A tenth update of guidelines for the Crown Heights Jewish community has been published with new recommendations as well as reminders for measures that will keep Crown Heights safe.
Daily Archives: March 24, 2020
On Sunday, over 207 JewQ champions took their final test in the international Torah championship. This Sunday, March 29th-4th of Nissan an online award ceremony will celebrate their amazing accomplishments.
The Beis Din of Crown Heights has released a letter addressed to the Crown Heights community regarding Erev Rosh Chodesh, and the question of whether the community should fast.
Alternate side parking (street cleaning) regulations are suspended tomorrow, March 25th through Tuesday, March 31st, 2020. Parking meters remain in effect.
New York’s Chevra Hatzalah organization, the parent body of the Hatzalah organizations across New York City and the Catskills, has launched a twitter page to keep the Jewish community updated with accurate information regarding the COVID-19 virus.
A virtual Game Show Ceremony, as a temporary replacement for the Chidon Sefer Hamitzvos, will be broadcast on Sunday, the 4th of Nissan (March 29th). Come Join Live.
In this period of practicing social isolation while trying to clean for Pesach with 15 children bouncing around the house, parents deserve a few hours of free live entertainment and a group of 11 Frum stand up comedians will be offering just that.
The Chamah organization has generously sponsored a large amount of apples for the Crown Heights Jewish community. Crown Heights Shomrim is helping with the distribution in front of Aliyah Shul on East New York Ave between Brooklyn Ave and Kingston Ave. Feel free to swing by and pick some up for your family.
Dayan Rabbi Yehuda Yaakov Refson, a veteran Chabad-Lubavitch emissary in Leeds, England, rabbi of the Shomrei Hadass Synagogue, director of the Leeds Menorah School and longtime head of the regional Beth Din, passed away on Sunday night after contracting coronavirus. He was 73 years old.
In a typical year, three thousand people in Great Britain flock to their local Chabad House to celebrate the Passover Seder. This year is anything but typical. This year, we are going to help thousands of people make their own Seder at home for the first time.
The main Chabad shul in Rechovot Israel has been ordered closed by the towns Chabad Rov, Rabbi Menachem Gluckowsky. The closure was announced in a letter to the mespallelim of the Chabad Shul, where he outlines his reasons for closing the shul.
With great sadness we report the untimely passing of Avraham Sakoun OBM, a Lubavitcher from France that would visit Crown Height each Tishrei. He passed away on the 28th of Adar, 5780.
With great sadness we report the passing of Mr. Yaakov Bam OBM, a Crown Heights resident who passed away on Monday night, the 28th of Adar 5780.
If you found a Hatzalah members car parked in an ambulance only parking zone, identified with EMS licence plates and a placard in the window, what would you do? For New York City’s Sheriffs, the answer is apparently to ticket them.