A new music video featuring campers and Israeli singing star Nemouel Haroush was produced by Camp Chyolei HaRebbe at the end of the summer session. It is making waves in Israel with its statement of Chabad credo in the context of finishing up summer camp, reports Arutz sheva.
Aliza Bas Menachem bids farewell to Barry Chamish, OBM, an investigative journalist who wrote a book about the 2005 Disengagement from Gush Katif called ‘Bye Bye Gaza.’
With great sadness and shock we inform you of the sudden and untimely passing of R’ Moshe Weiss, OBM, of S. Paul, Minnesota, who gained national fame when he appeared on the TV show ‘Shark Tank’ to secure investment for an iPhone attachment he invented. He was 41 years old.
In an unprecedented and crucially positive step forward, 300 Orthodox Rabbis signed a proclamation regarding child safety in the Orthodox Jewish community. Synagogues and schools are called upon to adopt certain preventative measures outlined in the document to deter child abuse and CSA.
Zalman and Mushka (nee Wolowik) Korf (Crown Heights)
Maintaining a healthy work-life balance is a struggle faced by most people in the workforce. For Shluchim whose entire lives are dedicated to the Rebbe’s work, this challenge is all the more poignant.
Menachem Klein (Memphis, TN) and Mussie Sasonkin (Akron, OH)
On Thursday, the campers and staff of Gan Yisroel-NY boarded luxuries coach busses and headed to an indoor water park – rented out by Gan Yisroel alone for the grand trip of the summer.
Waves crashed on the shore and palms trees swayed in the wind as the Jamaican sun baked down on two rabbinical students standing in dress pants and starched white shirts. They were fiddling with a portable printer, with neat stacks of paper meant be bound into Tanyas, the slim but significant volume penned by Rabbi Schneur Zalman of Liadi, the first Rebbe of Chabad.
Inspirer of millions Rebbetzin Esther Jungreis, OBM, who passed away last week at the age of 80, delivers a pre-Rosh Hashanah message in this video, courtesy of Torah Café.
The festive banquet that concludes each Kinus Hashluchim is always a highlight, but it seems the banquet that concluded the European Kinnus Hashluchim in Moscow this past Thursday night, was the highlight of all highlights! The special excitement could be felt by all.
Two pedestrian safety islands installed less than a year ago on Eastern Parkway are slated to be removed by the city in order to accommodate ‘floats’ for the upcoming West Indian Day Parade in Crown Heights.
This week’s edition of MyLife: Chassidus Applied with Rabbi Simon Jacobson, Episode 129, will air tonight, Sunday, here on CrownHeights.info, beginning at 8:00pm. This week Rabbi Jacobson will address the topics: What Is the Jewish View on Meditation? Could the Purpose of Creation Be Fulfilled on Mars? What Does Torah Say About Owning a Pet? Could One Travel for Leisure to a Place With No Minyan?
Flyers have gone up around Crown Heights urging participants in the annual ‘J’Ouvert’ festivities in the hours leading up to the Labor Day Parade not to shoot or stab anyone.
A notorious package thief has be caught again – this time red handed – by an alert Shomrim volunteer.
Fifth-generation Texan Adam Kaman has long toyed with the idea of studying in yeshivah. But with a growing family and full-time job in the corporate offices of an Austin-based food retailer, he has not been able to actualize that dream.
Upon returning from camp, young children were treated to a special rally to celebrate all that they learned over the summer months.
Dovid Yeshayahu Zirkind (Crown Heights) and Aydel Rabin (Edgware, UK)
Dozens gathered Wednesday night at the home of Yidel Perlstein in Boro Park to celebrate the Sheva Brochos of the daughter of the Chabad Shliach in Beijing, China, Rabbi Shimon Freundlich.
While traveling on Merkos Shlichus in rural New Mexico, Bochurim Duni Blotner and Zalmy Goldberg stopped for a routine cup of coffee at Starbucks. Outside the shop, they met someone who – unbeknownst to them – was experiencing ‘the darkest day of his life.’
All of a sudden, one of the prisoners in that barrack began sobbing and he couldn’t stop. After a few minutes, the leader of the group asked him, tell me, why are you crying now, we can’t let them realize that we are broken!
With much fanfare, the sixth Sefer Torah for Jewish children was completed in Jerusalem, in a joyous celebration adjacent to the Western Wall.