With sadness we inform you of the passing of Mrs. Sarah Springer, OBM, who was one of the founding settlers in Kfar Chabad after its founding in 1949 along with her husband Reb Yankel Springer, OBM.
Shalom Katz (Montreal, Canada) and Rivkah Muller (Columbia, SC)
The Jewish community of Hungary celebrated the restoration of the 200-year-old Great Synagogue in Budapest.
Shmary and Devorah Leah (nee Lerman) Gurary (Crown Heights)
A two-and-a-half-year-old Orthodox-Jewish toddler died this morning in a freak elevator accident in Antwerp, Belgium.
For Jewish patients in Essex and Morris counties in northern New Jersey, observing Shabbat in the hospital has become much easier, thanks to a little “thinking outside the box.” Or, perhaps, in it, as part of a program called “Shabbat in a Box.”
Yesterday, Tuesday, some 800 Jewish students from Russia, along with 40 Shluchim, took part in the opening of this year’s March of the Living in the Auschwitz concentration camp.
Ohio Gov. John Kasich is leaving the Republican presidential contest, giving Donald Trump a clear path to his party’s nomination.
Alternate side parking (street cleaning) regulations will be suspended Thursday, May 5. All other regulations, including parking meters, remain in effect.
Multiple terror attacks emanating from the Gaza Strip over the past few days may signal the beginning of new hostilities between Israel and the Hamas-controlled Palestinian territory.
A special mitzvah, which can be fulfilled only once a year, is to recite a brachah upon seeing a fruit tree in bloom. A group of Beis Rivkah Pre-1a students went out to make the blessing on an apple and cherry tree! Plus: Locations of fruit trees in Crown Heights.
A Montreal city councillor who is vocally opposed to a building project that would see a Chabad Center replace a former church apologized to the Jewish community for inflammatory comments he made that many deemed to be anti-Semitic. However, he made a point of saying he was not apologizing to Chabad.
In honor of Yom HaShoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day, filmmaker Daniel Finkelman produced a haunting instrumental music video set in Kiev, Ukraine, at the site of the Holocaust’s greatest massacre.
Yosef and Shari (nee Junik) Rosenfeld (Crown Heights)
Boruch Nemtzov (Brooklyn, NY) and Mushkie (bas Meir OBM) Roness (Crown Heights)
Nosson and Chayale (nee Hecht) Potash (San Francisco, CA)
Ted Cruz dropped out of the presidential race on Tuesday night, ending one of the best-organized campaigns of 2016 after a series of stinging defeats left Donald Trump as the only candidate capable of clinching the nomination outright.
Legendary Mashpia Reb Mendel Futerfas sits with several students at Yeshivas Tomchei Temimim in Kfar Chabad, Israel. Can you identify anyone else in the photo, or what year it was taken?
Mendy Levin (Crown Heights) and Nechami Lipsh (Kfar Chabad, Israel)
Israel announced Tuesday that customs officials thwarted a plot to smuggle explosive materials into the Hamas-run Gaza Strip by concealing them in shipments of salt.
Former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver was sentenced to 12 years in prison Tuesday, capping one of the steepest falls from grace in the state’s lineup of crooked politicians for a consummate backroom dealer who wielded power for over two decades.
Rabbi Yitzchok Minkowicz, director of Chabad Lubavitch of Southwest Florida, delivers his insights on this week’s Parsha – Acharei. This week Rabbi Minkowicz answers the question: What is the purpose of every spiritual journey?