Yehoshua Heshel Mishulovin (Los Angeles, CA) and Chanie Niasoff (Manchester, UK)
Following the Rebbes Horaah to hold Kinusei Torah after the holiday of Shavuos, the community in Montreal, Canada held one which began on Friday, Isru Chag.
A bicyclist was killed after veering in front of a livery cab driver on Eastern Parkway in Crown Heights early Sunday morning, police said.
REDONDO BEACH, CA — When Rabbi Yossi and Shterna Mintz opened their fledgling Chabad center in Redondo Beach, Calif., people told them it was a lost cause, saying that no Jews lived there.
Aaron and Ellie (nee Minkowicz) Drew (Crown Heights)
Mrs. Shoshana Dubroff is sitting shiva for the passing of her dear mother Mrs. Fraidel ben Lazer A”H Goldstein OBM, at her home 738 Lefferts Ave. on the 1st floor, until Thursday morning. Visitors and asked to please not come … Continued
CAPE TOWN, South Africa — A nine-month nightmare ended for professor Cyril Karabus, a 78-year-old former pediatric oncologist, who was arrested in Dubai. Hundreds greeted the freed man at the airport, among them Chabad Shliach Rabbi Asher Deren – who blessed him with Birchas Kohanim.
JERUSALEM, Israel — A defective Shabbat timer was apparently the cause of a major fire at a Chabad synagogue in the Givat Shaul neighborhood of Jerusalem over the weekend.
Yankel and Chaya Mushka (nee Katzman) Raskin (Crown Heights)
Having just mourned her passing on Yud Nissan, a mere two months ago, Chabad Lubavitch of Montana has launched a Mezuzah campaign in memory of Mrs. Chana Brook of Kfar Chabad that will bring hundreds of Mezuzot to Jewish families throughout the State.
Chesky and Rochel (nee Gould) Wasserman (Crown Heights)
The Bochurim of Mesivta and Beis Medrash Chovevei Torah prepared for Shavuos with a full-day Yarchei Kallah. Together with member of Crown Heights Anash, they spent an entire Sunday immersed in Torah, listening to fascinating shiurim on various topics related to Matan Torah and the sugyos they are learning in yeshiva.
The Rabbinical College of Australia & New Zealand (Yeshivah Gedolah – Melbourne) hosted a communal Kinus Torah on Sunday the tenth of Sivan (May 19, 2013). The Kinus was convened in conjunction with Shavuos, as per the Rebbe’s directive that a Kinus be held on, or immediately after, each Yom Tov.
Looking down Eastern Parkway from Grand Army Plaza’s Memorial Arch, past the Brooklyn Public Library, past the Botanic Garden and McKim, Mead and White’s Brooklyn Museum, you might be reminded of Paris and the broad avenues that radiate from the Arc de Triomphe.
Chabad @ Flamingo in Thornhill, Ontario, has big plans to keep on growing. About seven years ago, organizers drew up blueprints to expand the sanctuary and social area. The former was completed, and now they have moved on to the latter—a social hall that will double its capacity, from 200 people to 400.
Mendel and Sossia (nee Charytan) Kramer (Crown Heights)
Crown Heights children were treated to a carnival and show by the French Twins on Montgomery Street in honor of Isru Chag. The outing was sponsored by local businesses.
Zalmy and Yehudis (nee Kaminetsky) Futerfas (Crown Heights)