A major police investigation is underway after there were three attempted luring incidents in Boro Park on Motzei Shabbos. NYPD sources confirm to YWN that a Toyota Rav 4 occupied by at least two suspects tried offering candy to children at three locations in around 25 minutes. Police are taking this matter seriously, and have launched an investigation.
Daily Archives: October 6, 2019
Just 16 years ago a young Rabbi Benyamin and Ita Wolff joined the beautiful Finland Jewish community to enhance and enrich the quality of Jewish life in Finland for thousands of souls, living here, and passing through – with an unconditional “Love your fellow as yourself” regardless of background or affiliation. Now they are asking you to
Hundreds of Crown Heights residents turned out Sunday afternoon to do Kaporos in the parking lot of Bais Rivka Crown Street. The Kaporos was arranged by NCFJE, with the cost subsidized at $5 a chicken.
The topics in this week’s 279th episode of the highly acclaimed MyLife: Chassidus Applied series, with Rabbi Simon Jacobson, will include: Chassidus Applied to Yom Kippur and Sukkot; Lessons from Vov Tishrei 55 Years; What Is the Meaning of Kol Nidrei? How Do We Understand the Obligation of Forgiveness? Why Is the Chassidus of the Rebbe Maharash and the Tzemach Tzedek for the Most Part Ignored? What Is the Rebbe’s Position on the State of Israel? How Does Chassidus Explain the Sequence of the Tishrei Holidays?
As the Rebbe’s fame spread throughout the years of his leadership, the amount of people who contacted him for Brachos and with questions grew tremendously from year to year. The USPS confirmed that the Rebbe got almost the most mail delivered to him daily in the United States – second only to the President. Unfortunately, these precious answers of the Rebbe – sometimes on very important and fundamental topics – scarcely made it to the public. Now, they are accessible in a new kovetz.
Despite a recent arrest of a package thief in Crown Heights, another thief targeted a Crown Heights home. The theft was caught on the Eastern Parkway homes surveillance camera.
The Frierdiker Rebbe arrived on these shores of America 90 years ago on the 12th of Elul, and remained in New York into the month of Tishrei. Watch the fifth installment as Rabbi Chaim Dalfin walks through the Frierdiker Rebbe’s stay and activism in America.
Rabbi Shmuel Lesches, Magid Shiur in the Yeshiva Gedola of Melbourne, Australia, has compiled a guide to the laws and customs of Kapparos, Erev Yom Kippur and Yom Kippur for the benefit of the wider Lubavitch community.