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Daily Archives: March 16, 2020
To facilitate the saying of mourners’ Kaddish on behalf of those who cannot do so in synagogue as a result of coronavirus (COVID-19) restrictions placed upon them by local authorities or their doctors, Chabad.org has launched an online page to ensure that the mourner’s Kaddish will be said in synagogue.
New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo ordered all schools shut statewide Monday night, giving schools just a brief time to find alternatives. The order effects the 20% or so of yeshivos that had held out and remained in session despite the coronavirus pandemic.
Crown Heights residents are getting into the swing of social distancing with outdoor minyanim, sometimes spanning a full block. While some minyanim take place with each person standing on separate porches, others get together outside a shul and stand on a sidewalk.
We are all going through a difficult time dealing with Coronavirus and all of its ramifications on our lives. Sometimes we are at a loss on how to speak to our children to help them make sense of this situation. What do we say? When should we say it? What shouldn’t we say?
An second update of guidelines for the Crown Heights Jewish community has been published, with new recommendations from the CDC as well as reminders for measures that will keep Crown Heights safe.
After every first Friday of the month, hundreds of guests pack the gallery to take part in JAC’s “Taste of Shabbos.” Surrounded by ambient lighting and eclectic artwork, visitors enjoy a free, full-course traditional Jewish meal of gefilte fish, salads, chicken, and hot soup.
With schools closing across the country, the education of thousands of students depends largely on their own self-motivation—and the available content out there, Rabbi Wolosow’s Torah Recordings Website becomes a valuable resource.
The fear of food or goods shortages in Crown Heights are unfounded, according to a Crown Heights Supermarket owner. The stores and warehouses are fully stocked.
With new restrictions on restaurants and the need to keep social distance as much as possible, SauceNCheese in Crown Heights is moving is Pesach Cleaning Special outdoors, and streamlining its ordering process.
CrownHeights.info would like to remind the community that despite recent events, Alternate Side Parking remains in effect. Remember to move your vehicle to avoid a ticket.
Practice social distancing they said. It will be fun they said. These members of the Crown Heights Jewish community enjoyed a Minyan Maariv outdoors and well separated.
Friends and supporters gathered for the nineteenth time to benefit the Gemachs of the FSU, under the auspices of Russia’s Chief Rabbi, Rabbi Berel Lazar.
The Mayors plans to announce increased restrictions on Bars, Restaurants, and Entertainment Venues Monday, in an effort to slow the rapid spread of Coronavirus. Restrictions include banning in restaurant seating, only allowing food joints to serve take out.
A clinical trial evaluating a vaccine designed to protect against the new coronavirus will begin Monday, with the first participant in the trial receiving the experimental vaccine.
Italy on Sunday reported its biggest one-day increase in coronavirus cases and deaths since the outbreak began. Some 3,590 additional cases of the coronavirus were reported in a 24-hour period, nearly 100 more than the increase as the day before