A potentially explosive controversy in the community between the schools and their parent bodies has thankfully been averted. So what lessons can we learn from the incident?
Writing under the pseudonym Shaina Ponim, a Crown Heights resident shares the reason that they wear a mask, and it’s very simple.
A recent requirement for parents to allow COVID-19 testing of their children in schools has many Crown Heights parents up in arms. One parent felt that the opposition was unwarranted, and put pen to paper to articulate it.
Republican? Democrat? As a Jewish person, is there even a choice in who we can vote for, or does Torah dictate for us?
Does Crown Heights have to worry so much aboout what other people or the media think? Aliza BasMenachem takes on this question, and gives her opinion.
It was called the washing machine, this relatively small place in the Rebbe’s Shul. It constituted some 400 square feet, and was only thus called on Rosh Hashanah. The washing machine was an experience.
You want to know what it means that lives matter? A Crown Heights resident explain what that really looks like using the actions of the Crown Heights Jewish community over the past few months as a guide.
Zvi Gluck is the CEO of Amudim, an organization dedicated to helping abuse victims and those suffering with addiction and mental health issues within the Jewish community. He penned the following Op-Ed after the disappointing news that this years summer would be without overnight camps.
A proud Crown Heights resident grapples with a troubling trend that can be seen on the streets of Crown Heights. Despite the order for all New York City residents to wear a face mask when not social distancing, more than a few Crown Heights residents are not. Here are the arguments for and against.
How should we respond to the blatant double standard that has left the Orthodox Jewish population on New York City as second class citizens? Op-Ed writer Yosef Chaim Brook shares one way to make a dramatic difference.
A Crown Heights resident, astounded at the complete disconnect between the Mayor of New York City and the reality in it, wrote an letter to Mr. de Blasio, regarding plans to defund the police, and where to start.
Daniel Eleff of DansDeals.com penned an Op-Ed following the wedding of his brother that took place as a small affair. Will the smaller COVID weddings become the weddings of the future?
Crown Heights resident and health care executive Yosef Hershkop, put his thoughts in an Op-Ed following what will undoubtedly go down in history as a colossal failure for New York CIty.
A parent and a teacher’s spouse opens up on the challenges that the teachers of Crown Heights face in the realities of teaching children virtually COVID-19, and faces off against the criticism lobbied against them.
A Crown Heights mother of 4, daughter, wife, and sister brings the ongoing phenomenon of COVID weddings into perspective, weighing the pros and cons of holding one, and how they are held.
A group of parents that have a child that is engaged to get married or has already gotten married, found themselves stonewalled by a Crown Heights Wedding Hall, and have turned to the community with a plea for help.
Crown Heights resident and health care executive Yosef Hershkop, penned an Op-Ed reminding residents of Crown Heights to vote in the upcoming election, with the chance of placing Chaim Deutsch, an Frum Jew, in Congress.