Chof Tes Av, The Yartzait of Chatzkel Lewintow

Today, the 29th of Av, is the Yartzeit of Chatzkel Lewintow. Chatzkel was a well known figure from the early years of Crown Heights, until his passing eight years ago. This video of Chatzkel speaking about his family in Russia was first released on his first yartzait. We are reposting it today to remember this special chossid.

Video of the Day

A word to the wise, thieves will steal anything not bolted down, and some stuff that is. This thief didn’t seem to care that he had triggered this Hawthorne Street homes motion sensor, or that his face would be plastered across the internet showing as he stole the bike just after midnight last night.