A royal Thank You message was hoisted over Kingston Ave Friday, thanking the teachers of United Lubavitcher Yeshiva Crown Street. The sign doesn’t just say thank you, but also lists the teachers that are being thanked.
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Courtesy of Lubavitch Archives, we present a weekly photo of the Rebbe as he encourages the singing after davening.
New York City Mayor John Lindsay was a guest speaker at the eleventh International Kinus Tzierei Agudas Chabad. This photo of Lindsay was snapped in 770 sometime around 1965.
Yup, it’s meme time. This bicycle was found suspended on a street pole on Kingston Ave between Lefferts and Empire in Crown Heights. In reality is was just the workers doing over the sidewalk who raised it up so they could fix the cement underneath, but it’s great meme material anyways.
Mayoral Candidate Eric Adams made a visit to the Ohel on Gimmel Tammuz accompanied by Rabbi Mendy Kotlarsky of Merkos302. Other famous figures that stopped at the Ohel include the Sefardic Chief Rabbi of Israel.
Soon after a terrible loss, Rich Lee found himself wrapped up by a biker on a San Francisco street. The biker, named Levi, asked him to put on Teffilin, and a photo from the incident went viral.
The NCPSA, the umbrella organization for accrediting agencies of the United States, re-elected Rabbi Nochem Kaplan director of the Merkos Chinuch office as chairman of the standing Standards and Review Committee. The appointment took place in Vail Colorado, where Rabbi Kaplan met with Rabbi Dovid Mintz Executive Director of Chabad Vail Colorado.
U.S. Army Chaplain Center and School student Rabbi Gorelik, davens Shachris before participating in Teamwork Development Course activities at Fort Jackson.
Courtesy of Lubavitch Archives, we present a weekly photo of the Rebbe giving a coin to a child to give to tzedakah.
R’ Nachman Schapiro (Head Mashpia of Oholei Torah, Chever Va’ad Lehafotzas Sichos) takes a photo with his class of תשפ”א in front of 770 seeing them off to the Rebbe’s Shlichus and Shiur Hei in the coming year.
Rabbi Moshe Shemtov, director of CGI Detroit, visits his father, Rabbi Berel Shemtov, head Shliach of Michigan as he signs the contract for the soon-to-be second campgrounds, acquired to meet the growing demand and accommodate hundreds more campers in time for summer 5781.
Have you registered to vote yet? Crown Heights activist Yaacov Behrman hands a stack of voter registration forms to Avi Lesches, both of whom are active in the United Crown Heights group to bring Crown Heights back onto the political map.
Courtesy of Lubavitch Archives, we present a weekly photo of the Rebbe in conversation during Kos Shel Brahcha.
“Happy to help.” (NYS Trooper Twitter). New York State Troopers have been deployed in New York City in a surge to increase patrols around Jewish religious and other communities. This officer was posted outside 770 yesterday.
What a catch, this special person got Dennis Prager of Preger University fame to put on Tefillin. Who was your best catch?
Courtesy of Lubavitch Archives, we present a weekly photo of the Rebbe clapping at the end of the recital of the 12 Pesukim at a children’s rally.
His looks and mannerisms were similar to the Rebbe. A genius with a Ph.D. from Harvard under the tutelage of Rabbi Dr. Yitzchak Twerski, he was a Mushpa of Rabbi Gershon Mendel Garelik, and was the brother in law of Gil Hirsch. He passed away at the age of 72 in 2018. Who is this Lubavitcher Chossid?