With great sadness we report the passing of Mrs. Orna Ben Tzvi OBM, a Crown Heights resident who taught thousands of women in Israel, New York and all over the world. She passed away on the first day of Chol Hamoed Sukkos, following a prolonged illness. Updated with levaya information
Daily Archives: October 5, 2020
The annual Simchas Bais Hashoeva that takes place on Kingston Ave was originally cancelled, then it wasn’t, and now it’s cancelled again.
In preparation for Sukkos, Ashreinu has restored audio of the Rebbe’s annual Farbrengen in the Sukkah from 17 Tishrei 5722. This recording, recently transferred from the Cunin collection, provides 4 hours of audio at the highest quality of a not to be missed Farbrengen.
‘We All Belong’ – In The Sukkah. The old city Jewish art center in Center City Philadelphia now has a unique Sukkah thanks to artist Yitzckah Moully. Inspired by the idea that the Mitzvah of Sukkah does not give any limitations on the size that a Sukkah can be, Moully envisioned the Sukkah that is inviting to all.
New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo gave a press conference Monday, and used a photo of 770 dancing to illustrate non-compliance of COVID rules.
One day ahead of de Blasio’s plan to shut schools across nine ZIP codes that have shown an alarming spike in COVID-19 cases, Governor Cuomo weighed in, shutting them down starting tomorrow.
In place of an in person Simchas Bais Hashoeva event, Rabbi Yisroel Shemtov has arranged a truck to rove the streets of Crown Heights, bringing the concert and music to your door. Watch it LIVE here on CrownHeights.info.
The Gedaliah Society has posted an urgent update for the Crown Heights Jewish community regarding large scale Simchas Bais Hashueva dancing.
What do you want to do today? To help answer that question, CrownHeights.info has compiled a lost of some things to do this Chol Hamoed Sukkos 5781.
In honor of the holiday of Sukkos, JEM has created a heartwarming production documenting a one-of-a-kind farbrengen the Rebbe gave in the Sukkah for a group of “Release Time” students in 1976.
Good news! Many are skeptical whether Mivtza Lulav will be feasible this year. But when there’s a will, there’s a way!
An attempted terrorist attack was foiled Monday morning south of Jerusalem. No injuries have been reported among Israeli security personnel.