This weekly fast moving — yet inspiring — 1-minute video on the weekly Parsha is created by Yitzchok Schmuckler, a Bochur from Montreal. This week’s video for Parshas Shmini is titled: HOw to be holy.
Rabbi Yitzchok Minkowicz, director of Chabad Lubavitch of Southwest Florida, delivers his insights on Parashs Acharei – Kedoshim. This week he answers the question: What is real love? – based on the teachings of the Lubavitcher Rebbe.
Menachem Mendel (ben Asher) Eisenbach (Kfar Chabad, Israel) and Brocha (bas Sholom) Weiss (Manchester, England)
Shmuly and Mushky (nee Nagar) Borenstein (Crown Heights)
JLI presents its unique one-minute video featuring a powerful and relevant message from the weekly Parsha. Kedoshim. This week’s video is titled: Seeing Yourself in Others.
Mendy and Hindy Greenberg (Crown Heights)
Chaim Shaul and Sarale (nee Farkash) Rivkin (Kirkland, WA)
Hundreds of Jewish residents of Crown Heights turned out for a press conference condemning a vicious and vile assault – which was motivated by anti-Semitism – of a Jewish man on Shabbos afternoon.
High-stakes production stories, star celebrities, and a little sprinkle of wisdom from our sages will help you laugh away stress … more
At a time when Israel and the Israel Defense Forces are dominating international headlines, two IDF veterans–Matan Roettger and Or Porat–are visiting college campuses in the United States to talk about their real-life experiences fighting terrorism and keeping civilians safe.
Hitting the Sunday evening news cycle was the shocking story of the vicious assault of a 50-year-old Jewish man, in a hate and anti-Semitic fueled attack on Shabbos afternoon. Surveillance video showed the moment he was attacked, and the victim described the incident in his own words.
This week’s edition of MyLife: Chassidus Applied with Rabbi Simon Jacobson, Episode 210, will air tonight, Sunday, here on CrownHeights.info, beginning at 8:00pm. This week Rabbi Jacobson will address the topics: What Is the Story with the Rebbe’s Brother, R’ Yisroel Aryeh Leib? Why Are Many Women on a Mitzva-Based Walkathon Dressed Not Tzinus’dik? What Resides on the Right Side of the Non-Jews’ Heart? Why Do You Wear a Knitted Yarmulke? Where to Find a Teacher to Help Understand Chassidus?
Nosson Zand (Boston/North Miami Beach) and Peshy Greenberg (Buffalo, NY)
In honor of the 185th birthday of the Rebbe Maharash, approximately 200 people came to the village of Lubavitch where he is buried where a special tent set up by the administrator of the Holy Sites in Lubavitch, Shliach Reb Gavriel Gordon where the crowds farbrenged for many hours around tables laden with delicacies.
A 50-year-old Jewish man was severely beaten and nearly choked to death on Saturday afternoon after saying “hello” to a black man, who retorted “I don’t like you fake Jews, you stole my money.”
The tragic and untimely passing of R’ Elias (Eli) Friedman OBM in Crown Heights at the young age of 48, from sudden cardiac arrest, a month shy of his first wedding anniversary and 4 days after the birth of his firstborn daughter, has touched the hearts of thousands of people.
Shmuly (ben Nachman) Schapiro (Crown Heights) and Leah Solomon (Sydney, Australia)
This rare color footage is from a Farbrengen that was filmed for a television program in 1973 called The Spark. The Rebbe asked the children to start a lively Niggun and they began singing a melody composed for the Rebbe’s 70th birthday, B’cha Hashem.
In this weeks letter The Rebbe responds to a question about Chabad’s involvement in various matters, where the Rebbe refers specifically to Chabad’s involvement in Zahal (Israeli Army). Which leads the Rebbe to discuss and encourage the strengthening of the security in our Holy Land, by opposing the surrender of any part of our land. The letter, written originally in English, is from the archives of the Rebbe’s trusted secretary Rabbi Nissan Mindel.
Courtesy of Lubavitch Archives, we present a photo of The Rebbe during Shachris in 770.
Moshe considered himself very fortunate. The local Poritz (squire) had hired him to manage all of his estates. Not only would his personal financial stability improve, but as the manager, he would now be in a position to hire and help many other Jews in the community. They would no longer have to bribe the officials in order to lease an inn or to acquire any other license.