Ten years after terrorists killed close to 170 people and injured hundreds more in a series of attacks throughout the city of Mumbai, Moshe Holtzberg—the only child of Chabad-Lubavitch emissaries Rabbi Gavriel and Rivka Holtzberg, who were murdered in their Chabad House—was joined by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to unveil the plans for a state-of-the-art Living Memorial at the Nariman (Chabad) House, that commemorate all victims of the attacks.
In the past three months, over 120 young Shluchim participated in five different regional Shabbatons across the country that ware organized by My Shliach.
Dovid Sirota (Crown Heights) and Dassi Kastel (Sydney, Australia)
Bentzy and Chaya (nee Serebryanski) Chesney (Crown Heights)
This weekly fast moving — yet inspiring — 1-minute video on the weekly Parsha is created by Yitzchok Schmuckler, a Bochur from Montreal. This week’s video for Parshas Bo is titled: Is it worth the gold?
It sounds like the start of a good joke, but it isn’t. It’s the one line that best describes my insightful realization on a recent family trip to Europe and Africa.
With sadness we inform you of the passing of Reb Mendel Morosow OBM, an elder member of Anash and resident of Crown Heights. He was 101 years old. Levaya Times Addded.
Under a steady snowfall, hundreds gathered in front of 770 – the Lubavitch word headquarters – to take part in the Levaya of young Shlucha Chana Kesselman OBM, who passed away yesterday at the age of seven years old.
Muslims have been taking care of Kolkata’s historic Beth El Synagogue for much of its 161 years. It’s a story of co-existence and co-operation that locals say captures India’s spirit, especially at a time when religious tensions grip many parts of the globe.
Passing a school bus while its dropping off passengers is both dangerous and illegal, since it puts the lives of children at great risk. Yesterday evening in Boro Park a motorist was confronted after he did just that.
With great sadness we inform you of the passing of Mrs. Rivkah Neubort OBM, director of the Crown Heights Womens Chevra Kadisha. She was 74 years old.
Rabbi Yitzchok Minkowicz, director of Chabad Lubavitch of Southwest Florida, delivers his insights on this week’s Parsha — Bo. This week he answers the question: What drives a Jew to Success? – based on the teachings of the Lubavitcher Rebbe.
Alternate Side Parking (street cleaning) regulations will be suspended Wednesday, January 17 for snow operations. All other regulations, including parking meters, remain in effect.
Dov Landau, a Holocaust survivor gave a first-hand account of the horrors of Auschwitz to Chabad on Campus International’s Living Links trip. The 89-year-old led a group of 65 university students and staff through the very concentration camp he was interned in during the war.
With immense pain and deep sadness we inform you of the very untimely passing of Chana Kesselman OBM, the 7-year-old young Shlucha from Greenville, South Carolina who inspired hundreds to do good deeds in the merit of her recovery.
Close to a decade after 2-year-old Moshe Holtzberg was heroically rescued by his former nanny, Sandra Samuel, from Nariman (Chabad) House during the 26/11 terror attacks in Mumbai, the two of them are once again back in Nariman House. Moshe, now 11, has lived in Israel since the attack, and this is his first trip back to Mumbai.
90 Shluchim and Shluchos from all over USA and Canada that are working with Hebrew schools and camps, came together for a three-day retreat in the Bushkill Inn and Conference Center in the Poconos.
Zalman and Chaya Seema (nee Goldstein) Friedman (Crown Heights)
Yanky and Malkie (nee Kaler) Scheinfeld (Baltimore MD)
Levi Plotkin (Markham, ON, Canada) and Chaya Zaltzman (Brighton Beach, Brooklyn)
Ahead of a visit by the Prime Ministers of India and Israel to the Nariman House – one of the sites of the 2008 terror attacks in Mumbai – Shliach Rabbi Yisroel Kozlovsky is pictures coordinating with local security forces and briefing the media. Accompanying them on their visit will be Moishe Holtzberg, who is currently traveling to India to meet the delegation.
Louis Pearlman was mid-air to South Africa with his business partner, Mendel Goldman, when the latter pulled out a dog-eared copy of Dvar Malchus. Pearlman was intrigued—and disappointed. While the weekly publication of neatly divided Torah portions is compact and thorough, it’s also in Hebrew, a language inaccessible to many potential scholars. At the time there was no equivalent in other languages. Pearlman declared that if their business deal went through, he would sponsor an English version. The deal tanked but Chayenu was born.