On Thursday, the second night of Yom Tov, we begin counting Sfira during Maariv. As there will not be minyanim, perhaps print this reminder out and keep it so as not to miss the first night.
Daily Archives: April 8, 2020
As the procession of the Levaya of Rabbi Leibel Groner circled the streets of Crown Heights, community members stood on porches, by windows, and in doorways to pay their respects. We present a gallery of videos and photos of the procession.
With great sadness we report the passing of Reb Leibel Singer OBM, a long time Crown Heights resident. He passed away on Wednesday, the 14th of Nissan, 5780.
A twentieth update of guidelines for the Crown Heights Jewish community has been published with an advisory for measures that will keep the Crown Heights community safe over pesach.
As we mourn the passing of Rabbi Leibel Groner, a beloved member of the Rebbe’s secretariat who passed away last night,JEM presents photos of Rabbi Groner from the JEM archives, we’ve selected twenty five classics.
With great sadness we report the passing of Mr. Yitzchok Kosofsky OBM. He passed away on Erev Pesach, the 14th of Nissan, 5780, of overall health complications after entering the hospital several months ago.
While many wish to join the Levaya of Rabbi Leibel Groner OBM, due to the current situation, strict guidelines have been put in place to minimize the risk to the community while allowing people to give Kovod Hames. Please adhere to these guidelines.
With New Yorkers already suffering severe cabin fever, the next four months are “expected to see near-record levels” of tree, grass and then weed pollen, Accuweather’s Jack Boston told The Post.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday urged the Orthodox Jewish community to refrain from holding large religious gatherings, saying that the New York Police Department will “do what they need to do” to enforce his social distancing regulations.