Meir and Chaya Mushka (nee Halon) Hecht (Crown Heights)
Sholom Ber and Feigy (nee Mandel) Wircberg (Crown Heights)
Mendy Fried (New York, NY) and Cheyena Zirkind (Fresno, CA)
Campers at the Mei Menuchos Bungalow Colony in South Fallsburg, NY, enjoy a day in the sun with their teacher, Rabbi Meir Rodal.
This Shabbos at the Besht, Rabbi Yosef Schmukler, Magid Shiur of the Midtown Kollel and mechaber sefer Umkah Shel Halochoh, will lead a discussion on the topic of the Mezuzah.
The NKVD interrogator continued, “All religious Jews say a blessing, before they eat food, but you place your hand over your yarmulkah, when you recite the blessing. Only a Schneesonki does that!” he thundered.
CrownHeights.info and Lubavitch Archives present a unique collection of photos of the Rebbe visiting Camp Gan Israel and Camp Emunah in the summer of 1957.
Florida likely has the first cases of Zika transmitted by mosquitoes on the U.S. mainland, the state’s governor said Friday.
“You see it. You smell it. Anywhere you drive around the city, you see the fire in the mountains,” said Rabbi Choni Marozov, co-director of Chabad of S. Clarita Valley in Southern California with his wife, Frumi. “This was definitely the worst we have seen. There have been other fires similar distances away, but they usually last a day, a day-and-a-half; this one has lasted much longer. Plus, the winds keep changing direction, so it would move away a bit and then come back.”
In honor of Chof Av, the Hillula of the Rebbe’s father, Rabbi Levi Yitzchak Schneerson, a new expansion and beautification of his holy Ohel in Alma Ata (Almaty), Kazakhstan, is being completed.
Yankees fans were ecstatic. Lefty Gomez and Joe DiMaggio had just helped their team sweep the Cincinnati Reds to win the 1939 World Series. In Newark, N.J., 12 year-old Bill Shank was happily anticipating his forthcoming bar mitzvah. Studying with the cantor at B’nei Abraham Synagogue, he was almost ready for his big day.
Meir (ben R’ Shmuel) Lieblich (Crown Heights) and Sara Danesh (Flatbush, NY)
This week we present a letter from the Rebbe in which he writes that we are not in Aschalta d’Geulah, yet urges that life in Eretz Yisrael must be conducted in accordance with the Torah – and explains how there is no inconsistency between these two ideas. The letter, written originally in English, is from the archives of the Rebbe’s personal trusted secretary, Rabbi Nissan Mindel.
The NYPD will double the number of officers on duty at this year’s J’Ouvert festival in Crown Heights, officials said Tuesday, as police and community leaders pledged a joint effort to make the event as safe as possible.
After being displaced from their campus Chabad House digs for some three years, hundreds of Jewish students who find a haven at Chabad of McGill University are finally settling back into their newly remodeled Chabad House. A former row house, the 100 year-old building underwent an intensive $2.2 million renovation and expansion and was finally rededicated in early April 2016.
With great sadness we inform you of the untimely passing of Rabbi Moshe Freedman, OBM, Chabad emissary to Bahia Blanca, Argentina. He was 57 years old.
Campers and staff at Gan Yisroel-Montreal were split into three teams for ‘Bog War,’ the first month of camp’s version of color war. This summer, the competition was themed ‘Hakhel War,’ with the three teams named “Hakhel Es Ha’am-Achdus,” “Leman’an Yilmedu-Torah” and “Veshamru La’asos-Mitzvos.”
Earlier this week, the ALS Association announced that the $125 million raised by the ‘Ice Bucket Challenge’ that was all the rage two summers ago financed an important discovery.
Despite the intense heat, citizens from across the Conejo Valley in California gathered outside the Lost Hills Sheriff’s Station in Calabasas Tuesday afternoon to show their support for local law enforcement. The event was organized by Rabbi Moshe Bryski, executive director of the Chabad of the Conejo, who was touched by a Facebook post he read by one of the officers slain in the recent shooting incident in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
Chabad Lubavitch NE London and Essex held a Panel and Q & A Event on Monday, July 25th, on the rising tide of antisemitism plaguing the Jewish community.
Congresswoman Yvette Clarke, whose district includes the Jewish community of Crown Heights, told the JTA that her decision to vote in favor of the Iran deal was an easy choice.
Menachem and Nechama Tauber (North Miami Beach, FL)