After Shachris at the Marina Roscha Chabad synagogue in Moscow, Russia, the congregants took bundles of five Aravos and banged them on the ground five times, concluding the Hoshanos prayers that are recited each day of Sukkos.
What do the Jewish business people in Chengdu, China, and the inmates in the Federal Correction Facility in Danbury, Conn., have in common? Come Simchat Torah, they’ll be among the 16 communities to be dancing with newly refurbished Torah scrolls that just arrived to their congregations via the Beis Yisroel Torah Gemach.
Rabbi Yirmi Cohen, along with two of his children, met with the oldest Jewish Member of Parliament in Canada, Mr. Monte Kwinter, and together they performed the Mitzvah of shaking the Lulav and Esrog.
After concluding Simchas Beis Hashueva the crowd marched up Kingston Avenue to 770 where the masses followed the custom of reciting the Tehillim and Torah as well receiving an apple and honey from the Gabbai.
A Simchas Beis Hashoeva celebration was organized Wednesday night on 13th Avenue in Borough Park by the local chapter of Heichal Menachem. The event was attended by thousands, who danced joyously into the late hours of the night.
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Chabad of Mile End in Montreal built a ‘Pedi-Sukkah’ – a sukkah attached to a bicycle – which roamed the neighborhood offering local Jews the opportunity to fulfill the Mitzvos of Sukkos.
Never before had such a large crowd gathered for Simchas Beis Hashoeva in France.
Marking the final night of dancing at Simchas Beis Hashueva in Crown Heights, thousands danced till 1:00am when the music ended and the throngs of people made their way up Kingston Avenue to 770 where Tehillim and Mishna Torah was recited throughout the night.
Sholom and Leah (nee Katz) Laine (Crown Heights)
Shloime and Chana (nee Greenberg) Hecht (Crown Heights)
At least one person is dead and three others were hurt when a Borough Park building exploded Saturday afternoon.
Mr. Mike Eman, the Jewish prime minister of Aruba and longtime friend of Chabad, included Chabad-Lubavitch Headquarters on his itinerary during a visit to New York last week.
Rabbi Nehemia Lavi, 41, and Aharon Banita Bennett, 21, were murdered in a brutal terror attack near the Lion’s Gate in Jerusalem’s Old City on Saturday night, shortly after the end of Shabbos. Bennett’s wife and 2-year-old child were wounded.
Following the Hakhel event on Eastern Parkway Hundreds made their way to Kingston Avenue where they danced – undeterred by the steady downpour – at Simchas Beis Hashueva into the early hours of the morning.
For the tenth successive year, Chabad of Melbourne CBD, led by Shliach Rabbi Chaim Herzog, celebrated the festival of Sukkot by erecting a Sukkah in the very center of the City of Melbourne. On Thursday, 1 October, 2015, it was literally standing-room only as more than 40 people gathered to eat and drink in the City Sukkah and to hear from invited guests, including the Lord Mayor of Melbourne, The Honourable Robert Doyle.
Millions along the East Coast breathed a little easier Friday after forecasters said Hurricane Joaquin would probably veer out to sea instead of joining up with a drenching rainstorm that is bringing severe flooding to parts of the Atlantic Seaboard.
More than 10,000 Israelis and visitors from around the world who are in Israel for the Sukkot holiday week gathered at the Har Hamenuchot cemetery today to pay their last respects to Rabbi Eitam and Na’ama Henkin, who were murdered on Thursday night by terrorists in Samaria.
Chaya Zissel and Devorah Klein were out doing Sukkos Mivtzoim when they happened upon a little critter who wanted a chance to shake the Lulav too!
Sharon and Michal (nee Rezonzew) Weiss (Crown Heights)
Visitors to the Old City Jewish Art Center in Philadelphia right now will literally step into the fabric of Jewish life. Even before they walk through the door, they will find themselves within an arts-oriented sukkah, a bough-covered hut in which Jewish people spend time for the duration of the weeklong Sukkot holiday.
A 25 year-old Orthodox-Jewish woman from Crown Heights has filed a religious discrimination lawsuit against a local fitness chain, claiming she was threatened with arrest and had her membership revoked because she used the gym’s facilities while dressed modestly.
CrownHeights.info and Lubavitch Archives present a unique photo of the Rebbe with his set of Hashanos.