Crown Heights Shomrim Coordinator Gadi Hershkop has lived and breathed Chessed for the Crown Heights Jewish Community for 29 years. But his heart goes beyond just his community, and he was caught on camera giving a member of Crown Heights’s 71st NYPD Precinct a boost for his police vehicle.
Picture of the Day
Courtesy of Lubavitch Archives, we present a weekly photo of the Rebbe as he encourages the singing at a children’s rally.
Despite allowing only 10 people in the downstairs 770 minyon, the shul is still being kept up to date. The sign that tells mispallelim the Moled (expected new moon) has been updated for this coming Rosh Chodesh Tammuz on Monday and Tuesday.
Many say that the way to a mans heart is through his stomach. It’s true, and these firefighters made a good decision and stopped for a snack on Kingston Ave by a store that has always had an open door for first responders.
Courtesy of Lubavitch Archives, we present a weekly photo of the Rebbe during the giving out of dollars in the large shul of 770.
New York Ave is closed Motzei Shabbos by the NYPD’s 71st Precinct in Crown Heights as they prepare for the possibility of a visit from a large group of protesters.
Courtesy of Lubavitch Archives, we present a weekly photo of the Rebbe as he says Al Hagafen after distributing Kos Shel Brachah.
A Chassidic family on the 7th floor of a Boro Park apartment building spent their extra time making a mega shout out to Hatzalah for their dedicated work 24/7, and especially during the time that the pandemic raged through the community. The sign reads “THUMBS UP TO HATZOLAH”
Courtesy of Lubavitch Archives, we present a weekly photo of the Rebbe as he is called up to the Torah, 1960’s.
If you needed to quote someone on the importance of time management, who would you choose? Homeland Security decided to quote the Rebbe in one of it’s online courses taken by millions of people a year. Curiously, the quote was dated to 2017……
Rabbi Levi Goldstein, one of the first critical cases of COVID-19 from the Crown Heights Jewish community, is coming home. This photo shows as he is discharged from the Specialty Hospital of Central Jersey.
Head Shliach of Argentina Rabbi Tzvi Grunblatt, who was a Maniach (Transcribed the Rebbe’s Sichos) during his years as a bochur gets filmed while social distancing for Vaad Hatmimim’s Hanachos program to be launched this week with a video.
Courtesy of Lubavitch Archives, we present a weekly photo of the Rebbe encouraging the dancing at the 1966 Lag B’Omer parade.
Everyone will agree that Hatzalah is a vital organization in the community. So how far has Crown Heights Hatzalah come throughout the years? This photo gives you a small peek at what it was like many years ago.
As the stage is set and the singers rehearse for the Hatzalah-Thon scheduled for Lag B’Omer, the only question remains, are you ready to help this great organization save lives?
Courtesy of Lubavitch Archives, we present a weekly photo of the Rebbe at the 1970 Lag BeOmer Parade.
As the world is forced to wear surgical face masks as a layer of protection against COVID-19, JEM has unearthed a photo of a young boy receiving a dollar from the Rebbe while wearing one. Can you identify this boy?