A Crown Heights resident was the victim of a car break in Thursday night, leaving his car rummaged through and valuables stolen. The owner of the vehicle told CrownHeights.info that the thief had been trying door handles down the entire block, and came across his car that he had forgotten to lock.
Daily Archives: November 10, 2019
New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo tasked the State Police Hate Crimes Task Force to help the NYPD investigate the Friday night vandalism of the Bais Rivkah School in Crown Heights.
Hundreds of passengers pass through the Chabad Air counter at JFK Airport daily, many with inspirational stories about Chabad and the Rebbe. Today we present you the sixth in a series of those stories.
2123 Hebrew school students from 127 cities around the world took the very first test of JewQ 5780. JewQ is the international Torah competition that’s taking the Hebrew school community by storm. Modeled after the popular Chidon Sefer Hamitzvos, kids study and take tests that determine who qualifies for a Shabbaton in Crown Heights—and who will represent their school onstage at the highly-anticipated competition event.
In a first for Crown Heights, a kosher CBD shop has opened up on Kingston Avenue. The shop, an offshoot of The New Amsterdam shop in Oregon, is scheduled to make its KosherFest debut this month.
The topics in this week’s 282nd episode of the highly acclaimed MyLife: Chassidus Applied series, with Rabbi Simon Jacobson, will include: How Do We Explain the Akeidah? How Did Avraham Know That It Was G-d Talking to Him, and Not a Hallucination? How Can You Find Your Personal Lech-Lecha? What Can a Child Do If He Is Having Issues with His Parents, and They Don’t Respond? How to Deal with Social Anxiety? What Can I Do About Feeling Stuck in My Life? What Can We Do About Talking in Shul?
As work on the facade and retaining wall of 700 sees progress, we present a gallery of photos showing the work completed on the retaining wall in front of 770. The wall is being fixed after the bricks began to crack and fall off, following years of poor drainage.
With great sadness we report the sudden passing of Mrs. Leah Gelber OBM, a member of the Charlotte, NC community, on Wednesday, the 8th of Cheshvan, 5780.
The latest book in the Advice for Life series, The Edifice, gathers the Rebbe’s teachings on all things love and marriage, including the Jewish wedding. Like the other books in the series, it pairs snippets of wisdom drawn from the Rebbe’s talks and letters with stories. The book is written in accessible English and illustrated with original artwork.
A court in Zhytomyr, Ukraine sentenced two Ukrainian men to 9 to 11 years of prison for fatally beating Rabbi Menachem Mendel Deitsch three years ago. Rabbi Deitsch, who served as a Chabad emissary in France and Israel, was savagely attacked by the defendants at the central train station in Zhytomyr on October 8, 2016, a few days after Rosh Hashanah.
The 49th New York City Marathon, on Sunday, November 3, included 53,000 runners from 120 different countries, 97% of whom reached the finish line. It has become the premier event of its kind in the world. One of the many features that makes this event so unique is the International Minyan for New York City Marathoners, which bills itself as the longest established religious service of any kind, at any major sporting event, anywhere in the world.
Alternate side parking (street cleaning) regulations are suspended on Monday, November 11th for Veterans Day. All other regulations, including parking meters, remain in effect.
Police say about 75 headstones have been toppled and more than $50,000 in damage caused at a Jewish cemetery in Omaha, Nebraska. The incident was reported to police Tuesday by the cemetery’s executive director, who said the damage was done between October 31 and Tuesday morning.
Rabbi Mendy Hershkop, who went to twitter asking the NYC DOT to suspend road work in Crown Heights over Tishrei, returned to tweet a thank you for the city’s positive response.
Police are looking for a gang of men who assaulted and robbed an 18 year old victim in Crown Heights. The group surrounded the victim, taking turns punching him before taking his bike and cash.
The Yartzeit of Shliach of the Rebbe to France, Rabbi Shmuel “Muleh” Azimov OBM, was marked with a special Melava Malka at the Beit Chabad of Fladres in Paris.