COMMUNITY HIGHLIGHTS

COMMUNITY HIGHLIGHTSNovember 2018

The First Annual Albert Missry Challenge In recent years there has been a trend of individuals challenging themselves physically and mentally by doing very intense obstacle courses. One popular example is known as Tough Mudder. The Albert Missry Foundation this year decided that rather than do a typical summer tournament, they would put on an Read More »

COMMUNITY HIGHLIGHTSOctober 2018

New Express Bus Stop Coming to Avenue R and Nostrand Avenue Councilman Chaim Deutsch announced that, in a major victory for Sheepshead Bay residents, a new B44 SBS bus stop will be coming to Avenue R and Nostrand Avenue. For more than four years commuters have been advocating for this additional bus stop along the Read More »

COMMUNITY HIGHLIGHTSAugust 2018

David Heskiel Discusses Neighborhood Security Issues with NYPD Deputy Commissioner Bob Ganey David Heskiel, NYPD Clergy Liaison and Special Liaison to New York City Councilman Chaim Deutsch, is continuing his longstanding commitment to keep our community safe. Last month Mr. Heskiel met with NYPD Deputy Commissioner BobGanley at police headquarters to discuss neighborhood needs and Read More »

COMMUNITY HIGHLIGHTSJuly 2018

Sephardic Bikur Holim Hosts Its First UnConference Brunch On June 6th, Sephardic Bikur Holim hosted its first UnConference Brunch for over 40 guidance counselors, psychologists, and social workers of our community schools. Professionals from Hillel, Gesher Yehuda/Yeshiva Prep High school, Yeshivah of Flatbush, Magen David Yeshivah, Shaare Torah, YDE, Barkai Yeshivah, Bnot Rachel, Sephardic Community Read More »

COMMUNITY HIGHLIGHTSJune 2018

YDE’s STEM Students Win Prestigious Awards at CIJE Innovation Day YDE (Yeshivat Darche Eres) is proud to congratulate innovators Mayer Zeitoune, Jack Katach, Jack Lati, and Isaac Gindi on their impressive and highly recognized award at CIJE (Center for Initiatives in Jewish Education) Innovation Day. The YDE students were recognized out of over 1200 students Read More »

COMMUNITY HIGHLIGHTSMay 2018

Statement from Councilmember Chaim Deutsch about the Proposed Bus Lane on Kings Highway I’m pleased to announce that MTA President Andy Byford and DOT Commissioner Polly Trottenberg have agreed to delay the start date for implementing theSBS route on Kings Highway. They will spend the next several months speaking with community members and elected officials Read More »

COMMUNITY HIGHLIGHTSApril 2018

FDNY Headquarters Pre-Passover Meeting On March 14th, the New York City Fire Department hosted a pre-Passovermeeting with leaders and activists representing Jewish communities all over the city. David Heskiel, special liaison to councilman Chaim Deutsch and NYPD clergy liaison, represented the Sephardic community. The purpose of the meeting was to discuss fire-safety issues related to Read More »

COMMUNITY HIGHLIGHTSMarch 2018

Azan Family Survivors Released from Hospital Two months after the catastrophic fire that claimed the lives of Aliza Azan and three of her children – Moshe, zt”l, Yitzchak, zt”l, and Henrietta, a”h, the father, Yossi Azan, was released from the hospital in New York, together with his surviving son and daughter. Three of the four surviving members of Read More »

COMMUNITY HIGHLIGHTSFebruary 2018

Councilman Chaim Deutsch Welcomes Newly Elected New York City Council Speaker, Corey Johnson Last month, Jewish community leaders joined Councilman Chaim Deutsch as he introduced newly elected New York City Council Speaker Corey Johnson. The meeting was hosted at the home of a close friend to Deutsch and Johnson, Flatbush Jewish Community CoalitionChairman Josh Mehlman. Read More »

COMMUNITY HIGHLIGHTSJanuary 2018

Rabbi Romi Cohen Visits Yeshivat Keter Torah Yeshivat Keter Torah was honored by having Rabbi Romi Cohen speak to the Middle School boys on December 11th. Every year an evening event is planned for the Middle School parents. Boys in Grades 6-8 spend weeks preparing for this event. This year on February 21stthe school will Read More »

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