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    Firebomb Hurled at Shpoler Zaide’s Gravesite

    Unidentified individuals hurled firebombs at the gravesite of a Hasidic luminary in the central Ukrainian city of Shpola. The incident in the city, located 120 miles south of the capital, Kiev, occurred on Sunday evening. A local Jewish community leader told Haaretz that the perpetrators intentionally tried to set on fire a structure built near the...

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    Yeshiva Kayitz Kingston Great Success

    Yeshiva Kayitz Kingston had a full day trip to Six Flags in Massachusetts this past week. 120...

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    Mikvah in Siberian City First in Over a Century

    A new Mikvah opened in Omsk, Siberia last Thursday. This is the first Mikvah to function in the...

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    Video: The Yiddish Ventriloquist

    Ventriloquist Jonathan Geffner performs for a Chasidic boys’ day camp in Brooklyn, NY, in July, 2016. Share on Facebook (Opens in new window) Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window) Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window) Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window) Click to...

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    Missionaries on the Prowl in the Holy Land

    by Rena Udkoff – Lubavitch.com Amitai Schiff had PTSD. The IDF officer in an elite surveillance unit, was operating in Gaza in 2003. One day, after arming soldiers with maps, he watched them enter their armored personnel vehicles and drive off on a routine mission. As he watched them on the grainy...

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    YSP-Morristown Continues to Grow, Inspire Youth

    Yeshivas Summer Program – YSP, located at the Rabbinical College of America in Morristown, New Jersey is...

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    Woman’s Death a Mystery in Crown Heights Park

    At around 2:00pm on Satuday afternoon, police found the dead body of a 35-year-old woman in Brower Park, located on Kingston Ave. and Park Place in Crown Heights, adjacent to the Brooklyn Children’s Museum. Mysteriously, almost the exact same scene unfolded in another Brooklyn Park: Another woman’s body was found just after 6:30...

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    Baby Girl!

    Mendel and Rochie Levin (Hastings-on-Hudson, NY) Share on Facebook (Opens in new window) Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window) Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window) Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window) Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window) Click to email this...

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    Twins! Boy and Girl!

    Mendy and Chayale (nee Bares) Berkowitz (Kingston, PA) Share on Facebook (Opens in new window) Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window) Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window) Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window) Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window) Click...

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    Baby Boy!

    Yosef and Mushka (nee Ciment) Kramer (Little Rock, AR) Share on Facebook (Opens in new window) Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window) Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window) Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window) Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)...

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    Tzaddik of Leningrad’s 70th Birthday Celebrated

    One doesn’t easily forget the great joy that was felt thirty years ago when the one who...

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    Shluchim of the UK Gather in Bournemouth

    by Rabbi Yoinasson Golomb “Excellent” “Inspiring”, “a chance to meet and catch up” “every year it just...

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    Photos: Yeshiva Kayitz-Kingston at Six Flags

    The bochurim of Yeshiva Kayitz-Kingston enjoyed a full-day trip to Six Flags in Massachusetts this past week. 120...

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    Heatwave Continues to Grip NYC; Heavy Thunderstorms Possible

    There is a heat advisory across New York city’s five boroughs, as well as the surrounding tri-state area, until Monday evening. Temperatures will reach a high of 94, with a ‘real feel’ of about 100. There could also be showers and thunderstorms Monday afternoon with drenching downpours. Residents should expect heavy heat and humidity to continue...

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    A Mikveh, A Cornerstone and Eight Brissen

    A new Mikvah opened in Omsk, Siberia on Thursday. This is the first Mikvah to function in...

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    Deadly Shooting in Ft. Meyers, Yidden Safe

    Two people are dead, including a 14-year-old boy, and up to 16 are injured following a deadly...

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    Farbrengen Salutes Tzadik of Leningrad

    A unique birthday farbrengen took place at the Shaarei Zedek Chesed Center in Moscow, celebrating the 70th...

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    Chinuch Hora’ah of the Day:

    Chinuch Hora’ah of the Day: In this connection, it is well to bear in mind the general...

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    Baby Boy!

    Avraham Yosef and Simcha Baez (Crown Heights) Share on Facebook (Opens in new window) Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window) Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window) Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window) Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window) Click to email...

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    8:00pm: How Can I Overcome My Jealousy of Others?

    This week’s edition of MyLife: Chassidus Applied with Rabbi Simon Jacobson, Episode 124, will air tonight, Sunday, here on CrownHeights.info, beginning at 8:00pm. This week Rabbi Jacobson will address the topics: How Can I Overcome My Jealousy of Others? Can My Soulmate be a Non-Jew? Is Shiva Asar B’Taamuz Only a Commemoration?...

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    Siberian Jews Energized by Israeli Diplomat’s Visit

    Jews in Krasnoyarsk, Siberia, along with their spiritual leader Rabbi Binyomin Wagner, were excited to meet Mr. Zvi...

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    Videos: Shiva Asar B’Tammuz with the Rebbe

    We present an uplifting collection of photos and videos as the Rebbe sheds light on the Fast...

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    Hillary Clinton Picks Sen. Tim Kaine as Running Mate

    Presidential nominee Hillary Clinton has named Virginia Senator Tim Kaine as her vice presidential running mate Friday, adding a centrist former governor of a crucial battleground state to the Democratic ticket. “I’m thrilled to announce my running mate, @TimKaine, a man who’s devoted his life to fighting for others. -H,” she tweeted. I'm thrilled...

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    Crown Heights Eruv Feud Gets Its Dr. Seuss Moment

    A tense religious dispute between Orthodox Jews in Crown Heights over a new eruv is now getting it’s first literary treatment — as a Dr. Seuss-style poem. From The Forward: “Red eruv, blue eruv, tall, eruv, no eruv,” the poem is called, penned by “Rabbi Dr. Who,” and is largely a call for...