Last night, Rena Finder, one of the roughly 1,200 survivors rescued by Oskar Schindler, told her story to more than 400 people gathered at Chabad of Naples, FL.
A day after the shocking stabbing of a young Hasidic man in Crown Heights, elected officials gathered for a press conference and denounced the horrific and random attack.
On the northwestern slope of the iconic mountain that gave Montreal its name, the Borough of Outremont is a mix of stately but crumbling townhouses, converted warehouses, sleek luxury condo buildings, rambling mansions, and bars and boutiques common to an up-and-coming urban community.
The city’s Office of Emergency Management issued an advisory ahead of incoming low temperatures that could include sub-zero wind chills. Forecasts show a very cold weekend approaching New York, with temperatures below freezing.
We’re all familiar with the story of when the Ba’al Shem Tov asked Moshiach when he would come. Moshiach replied that the Geulah would be ushered in when the wellsprings of Chassidus were spread to the wider world.
This Shabbos at the Besht, Rabbi Efrayim Mintz, executive director of the JLI, will lead a discussion on the topic – 10 Insights and Life Lessons from the Aron in the Mishkan.
Rabbi Benny Hershcovich, Shliach in Cabo S. Lucas, Mexico, delivers his brief and hilarious thought on this week’s Parasha, Terumah. This week Rabbi Benny answers the question: Why does the Torah dedicate so much content towards the building of the Tabernacle in the desert? It was a temporary structure that we will never again need physically, so why so much mention?
CrownHeights.info and Lubavitch Archives present a unique photo of the Rebbe entering a Farbrengen, circa mid-1960s.
Mendy and Mushky (nee Mendelson) Morris (Crown Heights)
Meir and Chani (nee Ostreicher) Brashevitsky (Crown Heights)
Mendel and Mushka (nee Sudak) Morozow (Crown Heights)
Levi and Leah (nee Silberstein) Schapiro (Crown Heights)
In this week’s edition of Letter and Spirit, we present a letter from the Rebbe in which he connects the teachings of the Frierdiker Rebbe on Parshas T’ruma – the construction of the mishkan – with our eternal and constant obligation of Torah chinuch and its dissemination. 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.
Speaking at a press conference in Crown Heights, the mother of the stabbing victim, Mrs. Rivkah Brikman, called on police to apprehend the attacker and thanked G-d that her son was not killed.
Levi (ben Rachamim) Ladaev (Crown Heights) and Deby Naca (Argentina)
A new bandage invented by Israelis aims to save lives by stopping otherwise unmanageable bleedings in the field and in hospitals.
Schneur Bryski (Crown Heights) and Raizel Edelman (France)
Mendy Ulman (Sydney, Australia) and Esther Levin (Philadelphia, PA)
Levi (ben Chaim) Majesky (Crown Heights) and Chaya Eidelman (Brunoy, France)
Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg sees an opportunity emerging in presidential politics after Hillary Clinton’s blowout defeat in New Hampshire combined with Donald Trump’s ascension in the tumultuous Republican race.
24 years ago, on the 2nd of Adar Aleph, Mrs. Pesha Leah Lapine, HYD, was murdered al kiddush hashem. The horrific killing shocked the community, and the Rebbe took it very personally – attending her Levaya with pain visible on his face. A gallery of photos from that Levaya was acquired and restored by JEM, and can be viewed in the extended article – along with the translated diary of an Israeli Bochur who transcribed his firsthand account of the events of that fateful day.
On Sunday night, as residents of Hong Kong were ushering in the Chinese New Year, members of Hong Kong’s Jewish community—men, women and children—took the streets, quite literally, to distribute food packages to the city’s homeless.