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Daily Archives: November 14, 2019
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Williamsburg Shomrim made an awareness campaign Wednesday night as they attempted to educate the community about vehicle break in prevention. A whopping 67 vehicles were found to be unlocked on just seven streets in Williamsburg.
Just before Chai Elul, the Mivtzoim Depot of Lubavitch Youth org. held a campaign where women and girls conquered the stations of the 3 train line. Girls chose their stop, picked up stencils, chalk, spray chalk and lots of neshek, and went on their way to brighten up their stop – and the entire world! Crown Heights this week will lead the world in sharing mitzvos with fellow women through ‘chalkingshabbat’ on both the 3 and 4 train lines.
More than 1,000 Jewish students from universities in six nations gathered in New York City last weekend for an annual event that brought together young men and women from France, England, Brazil, Argentina, the United States and Canada. Sponsored by Chabad on Campus, students spent a traditional Shabbat in the Crown Heights neighborhood of Brooklyn, N.Y.
In this weeks letter the Rebbe explains why we get challenges, from the simple answer, to the deeper explanation.
Hong Kong is a battle zone now, with violent clashes and political protests crippling the colony. But Rabbi Mordechai and Goldie Avtzon at Chabad of Hong Kong are maintaining steady calm and focus. Last month, they recruited Rabbi Chaim and Menuchy Birnhack to serve the younger demographic of Asia’s World City.
Watch as Ami Magazines Shloime Zionce manages to get a New Pair of Tefillin to Zabloun Simintov, said to be the last Jew in Afghanistan. A special touch to the gift was added by Prestige Embroidery in Crown Heights, who created a special Tefillin bag just for him.
Attorney general of New York, Letitia James announced on Twitter that she has filed a lawsuit against B&H Photo, the famed New York electronics retailer.
Wednesday marks 200 days since the deadly attack on the Chabad of Poway. Since the attack Rabbi Yisroel Goldstein, who was injured in the attack, has taken a step back due to PTSD. His son has now taken over the services at the Chabad.
At least six people were wounded in a school shooting in Los Angeles County Thursday. The incident occurred at Saugus High School in Santa Clarita, 30 miles north of the city of Los Angeles. Authorities say six – possibly seven – people were wounded in the incident, which took place around 7:40 a.m. local time, 20 minutes before classes began. Two of the victims are said to be in critical condition.
Arizona State University Shliach, Rabbi Shmuel Tiechtel found his scheduled IDF event “occupied” yesterday by pro Palestinian protesters. The event had been planned for room 204 Concino at the MU on campus, but when they arrived, the room was full with pro Palistinian protesters and flags.
The ceasefire reported to have set in Thursday morning was broken after some hours of calm in southern Israel. The red alert sirens began blaring in the Gaza Containment Zone including Kfar Maimon, Tushia, Alumim, Be’eri, and Nachal Oz.
Rabbi Eliezer Lichtstein is a veteran educator and a prominent Chabad activist in Jerusalem He was interviewed by JEM’s My Encounter Project in his home in January of 2019.
Defense Minister Naftali Bennett held a situation assessment in Tel Aviv on Thursday attended by senior officials in the IDF and the defense establishment after a cease fire took effect. Restrictions have been lifted throughout much of Israel.
A suspect wanted in the recent string of egging attacks against Hasidic Jews in Boro Park has been arrested. Mohib Hoquq, an 18-years-old, residing at 115 Avenue C in Brooklyn was arrested and charged with multiple counts of assault and harassment.