Thousands of people have taken to the streets of New York City since Saturday protesting the death of a Minneapolis man in the hands of the police. CrownHeights.info will be posting basic updates and critical information regarding the protest and any threats to the Crown Heights Jewish community.
Daily Archives: June 1, 2020
President Trump on Monday invoked a law from 1807 allowing him to send military forces to states rocked by unrest over the death of George Floyd in a sudden White House Rose Garden address interrupted by the sounds of protesters being cleared out by police nearby.
Rabbi Normal Lamm, former head of YU, passed away yesterday, the 8th of Sivan. In 1994 he was interviewed by Rabbi Chaim Dalfin, which was printed in his book, Conversations with the Rebbe.
A curfew is being imposed tonight on the entire New York City, hoping to stem the violent protests that have erupted in the death of a Minneapolis man in Police custody. The curfew will last from 11:00pm tonight, through 5:00am tomorrow morning.
A volunteer appreciation event promises to be an inspiring celebration of Torah study, in the merit of a speedy recovery for founder Rabbi Yehudah Dukes. The event will balance inspiration and entertainment with presenters including US Ambassador, David Friedman and Rabbi Yossi Jacobson.
Does your daughter enjoy the arts, creativity and learning new crafty skills? A unique and creative summer program has been launched for pre-teen girls to enjoy their summer regardless of the situation we are presented with.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo said the New York National Guard was on standby as the state anticipated more George Floyd protests following hundreds of arrests and hours of unrest in New York City over the weekend.
What began as a peaceful daylight protest became a looting, vandalizing mess in NYC after dark Sunday night. While Brooklyn saw large roving crowds, the damage caused was minimal. Lower Manhattan on the other hand, became a hotspot for looted stores, window vandalism and looting. Watch some of the scenes fro last night here on CrownHeights.info.
The Iranian hackers who in early April targeted Israel’s water system tried to trick the computers into increasing the amount of chlorine added to the treated water that flows to Israeli homes.
US Ambassador to Lebanon Dorothy Shea said on Sunday that the United States plans to impose new sanctions against Hezbollah and possibly against supporters of the group.