It’s a beautiful day in de Blasio’s New York City, and residents of Crown Heights are confused as to why they need to spend over three hours digging out a city bus stuck on Brooklyn Ave – a major traffic arterie in Brooklyn – two days after a snowstorm? They have nothing better to be doing with their lives, right?
Daily Archives: February 4, 2021
Four thousand Jews, from over 100 Chabad House communities, experienced learning directly from the Rebbe in connection with Yud Shevat, thanks to Precious Souls, JEM’s newly launched program offering tools for Shluchim to share the Rebbe with their communities.
The Rebbe points to a powerful lesson for each of us in our personal lives which we can learn – from the experience of the Jewish people as we transitioned from the depth of Egyptian slavery to the loftiest spiritual heights of Har Sinai in a relatively short time.
As a united front, everything is possible, even in politics. A Jewish community in Queens, NY, banded together to ensure that their voice was heard and that their candidate got a seat on the New York City Council. Can the same be done in Crown Heights?
Chabad of Brentwood has been dealing with a long legal battle to regain ownership of their Chabad house. Last week everything came to an all-time low when the Rabbi and his family were evicted from their home, Chabad house, school, and Mikva. With tremendous bracha from Hashem and intervention from a team of top lawyers, they have entered contract to finally buy the building back. Now they need your help.
A tragedy last night sent The Beach Shul on Beach 3rd in Far Rockaway up in flames. This photo was snapped of a Rockaway Shomrim Coordinator carrying a Sefer Torah that was rescued from the flames.
As is the yearly custom, a guide for the month of Adar and Purim has been published in Russian to help the hundreds of thousands of Jews across Russia celebrate the month in a proper Jewish fashion.
An exciting shabbaton in Jacksonville, Florida full of fun activities, chayus, and inspiration for young shluchim was a breath of fresh air for those who attended.
In honor of Chof Beis Shevat, we present a remarkable Maamar from the Alter Rebbe written down by his brother Rebbe Yehuda Leib, explaining an incredible Zohar on Parshas Beshalach. This Maamar was transcribed from manuscript, and made available to the public.
With great sadness we report the passing of Aryeh Yehuda Schutzberger OBM, a resident of Stamford Hill, London, and member of anash. He passed away on Thursday, the 22nf of Shvat, 5781.
Due to the popular appeal of its contents, Sichos in English is working to remodel the Likkutei Dibburim anthology taking the wisdom-filled manuscripts and compiling them into a sleek and reader-friendly series. The updated series will include seamless navigation with a clear index, subject headings, and reader-friendly text.
Mr. Herzl Makov has served as the director of the Menachem Begin Heritage Center since its establishment in 1999. Previously, he served as the CEO of the International Betar Youth Movement, as the director of the Prime Minister’s Office, and in managerial positions for the Jewish Agency and the World Zionist Organization. He was interviewed in July of 2011.
In honor of Chof Beis Shvat, the Yartzeit of Rebbetzin Chaya Mushka Schneerson, CrownHeights.info presents a series of unique stories and interactions with the Rebbetzin.