While previous night of riots and protests focused primarily in Manhattan, tonight, the police have shut down the bridges, directing the protesters to stay within Brooklyn. This means that large groups of protesters, who are at present peaceful, are roaming the streets of the borough.
Daily Archives: June 4, 2020
It was customary for the Rebbe to speak to a gathering of women and girls this time of year in 770 – on the occasion of the Neshei Chabad Women’s convention as well as for the end of year graduation and preparation for the summer. We share with you during these weeks letters to and about women. In this week’s letter the Rebbe addresses the question of the women’s role in disseminating Yiddishkeit and of women learning – as well as of the Frierdiker Rebbe’s efforts in promoting this.
A group of Crown Heights businesses showed their appreciation to the officers of the NYPD’s 71st Precinct Thursday by sponsoring lunch on behalf the the Crown Heights Community.
As most countries are still observing at least partial lockdowns, this Sunday, 95 shluchim, rabbonim, and community leaders from across five continents joined a virtual meeting held by Vaad Or Vechom Hiskashrus, to discuss an unprecedented undertaking for Gimmel Tammiz.
You know you political career is not doing so well when this happens. A New York City Mayor Bill DeBlasio attempted to address a Black Lives Matter crowd, he got a solid wall of boos, and a crowd that turned their backs on him.
Two cars were involved in an accident on Eastern Parkway near Kingston Ave around 11:30am Thursday morning. There were no serious injuries in the accident.
Following a relatively calm night of protesting, the city began to heat up with shootings across the boroughs. Manhattan, Queens , and Brooklyn all reported shootings in a troubling spike.
Yesterday marked the 120th anniversary of the Rebbe’s parents, Horav Levi Yitzchok and Rebbetzin Chana Schneerson. A new set collecting all of his Sichos has been newly published, and Lahak Hanochos has announced a unique opportunity to buy the entire set for a nominal price
Rabbi Avrohom Flint worked for twenty years for the Jewish Community Council of Crown Heights, and for another twenty for the New York City Department of Finance. He is presently retired and living in Brooklyn. He was interviewed in his home in May of 2019.
The Apple company, with a number of branches that were looted as part of the latest wave of riots, has activated proximity software in the stolen devices to render them unusable.
A chaotic scene to end the night with a massive police response and a frantic rush to the hospital. Two officers were shot, and another shot in the neck in what is looking suspiciously like an ambush style attack on police officers.