Rabbi Shmuel Lesches, Maggid Shiur in Yeshiva Gedola of Melbourne, Australia, has compiled a guide to the laws of Chanukah for the benefit of the wider Lubavitch community.
This lecture by Rabbi Mendel Kalmenson on the Jewish perspective of Lennon’s hit “Imagine,” and its relevance to current societal and political trends and movements, took place at the 12th annual National Jewish Retreat.
This new inspirational video from JEM features an English letter from the Rebbe “to all participants in public Lighting of the Chanukah Menorah in the USA.”
Ever had a chance to take your entire family on Mivtzoim? This Chanukah will be your chance for you and your family to do just that, and join the biggest menorah parade in the world.
Well over a thousand Jews of all stripes gathered together in Boro Park on Motzei Shabbos to celebrate Yud Tes Kislev, the Yahrtzeit of the Mezritcher Maggid and Yom Hageulah of the Alter Rebbe.
“We’re very tuned into the bad… but 1,000 good things happen to us a day,” says renowned and veteran educator Mrs. Dena Gorkin, principal of Bnos Chomesh Academy, in the seventh and final installment of her video series on Chinuch. “A child’s happiness is integral to her education, but how do we actually teach happiness?”
This Chanukah holiday season, the New York Boys Choir released an inspiring and fun-filled music video titled “Chanukah“.
The World’s Largest Menorah was assembled on Fifth Avenue and 59th Street in New York City with the help of a 40 foot trailer and a huge construction crane.
The Rebbe’s Chief Chozer, the veteran Mashpia Reb Yoel Kahan, travelled to Israel to Farbreng with the students of the Chabad Yeshiva in Kiryat Gat in honor of Yud Tes Kislev.
Hundreds of Jews from all over Antwerp, Belgium, participated in the chain of Chasidic events organized in honor of Yud Tes Kislev – Chag HaGeula, by Anwerp’s Chabad House under the leadership of Belgium’s Head Shliach Rabbi Shabtai Slavaticki.
For the first time ever, in honor of his 50th wedding anniversary, 18/19 Kislev 5728-5778, Rabbi Yaakov Goldberg of Yeshivas Hadar Hatorah revealed private directives he received from the Rebbe relating to his wedding, and suggests it applies as a lesson for every Chosson and Kallah.
Algemeiner Editor-in-Chief Dovid Efune recently appeared on JBS’ “L’Chayim” program and held a wide-ranging discussion with host Mark S. Golub about many pressing issues related to the Jewish people and State of Israel.
Yud Tes Kislev left an unforgettable impression on the Talmidim of United Lubavitcher Yeshiva. With the special events geared for each age group, the Talmidim gathered inspiration from the Rosh Hashana L’Chasidus for their whole year.
In honour of Yud Tes Kislev, Through Chabad of Sydney and Agudas Chasidei Chabad in New York, Rabbi Mendel Deren of Jerusalem made the significant journey to Sydney Australia to be “Mechazek” and help inspire the city.
A suspected terrorist blew himself up inside an underground walkway between Times Square and the Port Authority Bus Terminal in Midtown Manhattan during the morning rush. Four people have been injured.
David and Yetta (nee Tatik) Feldman (Bala Cynwyd, PA)
This week’s edition of MyLife: Chassidus Applied with Rabbi Simon Jacobson, Episode 192, will air tonight, Sunday, here on CrownHeights.info, beginning at 8:00pm. This week Rabbi Jacobson will address the topics: Are We Doing Enough to Spread the Sheva Mitzvos Bnei Noach? Can Chassidus Be Taught to Non-Jews? Any Directives Regarding a Younger Sister Getting Married Before Her Older Sister? Chassidus Applied to Chanukah.
A Jewish man was violently mugged Thursday evening and his cellphone was taken by two teens. Unrelenting, the victim chased one assailant and managed to recover his phone. Collaboration between Shomrim and Police led to the perpetrator’s arrest.
While marking the Yom Tov of Yud Tes Kislev at a Farbrengen, the community of Congregation Shule celebrated an amazing milestone of one of their members – his completion of studying the entire Shas, an endeavor which took him over 12 years.
Hundreds gathered for a festive Yud-Tes Kislev farbrengen in the Chabad House of the Georgetown neighborhood of Brooklyn, headed by the local shliach, Rabbi Avraham Holtzberg. Following Chabad tradition, the participants were invited to partake of a festive meal in honor of the occasion.
Reports of gunshots inside a Crown Heights building prompted police to raid the basement unit of the Union Street building and discover a suspected illegal gambling den.
After a two-week preparation leading up to Yud Tes Kislev, Bais Rivkah maximized the day to the fullest with farbrengens and a full day program.