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As over 100,000 jews came together to celebrate the Siyum Hashas, the overflow crowd that did not fit in the MetLife Stadium found seats in the Barclay’s Center in downtown Brooklyn. To help keep the event safe, a delegation of Crown Heights Hatzalah volunteers stood by to help in case of a medical emergency.

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As politicians scramble to show the Jewish community that they are are doing something to combat the recent hate crimes that have plagued New York State, Governor Cuomo made his attempt. Two State Police vehicles pulled up this morning outside of 770, to serve and protect.

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Following a spree of attacks on Jews in New York City, and a horrible attack in Monsey, NY, Curtis Silwa’s Guardian Angels made an appearance in Crown Heights, patrolling the streets in a show of solidarity.

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To look over the rooftops of New York City is to see a panoramic beauty of lights and buildings. This week, another set of lights has joined the view, as Darchai Menachem’s driedel can be seen from a Crown Heights rooftop.

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Surrounded by his colleagues, Jewish NYPD Officer Scott Adelman of the 102nd Police Precinct, proudly put on Tefillin, while attending “Chanukah In The Park” by Chabad Lubavitch of Kew Gardens.

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How tall a menorah is can really be viewed as a matter of perspective. Israeli Astronaut Jessica Meir found her view of Chanukah from space.

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The United Lubavitcher Yeshiva Crown Street campus erected their eleven foot menorah outside their building in preparation for Chanukah this week.

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The menorah donated by ChabadAir to the 71st Police Precinct in Crown Heights stood tall as Friday afternoon in preparation for Chanukah coming up Sunday night.

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Across the world, public Chanukah menorahs are being taken out of storage and placed for all to see. Brooklyn is no different. In front of the Kings County Supreme Court, a large menorah was seen this morning being lifted into place using a boom.

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Special Envoy for Monitoring and Combating anti-Semitism, Elan Carr, visited the home of terror victim Mindy Ferencz HY”D to offer condolences to the family. In this photo, he can be seen with Shliach to Hoboken, NJ Rabbi Shapiro, as he comforts the son of Mindy Ferencz.

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As Lubavitcher Chassidim across the world sit to Farbreng on the auspicious day of Yud Tes Kislev, one farbrengen especially was a beautiful sight. Rabbi Groner sat for a packed house at Oihel Nosson Shul in 580 Crown St, and Farbrenged into the night.

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Chief Rabbi of Israel Rabbi Yitzchok Yosef, visited the Jewish community in Moscow, stopping by the Marina Roscha Shul for Shacharis. There he was given an Aliya, and said Birkas Hagomel. 

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Watching our children play outdoors with their friends is a beautiful sight. Watching our children play with strangers might make us nervous. Here we have the prefect middle ground, as boys from Mesivta Oholei Torah held an impromptu game of catch with a New York City police officer.

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A massive crowd came out in Williamsburg to pay their respects as the niftar, Moshe Hersh Deutch HY”D, was laid to rest. Shomrim organizations from multiple communities worked jointly to ensure a smooth and safe Levaya.

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Sometimes you look at a photo and think, “how did they manage that”? Other times you think, “How would you fix that”? But sometimes, the issue is so shocking that there is simply no thought at all. What are you thinking?

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It’s always fun to play “Can You Recognize This Location? with old photos. On that note, can you guess which Crown Heights landmark this is? Look in the extended article for the answer.

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CrownHeights.info would like to extend a hearty congratulations to one of the longest serving officer in the 71st precinct, detective Vincent Martinos, on his promotion to Detective First Grade this Tuesday.