The Bais Din of Crown Heights has published a letter clarifying it’s position on the hopeful “reopening” of the Crown Heights Jewish community. In the letter, the Rabbonim listed five points, firstly that all restrictions from legal and medical professionals must be adhered to.
Daily Archives: May 18, 2020
Being forced to cancel Crown Heights Bikur Cholim’s annual fundraising event, we turn to you to help us continue our commitment to this community. We hope and pray that Bikur Cholim will always be here until the time be”H when these efforts will no longer be needed. Please buy a raffle ticket(s) and help us continue our vital work.
Rabbi Levi Goldstein has seen miracles, and Boruch Hashem, is now off a ventilator and singing again. He thanked hashem for his personal miracle through a lively song of thanks.
US President Donald Trump on Monday revealed he’s taking hydroxychloroquine, the drug that he’s championed as a potential treatment for coronavirus, for about a week-and-a-half.
Mikvah in Difficult times: Stories of Today and Yesteryear to Inspire the Soul will air this Wednesday, 8:00pm at mikvah.org/live.
Distinguished Crown Heights Rabbi, Gedale Korf, a’h, was taken by Covid-19 on 5 Nissan, 5780. Before he left this world he related that he feels guilty because of a message that The Rebbe had personally entrusted in him in a surprise 1950 Yechidus.
Mrs. Thelma Levy, a feisty and spirited woman known for her wit and her steadfast commitment to her religion and connection with the Rebbe—Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson, of righteous memory—as well as the stalwart force behind her husband, Rabbi Berel Levy, who grew OK Kosher Supervision into an internationally leader in the kosher industry, passed away on March 18. She was 95 years old.
Following multiple tips from local residents, the NYPD busted an Orthodox Jewish school operating in Williamsburg, against city and state laws. The police closed down the illicit school, telling the adults there to send the children home.
As the summer is fast approaching, New York State Assemblyman Simcha Eichenstein says it is time to have an honest and candid discussion about opening sleepaway summer camps.
Four Bais Rivkah Alumni and staff speak about their experiences and memories of Raizel Zucker OBM. Raizel passed away last week following an extended illness, leaving her husband and eight children.
Miriam Shmueli, who passed away on May 2 after battling an autoimmune disease, followed after her namesake, doing her utmost to help women in childbirth, acting as a doula in high-risk pregnancies and then supporting the new mothers as they recovered.
In the midst of last week’s Lag B’omer celebrations, children from all over the world stopped what they were doing to tune in to an exclusive presentation Connection Point program. From Manchester to California, Chicago to South Africa, thousands gathered online for this unprecedented virtual Lag B’omer celebration. But the event almost didn’t happen.
As a token of our appreciation to teachers and staff, My Life Chassidus Applied is offering you a comprehensive Shavuos lesson plan excerpted from the acclaimed Yahadus in My Life curriculum, conveniently available for download.
Surveillance video from a home on Eastern Parkway has surfaced, showing the major crash that took place Motzei Shabbos. The crash brought Hatzalah, Police, Fire, and city EMS rushing to the scene, sent three people to the hospital, and put one driver under arrest for Driving While Intoxicated.