Moshe and Sara Chanie (nee Benarroch) Brafman (Crown Heights)
Sruly And Mushky (nee Frankel) Karasik (Crown Heights)
Yisroel Noach and Mushky Majeski (Crown Heights)
This Erev Shabbos is Rosh Chodesh Adar, and, as everyone knows, we usher in this joyous month with merriment and by being jovial. I therefore chose to share with you a story which I recently heard for the first time about our most beloved jester, Reb Shmuel Munkis.
This Shabbos at the Besht, Rabbi Avrohom Eliyohu Wudowsky, will lead a discussion on the topic of Rashi and/or Rabbeinu Tam Tefillin.
Dovid and Chaya Mushka (nee Raitport) Posner (Crown Heights)
Courtesy of Lubavitch Archives, we present a photo of The Rebbe distributing Kos Shel Bracha in the early 1970’s.
In this weeks letter, the Rebbe mentions the gist of the Frierdiker Rebbe’s talk regarding the construction of the mishkan and our meticulous erecting and dismantling of it during the years of wandering in the desert, and its relevance to us in our lives today. The letter, written originally in English, is from the archives of the Rebbe’s trusted secretary Rabbi Nissan Mindel.
The CTeen International Shabbaton, is less than a week away. In preparation for next week, CTeen Headquarters has been working diligently alongside NYPD and the relevant security agencies to ensure a safe and enjoyable weekend for all. The 10th annual Shabbaton is expected to be the biggest CTeen has ever seen, with over 2,500 participants in total.
Alternate side parking (street cleaning) regulations are suspended on Friday, February 16, 2018 for Asian Lunar New Year. All other regulations, including parking meters, remain in effect.
In an unprecedented campaign, Educational Institute Oholei Torah raised over 2.4 million dollars from 2248 supporters, friends and alumni from around the world! The event showed the great impact and loyal support the Mosad has, which expressed itself in the vast numbers.
JLI presents its unique one-minute video featuring a powerful and relevant message. This week’s video for Parshas Terumah is The Gift of Giving.
Tonight, the Brashevitsky’s will hold a ceremony marking a part of the completion of a new Sefer Torah. This Torah was written the memory of their dear brother Shlomo Sholom Barshevitsky OBM, who passed away 18 years ago. Rabbi Avrohom Brashevitsky relates a story about how we normally rush to do a mitzvah, but in this case it was “Better Late then Early.”
Chaim Loschak (S. Barbara, CA) and Mushkie Rodal (South Africa)
Yeshivas throughout New York are under attack. A small group of disgruntled former students, encouraged and amplified by those with their own agendas separate from yeshiva education, has spurred state and city education officials to scrutinize the education that religious schools are delivering to their students, with an eye on imposing unprecedented new rules about what can and cannot be taught.
This Motzai Shabbos Beis Eliezer Yitzchok will be hosting a special evening for women, featuring Mrs. Itu Lustig, a holocaust survivor and matriarch of a large family, who will share her personal story of strength and survival. There will also be a face painting workshop following the presentation.
Over 2,000 community members and supporters attended the Beth Lubavitch of Paris, France annual gala dinner, where they celebrated 50 years of service to the Jewish community of Paris, this past Tuesday.
Rabbi Avraham Yitzchak Kiss is a restaurant manager and caterer. He was interviewed in the My Encounter Studio in January of 2016.
At least 17 people were killed, including students and adults, and many others injured when a former student opened fire in a high school in Parkland, Fla. Victims were taken to local hospitals, and three remain in critical condition.
This weekly fast moving — yet inspiring — 1-minute video on the weekly Parsha is created by Yitzchok Schmuckler, a Bochur from Montreal. This week’s video for Parshas Trumah is titled: Jews are like menorahs and we spread light.
Operation Survival has launched awareness campaign to increase knowledge among Crown Heights residents detailing the risks and dangers of prescription opioid and drug abuse.