Rabbi Aaron Raskin (photo), of Congregation B’nai Avraham on Remsen Street, was, as reported by the Eagle, attacked by a group of people while walking on Joralemon Street near Hicks Street at 6:18 this past Sunday evening, January 31. He was talking on his cell phone at the time of the attack, and it was […]
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Last night was the first night of Chanukah and Congregation B’nai Avraham’s Rabbi Aaron Raskin and NYS Senator Daniel Squadron were on hand to light the Borough Hall menorah.
Rabbi Aaron Raskin of Brooklyn Heights’ Congregation B’nai Avraham sounded the shofar yesterday at Brooklyn Bridge Park (see photo and text here) at a Tashlich ceremony to welcome the New Year.
The New York Times reports today about one of quality whiskey’s biggest fan bases – observant Jews. Quoted in the piece is Rabbi Aaron Raskin of Congregation B’nai Avraham on Remsen Street in Brooklyn Heights.
Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz will light the Borough Hall Christmas Tree (last year’s in photo) this Monday, December 5, at 5:30 p.m. There will be entertainment (besides the always entertaining Marty) and a visit from Santa. Refreshments will be served afterward in Borough Hall. Chanukah comes late this year. The first candle on the […]
According to a West Bank-based Israeli media network, protests against Ricky’s sale of West Bank-made products have been a boon for the store and for Ahava, the manufacturer. IsraelNationalNews.com: A Brooklyn-based group trying to convince locals to boycott Israeli-made Dead Sea skin care products has managed to promote the region and boost the company’s business […]
We asked Rabbi Simcha Weinstein and Rabbi Aaron Raskin to write a little something in celebration of Rosh Hashanah , the year 5771 and Yom Kippur: In tumultuous times of social and economic upheaval, one must reflect with great poignancy on the big questions posed by the High Holidays of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur. […]
Over the last few years, Congregation B’nai Avarham on Remsen Street has been the victim of several break-ins all reportedly committed by the same person. Today the NY Daily News covers the story: NY Daily News: “I feel you have to separate the person from the act,” said Rabbi Aaron Raskin. “If he’s a thief, […]
Rabbi Aaron (Ari) Raskin from Congregation B’Nai Avraham on Remsen Street was just named to the top 10 Global Rising Star rabbis in a new survey published by rabbis within the Chabad-Luvabitch movement. Per the announcement: #4 Ari Raskin, Brooklyn, New York Raskin founded Chabad of Brooklyn Heights and became the head of B’nai Avraham […]
Congregation B’nai Avraham is bursting with literary talent. First, Rabbi Simcha Weinstein unleashed his Up Up and Oy Vey in 2006 and his upcoming Schtick Shift and now Rabbi Aaron Raskin has teamed up with management consultant Dr. Thomas D. Zweifel in writing The Rabbi and the CEO: The Ten Commandments of 21st Century Leaders.
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