by Ashira Weiss – Lubavitch.com When Rabbi Shmuly and Devorah Leah Lein arrived in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, in the early 2000s, the area’s palindrome ZIP code, 11211 was the address of a thriving art scene. Galleries were crammed behind every second […]
Daily Archives: August 28, 2019
A secret cyberattack against Iran in June wiped out a critical database used by Iran’s paramilitary arm to plot attacks against oil tankers and degraded Tehran’s ability to covertly target shipping traffic in the Persian Gulf, at least temporarily, senior US officials told The New York Times on Wednesday.
After six short weeks campers and staff wished each other their best as they embarked on their respective journey homes, marking another successful summer packed with meaningful memories, powerful lessons, and immeasurable growth.
A New Jersey law that permits assisted suicide went into effect after an Orthodox Jewish doctor lost in his bid to challenge the measure.
The Medical Aid in Dying for the Terminally Ill Act was to take effect Aug. 1, but a state Superior Court judge placed a temporary hold on the law pending appeals.
Watch as the victim of yesterdays assault in Crown Heights, 63-year-old Rabbi Abraham Gopin, speaks out, telling his story of the attack. He was attacked as he took a walk through a park in Crown Heights, and was hit in the face with a large brick.
CrownHeights.info: We present a new series titled “A Weekly Medical Minute.” In this series, we will publish useful tips and information from Medical Professionals on Health, Wellness, and Medical issues.
In conjunction with the completion of the 38th cycle of Rambam on 4 Menachem Av, CGI Toronto joined many other camps via live stream and celebrated the Siyum. The entire camp session was replete with encouragement and inspiration of Limud Harambam. From songs to skits the boys were propelled with motivation to undertake learning Sefer Hamitzvos. After optionally studying for a minimum of ten days and answering questions, each camper earned and was gifted the newly unveiled special children’s edition of Sefer Hamitzvos, titled, My Rambam, My Connection.
New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo tasked the State Police Hate Crimes Task Force to help the NYPD investigate the brutal beating of a Crown Heights man Tuesday morning.
The Viznitzer Rebbe, while on a visit to Ukraine, was the Sandik for a man who recently found his way to the Ohr Avner – Chabad in Zhytomir.
Florida and Puerto Rico brace for Hurricane Dorian as the storm strengthens and is forecasted to bring gusting winds and heavy rains over Florida during the weekend
CTeen’s traveling sports camp, CTeen Xtreme, recently completed its sixth year. The two-week camp traveled from Denver, Colorado to Los Angeles, California, providing teens with an extraordinary opportunity to get out of their comfort zones and partake in many adventures throughout the journey.
Russia’s “Mitzvah Tanks” had another successful summer bringing Judaism to the masses throughout Russia and Ukraine. The “Mitzvah Tanks” were manned by bochurim who decided to spend their summer break bring Judaism to the Jews of far flung communities.
One man was taken to the Hospital lat night after a shooting in Crown Heights. His injuries are not considered life threatening, and the shooter fled the scene.
A pair of bombings in the Gaza Strip which killed three officials from the Hamas terror organization may have been carried out by an ISIS-linked Islamist terror group, despite initial claims the bombings were part of a targeted Israeli strike.