This week’s edition of MyLife: Chassidus Applied with Rabbi Simon Jacobson, Episode 102, will air tonight, Sunday, here on CrownHeights.info, beginning at 8:00pm. This week Rabbi Jacobson will address the topics: Spouse vs. Parents; Growing through a Tough Childhood; Giving up on Children? Process of Writing and Publishing Sichos.
EnerJew, the FJC’s leading project for Jewish teenagers, opens 2016 with its powerful annual coordinators seminar, taking place this week in Baku, Azerbaijan. The four-day seminar, attended by over 50 coordinators from 25 cities that participate in the project, consists of a wide range of professional workshops, lectures, classes, brain storming sessions and much more.
As testament to 35 years of service to the Jewish community of St. Louis,Chabad-Lubavitch emissary Shiffy Landa was honored last week with the Jewish Professionals of St. Louis (JProStl) Career Achievement Award. The award is presented to an experienced professional—Landa is co-director of Chabad of Greater St. Louis, and Judaic-studies coordinator and a teacher at the Epstein Hebrew Academy in the city—who has consistently demonstrated exceptional dedication and effectiveness throughout her career.
Members of the Bukharian Jewish community in Queens, New York gathered last week to celebrate the Bris of the son of Rabbi Yitzchok Wolowik, one of their Rabbis and local Chabad Shliach.
Fourteen years after saving the life a Lubavitcher teenager from a burning house in Crown Heights, now retired firefighter Joseph Scaramuzzino realized that his time with the FDNY meant something.
Chabad of the Grove has announced a capital campaign to expand and renovate its iconic Chabad House, with plans to restore the historic, 90 year old building and to include a school, mikva, social hall, and Holocaust memorial.
At least 60 percent of French believe that the Jewish population have some responsibility for the rise of anti-Semitism in their country, according to a poll conducted by the Ipsos market research firm.
Shevach Tamir (Miami Beach, FL/Crown Heights) and Devorah Kazarnovsky (Johannesburg, South Africa)
The single fatality in Friday morning’s crane collapse in Manhattan has been identified as 38-year-old David Wichs, an Orthodox-Jewish resident of the Upper West Side.
A terrorist stabbed a Jewish woman in a market in an Arab town in southern Israel, seriously wounding her before running away.
The parents were beyond themselves and everyone was at a lost – what can be done to stop the bleeding and save the child? Amongst the assembled was Reb Zusha. He told the distraught parents, “Make the meal larger than you were planning and invite the entire community to participate.”
Levi (ben Chuni) Vogel (Coral Springs, FL/Wilmington, DE) and Sabrina Hararri (Coral Springs, FL)
Levi and Rivky (nee Rosenberg) Wilhelm (Crown Heights)
Rimma Alexeeva is back home in San Carlos, Calif., which sits halfway between San Francisco to the north and San Jose to the south. She returned to 60-degree weather, which by Sunday is expected to reach nearly 70. It’s a far cry from last week, when she trudged through the slush and snow in New York City, wearing borrowed black boots and a white parka, necessary items for the drudge of a Northeast winter.
This Shabbos at the Besht, Rabbi Aron Moss will lead a discussion on the topic – the Chassidic response to atheism.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has proposed a new streetcar system that would connect Brooklyn and Queens.
Much has been said over the past few months in relation to Shnas Hakhel. With all the Shturem however, many of us fail to grasp how passionate the Rebbe was in promoting and living it throughout the course of the year.
CrownHeights.info and Lubavitch Archives present a collection of photos of the Rebbe leading a Farbrengen. Can you identify anyone in the photos?
Alternate Side Parking Regulations will be suspended Friday, February 5, to facilitate snow removal. Payment at parking meters will remain in effect throughout the City.
Preparing for the New Hampshire primaries next week, the presidential candidates and their volunteers will do almost anything to win the votes of the Granite State’s citizens. They’ll even make house visits.
In this week’s edition of Letter and Spirit, we present a letter from the Rebbe on the topic of Chinuch, in which he outlines three basic points and guidelines for the successful upbringing of one’s children. The letter was written in English through the Rebbe’s trusted secretary Rabbi Nissan Mindel, and was made available by the latter’s son-in-law, Rabbi Sholom Ber Shapiro.
A state-of-the-art Chabad educational center will soon rise in the Highland Lakes neighborhood in Northeast Miami-Dade County, Florida.