The Jewish Community Relations Council of New York (JCRC-NY), and a coalition of diverse community leaders in partnership with Brooklyn Children’s Museum and Jewish Children’s Museum, present the 4th annual #OneCrownHeights Neighborhood Festival, Sunday, September 15, 2019 at Brower Park, Park Place between Brooklyn and Kingston Avenues, from 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Daily Archives: September 14, 2019
With great sadness we report the passing of Mrs. Yehudis Posner OBM of Lod Israel, the wife of the first Shliach to Israel Rabbi Zushe Posner. She passed away Shabbos morning, the 14th of Elul, 5779.
A parents worst nightmare played out Thursday evening in Crown Heights, when their special needs child managed to get out of the house and run off. Following a door to door search, Shomrim managed to reunite the mother and child.
A new smartphone app has given New Yorkers a new way to communicate crime tips to the New York Police Department. The NYPD’s new CrimeStoppers app was unveiled Thursday, and lets people send tips in multiple languages, along with photos and videos from their smartphone.
Yale University’s Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies launched a podcast series featuring the remembrances of survivors. The series launched this week with the testimony of Martin Schiller, a Jewish man from Poland who described his experiences in the concentration and slave labor camps of Plaszow, Skarzysko-Kamienna, Buchenwald and Theresienstadt. Plaszow serves as the setting for the film “Schindler’s List.”
With intermarriage rates worldwide at close to 50%, Rabbi Shlomo Levy makes no secret of his intentions when planning his annual “Peguisha” weekend for college students and young professionals in Buenos Aires. “We want them to meet other single Jews,” he says simply.