Pacey and Rivka Shira (nee Francis) Lipkind (Crown Heights)
Southwest Florida Shliach Rabbi Yitzchok Minkowitz was invited by Ft. Myers mayor Randall Henderson to open the City Council meeting with a prayer.
In 1966 Israeli President Zalman Shazar paid a, well documented, visit to the Rebbe. Now, for the first time, video footage of the visit has been made public through the states archive.
Avrumie Safranovitz (Hillside, NJ) and Racheli Dadon (Cape Town, South Africa)
A man and woman were arrested after they were found inside a vacant home on Eastern Parkway. Shomrim apprehended the pair after received a call from a relative of the owner.
Rabbi Yehuda Tzvi Fogelman, Chabad-Lubavitch emissary to Worcester, Massachusetts, passed away Sunday, June 9 at the age of 91. At the time of his passing, he was the organization’s longest serving emissary, responsible for creating a vibrant Jewish community in the second largest city in Massachusetts.
Education advocates fed up with a lack of English, math and science in some Jewish parochial schools have taken their frustration to the street — or, more accurately, to a huge billboard overhanging the BQE.
On Sunday, June 16th, Bnos Chomesh celebrated the graduation of its fourth graduating class. Now entering its seventh year, Bnos Chomesh has become the place to go for high school girls who seek a warm and personalized approach to their education.
Yehuda Geisinsky (Crown Heights) and Chana Blumes (Crown Heights)
Lechaim Thursday at Oholei Torah Center Plaza
274 Brooklyn Ave, [between Lincolin Pl. and Eastern Pkwy.]
Chabad of West Boca Raton, an Orthodox synagogue known for its outreach to unaffiliated Jews, broke ground last week on a 1.2-acre parcel on State Road 7, on the south side of the Shoppes at Boca Greens.
One Oholei Torah 7th grade class were rewarded with a tour around Manhhatan in a stretch Hummer limo, a speedboat, and for three lucky raffle winners, a helicopter ride as well.
With Sadness we inform you of the passing of Harav Hachossid Rabbi Moshe Greenberg OBM of Bnei Brak. He spent seven years in a Russian prison for his childrens education, and later established Moisdos Chabad in Bnei Brak. He is survived by his 17 children, most of whom are Shluchim.
Yisroel and Chaya Mushka (nee Goldin) Pekar (Crown Heights)
Rabbi Yehudah Leib (“Reb Leibel”) Bistritzky, 86, a prominent and much loved figure in the Chabad-Lubavitch community and beyond, passed away on May 13. He was more commonly known as “Reb Leibel.”
I’m wide awake, but I know the route so well I may as well still be sleeping. I walk quickly, I’m a bochur, no one walks faster. My lips murmur what I remember by heart, anything to save a few minutes. I try not to look around and see what I should not.