In the third large scale search this Sunday, Rockland Chaverim have begun establishing a search for a missing bochur at Bear Mountain. Updates will be published as information becomes available.
Daily Archives: August 18, 2019
Local Emergency Services as well as Hatzalah are responding to a call for help after a hiker fell off a cliff at Minawoska State Park. The man was located by chopper, but was unable to be lifted due to the weather.
Photo Gallery: Gan Yisroel summer camp at the Lubavitch Paris Seminar, and a Farbrengen for the 15th of Av with Rabbi Marazow.
The topics in this week’s 273rd episode of the highly acclaimed MyLife: Chassidus Applied series, with Rabbi Simon Jacobson, will include: Does Judaism Have a Place for Skeptics? What Should Be the Public Role of Jewish Women? Chassidus Applied to Chof Av, Eikev and Elul; Is There a Lesson from Every Single Word in Torah? Please Shed Some Light on How We Are to Approach Davening in Our Current Modern World; What Can We Do to Increase Security in Crown Heights?
An Ohio man was arrested after he appeared in a post on Instagram to threaten an attack on a local Jewish Community Center. A search of his home in the Youngstown suburb found assault weapons, extra ammunition, a gas mask and other items that were seized, according to the report.
A Crown Heights vehicle became the victim of another act of random vandalism overnight. Video surveillance shows a man hopping onto the hood of a parked vehicle, before putting his foot through the windshield.
Hezbollah terrorists on Friday ignited a fire near the Israeli border. The strong winds fanned the flames, thick smoke covered the Naftali Mountains, and the fire crossed the border into Israel, threatening an IDF base and the Galilee town of Margaliot.
A Crown Heights Hatzalah Volunteer made a Kiddush Hashem, when he found himself in the right place at the right time while driving a school bus through Pennsylvania.
A car crashed nose first into a brick wall following a two car accident in Crown Heights. No one was seriously injured in the accident, and details on how it occurred is still under investigation.
A young woman turned to the Rebbe for advice. She was contemplating marriage to a young man whose level of Jewish observance was quite different from hers. Did the Rebbe think their relationship was viable?
One person was arrested and another is at large following a police pursuit in Crown Heights. The two had broken into a school bus, stolen a fire extinguisher and discharged it into shops on Kingston Ave.
The body of Israeli hiker Aya Na’amana, a 22-year-old student from Araba in the Galilee, was found in Ethiopia. Na’amana went on a trip as part of a Technion delegation, where she studied as a student. She became separated from the group during a trip to the Salt Desert in Danakil, Ethiopia.
A Chof Av tribute event is planned for the Crown Heights community on Tuesday evening, the Yartzeit of the Rebbe’s father, Rabbi Levi Yitzchok Shneerson z”l. The event will feature famed lecturer Rabbi Shais Taub, as well as entertainment by singer Eli Marcus.
Three terrorists were killed attempting to infiltrate Israel from the Gaza Strip overnight Saturday, according to reports by Arab media sources. IDF forces had spotted the terrorists attempting to cross the border fence in the northern Gaza Strip. An IDF helicopter and tank fired at the terrorists to prevent the infiltration, reportedly killing three and injuring a fourth terrorist.