This week the world marked Holocaust Remembrance Day. In honor of the occasion, we present a letter from the Rebbe addressing the common question: why the Holocaust? The letter, written originally in English, is from the archives of the Rebbe’s personal trusted secretary, Rabbi Nissan Mindel.
It’s been 31 years that Blair Jonas, a furniture wholesaler from Minneapolis, has been attending the semi-annual International Home Furnishings Market in High Point, N.C., a city that has been called the “Furniture Capital of the World.”
How one determined Chabad rabbi made the world-famous Gino’s deep dish kosher for Chicago’s Jews.
President Donald Trump is likely to use his upcoming trip to Israel to announce the relocation of the US Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, a senior Republican official said Thursday.
Dovber and Zisi (nee Kessler) Lewis (Crown Heights)
Jewish students at Arizona State University finally have a kosher meat restaurant on the Tempe campus they can enjoy.
The Algemeiner reports that investing in companies targeted by the anti-Israel BDS (Boycott, Divest, Sanction) movement would have been a sound strategy over the past year, with such companies having far outperformed the overall stock market.
Writing for The Forward, Lubavitcher attorney and activist Eli Federman accuses European countries that ban Kosher and Halal ritual slaughter of hypocrisy, and points to antisemitism and Islamophobia – not animal welfare – as their primary motivation.
No one is ever really lost to Judaism. That’s the message of an astonishing Pesach seder that was held this year in the heart of an Arab village whose “planning” began 17 years ago.
Rabbi Zev Litenatsky is an accomplished educator who served as a principal of several schools in Los Angeles between 1960 and 2007. He was interviewed by JEM’s My Encounter with the Rebbe project in Los Angeles in September of 2011.
“Where every Jew is family!” is exactly the kind of slogan one would expect to find in Munster, a bedroom community 30 miles southeast of downtown Chicago, just across the Indiana border. With a population of about 23,000, less than 10 percent of which is Jewish, Munster offers what residents call the best of both worlds: a lower cost of living and the slower pace of small-town life with convenient proximity to the Windy City and its wide array of offerings.
Courtesy of Lubavitch Archives, we present this photo of teachers and their students parading down Kingston Ave. on Lag Ba’omer, 1976. Can you identify anyone in the photo? which stores in the background are still around today?
In less than two weeks, JLI affiliates around the world will launch Survival of a Nation, a new six-week course that investigates the momentous—indeed historic—implications of the events that led up to the Six Day War, the war itself, and its aftermath.
Breaking their silence for the first time since teachers in the primary division of Bais Rivkah in Crown Heights have gone on strike, the school’s board claims their legal authority was challenged, and have therefore stopped their activities.
The South Florida Jewish Academy, founded by Shluchim Rabbi Yossi and Baila Gansburg, teamed up with filmmaker Meir Kalmenson to give a perspective student a tour of the state-of-the-art institution.
With plans for two new homeless shelters in Crown Heights, Jewish residents struggle to balance the injunction to care for the poor with fear of increased crime, reports the Jewish Week.
A water main break is causing “significant’ traffic issues entering and leaving John F. Kennedy Airport Wednesday morning.
As your friends worry about their children’s teachers, after school clubs and social activities, parents of children with special needs have worries that extend way beyond these concerns. Constantly changing insurance policies, planning for the future, bills piling up for specialized toys and therapies; the list is endless.
A car crashed into Chabad Lubavitch of Lehigh Valley in Allentown, PA, yesterday evening, slightly damaging the building.
Arutz Sheva reporters captured video of a Jewish teen putting on Tefilin for the first time in his life during the annual March of the Living in Auschwitz, spurring an impromptu Bar Mitzvah celebration.
Members of the Lubavitch community in Montreal gathered together last night on 28 Nissan, 26 years after the Rebbe gave over to his Chassidim the task of “doing all you can to bring Moshiach.”
Mendel and Chaya Goldberg (Playa Del Carmen, Mexico)