Petition To Reinstate Community Hebrew After School Programs In Miami-Dade

Since 2008, Chabad Chayil has been caring for the children of Miami Dade County, during after-school hours, through the highly acclaimed Community Hebrew After School Program (CHAP). Just one business day before the 2019-20 school year began, Chabad Chayil was abruptly notified that it could no longer use Miami-Dade County Public Schools (MDCPS) facilities. A petition has been started to reverse that decision.

70 Days For 70 Years, A New Initiative

An exciting new initiative is being launched as we approach the 70th year of the Rebbe’s leadership. Proposed at the Kinus Hashluchim, the campaign will launch a 70 day learning program between Rosh Chodesh Kislev and Yud Shevat, inviting all Anash to share a Moshiach thought with ten people daily, through classes, social media, or personal encounters.

El Al to Offer Direct Flights to Australia

Israel’s national airline El Al will test out direct flights from Tel Aviv’s Ben Gurion airport to Melbourne, Australia, the company announced in a stock market filing Wednesday. The flight, aimed to gauge interest in the potential of launching such a route indefinitely, will take off in the second quarter of 2020.

Israel To No Longer Return Terrorists Bodies

Defense Minister Naftali Bennett (New Right) has decided on a change in policy: Terrorists’ bodies will no longer be transferred to their families, irrespective of which terror organization the terrorist belonged to.

Video of the Day

Mr. Simon Bergson, CEO of Manhattan Beer Distributors, who sold his entire company’s chometz for Pesach for the past two years, spoke at the the OK Kosher Conference, and told the story of his first meeting with Rabbi Kalman Weinfeld.

Picture of the Day

CrownHeights.info would like to extend a hearty congratulations to one of the longest serving officer in the 71st precinct, detective Vincent Martinos, on his promotion to Detective First Grade this Tuesday.

Jewish Kids Video App Gets An Upgrade

Living as we do in an online world overflowing with toxic words and images, providing children with Jewish entertainment—rich with values and tradition—has been an overarching goal of Chabad.org’s children’s site, JewishKids.org for more than a decade. To make all this great content more accessible and engaging, JewishKids.org is now expanding its video feature to a new-and-improved, intuitive and easy-to-use Jewish Kids Video App.

US Rep Ilhan Omar Accused of Being Foreign Agent

Al Arabiya English’s Abdulla Almanai reports that U.S. Congresswoman Ilhan Omar was recruited by a foreign government, passed sensitive information that was relayed to Iran, and received funding by a foreign government, quoting a sworn deposition by a Canadian businessman in a Florida court.