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Feb 21, 2019, 06:45 pm

The Crown Heights Neighborhood Watch will be officially launched at an event on March 3 to recruit volunteers to patrol the streets. Full Story

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Feb 21, 2019, 04:17 pm

Watch: Ahead of Sunday's Soul II Soul concert, Bentzi Marcus chats with his brother Shmuly, imitating Yishai Lapidot of Oif Simchas. Video

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Feb 21, 2019, 01:40 pm

From the Gegent: Powered by new machines and staff, Shmuel Spielman is in midst of his 23rd Pesach season in Crown Heights. Full Story

Feb 21, 2019, 12:43 pm

The first Mikvah to be built in Seoul, South Korea, by Rabbi Osher and Mussy Litzman, combines Jewish values and Asian aesthetics. Full Story

Feb 21, 2019, 11:31 am

Buses have been arranged from Crown Heights to the Master Theater in Brighton Beach for Sunday's Soul II Soul concert. Valet parking will also be available. Full Story

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Feb 21, 2019, 10:46 am

Rosh Yeshiva Rabbi Noam Wagner of Johannesburg, South Africa, answers the question: What's the Rebbe's opinion on vaccination.

Feb 21, 2019, 10:05 am

Rabbi Yosef Yitzchok Holtzman, Shliach of SUNY Downstate Campus, delivered an invocation at the swearing-in of State Senator Zellnor Myrie. Full Story, Video

Feb 21, 2019, 10:09 am


Rav Yitzchok Dovid Grossman, one of Israel’s most prominent and beloved rabbis, has taken Yitzchok Shlomo, a young Chosson who has endured tragedy, under his wing. Full Story

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Feb 21, 2019, 07:21 am

Mikvah expert Rabbi Gershon Grossbaum will be visiting New Haven to plan construction in memory of Moshe Deitsch OBM.
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Feb 21, 2019, 06:40 am

Photos: Shmuel Amit/COLlive

The L'Chaim of Mendy Krasniansky and Batsheva Fridman, both of Crown Heights, took place at The Shull in Crown Heights. Photos

Feb 21, 2019, 05:09 am

Is donning Rabbeinu Tam's tefillin considered a mere "minhag" or kabbalistic stringency? A new booklet provides answers. Full Story

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Feb 21, 2019, 03:23 am

Numerous Arab rioters attempted to disrupt the visit by 2,800 Jews to daven at Kever Yosef Tuesday night in honor of Purim Katan. Full Story

Feb 21, 2019, 02:43 am

Rabbi David Lesselbaum survived the Holocaust hiding in Christian buildings. It took him years to discover the Rebbe changed his life. Full Story

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Feb 20, 2019, 04:04 pm

An open letter to our loyal readers from Mica Soffer, Editor and Publisher of community news service COLlive.com. Full Story

Feb 20, 2019, 04:04 pm

Paris Shliach Rabbi Mendel Azimov told COLlive he spoke to French President Emmanuel Macron about the rise of anti-Semitism in the country.
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Feb 20, 2019, 04:04 pm

Watch: A group from the Chabad community in Ashkelon, Israel, sing the nigun 'Tzama Lecha Nafshi' before entering the Rebbe's Ohel. Video

Feb 20, 2019, 02:19 pm

Photos by Levi Nazarov

Friends and supporters celebrated the FSU Central Gmach headed by Russia's Chief Rabbi Berel Lazar with entertainment by Chazan Itche Meir Helfgot. Full Story, Photos, Video

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Feb 20, 2019, 02:30 pm

Watch: A person driving a car in Boro Park recklessly swerved onto the sidewalk, nearly striking a line of children getting off a bus.
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Feb 20, 2019, 11:06 am

Rabbi Moshe Orenstein, Head Mashpia of the Chabad Yeshiva in Tzfas who has educated thousands of students in Chassidus, passed away. Full Story

Feb 20, 2019, 11:00 am


Rav Yitzchok Dovid Grossman tells a tragic tale of a young chosson living in Bnei Brak, who was orphaned of both his parents a short while ago. Full Story

Feb 20, 2019, 08:52 am

An obvious non-kosher frequent flier recently posted advice to fellow travelers on the One Mile at a Time site: Order Kosher meals. Full Story

Feb 20, 2019, 07:19 am

Web series with acclaimed educator Miryam Swerdlov blending Chassidus and humor: They rose above their roots. Video

Feb 20, 2019, 07:12 am

Watch: Ahead of the Soul II Soul concert in Crown Heights, Bentzi Marcus chats with his brother Shmuly, imitating legendary singer Mordechai Ben David. Video

Feb 20, 2019, 05:30 am

R’ Yosef Simcha Blizinsky (ben R’ Meir Sholom), from the elder Anash of Crown Heights, passed away. Levaya today. Full Story

Feb 20, 2019, 05:37 am

Watch to see what the Rebbe said about getting into the Purim spirit - even with another thirty days to go. Video

Feb 20, 2019, 03:27 am

Mrs. Devorah Scheiner of the Yom Tov Fund has a heartfelt request for the Crown Heights community before the upcoming Pesach holiday. Full Story

Feb 20, 2019, 03:19 am

Israel's maiden voyage to the moon has a launch date and it will be the smallest machine to ever land on the Lunar Surface. Full Story, Video

Feb 19, 2019, 02:00 pm

Over the past few days, Republican NYC Councilman Eric Ulrich, who is running for Public Advocate, visited leaders of the Orthodox Jewish community in an effort to court their vote. Full Story

Feb 19, 2019, 01:38 pm

Watch: Shliach Rabbi Shmueli Feldman gave a keynote address to the Australian Parliamentary Friends of Multiculturalism. Full Story, Video

Feb 19, 2019, 12:24 pm

Photo: Baruch Ezagui

One to two inches of snow is possible after 3 p.m. Wednesday, with a mix of rain, sleet, and snow expected by 9 p.m. Full Story

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Feb 19, 2019, 09:11 am

As we approach 25 years since Gimmel Tammuz, a new project aims to collect all those with the name Menachem Mendel and feature them in a special album. Full Story

Feb 19, 2019, 08:42 am

Police have released surveillance footage of a man believed to be responsible for shattering the front window of Chabad in Bushwick on Friday night. Full Story, Video

Feb 19, 2019, 08:28 am

The European Jewish Community Center, directed by Rabbi Avi and Nehama Tawil, have been working to show key decision makers and influencers in the EU that Judaism is “a light unto my path.” Full Story, Video

Feb 19, 2019, 07:43 am

What was behind the warm reception Ponevitch Rosh Yeshiva Rabbi Gershon Edelstein gave to visiting Lubavitchers. Full Story

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