Shloime and Chana (nee Greenberg) Hecht (Crown Heights)
At least one person is dead and three others were hurt when a Borough Park building exploded Saturday afternoon.
Mr. Mike Eman, the Jewish prime minister of Aruba and longtime friend of Chabad, included Chabad-Lubavitch Headquarters on his itinerary during a visit to New York last week.
Rabbi Nehemia Lavi, 41, and Aharon Banita Bennett, 21, were murdered in a brutal terror attack near the Lion’s Gate in Jerusalem’s Old City on Saturday night, shortly after the end of Shabbos. Bennett’s wife and 2-year-old child were wounded.
Following the Hakhel event on Eastern Parkway Hundreds made their way to Kingston Avenue where they danced – undeterred by the steady downpour – at Simchas Beis Hashueva into the early hours of the morning.
Secular studies teachers needed for a Lubavitcher elementary boys Yeshiva in the heart of Flatbush.
A warm and friendly atmosphere and a most rewarding and fulfilling Shlichus.
For the tenth successive year, Chabad of Melbourne CBD, led by Shliach Rabbi Chaim Herzog, celebrated the festival of Sukkot by erecting a Sukkah in the very center of the City of Melbourne. On Thursday, 1 October, 2015, it was literally standing-room only as more than 40 people gathered to eat and drink in the City Sukkah and to hear from invited guests, including the Lord Mayor of Melbourne, The Honourable Robert Doyle.
Millions along the East Coast breathed a little easier Friday after forecasters said Hurricane Joaquin would probably veer out to sea instead of joining up with a drenching rainstorm that is bringing severe flooding to parts of the Atlantic Seaboard.
More than 10,000 Israelis and visitors from around the world who are in Israel for the Sukkot holiday week gathered at the Har Hamenuchot cemetery today to pay their last respects to Rabbi Eitam and Na’ama Henkin, who were murdered on Thursday night by terrorists in Samaria.
Chaya Zissel and Devorah Klein were out doing Sukkos Mivtzoim when they happened upon a little critter who wanted a chance to shake the Lulav too!
Sharon and Michal (nee Rezonzew) Weiss (Crown Heights)
Visitors to the Old City Jewish Art Center in Philadelphia right now will literally step into the fabric of Jewish life. Even before they walk through the door, they will find themselves within an arts-oriented sukkah, a bough-covered hut in which Jewish people spend time for the duration of the weeklong Sukkot holiday.
A 25 year-old Orthodox-Jewish woman from Crown Heights has filed a religious discrimination lawsuit against a local fitness chain, claiming she was threatened with arrest and had her membership revoked because she used the gym’s facilities while dressed modestly.
CrownHeights.info and Lubavitch Archives present a unique photo of the Rebbe with his set of Hashanos.
Thousands gathered on Eastern Parkway for a Hakhel gathering that featured a special program including music and dancing. Photos by Benams.
Rabbi Yitzchok Minkowicz, director of Chabad Lubavitch of Southwest Florida, delivers his insights on this week’s Parsha – Vezos Habracha. This week Rabbi Minkowicz answers the question: What is the quality of a Jewish Leader?
Thousands gathered on Eastern Parkway for a Hakhel gathering that featured a special program including music and dancing.
Rabbi Shmuel Lesches, Maggid Shiur in Yeshiva Gedola of Melbourne, Australia, has compiled a guide to the laws of Hoshanah Rabbah, Shmini Atzeres and Simchas Torah for the benefit of the wider Lubavitch community.
A mass gathering – arranged in conjunction with the schools and Shuls of Crown Heights – for the entire community, in honor of Hakhel. The event is being broadcasted live here on CrownHeights.info beginning at 7:30pm.
The students of United Lubavitcher Yeshiva-Crown St. had a build-your-own-sukkah contest. They put their creative minds and hands to work and built their own model Sukkahs, each with its own twist.
A portion of a “seemingly never-ending dispute” in New York Federal Court came to an end when a district judge dismissed a major part of a lawsuit filed by Vaad L’Hafotzas Sichos and Zalman Chanin against Merkos and Aguc”h over the printing of the Rebbe’s Sichos.
A Jewish husband and wife were murdered by Palestinian terrorists in front of four of their six children near the Israeli settlement of Itamar. The victims of the terror attack were identified as Rabbi Eitam and Naama Henkin from Neria.
The New York City Department of Emergency Management has reached out to the Jewish community to notify them that the city is expecting strong winds due to Hurricane Joaquin as early as tonight, Thursday, and this is expected to continue throughout Friday and Shabbos. Sukkahs that are not properly secured, especially those on high balconies, can pose severe danger.