This photo of an iconic Crown Heights establishment, offering a full breakfast for $1.75, was taken in the late 1980s. Can you identify it?
He may be known as a rabbinical student at Yeshiva University, Abba to his son Koby and as the youth director at the Young Israel of Holliswood in Queens, but these days, Akiva Neuman is most closely associated with the title “Ninja Rabbi.”
Close to 200 Chabad on Campus Shluchim and Shluchos couples – together with their families – began arriving today at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Stamford, Connecticut, for the annual Chabad on Campus Kinus. The four days conference consists of lectures, workshops, farbrengens, shiurim, relaxation and camaraderie for the parents, as well as full time camp for the children.
In an early morning vote Tuesday, the Democrat-led New Jersey Assembly, with Republican Gov. Chris Christie’ support, passed sweeping legislation to raise New Jersey’s gasoline tax by 23 cents per gallon.
Ikea is recalling 29 million chests and dressers after six children were killed when the units toppled over and fell on them.
Jon Denning isn’t a stranger to the spotlight. After all, being a NASCAR driver for six years put him in front of massive crowds of racing enthusiasts as he worked the circuit pursuing his dreams.
Rabbi Yitzchok Minkowicz, director of Chabad Lubavitch of Southwest Florida, delivers his insights on this week’s Parsha – Shelach. This week Rabbi Minkowicz answers the question: how can one overcome any obstacles in the way of their success. Plus: A bonus video featuring a special pre-Gimmel Tammuz Farbrengen with Rabbi Minkowicz is presented in the extended article.
Anti-Semitic assaults rose dramatically in the United States last year, and the overall number of hateful incidents targeting Jews increased by 3 percent, the Anti-Defamation League said in a report.
So, you’re a Jewish tourist in Rio de Janeiro for Brazil’s Summer Olympics and find yourself wandering about on the honking streets of Copacabana. Where do you go for kosher food? How do you find a minyan? What if you’re struggling with the language or can’t figure out how to hail a cab? What address do you turn to?
Three weeks ago, at the conclusion of Shiva, the Berman and Deren families gathered at the Montefiore Cemetery for the Hakomas Hamatzeiva for their beloved Rivky Berman (nee Deren).
Dion James, 30, was trying to protect his wife from an angry gunman when he was shot twice in the back on Sunday morning in Crown Heights.
Levi Belinow (France) and Chana Sanowicz (Crown Heights)
The most unaffordable place to live in the U.S. is not San Francisco or Manhattan. It’s Brooklyn, according to the results of a recent survey.
It’s taken 12 months, hundreds of of hours, and the combined talents of Benny Friedman, 8th Day, Chaim Fogelman, Eli Marcus and many, many others, but The Rebbe’s Negunimi Vol 1 is finally here.
Two Thai employees of Chabad in Bangkok sing and dance a traditional Chabad Chasidic melody.
In a harrowing surveillance video released by the NYPD, a woman is seen walking alone at night on the western edge of Prospect Park, when she is attacked from behind by a man who proceeds to assault her and attempt to rape her.
The head of the Rabbinical Centre of Europe which represents over 800 Rabbis across the continent, Chabad Shliach Rabbi Menachem Margolin, said that Jews across Europe are deeply worried that Brexit will lead to an increase in anti-Semitism across the Europe.
In what sounds like a page ripped out of novel, several dozen Muslim activists, a group of Jewish teens and a rabbi joined forces on Sunday in a number of Moroccan cities to supply 1,500 underprivileged Muslim families with food staples for the daily meal that marks the end of each daily fast during Ramadan.
257 students received their rabbinical ordination in a special event on the grounds of the Rabbinical Collage of America. Also, a 200 year old Sefer Torah that was rescued from the holocaust was present to the RCA.
Rabbi Menachem Meir Blau OBM, a passionate Chossid devoted to the Rebbe and his instructions, passed away on 21 Sivan 5776. He was 70. Levaya and Shiva times added
28 bochurim of the Oholei Torah Mesivta learned the entire mesechta of Baba Basra, the largest mesechta in Shas, by heart. Another seven bochurim learned the entire mesechta Sukkah, and 46 bochurim learned the entire sefer of Likutei Amorim of the Tanya.
Israel has reached a reconciliation deal with Turkey to end a bitter six-year rift between the Mideast powers, an official said Sunday.