With great sadness, shock and deep pain we inform you of the tragic and sudden passing of Rabbi Yekutiel Rapp OBM, a Mashpia in Tomchei Temimim 770. He was killed in a horrific accident in Crown Heights. He was 66 years old.
In honor of 12-13 Tammuz, the birthday and day of liberation of the Previous Rebbe, we present an inspiring story that occurred during the lifetime of his father, the Rebbe Rashab, written by renowned author Rabbi Sholom Dovber Avtzon.
On Tuesday, June 30, 2015, the day will officially be a bit longer than usual – because an extra second, or “leap” second, will be added.
A noted Mashpia, who served as a longtime Mashgiach of Yeshivas Tomchei Temimim-770, was run over multiple times by a car on the corner of Empire Blvd. and Balfour Place. After frantic efforts to save his life, the man tragically passed away from his injuries.
While on a visit to Brussels, Belgium, for the launch of the “Counter Extremism Project,” former U.S. Senator Joseph Lieberman and his wife Haddasah met with Rabbi Michoel Rosenblum, director of the EU Jewish Buildings and the European Synagogue – Ohel Eliezer. “My trips are never complete without meeting up with Chabad,” said Sen. Lieberman.
A horrifying incident occurred Sunday night to a young Jewish mother in Crown Heights, when she was accosted in the dark by a knife-wielding assailant, who menacingly said to her “Come with me.”
JETS (The Jewish Educational Trade School) in Granada Hills, California, has completed its 10th successful school year.
The fast-growing Lubavitch Community of Walnut Creek, located in Hollywood, Florida, held a special Shabbaton in Honor of Gimmel Tammuz, with the attendance of guest speaker Rabbi Rabbi Velvel Lipsker.
The first Shabbos of the summer at Camp Gan Yisroel-Parksville was a sight to behold. The camp spirit that is present throughout the week is especially prevalent on Shabbos, and the singing by each seudah, davening with chayus, and Mishnayos Ba’al Peh energized the entire camp.
On Sunday, the 11th of Tammuz, family and friends of Mordechai Goldin a”h gathered at F.R.E.E. to mark his Shloshim.
On Sunday, June 21st, over 200 guests joined Chabad Lubavitch of Northeast London and Essex at the Prince Regent Rooms in Woodford Bridge for their annual dinner to celebrate the ongoing work and growth of Chabad in Essex.
Simcha Bloom (Sydney, Australia) and Mushky Notik (Seattle, WA)
Michel Skura (West Palm Beach, FL) and Chani Jalusi (Coral Springs, FL)
This week’s edition of MyLife: Chassidus Applied with Rabbi Simon Jacobson, Episode 73, will air tonight, Sunday, here on CrownHeights.info, beginning at 8:00pm. This week, in a special summer edition, Rabbi Jacobson will address the topics: The Challenges and the Opportunities of Vacation; Contemporary Lessons from 12 Tammuz; Reward and Punishment.
Affluent Wilmette, a Chicago suburb on Lake Michigan where homes go for 40% more than other area suburbs, attracts well to do families looking for amenities and good public schools. Compared to neighboring Skokie, Northbrook or the Rogers Park neighborhood, it does not have much of a Jewish infrastructure.
This summer Merkos shlichus Bochurim will travel to over 1000 cities and towns. Their goal: Meet Jewish people and help bring them closer to their creator.
The campers of Camp Gan Yisroel-Parksville awoke Thursday morning under the impression that it would be just another regular day in camp. But there is no such thing as a “regular day” in Gan Yisroel.
With great sadness, shock and deep pain we inform you of the tragic and untimely passing of Chaya Mushka (Moussia) Zaltzman OBM, daughter of Rabbi Zalman and Perla Zaltzman Ybd”l Shluchim in Canada. She was 6 years old.
Eastern Parkway was shut down Shabbos afternoon after police received a report of a suspicious package near 770. The entire vicinity remained closed for over two hours as police investigated.
The education the previous Rebbe received from a young age increased his desire to help others, and even as a child, he was prepared to pay a high price for his ideals, as the story of his first imprisonment relates.
Yesterday, Thursday, the Talmidim of YSP-Morristown were treated to their first trip of the summer: Bounce!
When Matthew Jurgens‘ mother passed away when he only two years old, her last request from Rabbi Anchelle Pearl was for her son to have a Bar Mitzvah.