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Crown Heights community reaffirms support for NYC mayoral candidate Eric Adams

Crown Heights community reaffirms support for NYC mayoral candidate Eric Adams

After 14-second video circulates with out of context clip attempting to change community's mind, umbrella group doubles down on endorsement.Dan Verbin, 08/06/2021 21:20
Chabad throws support behind Eric Adams for Mayor of NYC

Chabad throws support behind Eric Adams for Mayor of NYC

Crown Heights community endorsed long-time supporter of NYC's Jews, others expected to follow lead.Eitan Divinsky, 26/05/2021 09:21
Spectacular Photographs: Crown Heights covered in snow

Spectacular Photographs: Crown Heights covered in snow

As heavy snowstorm hits New York, Chabad photographer Haim Touito documents the streets of Crown Heights covered in snow.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/02/2021 09:49
Watch: Stabbing attempt in Crown Heights

Watch: Stabbing attempt in Crown Heights

Video on social media shows attempted stabbing of Jew this past Saturday night. Police searching for suspect.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/11/2020 03:15
Crown Heights Sukkot celebration canceled, truck will bring music to the crowd

Crown Heights Sukkot celebration canceled, truck will bring music to the crowd

“We are doing it this year on a truck with music and singers on it. People at home will be able to come out of their houses to enjoy.”Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/10/2020 13:03
On the eve of Gimmel Tammuz: Searching for the Word of Hashem

On the eve of Gimmel Tammuz: Searching for the Word of Hashem

3 Tammuz, is the Lubavitcher Rebbe's 26th Yom Hillula: "It is forbidden to relinquish any part of Israel to a Gentile, no matter how small."Tamar Adelstein & Faige Lobel, 24/06/2020 21:06
Riots, the Rebbe, and the Mayor

Riots, the Rebbe, and the Mayor

Mayor of New York, David Dinkins visited the Rebbe after the 1991 race riots that victimized Jews. Here is their conversation.Rabbi Eli Hecht, 10/06/2020 18:34
Watch: Jews cheer and salute NYPD in Crown Heights

Watch: Jews cheer and salute NYPD in Crown Heights

Jews cheer and salute the NYPD as hundreds of officers walk past Chabad World Headquarters.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/06/2020 06:24
Reporting from coronavirus-stricken Crown Heights

Reporting from coronavirus-stricken Crown Heights

Crown Heights resident David Cromby says that almost every home has someone infected and tells of special Torah scroll being written.Yoni Kempinski, 31/03/2020 21:22
Watch: A wedding in the streets of Crown Heights

Watch: A wedding in the streets of Crown Heights

Young couple leaves roof of convertible open so that community members can stand on their porches, wave, and offer congratulations.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/03/2020 08:23
By rabbinic order: 770 completely closed for first time in history

By rabbinic order: 770 completely closed for first time in history

Lubavitch rabbis close Chabad world HQ at 770 Eastern Parkway after coronavirus cases discovered in Crown Heights.Mordechai Sones, 18/03/2020 12:45
The Land of Israel is in danger!

The Land of Israel is in danger!

How do we shift the script and extract ourselves from another edition of the Oslo quagmire? An op-ed from a Chabad Women's organization. Tamar Adelstein, 10/02/2020 08:28
Jewish woman assaulted in Crown Heights, Brooklyn

Jewish woman assaulted in Crown Heights, Brooklyn

'Horrifying to watch'. Teenage assailant beats middle-aged Jewish woman in Crown Heights, Brooklyn.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/01/2020 11:19
Woman attacks three Jewish women in Brooklyn, New York

Woman attacks three Jewish women in Brooklyn, New York

Police arrest 30-year-old woman who attacked three young Jewish women in Crown Heights, New York.Chana Roberts, 28/12/2019 21:08
Teens throw rocks at Jewish school bus in Brooklyn

Teens throw rocks at Jewish school bus in Brooklyn

3 teenagers attack bus filled with children from Chabad elementary school in Crown Heights.Marcy Oster/JTA, 04/12/2019 17:43
Watch: Simchat Beit Hashoeva in Crown Heights

Watch: Simchat Beit Hashoeva in Crown Heights

Thousands of Chabad hasidim sing and dance with Torah scrolls during Sukkot celebration in Crown Heights, New York.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/10/2019 13:58
Fire breaks out in 770

Fire breaks out in 770

Fire began in closet for emergency lights' battery, reports say.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/10/2019 22:32
Photos: Kapparot in Crown Heights

Photos: Kapparot in Crown Heights

Photographer Haim Twito captures the annual kapparot ritual in Crown Heights, New York.Haim Twito, Chabad Info, 08/10/2019 10:52
Jewish man attacked with rock in Brooklyn

Jewish man attacked with rock in Brooklyn

Group of men throw rock at Jewish delivery driver in Crown Heights, the second such attack in less than a week.Ben Ariel, Canada, 31/08/2019 00:31
Dani Dayan: 'Anti-Semitic attacks in NYC became a plague'

Dani Dayan: 'Anti-Semitic attacks in NYC became a plague'

Dani Dayan, Israeli Consul in NY, speaks with rabbi who was brutally attacked in Crown Heights, demands 'zero tolerance.'Ido Ben Porat, 30/08/2019 09:27
Father-in-law of singer Benny Friedman hit in head with brick

Father-in-law of singer Benny Friedman hit in head with brick

Rabbi assaulted in Brooklyn, losing multiple teeth after being struck by brick. Police treating attack as hate crime.Laura E. Adkins, JTA, 28/08/2019 07:28
Brooklyn Jewish school installs bullet-resistant doors

Brooklyn Jewish school installs bullet-resistant doors

Crown Heights school installs bullet-resistant classroom doors in wake of mass shootings.Sam Sokol, JTA, 13/08/2019 07:47
Reverend Al Sharpton and his friends in the Reform Movement

Reverend Al Sharpton and his friends in the Reform Movement

Words such as “apologize,” “sorry,” and “Crown Heights” never crossed his lips. It’s sad that the leaders of Reform Judaism did not insist on a full apology before—or at least during—Sharpton’s address. Att'y Stephen M. Flatow, 30/05/2019 09:40
Al Sharpton regrets using anti-Jewish rhetoric

Al Sharpton regrets using anti-Jewish rhetoric

Controversial reverend says he caused "harm" in inciting Crown Hights riots in which a student was killed, other violence.Ron Kampeas/JTA, 20/05/2019 22:36
One thing Crown Heights can do to really tackle anti-Semitism

One thing Crown Heights can do to really tackle anti-Semitism

Crown Heights rabbi suggests cause for uptick in hate crimes, offers possible solution.Rabbi Yaacov Behrman, JTA, 17/05/2019 07:28
Learning competition bans unvaccinated students

Learning competition bans unvaccinated students

New York 'Chidon' bans unvaccinated students recently exposed to measles patient, asks parents and schools to act responsibly.Chana Roberts, 03/04/2019 09:39
3 men charged with hate crimes for attacks on Jews in NYC

3 men charged with hate crimes for attacks on Jews in NYC

Assailants charged for recent string of attacks on Jewish men in Crown Heights in Brooklyn.Marcy Oster, JTA, 03/02/2019 20:38
Two Jewish men violently beaten in Crown Heights

Two Jewish men violently beaten in Crown Heights

Two Jewish men violently beaten by a gang in the Crown Heights neighborhood of Brooklyn. Two of the attackers caught.Michal Levy, 31/01/2019 00:48
Watch: Two attacks on Jews in Brooklyn in two days

Watch: Two attacks on Jews in Brooklyn in two days

Jewish man punched by black male in apparently random assault in Brooklyn. Two days later, similar attack reported on Jewish woman.Marcy Oster, JTA, 20/01/2019 19:00
Jewish teen beaten by gang in Brooklyn

Jewish teen beaten by gang in Brooklyn

19-year-old Orthodox Jewish man assaulted by gang in suspected hate crime in Crown Heights.David Rosenberg, 14/01/2019 10:33
Second Orthodox Jewish man attacked in Brooklyn in 2 days

Second Orthodox Jewish man attacked in Brooklyn in 2 days

Black teenager carrying stick chases older Jewish man, beating him on back and shoulders, breaking stick.JTA - Mordechai Sones, 16/10/2018 19:02
Jewish woman brutally mugged in Crown Heights

Jewish woman brutally mugged in Crown Heights

Assailants punched and kicked her before fleeing with her purse.Tzvi Lev, 27/08/2018 18:30
New York women's group opposes Israel-Hamas agreement

New York women's group opposes Israel-Hamas agreement

Crown Heights women's group says plan to make peace with terror group is 'reckless,' will only endanger Israeli lives.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/08/2018 13:44
Crown Heights women: 'Time to retake Gaza'

Crown Heights women: 'Time to retake Gaza'

Women's group from Chabad area of Brooklyn calls on Israeli government to heed Lubavitcher Rebbe's advice and act to retake Gaza.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/07/2018 20:49
Watch: Israeli Chabad Hasid saves NYC man's life

Watch: Israeli Chabad Hasid saves NYC man's life

Member of Chabad movement performs CPR on African American man who collapsed in Crown Heights, Brooklyn.David Rosenberg, 21/06/2018 16:39
Crown Heights: Indictment against attacker

Crown Heights: Indictment against attacker

Menachem Moskowitz violently attacked as he returned home from synagogue. The attacker strangled him and shouted anti-Semitic curses at him.Michal Levi, 24/05/2018 10:25
Yeshiva student assaulted in Crown Heights

Yeshiva student assaulted in Crown Heights

Orthodox Jew from Chabad-Lubavitch movement assaulted in Crown Heights, following 2 similar attacks in area in recent weeks.JTA, 02/05/2018 14:07
Police arrest suspect in Crown Heights beat-down

Police arrest suspect in Crown Heights beat-down

Man who allegedly assaulted hassidic rabbi had been arrested over 40 times for offenses ranging from drug possession to hate crimes.Tzvi Lev, 29/04/2018 10:27
$50,000 reward for information on Crown Heights attacker

$50,000 reward for information on Crown Heights attacker

According to Jewish leader, recent wave of anti-Semitic attacks reminds locals of 1991 Crown Heights anti-Jewish riots.Tzvi Lev, 26/04/2018 16:22
Jewish man assaulted in Crown Heights

Jewish man assaulted in Crown Heights

Jewish man beaten and choked while walking home from Shabbat services in Brooklyn.Ben Ariel, 22/04/2018 23:39
Jewish man assaulted in Crown Heights

Jewish man assaulted in Crown Heights

Three African-Americans punch, kick, Jew walking in Crown Heights.JTA, 16/04/2018 15:35
Watch: NYPD nabs anti-Semite for harassing Jews

Watch: NYPD nabs anti-Semite for harassing Jews

Suspect spit on Jewish passerby, said 'all you Jews must die'.David Rosenberg, 13/11/2017 09:42
Spate of anti-Semitic attacks hits Crown Heights

Spate of anti-Semitic attacks hits Crown Heights

Woman attacked Jewish girls in Crown Heights after finding out they were Jewish. Assault comes among recent spate of anti-Semitic attacks.Tzvi Lev, 09/10/2017 17:38
Watch: Haredi child attacked outside of 770 in Crown Heights

Watch: Haredi child attacked outside of 770 in Crown Heights

12-year-old boy beaten up by group of thugs next to iconic 770 in Crown Heights following Shabbat prayers.David Rosenberg, 09/10/2017 08:31
ADL offers reward for info on Brooklyn assault

ADL offers reward for info on Brooklyn assault

Anti-Defamation League condemns attack against Orthodox Jewish woman in Crown Heights, Brooklyn.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/09/2017 03:46
This kippah could save the lives of kids with allergies

This kippah could save the lives of kids with allergies

Chabad mother works with kippah company to develop 'allergy alert' kippah with space for allergy details underneath.JTA, 15/07/2017 20:59
Brooklyn Jewish children's museum evacuated after bomb threat

Brooklyn Jewish children's museum evacuated after bomb threat

Crown Heights children museum latest Jewish institution in US to receive bomb threatsGary Willig, 09/03/2017 18:21
Crown Heights driver threatens to shoot Jews

Crown Heights driver threatens to shoot Jews

Driver threatens to shoot a crossing guard and a child outside a Jewish day school in the Crown Heights section of Brooklyn.JTA, 27/01/2017 03:32
Shootout in Brooklyn Jewish neighborhood

Shootout in Brooklyn Jewish neighborhood

Jewish worshippers in Crown Heights shocked to witness gunfight unfold before their very eyes during Simchat Torah holiday.Gary Willig, 27/10/2016 17:35
'Fun day' marking Crown Heights riots irks Jews

'Fun day' marking Crown Heights riots irks Jews

Family of Jewish student killed in the 1991 Crown Heights riots condemns street festival to commemorate that racial unrest in Brooklyn.JTA, 18/08/2016 03:29
Crown Heights marks 25 years since 'pogrom'

Crown Heights marks 25 years since 'pogrom'

Much has changed in Crown Heights since the accidental death of a black boy touched off three days of rioting.Debra Nussbaum Cohen, 16/08/2016 03:07
Who cut the Crown Heights eruv?

Who cut the Crown Heights eruv?

Controversial eruv established in Crown Heights neighborhood ruined two weeks after local rabbis voiced opposition to eruv.Michal Levy, 14/07/2016 10:10
Chabad rabbis oppose eruv in Crown Heights

Chabad rabbis oppose eruv in Crown Heights

Rabbis in the Crown Heights section of Brooklyn issued an edict to void the New York neighborhood’s new modern Orthodox eruv.JTA, 27/06/2016 19:20
4 boys arrested in Crown Heights bus arson

4 boys arrested in Crown Heights bus arson

New York police arrested four more boys in connection with allegedly setting fire to a Jewish school bus in Brooklyn.Ben Ariel, Canada, 13/05/2016 20:40
Brooklyn bus arson accomplices sought by NYPD

Brooklyn bus arson accomplices sought by NYPD

Police searching for four boys who allegedly helped an 11-year-old boy set a school bus on fire outside a Jewish girls’ school.JTA, 11/05/2016 05:31
11-year-old charged in blaze outside Jewish school

11-year-old charged in blaze outside Jewish school

11-year-old boy charged with setting fire to a school bus outside a Jewish school in the Crown Heights section of Brooklyn.JTA, 10/05/2016 03:53
Jewish man seriously wounded in New York stabbing

Jewish man seriously wounded in New York stabbing

Footage shows attacker fleeing after stabbing yeshiva student in the back in Crown Heights; police believe it was a hate crime.Ari Soffer, 10/02/2016 21:27