Shots were reported having been fired in Crown Heights at approximately 9:45pm Thursday evening near the corner of Schenectady Ave and Union Street. No injuries were reported.
Daily Archives: August 6, 2020
The relationship we have with Hashem is a remarkable one. Throughout our history the nations of the world have always tried to entice the Yidden to follow them, they call out to the Jews ‘Shuvi, Shuvi’ turn toward us and away from Hashem. To which we answer ‘Ma Techezu’ what can you possibly offer us that would compare to the beautiful relationship we have with Hashem.
Bitten by the travel bug? Flying is not what it used to be–not since the pandemic. Thankfully, there’s still virtual travel. Join us each #ThursdayTravel as we take a virtual tour of one of the 5000 communities around the globe served by Chabad. Fasten your seatbelts as we travel to the island of Grenada.
Three joyriding teenagers made the perfect theft for New York City, then dumped it in a Crown Heights alley. The teenagers had lifted a pickup truck from the New York City Housing Authorities location in the southern part of Crown Heights, and decided to take it on a joy ride.
Hundreds joined a class given by Rabbi Chay Amar in the merit of jnet.org director Rabbi Yudi Dukes, who is recovering from Covid-19. To everyone’s surprise Rabbi Dukes joined and shared words of inspiration.
The 71st Precinct, which covers a majority of he Crown Heights Jewish community, announced the seizure of two guns taken off the streets. The guns, Sig Saur and Bretta model handguns, were seized with ammunition.
Multiple Chabad organizations in Rockland County will be receiving large homeland security grants in a $90 Million Grant initiative to upgrade security.
Fire fighters responded to 451 Kingston Ave Wednesday night, to battle a blaze that sent flames billowing out of an apartment window. The flames were quickly extinguished, and no injuries were reported.
For more than a decade, Norman Rosenbaum was a fixture in New York City, a fiery Australian who became a fixture on front pages and nightly newscasts for his impassioned speeches—many on the steps of City Hall, demanding justice in the face of entrenched anti-Semitism after the infamous 1991 Crown Heights riots, in which his younger brother Yankel was brutally murdered. Rosenbaum passed away on July 25 in Melbourne, Australia. He was 63 years old.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Wednesday declared a State of Emergency for New York City as well as Westchester, Nassau, Suffolk, and Rockland counties in order to provide local governments with additional clean-up and operational support in the wake of Tropical Storm Isaias.
Rabbi Naftali Tzvi Gottlieb (1935-2017) was a prolific writer and author. His biography of the Rebbe’s father, which was originally published in Hebrew, has since been partly translated into English under the title: Rabbi, Mystic, Leader: The Life and Times of Rabbi Levi Yitzchak Schneerson. He was interviewed in his home in Betar Illit, Israel, in January of 2014.