In a historical first, follow the extraordinary life of the Rebbe’s father through the lens of a brand new video presentation as you travel with him from place to place.
Extensive pressure on government officials, along with international ties with US and European governments, has led to a surprising turnaround, and has granted permission for 250 Chabad Chassidim to enter the country,
The world knows Rabbi Steinsaltz as a towering Torah scholar. The Lubavitch community, however, was also privy to another endearing trait of personality: The straight talking, straight shooting, say-it-as-it-is analyst.
We present a series of unique photos from the life of Rabbi Adin Even Yisroel Shteinzaltz OBM, courtesy of Lubavitch Archives.
Three joyriding teenagers made the perfect theft for New York City, then dumped it in a Crown Heights alley. The teenagers had lifted a pickup truck from the New York City Housing Authorities location in the southern part of Crown Heights, and decided to take it on a joy ride.
The 71st Precinct, which covers a majority of he Crown Heights Jewish community, announced the seizure of two guns taken off the streets. The guns, Sig Saur and Bretta model handguns, were seized with ammunition.
Fire fighters responded to 451 Kingston Ave Wednesday night, to battle a blaze that sent flames billowing out of an apartment window. The flames were quickly extinguished, and no injuries were reported.
For more than a decade, Norman Rosenbaum was a fixture in New York City, a fiery Australian who became a fixture on front pages and nightly newscasts for his impassioned speeches—many on the steps of City Hall, demanding justice in the face of entrenched anti-Semitism after the infamous 1991 Crown Heights riots, in which his younger brother Yankel was brutally murdered. Rosenbaum passed away on July 25 in Melbourne, Australia. He was 63 years old.
Huge quantity of assembled produce boxes and essential food items, such as Orange Juice, Gefilte Fish, Wraps and Challah Rolls, available outside F.R.E.E. 1383 President Street.
After a short hiatus, the relative calm of Crown Heights was again broken with a shooting Wednesday afternoon. No victims were located on scene.
The fury of Tropical Storm Isaias had not been seen in New York City since Hurricane Sandy made landfall in 2012. Trees ripped up, cars crushed under massive tree limbs, but thankfully no injuries reported in Crown Heights
When Rabbis Elkanah Shmotkin and Boruch Oberlander began research on the Rebbe’s upbringing in Nikolayev, Ukraine, for Jewish Educational Media’s Early Years, they could not have imagined the political and cultural impact their work would have on the local populace. Now, nearly fifteen years after the initial contact with the Ukrainian government, a new book has been published by the State Archives of the Nikolayev Region.
You don’t expect to find a book by Rabbi Manis Friedman in the children’s section at the local bookstore. Yet that is exactly where you will find Rabbi Friedman’s newly released “Who Needs You.”
A hit and run driver slammed into two parked cars Motzei Shabbos, abandoning his wrecked vehicle in the middle of a Crown Heights intersection. The 71st Precinct is investigating the incident.
As Tisha B’Av arrived in the City of Lights, the chabad congregants of Paris sat down to recite eicha, and mourn the destruction of the Bais Hamikdash.
In a scene straight out of the movies, and gang of four teenagers assaulting a person in Boro Park, found themselves on the run, and slashed a Boro Park Shomrim volunteer.
As Tisha B’Av began in New York, Lubavitchers gathered to recite eicha, and mourn the destruction of the Bais Hamikdash.