The campaign for a new, larger home for Stanford University’s Chabad House got a boost when alumnus Tad Taube, who graduated in 1957, donated $1.3 million to the center, which serves Jewish students, faculty members and local residents.
Alternate side parking (street cleaning) regulations will be suspended Thursday, October 19, for a Hindu holiday. All other regulations, including parking meters, remain in effect.
Famed law professor and author Alan Dershowitz spoke at the UC Berkeley School of Law last Wednesday at an event organized by Chabad, under the leadership of Rabbi Gil Leeds. Shortly after the event, a flyer on the law school bulletin board was found vandalized with a swastika drawn over Dershowitz’s face.
Six construction workers were hurt — four seriously — when a roof abruptly collapsed in Crown Heights Tuesday morning.
After the Nazis came to power, the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin served as a symbol of their strength. But this year, those passing by the landmark during Chol Hamoed Sukkos were surprised to see an impressive sukkah standing opposite the gate.
For Rabbi Berl Goldman, preparations for white nationalist Richard Spencer’s visit to the University of Florida have been going on for a while.
Police wrangled a cow on the loose in Prospect Park today, Tuesday, after the animal became a spectacle for tourists and New Yorkers alike when it was spotted roaming the streets and enjoying the park facilities.
A grand outdoor Simchas Beis Hashoeva took place in Monsey on Sunday Chol Hamoed Sukkos, where thousands of men, women and children participated in dancing, singing and celebrating Zman Simchaseinu.
With overdoses, substance abuse and many forms of addiction making national news, the Jewish community has not been edited from those tragic headlines. In fact, the statistics are dangerously growing with minimal sustaining solutions to the problem among all Jewish denominations. After traveling to over 600 Jewish communities in the world, this catastrophic problem did not escape the attention of Dr. David Nesenoff who this year opened Tikvah Lake Recovery, a very unique oasis for those who need to overcome their addictions, along with his son Rabbi Adam Nesenoff.
Rabbi Mendel Zarchi, director of Chabad Lubavitch of Puerto Rico, and assistants on the ground have been working nonstop on recovery efforts after Hurricane Maria plowed over the island on Sept. 20. A 30-hour fundraising campaign was launched on Oct. 16 to assist residents, many of whom remain without power and potable water.
With sadness we inform you of the passing of Rebbetzin Nechamah Tzipah Goodman, one of the earliest shluchos and mechanchos in the United States, who passed away early Tuesday morning. She was 95 years old.
Jewish singing superstar Avraham Fried and World famous philanthropist Leonardo Farkas Perform a song together at the United Hatzalah Concert in Israel.
A Simchas Beis Hashoeva celebration was organized on 13th Avenue in the heart of Boro Park by local Shliach Rabbi Aron Ginsberg. The event was attended by thousands, who danced joyously into the late hours of the night.
Rabbi Yitzchok Minkowicz, director of Chabad Lubavitch of Southwest Florida, delivers his insights on this week’s Parsha — Noach. This week Rabbi Minkowicz answers the question: Is life a mirror?
Permits have been filed for a new three-story mixed-use structure in Crown Heights. 253 LLC, owned by Elliot Moskowitz, filed the applications for 253 Empire Boulevard, the site of the now-shuttered Clean Rite laundromat.
With deep sorrow, we regret to inform you of the passing of Mrs. Rochel Leah Heber OBM (nee Kalmenson), wife of Rabbi Shmuel HaLevi Heber, a Maggid Shiur and Mashpia in Crown Heights. She was 70 years old.
A New Jersey man is suing the city and several police officers, saying he was beaten and taunted with a racial slur in a Crown Heights police station — moments after his young daughter left his side.
The childhood home of Likud ideological forebear Ze’ev Jabotinsky in Odessa, Ukraine, will be turned into a historic site rather than be demolished, following the efforts of Israeli Communications Minister Ayoub Kara and Chabad emissary to Odessa Rabbi Avrohom Wolff.
President Donald Trump has lashed out on Twitter at the Senate’s top Democrat, Charles Schumer (NY), over his blatant hypocracy regarding the Iran deal, which he opposed when it was enacted by President Obama but now supports under Trump’s presidency.
Actress Mayim Bialik has drawn criticism for an op-ed she wrote for The New York Times in response to the allegations of assault and harassment against Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein, in which she advocated for women to dress more modestly.
Following the formal panel of the Shluchim sent by the Rebbe to Eretz Yisroel in 1956 following the deadly terror attack on a Kfar Chabad School, the jam-packed Oholei Torah Zal emptied out slightly, some tables were moved together, and a Chasidisher Farbrengen comenced with those remaining, which lasted until the early hours of the morning.
Thousands of Tishrei guests, Shluchim and Anash participated Sunday night in the historic panel and first time reunion of the first group of Shluchim the Rebbe sent to Eretz Yisroel in 1956, following a harrowing terror attack in Kfar Chabad.