Brooklyn Borough Hall office released a complete update on Coronavirus (COVID-19), with up to date information, as well as city and state rules and reliefs enacted for the people of New York City.
Daily Archives: May 20, 2020
A New Jersey township was the focus of a new Justice Department lawsuit on Wednesday that charged its planning board with “religious discrimination” and “antisemitic conduct” toward Orthodox Jewish residents.
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention now says the coronavirus “does not spread easily” through touching surfaces or objects. Its guidelines now include a section on ways the virus doesn’t easily spread.
The Gedaliah Society, in conjunction with Dr. Rosen, have published an update for the Crown Heights Jewish community regarding basic guidelines for the resocializing of the community.
It was eerily reminiscent of the route that Jews-turned-pirates fleeing Spain and Portugal in the 17th century would take. Making their way across the North Atlantic, these legendary swashbuckling Jewish pirates once roamed the Caribbean from Curaçao to Jamaica. In ships bearing names like Queen Esther and Shield of Abraham, the freewheeling buccaneers plundered and ravaged the Spanish fleet. Almost 400 years later, Amit Mendel set out on a similar maritime voyage—save for the swords and daggers.
Rabbi Israel Uzan and his wife Chaya of Chabad Lubavitch of Nigeria, donated food packages to more than 3,400 Muslim children during Ramadan in a sign of continued religious tolerance and coexistence.
Rabbi Levi Goldstein, one of the first critical cases of COVID-19 from the Crown Heights Jewish community, is coming home. This photo shows as he is discharged from the Specialty Hospital of Central Jersey.
Join tonight in an inaugural weekly class in memory of Mrs Raizel Zucker OBM. The class will be held on Zoom, featuring famed Rabbi and lecturer Rabbi YY Jacobson.
In 2011, Rabbi Naftali and Sari Rotensteich, directors of the Chabad Center for Jewish Discovery and Chabad of Gramercy Park, recruited a young couple, Rabbi Mendy and Gillie Shanowitz, with one mandate: New York Hebrew. It would become the Hebrew School that spawned a community.
A verdict by the Honorable Harriet L. Thompson confirmed exclusive rights to control and manage the synagogue at 770 Eastern Parkway in Brooklyn, New York, to its rightful owners. In her decision, Judge Thompson cited the testimony of attorney Mr. Nochum Gordon. Watch an excerpt from that interview.
During his daily Coronavirus briefing Wednesday, New York State governor Andrew Cuomo announced that starting Thursday, religious gatherings of 10 people will be allowed state wide.
Please help the family of Mrs Raizel Zucker OBM, who passed away following a lengthy illness. Help her family through the financial hardships by donating to the Zucker Family Fund.
Singer Avraham Fried, who starred in the wildly successful Hatzalah-Thon that netted over $15 Million for Hatzalah organizations worldwide, has a message for Klal Yisroel a week after the Hatzalah-Thon.
Following harsh criticism from the Jewish community in Ukraine, Ukrainian Interior Minister Arsen Avakov fired the senior police commander in the city of Kolomyya, who demanded a list of the city’s Jews.
A bochur walking on Lefferts Ave near Kingston Ave Tuesday night was the victim of an attempted robbery by a group of teens hanging out on the block. The bochur immediately called Crown Heights Shomrim and 911. Job Final: One Under!