Crown Heights Shomrim received a call Thursday afternoon after a local office found a gun stashed away behind their building. Shomrim volunteers responded to the address and secured the firearm until the police arrived.
Daily Archives: March 5, 2020
The Senate overwhelmingly approved a $8.3 billion coronavirus response package Thursday, sending the bill to President Trump for his signature.
This Shabbos it is a mitzvah to read the additional portion Parshas Zachor – to remember what Amalek did to us, after we left Mitzrayim, and the command to annihilate the nation of Amalek. Haman was a descendant of Amalek and we therefore read this portion before Purim. The Rebbe’s letter is in answer to one who is questioning this seemingly cruel command “How can a civilized person today accept such a command to wipe out an entire nation?”
Crown Heights women gathered for the 2nd annual auction on February 23rd at Lubavitcher yeshiva, benefiting the Rebbe’s Mivtzoim. Upon registering, Each participant received a pouch with some Mivtzoim material and a beautiful card explaining the idea of ‘”Mivtzoim on the go’”. Wherever one goes one should always have some material to give to another Jew to awaken the pintele Yid within.
Four people staying at a hotel in Beit Jala, near Bethlehem, were found to be carriers of the coronavirus. This is the first identification of the virus in the Palestinian Authority, and all hotel employees have been placed in quarantine.
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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 another installment here on CrownHeights.info.
As the coronavirus, or COVID-19, continues its worrisome spread around the globe with more than 80 affected countries and territories, China, where the virus originated in late December, has been deeply impacted with more than 80,000 infected and almost 3,000 deaths. Now, Chabad of China needs your help.
A list of 12,000 Nazi officers who fled to Argentina following the defeat of the Third Reich was uncovered at the former Nazi headquarters in Buenos Aires by Argentine investigator Pedro Filipuzzi.
A home on East New York Ave in Crown Heights seems to be a magnet for package thieves, attracting at least one each day. On both Tuesday and Wednesday of this week, package thieves approached the house, attempting to make a score. Sadly for Tuesdays thief, only the Wednesday thief walked away with packages.
From the Safer Haminhagim: Every day from Rosh Chodesh Nissan until the twelfth of the month, one reads the passage that describes the offering brought on that day by a particular Nasi, or tribal prince, for the dedication of the altar of the Mishkan. Yehi Ratzon in the Extended Article.
Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren announced that she was suspending her campaign for the presidency Thursday. Warren’s announcement follows her poor performance on ‘Super Tuesday’ earlier this week.
Airline giant Lufthansa said Thursday it was cancelling all flights to Israel until March 28, after the Jewish state barred entry to almost all non-resident arrivals from five European nations including Germany.
Please say tehillim for חי’ה רבקה בת חיענא , who is undergoing serious surgery at approximately 11:00 am.
Rabbi Chaim Ciment has served as the Rebbe’s emissary in Boston for the past sixty-six years and is presently the executive director of Yeshivas Achei Temimim, He was interviewed in June of 2007 and again in January of 2008.