With great sadness we report the sudden and untimely passing of Mrs. Penina Chava Greenstein OBM, a loved mother and long time resident of Crown Heights.. She passed away Wednesday evening, the 25th of Teves, 5780. Updated with Levaya information.
Daily Archives: January 22, 2020
A well-known philanthropist reached out to Lahak in a gracious and beutiful act, sponsoring the new set of “Toras Menachem – Tiferes Levi Yitzchak” for every Shliach in his state.
Marking seventy years of the Rebbe’s leadership, a milestone which begins this upcoming Yud Shvat, JEM has launched an all-encompassing, new initiative. Over the course of seventy weeks, JEM will produce seventy short films exploring different topics from throughout the Rebbe’s leadership.
In honor of Chof Daled Teves, JNet has partnered with Rabbi Avrohom Katz from Learn Chassidus to lead a mivtza of learning a Maamar from Torah Ohr in honor of the Yahrzteit of the Alter Rebbe.
Mr. Clean, Crown Heights’s pioneer in organic dry cleaning for 15 years, continues to lead in its services and pricing, as well as giving back to the Crown Heights community.
After vetoing a bill that would legalize e-bikes and e-scooters late last year, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced during his annual budget address that he will legalize them this year.
A Manhattan councilman wants to allow more than 500,000 non-citizens in New York to vote in local elections because President Trump’s re-election could bring more conservatives to the polls.
Israelis backpacking through Playa del Carmen, a popular beach town in Mexico, got to enjoy a special presentation by a speaker described as “probably the most popular media rabbi in Israel today.”
After announcing last week that a project was underway to join people together in learning through Likkutei Sichos over a few years, the organizers’ expectation were exceeded with over 800 signups to date.
Gov. Cuomo unveiled plans Tuesday to reduce the state’s deficit by forcing NYC and other local governments to rein in their Medicaid spending — or pay for it on their own.
A 70-year-old woman was the victim of a violent attack near Crown Heights when a man approached her and violently struck her in the back of the head.
Sometimes people get angry, and that’s Ok. Losing control and breaking things on the other hand, is not. This man was recorded breaking the front glass doors at a building on the corner of Carroll St and Schenectady Ave in Crown Heights. The police and Shomrim were called, but the vandal had already disappeared when they arrived.
The annual Chof Daled Teves Farbrengen in Montreal marked the Alter Rebbe’s yartzeit and honored the memory of famed Mashpia R’ Volf Greenglas’s 9th yartzait.