.
Wherever there is a large Orthodox Jewish population, there is Hatzalah. A recent milestone was crossed by Montreal Hatzalah, after they bought their first ambulance.
In a Newsweek op-ed last week, Dr. Howard Kaye, who lost his wife to a gunman’s bullet on April 27 at Chabad of Poway, Calif., shared with the world for the first time since the tragic shooting the depth of his grief and his resolve, and sought to prevent similar tragedies by calling for the re-education of society on the “basic laws of human civilization.”
Rabbi Shmuel Lesches, Magid Shiur in the Yeshiva Gedola of Melbourne, Australia, has compiled a guide to the laws and customs of the Nine Days for the benefit of the wider Lubavitch community.
A heat wave has hit NYC Tuesday, putting temperatures into the upper 90’s. With the sun beating down, it is easy to get dehydrated outdoors, CrownHeights.info reminds everyone to remain indoors when possible, drink plenty, and check in on your loved ones.
My Encounter with the Rebbe recently interviewed Dr. Louis Teichholz, a cardiology specialist from Mount Sinai Hospital who was among the first to attend to the Rebbe following his 1977 heart attack. Among the many anecdotes he discussed during his interview, Dr. Teicholz related that as he spent time with the Rebbe, the Rebbe became his friend. His doctor-patient relationship with the Rebbe developed into much more, and for many years afterward, even after the Rebbe fully recovered, he would come to 770 to visit the Rebbe.
Switzerland on Tuesday said it was suspending funding to the UN agency for Palestinian Arab refugees after an ethics report revealed alleged mismanagement and abuse of authority at the agency’s highest levels.