As a week of terror and stabbing attacks continued today inIsrael, the Chabad Youth Organization in Israel is sending out waves to volunteers—from students to seniors—to encourage men and boys over the age of 13 to put on tefillin prior to the start of the Jewish Sabbath.
In true Hakhel spirit, CTeen chapters worldwide united via the Mitzvah Challenge, a takeoff the famed ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. Initiated by CTeen of Manchester, UK who blew the shofar in the streets and nominated CTeen of France to do the same, teens from 30 cities were seen blowing the shofar in public, building sukkos in their public high school parking lots, and more.
The search for a missing Lawrence man, 29-year-old Yossi Gerson, came briefly to Crown Heights today when volunteers received a tip that he may be in the neighborhood. The search is ongoing, and a $20,000 reward is being offered by the family.
Pomodori, a pizza shop on Kingston Avenue, is seeking a cashier
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Chabad’s Terror Victims Project has put together a list of names of the victims of the recent spate of Palestinian terror attacks, along with their mothers’ names. The public is asked to say Tehillim and daven on their behalf.
In the ultimate celebration of life, a band made up of Holocaust survivors debuts in their first music video, sharing the spotlight with Chasidic superstar Lipa Schmeltzer.
Yossi and Dassy (nee Levilev) Eilfort (Los Angeles CA)
This Shabbos at the Besht, Rabbi Chaim Schochet will lead a discussion on the topic – The power of a second chance.
CrownHeights.info and Lubavitch Archives present a unique photo of the Rebbe distributing Kos Shel Brocho
Dovid Zulauf (Crown Heights) and Miriam Procaccia (Crown Heights)
For the third day in a row, Palestinian terrorist attacked Israelis in multiple stabbing incidents across the country. Three incidents have been reported Friday around midday, with stabbing attacks in Jerusalem, Kiryat Arba and Afula.
Neighbors are reportedly breathing a sigh of relief following a major drug bust on Lefferts Avenue last night. Police discovered a very large cache of drugs along with identity-theft devices inside a home that neighbors have been complaining about for months.
A marathon scheduled to take place tomorrow, Shabbos Bereishis, will close down Eastern Parkway and pedestrians will only permitted to cross at Albany Avenue and beyond.
Rabbi Yitzchok Minkowicz, director of Chabad Lubavitch of Southwest Florida, delivers his insights on this week’s Parsha – Bereishis. This week Rabbi Minkowicz answers the question: Why does Evil Exist?
In a show of great unity in the spirit of Hakhel, many of Sydney’s Jewish communities came together to celebrate Sukkos, with their annual Pizza in the the Sukkah that was a real Sukkos treat.
A notorious Lefferts Avenue drug den was raided by the NYPD on Thursday night and a large stash of drugs was found. Five people were taken into custody while a sixth managed to escape and police mounted a massive search.
As they join their fellow South Carolina residents in assessing the full impact of severe flooding that washed away local bridges, severely damaged roads, caused a severe shortage in drinking water and led to the loss of 15 lives, leaders and volunteers at Chabad centers throughout the state are joining with other Jewish communal organizations in helping those most in need.
The Talmidm of Shiur Aleph Mesivta at Yeshivas Lubavitch-Toronto and Friends of the late Menachem Mendel Cotlar, OBM, of Houston, TX, built and dedicated a sukkah mobile in his memory.
The Jewish community of Manchester, UK, gathered Chol Hamoed night for a grand Simchas Beis Hashoeva celebration, with live music, dancing and a rocking performance by Chasidic singing star Shloime Gertner.
Chaim and Dorit (nee Feldman) Kamman (Houston, TX)
On Wednesday afternoon, a group of protesters (mostly from Crown Heights) assembled in front of the Israeli Consulate to protest the recent wave of violence and terrorism in Israel.
Last Wednesday night, Chol Hamoed Sukkos, September 30th, Chabad Youth of Melbourne held its annual Sukkot at the city’s historic ‘Luna Park.’
Rabbi Benny Hershcovich, Shliach to Cabo S. Lucas, Mexico, has returned to YouTube with his brief and hilarious thoughts on the weekly Parasha.