This week, we present an article about Parshas Mishpatim from the Talks and Tales children’s monthly magazine, which Rabbi Nissan Mindel authored for close to 47 years, every single issue of which the Rebbe carefully checked before the magazine went to print each month.
A solemn ceremony was conducted in Kaliningrad, Russia’s Baltic Sea exclave, commemorating the thousands of Jewish victims of the Baltic “Death march” and its aftermath in 1945.
This Shabbos we bless and welcome the month of Adar, during which we must increase in happiness. Why is happiness important? Find out in this fascinating and inspiring Shiur by renowned lecturer and educator Rabbi Naftali Silberberg, courtesy of The Baal Shem Tov Library.
Leibel and Chana (nee Branover) Wolosow (Crown Heights)
At a school where 27 percent of the student body is Jewish, Shabbat is no minor venue. Yet, despite the hundreds of students who show up to weekly dinners, Rabbi Leibel Lipskier decided to raise the bar: Shabbat 1000, a Rohr Chabad Jewish Student Center-sponsored event, was held on Feb. 10 on the Newcomb Quadrangle. More than 1100 students were present.
Politicians and Jewish leaders came together Wednesday to condemn the anti-Semitic notes left at a Toronto area condo building.
A long awaited book has finally hit the shelves: Sefer Halichos Uminhagai Shabbos Kodesh and Shabbos Mvorchim, compiled by Rabbi Michoel Seligson, is a compilation of the customs of the Lubavitch Rebbe’im relating to all aspects of Shabbos.
Hundreds of CTeen chapters from around the world have begun their travels to New York for the 9th annual CTeen shabbaton. Delegations from France, Russia, Brazil, England and Israel have arrived this morning, with thousands more expected to arrive by early afternoon.
Mendy and Chaya’le (nee Katzman) Golomb (Crown Heights)
Rabbi Betzalel Kinn was a teacher from the mid-1950s until 1977. He also ran a Chabad center in Thanet, England, from 1964 until 1974. He was interviewed by JEM’s My Encounter with the Rebbe project in his home in Manchester, England, in March of 2015.
Yosef and Menucha Rochel (nee Gutnick) Barber (Crown Heights)
Jewish women throughout the Former Soviet Union gathered last week for events that combined learning, relaxing and celebrating.
Crown Heights Filmmaker Meir Kalmenson takes a humorous look at one of the newer customs we observe prior to eating our food.
Vice President Mike Pence made an unannounced visit to the St. Louis Jewish cemetery which was vandalized yesterday. He gave a speech through a loudspeaker.
M.A.S.K. , Mothers and Fathers Aligned Saving Children, celebrated its 20th Anniversary on Feb 12, at the new Bison & Bourbon on 7th Street in Brooklyn, hosted by Jay Buchsbaum. N.Y.C.’s First Lady, Chirlane McCray, was the guest speaker. Many community leaders and elected officials were in attendance, as well as many grateful parents.
Leah Adler, the mother of three-time Academy Award-winning director Steven Spielberg and much beloved figure in the Los Angeles Jewish community, whose dairy restaurant The Milky Way is a popular haunt for kosher consumers, died Tuesday at the age of 97.
Rabbi Chanan and Tuba Chernitsky have moved to St. Johns, the capital city of Canada’s easternmost province, Newfoundland and Labrador, with their three young children to start a Chabad center.
A Hollywood actor’s BDS activism is producing a donation to a nonprofit organization battling the boycott movement on college campuses, thanks to an Atlanta Lubavitcher on whose property the actor is filming his latest movie.
This morning during a visit to the Central Synagogue in Sydney, Australia, Rabbi Levi Wolff presented Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu a picture of him with the Lubavitcher Rebbe. Bibi then proudly showed it to Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, and recalled what the Rebbe had said to him.
A campaign has been launched to create Montana’s first Gemach, providing interest-free loans to Jews throughout Big Sky Country. The Gemach is being dedicated in loving memory of legendary Crown Heights activist Rabbi Shimon Goldman, OBM, who recently passed away, and who, together with his wife Mrs. Esther Goldman, spent over forty years overseeing Gemilas Chessed Shomrei Shabbos in the community.
Please take a moment and say a Kapital Tehillim for a speedy and complete recovery for Chaya rochel Devorah bas Leah, the mother of a newborn baby and four other children, who is fighting for her life.
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?