Just in time for the new year, one of Crown Heights’ favorite establishments — the delectible Gombo’s Bakery — debuted a fresh new look.
Two nooses were discovered hanging from trees in the Crown Heights area, and the NYPD is investigating both incidents as possible hate crimes against the African-American community.
ER Medical P.C.
864 Eastern Parkway
Brooklyn, NY 11213
We wish to advise our patients that for your convenience the Pediatric Office on Eastern Parkway will be open on Rosh Hashana, Thursday September 21st (1st day of Yom Tov) from 12:00pm to 6:00pm and Friday September 22nd (2nd day of Yom Tov) from 12:00pm to 6:00pm,for walk-in urgent care.
This is for pediatric patients under the age of 21, ONLY.
NO APPOINTMENTS NECESSARY
Wishing you and your family a Healthy Chag Kosher V’Sameach!
Dr. E Rosen, Dr. A. Gottesman & Associates!
As we get ready to usher in the New Year, JEM presents a playlist of beautiful videos to help prepare for the Yomim Noraim.
The wicked 2017 hurricane season began delivering more punishing blows Tuesday as Hurricane Maria raked across the Caribbean with “potentially catastrophic” winds of 160 mph. To the north, Hurricane Jose churned on a path to brush the Northeast coast with raging surf and potentially damaging gusts.
Dozens of Israelis, upon hearing about the sad story of a 13-year-old boy whose teacher told his classmates not to attend his bar mitzvah party, showed up to another one thrown for him at the Western Wall by the Chabad Youth Movement.
Rabbi Yitzchok Minkowicz, director of Chabad Lubavitch of Southwest Florida, delivers his insights on this week’s Parsha – Ha’azinu. This week Rabbi Minkowicz answers the question: How can we live a balanced life? Plus: Bonus video for Rosh Hashana in the extended article.
JMenu, Toys For Hospitalized Children and the NCFJE have teamed up to bring an exciting event to Crown Heights foodies — a kosher ‘food crawl’ to 25 local eateries, each serving a taste of their signature dish or beverage for participants to sample along the route. Attendees will enjoy a variety of food and drink, local vibes, and a great day out with family and friends!
“Head of the Year” seems like an awkward and cumbersome name for ‘New Year’s Day’ doesn’t it? Rosh Hashanah literally means “head of the year” and the Jewish New Year carries this name for good reasons; reasons can actually make a difference to your life! This video from My Judaism will make it very clear in two minutes flat!
A hate-filled message was scrawled on a bench opposite the Brooklyn Children’s Museum in Crown Heights.
Worshippers gather on Motzei Shabbos to recite Selichos at Anshei Lubawitz of Borough Park. On October 19th, Judge Martin M. Solomon will decide the fate of this historic synagogue.
As 5777 comes to a close, JLI counts down the Top 10 biggest Jewish moments of the year.
Mendy and Tirtza (nee Phillips) Ross (Crown Heights)
When you think of a farbrengen, you may picture a venerable mashpia, perhaps with a long white beard, expounding on the intricate teachings of our Rebbeim as they pertain to daily life. What you don’t expect is a head table with young boys or girls, talking, encouraging, and inspiring an uplifted crowd.
Over 100 Jews gathered on Motzei Shabbos in the Marina Roscha synagogue in Moscow, Russia, for the recitation of Selichos. Following an inspiring Farbrengen and joyous dancing and singing, Selichos were recited, led by Chazzan Zalman Shimon Deren.
With many students’ homes still without power, internet and many under boil water restrictions after Hurricane Irma, one would think they’d be inclined to focus on their own problems. Certainly one would give them a pass for doing so and not worrying about others. But that’s not how the Lubavtich Educational Center in Miami works, or how it educates its students.
Shmuly Zucker (Seagate, NY/Los Angeles, CA) and Sahar Levi (Los Angeles, CA)
Hundreds gathered at midnight Motzei Shabbos to recite Selichos at the 17 Rue des Rosiers Synagogue in the Pletzel, Paris’ Jewish Quarter, where the Rebbe prayed during his residence in the city.
The Chabad Lubavitch community has taken a historic step forward in combating child abuse. A prestigious group of seven international Lubavitch Rabbinical leaders have signed a proclamation addressing abuse in the Orthodox Jewish community, and ruling that abuse can be reported to straight to government authorities without rabbinical approval.
This week’s edition of MyLife: Chassidus Applied with Rabbi Simon Jacobson, Episode 180, will air tonight, Sunday, here on CrownHeights.info, beginning at 8:00pm. This week Rabbi Jacobson will address the topics: I’m Burned Out: What Can I Do to Experience an Inspiring Rosh Hashana? How to React to the Gender Identity Crisis? Why Are We Afraid of an Ayin Hora During Pregnancy? Why Are Baalei Teshuva Mistreated?
Chicago supermarket chain Jewel-Osco, which features one of the largest Kosher offerings in the Midwest, held their fourth annual “Taste of Kosher Food Fair” this past Sunday.
At around 1:00am hundreds of men, women and children made their way to 770 for the customary beginning of Slichos on Motzei Shabbos.