A twenty third update of guidelines for the Crown Heights Jewish community has been published with an advisory for continued social services as well an update on the virus with measures to keep the Crown Heights community safe.
Daily Archives: April 19, 2020
This beautiful new photo collection received from Rabbi Chaim Baruch Halberstam, featuring never-seen-before pictures taken by Shmuel Rivkin, walks viewers through the historic completion ceremony for the “Torah Scroll to Greet Moshiach“.
We regret to inform you of the passing of Former New York City Councilman and Brooklyn judge Noach Dear. Judge Dear was a regular at Chabad Lubavitch Headquarters and consulted with the Rebbe on many occasions while receiving dollars, lekach and Kos Shel Bracha.
Welcome to The Mikvah In Honor of The Rebbe and Rebbetzin in Crown Heights, and take a tour of the Mikvah that is its own unique experience.
The topics in this week’s 305th episode of the highly acclaimed MyLife: Chassidus Applied series, with Rabbi Simon Jacobson, will include: Lessons For Our Time From Post-Pesach, Chof Ches Nissan, Tazria-Metzora and Rosh Chodesh Iyar; Acronym of Ani Hashem Rofecho; Are There Any Parallels Between Our Current Corona Plague and the Plague That Struck Rabbi Akiva’s Students? How Do We Address the Guilt of the Surviving Relatives in This Pandemic? How Should I Deal With Marriage Problems During This Time?
A fellow chossid shares an uplifting and mind blowing experience he had in a open letter to anash, as a possible way to ease the burden of the issues facing people today.
Crown Heights Shomrim has published a Public Service Announcement regarding Fridays Shomrim Alert. Their message, “No Police Report, No Crime.”
Sadly, the number of Yidden who have passed away from the COVID-19 virus are estimated in the hundreds. The New York Times delved into the Jewish communities response to the pandemic.
Mordechai Chein, a printer by trade whose ceaseless Chassidic dedication turned him into a communal mentor and activist by example, passed away on March 31 from COVID-19-related complications. He was 81 years old.
Jews around the world will participate online today in the Central Kinus Torah, which is held annually at the Central Lubavitch Headquarters in 770 Eastern Parkway, as per the Rebbe’s instruction.
The world’s most comprehensive archive on the victims and survivors of Nazi persecution reached a “milestone” on Tuesday by publishing 26 million documents to its online database, including new information on forced laborers and deported Jews.
With 91% of schools closed due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the Nigri International Online School phone has been ringing non-stop. With the help of amazing teachers from many different countries, Nigri’s Online Schooling Guide was translated into multiple languages within 36 hours, to benefit as many people as possible.
The worldwide Jewish population hit 14.7 million by the end of 2018, with 6.7 million, or 45.6%, living in the State of Israel, according to a new report released by the Israeli Central Bureau of Statistics.
The Israeli cabinet voted overnight to loosen some restrictions placed on the economy in the wake of the coronavirus epidemic, doubling the number of Israeli workers permitted to leave home for work, and allowing public prayer.
With the understanding that Yeshiva Gedolah’s across the globe will likely be closed through the rest of the zman, the Hanhalos have come together to continue school online.
The World Health Organization warned Friday that coronavirus antibody tests are basically useless when it comes to proving immunity — news that dampens hopes that the tests can show when and if it’s safe for someone to leave quarantine.
With great sadness we report the passing of Rebbetzin Faiga Korenblit OBM, a longtime resident of Flatbush who lived in Crown Heights in the 1950’s. She passed away on the 24th of Nissan, Shabbos afternoon, Parshas Shemini, 5780.