Courtesy of Lubavitch Archives, we present this photo taken at a the International Kinus Hashluchos in the early 1990s. Can you identify anyone in the photo?
Lubavitch.com features stories about day-to-day Shlichus from Chabad emissaries around the world in a series titled Life Sketches. In this story, Rabbi Yossie Denburg, Shliach to Coral Springs, Florida, relates the story of an encounter he experienced at the historic Eldridge Street Synagogue on Manhattan’s Lower East Side.
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“How many people can rent out Times Square and have a mad Jewish party there?” asks Koby Lerner, rhetorically. The 16-year-old from San Diego will be one of more than 1,500 other Jewish teens from countries around the world to share in a Havdalah ceremony and spend Saturday night in New York’s iconic neighborhood at Broadway and Seventh Avenue as part of the ninth annual CTeen International Shabbaton, to take place Feb. 24-26. And that’s after a weekend of spirited (and spiritual) celebrations, learning, touring, socializing and more.
Following the hugely successful videos “Wonders of Hashem: Safari Adventure” and “Wonders of Hashem: Under the Sea,” comes the latest Wonders of Hashem Adventure: “Up in the Air.”
A Torah scroll will soon come to a Scottish campus, marking the first time ever a university in the country will have one on site, the rabbi leading the effort told The Algemeiner.
The students of Yeshivas Tomchei Temimim of Antwerp, Belgium, young Shluchim from all around Europe and the former USSR, spent an inspiring and uplifting Shabbos in Budapest, Hungary, together with their mentors and hosted by the local Shluchim.
As University City, Missouri, police investigated the toppling of as many of 200 headstones at one of the area’s oldest Jewish cemeteries, Jewish residents expressed outrage, sadness and unity, and asked how they could help repair the damage.
Shouts of “pardon him!” erupted from protesters outside a Tel Aviv military court on Tuesday where IDF solider Elor Azaria was sentenced to 18 months in jail for killing Palestinian terrorist Abdel Fatah al-Sharif in March 2015, as he lay immobilized in a Hebron street.
Mrs. Nechama Dina Hendel is a young Shlucha and mother of six living in Jerusalem Israel. She is a teacher at Mayanot Seminary, as well as co-director of Chabad of Baka. Last year she wrote the winning essay of MyLife: Essay Contest and won the $10,000. With the third season of the MyLife: Essay Contest in full swing, and the deadline for submissions just one week away, she offers words of encouragement and some tips for writing a winning essay.
Rabbi Yitzchok Minkowicz, director of Chabad Lubavitch of Southwest Florida, delivers his insights on this week’s Parsha – Mishpatim. This week Rabbi Minkowicz answers the question: Humility and arrogance, are they mutually exclusive?
A man was arrested after an alert resident spotted him walking out of his neighbor’s apartment with a large bag over his shoulder.
U.S Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley, recently appointed to the post by Donald Trump, said: “I just put out to the members of the Security Council to help me understand: When we have so much going on in the world, why is it that every single month we’re going to sit down and have a hearing where all they do is obsess over Israel?”
Once again today, Monday, numerous Jewish centers in multiple states across the U.S. were evacuated due to bomb threats.
Shneur (ben Yisroel) Brod (Kfar Chabad, Israel) and Devorah Leah Kantor (Bangkok, Thailand)
Israeli Prime Minister Bibi Netanyahu visited Singapore’s Main Synagogue Monday, as part of a diplomatic trip to Singapore and Australia. Rabbi Mordechai Abergel, Chabad shliach and Chief Rabbi of Singapore, delivered a prayer in front of the open Torah ark.
What happens when you push away your child with your left hand and pull him close with the right hand? He turns around. Dr. David Pelcovitz, Professor of Psychology at Yeshiva University, interweaves his talk at JLI’s National Jewish Retreat with stories that bring his points firmly home.
Levi Pekar (Pittsburgh, PA) and Bassy Frankforter (Miami Beach, FL)
They hear Grad missiles when they walk to synagogue on Shabbat, at a Torah class, during a youth club meeting. At night, when they put their children to bed, tucking them in and saying everything will be alright, they hear heavy artillery then, too.
US Vice President Mike Pence visited the Dachau concentration camp memorial site on Sunday, just days after his boss took flack for a bizarre response to an Orthodox-Jewish reporter’s question about anti-Semitism in the United States.
Over 3,000 Chabad Shluchos and their guests gathered in the Brooklyn Cruise Terminal in Brooklyn, New York, for the Gala Banquet, a highlight of the 5-day International Kinus Hashluchos.
On Sunday, the 5th Day of the International Kinus Hashluchos, the Shluchos had a session with the Rabbonim on practical Halacha, followed by a general session and resource fair, before heading to the Brooklyn Cruise Terminal for the gala banquet.
Hundreds gathered on Sunday evening in 770 for a grand Farbrengen marking Chof Beis Shvat, the Yahrtzeit of Rebbetzin Chaya Mushka, OBM.