Yitzchock Arnold co-directs Kolel Tiferet Zkanim Levi Yitzchok, a synagogue for the elderly, in Los Angeles, California, where he was interviewed by JEM’s My Encounter with the Rebbe project in September of 2011.
On Sunday, Hoshana Rabbah, Chabad of Orange County, led by shluchim Rabbi Pesach and Chana Burston, hosted “Starbucks in the Sukkah.”
It is with great satisfaction that the gabbai and administrators of the Marina Roscha Shul in Central Moscow are summing up the month of Tishrei. Thousands of Jews have attended the many programs that took place here under the auspices of Chief Rabbi of Russia, Berel Lazar.
The Rabbinical Congress for Peace (RCP), which comprises over 400 rabbis from all over Israel, has sharply criticized Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman for declaring that he supports a two state solution and is even willing to “be the first investors in the rehabilitation of the Gaza Strip,” and “the first to invest in a maritime trading port, an airport and an industrial zone.”
With sadness we inform you of the passing of R’ David Tsinman OBM, a longtime resident of Crown Heights. He was 60 years old.
The American Academy of Pediatrics is calling for infants to be kept in their parents’ bedroom at night for six months to a year to reduce the risk of sleep-related death.
Shmeilach and Chanie (nee Gutnick) Schapiro (Crown Heights)
Nochum and Faigy (nee Spalter) Sossonko (Pembroke Pines, FL)
Ephraim and Henya (nee Mockin) Okunov (Crown Heights)
The Jewish community in North Georgia now has another place it can call home.
A pre-Election Day mystery has popped up in Rockland County with signs that have potentially anti-Semitic overtones linking two candidates running for different offices, while casting aspersions on the Chasidic community.
Mispallelim at a Sephardic Shul in Flatbush were shocked to find that multiple Sifrei Torah had been robbed overnight on Simchas Torah. The primary suspect appears to be a Chasidic Jewish man.
Brooklyn Community Board 9, which represents the Jewish half of Crown Heights along with Lefferts-Gardens, scheduled a vote on a controversial zoning issue which directly affects the Jewish community on the holiday of Simchas Torah, effectively preventing the Jewish community’s participation in the deliberation and vote. One non-Jewish member of the board bravely spoke out against this outrage, and thankfully she was able to prevent the vote from taking place.
The Los Angeles Jewish community showed up en masse for the annual Simchas Bais Hashoeva in the streets of Hollywood.
It was in the final moments of Hoshana Rabah as Sruly Danzinger, a student of Lubavitch Educational Center (LEC) of Miami, was on Mivtzoim trying to get as many Jews to to perform the Mitzvah of Lulav, when a special encounter occurred.
With sadness we inform you of the passing of Mrs. Sara Esther Feigelstock OBM, a beloved teacher and a Shlucha in Montreal, Canada since 1945. She passed away on Simchas Torah at the age of 85.
With sadness we inform you of the passing of Reb Morty Mayberg OBM, one of the pioneers who assisted in establishing a Chabad presence in South Florida. He passed away on Hoshana Rabba at the age of 89.
Mendel and Devorah Leah (nee Weingarten) Stein (Southfield, MI)
Hoshana Raba was marked on Sunday in Moscow’s Marina Roscha Chabad Synagogue, under the leadership of Russia’s Chief Rabbi Berel Lazar.
Rabbi Yitzchok Minkowicz, director of Chabad Lubavitch of Southwest Florida, delivers his insights on this week’s Parsha – Bereishis. This week Rabbi Minkowicz answers the question: Why Did G-d Create a Materialistic World?
A man is fighting for his life after he was shot twice on President Street, as hundreds of local residents were returning home from synagogues following the holiday of Sukkot and Simchas Torah.
Shayke and Shani (nee Rosenberg) Posner (Crown Heights)