Famous Jewish singer, Uri Davidi, came into Crown Heights from the Five Towns Monday to film an upcoming music video. After finishing the video, he shared the story of how his cell phone was stolen, and Crown Heights Shomrim came to the rescue.
Daily Archives: December 16, 2019
As Lubavitcher Chassidim across the world sit to Farbreng on the auspicious day of Yud Tes Kislev, one farbrengen especially was a beautiful sight. Rabbi Groner sat for a packed house at Oihel Nosson Shul in 580 Crown St, and Farbrenged into the night.
Azoi Inc. today launched its new Azoi app, designed to make Practical Judaism just that- practical. Azoi will be a game-changer for Shluchim and anyone who goes on Mivtzoim.
The Levayah of Reb Benzion Lewis זצ”ל will be at 1:00pm on Tuesday, December 17th, י”ט כסלו leaving from 22 Fort Road, Prestwich, Manchester M25 0HA, going to Machzikei Hadas Beis Hachaim, Phillips Park, Whitefield M45 7GJ. Shivah will be held at the family’s home 22 Fort Road, Prestwich M25 0HA. Times in extended article.
Rabbi Chaim Dalfin, author and Chasidic historian shares interesting facts, many revealed for the first time. The purpose of his program is to inspire all but especially the youth. Watch this special for Yud Tes Kislev here on CrownHeights.info.
This week, kids from cities across the world gathered to celebrate Chanukah with a CKids Chanukah candle workshop. In an engaging couple of hours, kids learned the powerful lessons of light conquering darkness, then created light of their own in a candle-making workshop featuring all kinds of fun Chanukah shapes.
Yud-Tes Kislev, also known as the “Chag HaGeulah—The Holiday of Redemption,” or the “Rosh Hashanah of Chassidus,” begins tonight and continues until sundown tomorrow. On this day in 1798, the Alter Rebbe, Rabbi Shneur Zalman of Liadi, was finally freed after spending 53 days in prison.
In honor of Yud Daled Kislev, the Rosh Chodesh Society (RCS)—the women’s division of the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute (JLI)—launches a special mini-course, Have. Hold. Cherish. The Jewish Secret to Lasting Love.
New York City’s largest Chanukah celebration will kick off on Sunday, December 22nd at 4:00 pm at Grand Army Plaza featuring Brooklyn’s Largest Menorah. There, a recipient of a lifesaving bone marrow donation will meet their donor for the first time at the Menorah lighting.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is expected to pursue an anti-boycott policy after winning last week’s general election.
Chief Rabbi of Israel Rabbi Yitzchok Yosef, visited the Jewish community in Moscow, stopping by the Marina Roscha Shul for Shacharis. There he was given an Aliya, and said Birkas Hagomel.
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Under New York’s new bail laws, effective January 1st, judges will not be able to set bail on any of the following crimes. Instead, they must release the defendant on non-monetary conditions regardless of criminal record, ties to the community or previous bench warrants on other cases:
For more than 200 years in Chabad-Lubavitch communities around the world—in the best of circumstances and the worst—these early winter days have been dedicated to preparing for the Chassidic holiday of Yud Tes Kislev, the 19th day of the Hebrew month of Kislev. here are some examples from throughout Chabad History.
Robin Levin from Lander, Wyoming, drove 3 hours to Jackson Hole to partake in the simcha of young Shlucha, Chayale Mendelsohn, the first Chassidic Bas Mitzvah in the State of Wyoming. Here’s how she summed up her experience in an email she sent to her Shluchim, Rabbi Zalman and Raizy Mendelsohn: