Two months after unveiling its new home south of Cumming, Chabad of Forsyth, Georgia, took a big step toward securing its financial foundation by raising more than a quarter of a million dollars in 24 hours.
The city’s newest 2-mile bike lane spans Classon Avenue from the southern edge of Crown Heights north to Bed-Stuy, after the family of a killed cyclist fought for more protected bike lanes.
It was a cloudless day on Monday in Telluride, Colo., a small Western town high in the Rocky Mountains filled with forests and rivers. Telluride is full of tourists this time of year. “As I passed the busy town park, I saw two young men in the crowd. Their appearance was very distinctive, and I immediately recognized them as Jewish men.”
An anonymous member of the Crown Heights community submitted this op-ed, suggesting a simple and practical solution to the ongoing tuition crisis – a solution that restores power to the parents, and takes us back to the way things used to be long ago.
Today there are no Kosher options in the entire Downtown Brooklyn area. There are also no wholesome, gourmet food carts or trucks in the area – for Kosher eaters and non-Kosher eaters alike. By using natural, minimally processed beef and serving handcrafted Burgers prepared fresh daily, JJ’s Holy Cow will shift consumer expectations of what a food cart can offer, as well as provide tens of thousands of Kosher consumers with great food.
No two people have the same fingerprints, and no two people have the same life mission. Finding your path in life can be a challenge. While it’s clear that humanity has a purpose, sometimes figuring out our unique purpose can seem daunting. In earlier generations, one might consult the local prophet to look over his soul and give direction. Being that this isn’t an option today, how do we go about figuring out the what our unique purpose is? Rabbi Pinchas Taylor lays out 5 tips which the sages discuss in order to help make that determination.
From Chabad.org by Menachem Posner: The Spanish island of Ibiza has long been famous for its pristine Mediterranean waters, stunning … Continued
Menachem (ben Motti) Feldman (Sydney, Australia) and Mushki (bas Shmulik) Kuperman (Moscow, Russia)
Yehuda and Chana Rochel Apfelbaum (Crown Heights)
“Look, I can speak to my grandkids with this!” Holly Cohen, a resident at Bristal Assisted Living facility, exclaims. She’s holding an iPad, a gift from her son that she’s using for the first time. Billy Gold is the middle school student who helped her navigate the software. He’s part of a committed group that visits monthly from Valley Chabad of Woodcliff Lake, New Jersey.
As the summer draws to a close, bochurim attending the Yeshiva Summer Program in Morristown, NJ, bid farewell at the grand banquet to their newfound friends and dedicated counselors and teachers. The next morning they packed their luggage and boarded the buses which would take them back home.
Commitments made to Bais Rivkah teachers in the past year have gone unfulfilled, leaving many to wonder if Crown Heights’ largest girls’ school will open on time for the coming school year.
Rabbi Yehuda Krinsky, a personal secretary of the Lubavitcher Rebbe, recalls the eventful summer of 1956, following a tragic terror attack on the recently-founded village of Kfar Chabad that claimed the lives of five young students and their teacher.
A record number of 1,200+ participants concluded five days of immersive Jewish learning at the National Jewish Retreat this past Sunday. More than 150 workshops, lectures, and interactive learning programs were led by leading Jewish scholars from around the world.
As the summer draws to a close, the hundreds of campers and staffmembers of Camp Gan Yisroel in Upstate New York posed for a group portrait, along with the camp’s executive director, Rabbi Avrohom Shemtov.
Yitzchok and Bina Lerman (Rutherford, NJ)
In an age where weddings have become laden with costly extras, an all new video starring Israeli icon Gad Elbaz puts the spotlight back on the pure, unadulterated joy that is at the essence of every marital celebration.
Living Chassidus, a home away from home for women in Crown Heights, began at a Farbrengen in 2012. Mashpia Mrs. Michal Weiss realized that many single women felt lonely and lost in Crown Heights. In search for meaning and purpose, these women were turning to secular self-help books for answers, when the true answers lie in Chassidus.
A parent who functions as a friend is denying that child a functioning parent, says author Shoshanna Silcove in this op-ed she penned for CrownHeights.info.
Rabbi Yitzchok Minkowicz, director of Chabad Lubavitch of Southwest Florida, delivers his insights on this week’s Parsha – Re’eh. This week Rabbi Minkowicz answers the question: How can we Kosher our Animal Soul?
Michoel and Rivky (nee Glassner) Goldin (Teaneck, NJ)
A reader sent us this vintage photograph depicting a group of Chabad Chassidim from Russia. Can you identify anyone in the photo (correct answers in the extended article), and when and where the photo was taken?