Obituary: Rabbi Yisroel Friedman, 84, Talmudic Genius and Fiery Chassid

Famed worldwide as a giant of Torah learning whose prowess as a Talmudist was matched by the depth with which he studied and applied the teachings of Chabad, Rabbi Yisroel Friedman was not only filled with Torah knowledge, but also with love for the Torah and with unbounded dedication to G‑d, the giver of the Torah. He passed away April 1 at the age of 84, after contracting the coronavirus.

Crown Heights Hatzalah COVID-19 Survey

It remains critically important to understand the degree of continued spread of the COVID-19 virus in our community. For anyone who has become ill within the past 7-10 days or so, please please take a few minutes and fill out the survey.

Did you say the ‘Nasi’ Today? (Ches Nissan)

From the Safer Haminhagim: Every day from Rosh Chodesh Nissan until the twelfth of the month, one reads the passage that describes the offering brought on that day by a particular Nasi, or tribal prince, for the dedication of the altar of the Mishkan. Yehi Ratzon in the Extended Article.

BDE: Mrs. Felice Isaac, 88, OBM

It is with profound sadness that we inform you of the passing of Mrs. Felice Isaac OBM, a mother and community activist in Singapore. She passed away on Thursday, the 8th of Nissan 5780.