A car thief that thought he could get away with a slick car theft in Crown Heights Friday morning, found out he was wrong after business employees and Crown Heights Shomrim tracked him down. Job Final: One Under.
Daily Archives: May 15, 2020
The Tomb of Mordechai and Esther, located in the Iranian city of Hamadan, was reportedly set on fire overnight Thursday. The reported incident was also condemned by the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations.
Lag B’omer. For over 25 years, Chabad of Riverdale had been celebrating this day with an enormous picnic in a public park, with rides and shows for the entire community. While that certainly couldn’t be this year, Chabad still managed to bring joy to the streets of this Riverdale.
The NYPD will no longer make arrests or hand out tickets if people flout the mask-covering rules in the Big Apple, the mayor said Friday. The shift in enforcement comes two days after another controversial video emerged of a police interaction with a woman and her young child in the subway over a mask.
I chose this weeks story as we are all under some form of containment etc., and to many of us this is a major step backwards. We can’t daven in a minyan, we can’t attend shiurim and our children are not in Yeshiva, and so on. Yet we have to realize that each step backwards is in order to enable us to leap forward.
Hatzalah Chapters across the globe came together for the Hatzalah-Thon, fundraising an eye popping $15 Million. Listen as Central Hatzalah goes “over the air” and thanks each member for being part of this great success.
The JCM is launching a virtual workshop that will be held each Sunday on Instagram TV. Each week will feature an educational topic that will be explored through various crafts or science experiments.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo has extended the stay-at-home order for New York State until June 13 unless regions meet certain conditions. The governor says five regions – Central New York, North Country, Finger Lakes, Southern Tier and Mohawk Valley – can begin Phase One of reopening Friday.
A project of kindness, the likes of which Russia, and especially its capital, Moscow, has never seen, is taking place in an enormous hangar. Delivery of weekly food packages to families who have small children, who have lost their jobs, as well as to the elderly homebound.
Courtesy of Lubavitch Archives, we present a weekly photo of the Rebbe encouraging the dancing at the 1966 Lag B’Omer parade.