A man posing as a beggar who allegedly stole a necklace from a Crown Heights Jeweler has been arrested Tuesday, after being caught stealing in a Boro Park Shul. The 71st precinct had previously released a wanted poster asking for the public to help locate the thief.
Daily Archives: October 29, 2019
At the nearby University of Pittsburgh, the outpouring of support for the Jewish community on campus was instant and firm following the mass shooting at the Tree of Life. The product of a longstanding and warm relationship between university administrators and Chabad, this advocacy was again on display as the university became the first in the world to host a travelling art exhibit and Holocaust memorial.
ebanese Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri announced his resignation Tuesday amid widespread protests and economic collapse. The move comes in defiance of the Hezbollah terrorist organization, which has vowed to prevent al-Hariri from resigning.
State Senator Simcha Felder (D-Midwood, Borough Park, Flatbush) and Assemblywomen Aileen Gunther (D-Forestburgh) recently introduced legislation that would increase the Volunteer Firefighter and EMS State income tax credit for the first time in 12 years. The credit includes members of the Jewish community’s Hatzalah organization.
This year, over 150 girls took over 50 lulavim sets to shake in the streets of NYC. Lubavitch Youth Organization launched the Mivtzoim Depot 3 years ago to meet he need for Mitzoim sets.
A change.org petition published by Levi Jacobson has gained traction as nearly 2000 people have signed onto it. The petition calls for the long awaited expansion to the Chabad-Lubavitch headquarters at 770 Eastern Parkway, where thousands visit daily.
With great sadness we report the passing of Yosef Yitzchak Halevi Levitin OBM, a member of the Crown Heights community. He passed away on Tuesday, the 30th of Tishrei, 5780.
Mikvah.org is once again proud to present to the community a Taharas Hamishpacha review series, geared toward women. Starting today, Tuesday, the class runs for six consecutive weeks. Six of our newest Kalla teachers will be presenting the classes.
El Al, Israel’s national airline, has agreed to compensate passengers from last year’s infamous “Shabbat flight”, paving the way for an out-of-court settlement, ending a class action lawsuit against the airline. UPDATE: Deal cancelled!
The man who would have been the first choice to replace Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi as the leader of the ISIS terrorist organization has been killed, according to US President Donald Trump.
With great sadness we report the untimely passing of Binyomin Samotin OBM, a young man from the Crown Heights Jewish community. He passed away on Tuesday, the 30th of Tishrei, 5780.