As efforts to bring back the Israelis on the so-called “coronavirus ship,” the Diamond Princess cruise ship, continue, it turns out that three have been infected with the virus. Their condition has been reported as light.
Another gun was taken off the streets of Crown Heights this weekend by the 71st Police Precinct. The 71st precincts FIO Team had been executing a search warrant, and with the help of a K-9 unit discovered the illegal firearm along with drugs.
This past Friday, an elderly Jewish Russian couple officially got married at the Chabad synagogue for Soviet immigrants located on Herzl Street in Haifa. The Chosen is 96 years old and the Kallah is 91, they are both Holocaust survivors.
Rabbi Chaim Dalfin, author and Chasidic historian shares interesting facts, many revealed for the first time. The purpose of his program is to inspire all but especially the youth. Watch another installment here on CrownHeights.info.
A senior US official said Friday the United States and the Taliban have reached a truce agreement that will take effect “very soon” and could lead to withdrawals of American troops from Afghanistan, The Associated Press reports.
Menachem Benchemon, who organized a well attended event in 770 this past week laments the sad state of affairs that 770 is today, and who is allowing it to continue.
Rabbi Meir Shimon Moscowitz, regional director of Lubavitch Chabad of Illinois, says he avoids perusing the extensive files of his late father, Rabbi Daniel Moscowitz, who served as regional director until his untimely passing in 2014, because “once I start reading, I’ll get sucked into it, and before I know it the entire day will have passed.” But this time, it was worth it.
My brother, Yonah Avtzon A”H was named after our great uncle, Reb Yonah Kahan, known as Reb Yonah Poltava. This weeks story is in his honor, as his yahrzeit is this coming week.
We present a gallery of photos from the second day of the International Kinus Hashluchos 5780/2020.
Courtesy of Lubavitch Archives, we present a weekly photo of the Rebbe davening for the amud on 22 Shevat, 5752.
Dini Freundlich arrived in the United States two weeks ahead of her keynote address at the International Conference of Chabad-Lubavitch Women Emissaries (Kinus Hashluchos), not because she needed to prepare, but because she had to be sure she was healthy—a sort of self-quarantine before interacting with thousands of other women in New York.
In this weeks letter from the Rebbe, the week of mattan Torah – the giving of the Torah, during which we declared “”Naaseh v’Nishma,” the Rebbe explains – clearly and in detail – why the order of this declaration is vital. Why the necessity of “we will do” before “we will understand.”
This cringe worthy video highlights the sad reality that is New York City today. “It’s back to the 80’s,” said one commenter after watching the man tag the police car in broad daylight. Watch and cringe for yourself.
The US Navy seized a ship carrying 150 Iranian missiles, the American military announced Thursday. The USS Normandy warship found the weapons after boarding a dhow in the Arabian Sea on Sunday. The weapons were reportedly bound for Yemen.
Subway commuters in Brooklyn found themselves trapped in close proximity to a knife fight on a Flatbush bound 2 train yesterday. Two commuters allegedly came to blows over an unknown argument, with each one holding a knife to the other.
The push to extend subway service along busy Utica Avenue in Brooklyn — mused about for more than a century — is now running on two tracks. Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams plans to gather a transit task force of residents and community representatives who live near the Utica Avenue corridor to explore potential mass transit upgrades.
Councilman Chaim Deutsch (D-Brooklyn) introduced a resolution into the New York City Council following the Lubavitcher Rebbe’s directive calling upon the New York State Legislature to pass, and the Governor to sign, legislation requiring a moment of silence in all public schools at the beginning of each school day.
A wide-scope CIA intelligence operation included listening to and intercepting the most sensitive messages from countries around the world, including U.S. allies, according to a Washington Post study this week. The Americans reportedly broke into encrypted information systems for decades through a particularly sophisticated program.
N’shei Chabad invites all women and girls to attend an inspiring event commemorating the 32nd Yom HaHilulah of the Rebbetzin Chaya Mushka, this Monday evening in Crown Heights. A special raffle is planned for the event.
Rabbi Yosef Yitzchok Holtzman is the Chabad emissary to SUNY Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York. He was interviewed in February of 2019.
As the Shluchos continued to pour into Crown Heights for the International Kinus Hashluchos 5780/2020, registration opened Wednesday night and Shluchos took the opportunity to Daven in the Rebbe’s room.
Watch Live the first ever “EmBrace” Bais Rivkah Alumnae reunion event in Crown Heights tonight, Wednesday the 17th of Shvat, February 12th beginning after 8:00pm.