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Daily Archives: April 12, 2020
Famous singers took to the streets Sunday to enliven the spirits of Jewish communities from New York City to Montreal. Watch these clips from the multitude of roving concerts.
A twenty first 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 and vigilant over pesach.
After a massive uproar over New York State’s rule denying families the ability to be by their loved ones side during their last moments of life, the State has changed course, giving limited contact with those facing the worst.
In a small Canadian city sits an exclusive boarding high school, home to many international students from Brazil, Mexico, Russia and elsewhere. Though no longer an official faith school, the priests on staff and the ornate chapel are lingering evidence of its strong Christian roots. Yet, between Matza and Priest, Judaism continued to have a place.
The topics in this week’s 304th episode of the highly acclaimed MyLife: Chassidus Applied series, with Rabbi Simon Jacobson, will include: Can You Please Give Us More Torah/Chassidic Perspective on the Approach We Should Be Taking in Dealing With This Unprecedented Quarantine? As a Single, I Find the Loneliness Unbearable. Please Share Some Advice? How Can a Lockdown in Our Homes Be Seen as an Opportunity? What Possible Benefit Can the Disruption of Our Routines Offer? Chassidus Applied to Acharon Shel Pesach Especially in This Time.
With great sadness we report the passing of Menachem Bronstein OBM, a Crown Heights resident and member of Lefferts Shul. He passed away on Sunday, the 18th of Nissan, 5780.
With synagogues shuttered indefinitely, Jewish life is evolving to conform with the new home-based reality. When possible, technology is taking a more prominent role, facilitating Torah study, fellowship, and more. This year, more than ever, thousands are turning to the Omer Counter app to help them remember to count each night.
In light of current events and the calls by Rabbonim and community leaders to increase in Ahavas Yisroel, one of the Rebbe’s 10 campaigns, NCFJE presents one of Rabbi JJ Hecht’s trademark “brimstone and fire” speeches, delivered in 770 circa 1979.
In accordance with the Rebbe’s wishes there will be a Kinus Torah this evening at 8:00PM ET over Zoom, with Rabbi Yosef Yitzchak Kalmenson, Rabbi Yosef Lustig, Rabbi Shneur Kessler and other Mashpiim.
With great sadness we report the passing of Mrs. Rochel Yehudis Charytan OBM, a Shlucha to Winnipeg, Canada, who passed away on the first day of Pesach after a lengthy illness.
While all but essential workers hunker down at home as they weather the Coronavirus storm, the New York City apparently felt it was the perfect time to install their favorite piece of infrastructure, a speed camera.
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.
A new daily radio program with live shows on relevant-to-children life matters has been launched for the children on Crown Heights. Halacha during COVID19 (in an eidele child freindly fashion), parsha brought to life, Nigunim and Rebbe stories. The best of Mechanchim brought to your home.
With great sadness we report the passing of Rabbi Mordechai (Motti) Kopman OBM, a husband and father from Buffalo, NY. He passed away on Sunday, the 18th of Nissan, 5780 after battling a lengthy illness.
With in person concerts taken online this Chol Hamoed, CrownHeights.info presents a list of live virtual concerts for your viewing pleasure.
Rabbi Mendel Moscowitz’s Virtual Torah Zoo is open for visitors free of charge this Chol Hamoed. Come inside and enjoy the Virtual Zoo with videos and fun for everyone.