Sholom and Goldie (nee Engel) Schochet (Crown Heights)
Rabbi Yitzchok Minkowicz, director of Chabad Lubavitch of Southwest Florida, delivers his insights on Parashs Re’eh. This week he answers the question: What is the Torahs magical therapy? – based on the teachings of the Lubavitcher Rebbe.
Alternate side parking (street cleaning) regulations are suspended on Wednesday August 15, 2018. All other regulations, including parking meters, remain in effect.
Bais Rivkah was abuzz this week as the characters of Mitzvah Blvd arrived! From the very first moment of show till the end, the campers were entertained and enthralled to see their favorite puppets come to life. With one camper even asking their counselor, “Are you sure those aren’t real?”
Yosef and Mushka (nee Ciment) Kramer (Little Rock, AR)
Second only to the Gazan border cities such as Sderot and Netivot in its vulnerability to rocket attacks, including the latest barrage of more than 180 fired on Israel today, Ashkelon has another claim to fame. It’s home to a rare diversity of publicly funded Chabad-run schools that cater to everyone from preschoolers with special needs to yeshivah and seminary students seeking to add high-tech wizardry and vocational preparation to Torahstudy.
The New York State Chaplain Task Force has opened recruitment and is now concentrating on the Crown Heights community in Brooklyn.
Two months ago, I had the honor of meeting Reb Chaim Reisner, who has devoted the last twenty some years of his life to publicize the Rebbe’s call of publicizing the Sheva Mitzvos Bnei Noach (the 7 Noachide laws). He told me, that in addition to what the Rebbe quoted from the Rambam about elevating the people of the world, he has seen that it arouses dormant memories and allows assimilated Jews to rediscover who they really are.
Mendy and Miri (nee Schtroks) Levin (Crown Heights)
Levi and Chaya (nee Kopfstein) Eckhaus (Crown Heights)
Ahron and Chaya Blasberg (Aruba)
Tzvi and Sheva Tauby (Crown Heights)
Courtesy of Lubavitch Archives, we present a photo of The Rebbe encouraging singing during a Farbrengen in the 1960’s.
This Shabbos at the Besht, Rabbi Boruch DuBrow, a Life Coach and Life Skills Educator, will lead a discussion on the topic of Pursuing your G-dly Purpose: Discovering your mission in life and how to fulfill it.
Entering the month of Elul and in preparation for Rosh Hashanah – when we are inscribed for a good and sweet year – we present a letter in which the Rebbe answers the question: How can Kesivo va’chasimo tova be reconciled with the idea of freedom of choice and action – as this inscription implies predestination? The letter, written originally in English, is from the archives of the Rebbe’s trusted secretary Rabbi Nissan Mindel.
With just two weeks to the beginning of the academic year, a Seminary in Israel rescinded its acceptance of a young girl in a jarring email and based on vague accusations against her from “more than one very reliable source.”
How much one yearns to achieve riches, to possess valuables and plenty resources of wealth! But along with this strong goal, one needs to invest the mind and intelligence, much time and fortune into the business. Yet, unfortunately there is a very big chance that despite all investments, everything might go down the drain.
Levi and Dvorah Leah (nee Schneerson) Jacobson (Crown Heights)
JLI presents its newest video in the new two-minute video series, Positivity Bias. Titled: Senior Treasures, When they urged the Rebbe to retire.
As a young man growing up in Ukraine during the 1920s, I got to know the Belzer Rebbe, Rabbi Aharon Rokeach, whom I came to revere. When the war broke out and I was drafted into the Russian Army, he assured me that I would survive and return safe and sound, which I did. In 1942, I was in the terrible Battle of Stalingrad, where I saw thousands of soldiers dying around me, but time and again, I survived due to incidents I can only describe as miracles.
Rabbi Yitzchok Minkowicz, director of Chabad Lubavitch of Southwest Florida, delivers his insights on Parashs Re’eh. This week he answers the question: Does G-d want us to Eat Meat? – based on the teachings of the Lubavitcher Rebbe.