Archive for February, 2013

Flashback: Crown Heights Polarized Over Council Election

February 20, 2013

Crown Heights- flashback- flash forward

Henry, Marilyn. Jerusalem Post December 11, 1994

A VOTE for the leaders of a local Jewish community board in Brooklyn became a “holy war” last month.

Despite the heated religious rhetoric and occasional references to the moshiach, this was – in theory – the most prosaic of elections, for the directors of a secular agency that serves the small neighborhood of Crown Heights, which is also the headquarters of the worldwide Chabad-Lubavitch movement.


Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes accused of ignoring misconduct in case

February 17, 2013

By John Marzulli / NEW YORK DAILY NEWS

CHLEAKS: There is a judge who sees and hears all: Anyone who participated in the Shomrim Six blood libel will pay for it one way or the other.

Hynes’ appearance on the other side of a case comes as Jabbar Collins was released in 2010 after serving 15 years for a crime he did not commit and for protecting the questionable actions taken by bureau chief Michael Vecchione, which included threatening witnesses.

A federal judge has put Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes in the unusual position of having to defend himself before a jury — against claims he is “deliberately indifferent” to misconduct by prosecutors in his office.


Hakn a Tshaynik “Journalism”

February 13, 2013

שניאור חביב-Shneurמסירה-מלשינים

Regarding: [PDF] Shneur Chaviv- Informers Have No Hope

Introduction: Every once in a while I do a Google search patrol. I search various names and organizations  of special interest for updates. So when news came that Israeli courts ruled that Yitzchak Shuchat was  to be extradited to the U.S. for alleged crimes committed, I did a Yitzchak Shuchat Google search in Hebrew and  English for any other articles regarding Shuchat.


Crown Heights JCC In Danger of Becoming Private Organization

February 12, 2013



Elections For Crown Heights Jewish Community Council May Be Permanently Canceled

Secret negotiations are underway between senior members of the Jewish Community Council of Crown Heights and Jewish power brokers over the future of the Community Council.


Settons Evicted

February 10, 2013
Efraim Setton - Levi Paul Huebner-836 Montgomery-evicted

Efraim and Sara Setton Evited from 836 Montgomery Street.

It has come to Chleaks attention that about two to three weeks ago, Efraim and Sara Mina Setton were evicted from their apartment for lack of paying rent.