It’s Friday night. Want to read? Go right ahead. Want to sleep? Go right ahead. Meet the Shabbulb, a lightbulb that can be turned on and off on Shabbos, the brainchild of inventor Morty Kohn.
When Rosh Hashanah begins at sundown on Sunday, Oct. 2, members of Chabad of South Austin/Young Jewish Professionals will hold their first minyan since last Yom Kippur. Together, they will celebrate not only the start of the Jewish New Year, but the welcoming of a new Sefer Torah.
ER Medical P.C.
864 Eastern Parkway
Brooklyn, NY 11213
We wish to advise our patients that for your convenience the Pediatric Office on Eastern Parkway will be open on the first and second day of Rosh Hashana (Monday October 3rd and Tuesday October 4th), 12:00pm to 5:00pm.
This is for pediatric patients under the age of 21, ONLY.
NO APPOINTMENTS NECESSARY
Wishing you and your family a Shana Tova!
Dr. E Rosen, Dr. A. Gottesman & Associates!
A large group of people line up on Kingston Ave. to have their cheek swabbed to see if they are a match for a bone marrow transplant for Adam Krief, a young Jewish father of 3 who was recently diagnosed with blood cancer and is in desperate need for a matching donor.
Chaim Chitrik, a young Shliach living in Istanbul, Turkey, performs the stirring Niggun Rostov of the Rebbe Rashab on violin. One of the more serious of the Chabad melodies, Niggun Rostov is characterized by its deep feeling and soul searching expression.
Heshy Ceitlin (Tzfas, Israel) and Chaya Kalmenson (Crown Heights)
Yesterday, Tuesday, after the registrations were processed for the first group of guests who arrived for Tishrei, a Farbrengen was held with the Mashpia Rabbi Michoel Seligson of Oholei Torah, hosted by the Vaad Talmidei Hatmimim Ha’olami.
Berel and Dayana (nee Habib) Rapoport (Philadelphia, PA)
Building on a longtime family tradition, one esrog vendor shares the history that brings him back to Calabria, Italy, year after year in order to provide great-quality Esrogim at unbeatable prices.
“Shimon Peres‘ long relationship with the Lubavitcher Rebbe and the Chabad movement weathered various differences,” said Rabbi Yehuda Krinsky, Chairman of the Chabad-Lubavitch Educational and Social Services divisions. “But he remained a devoted friend and encouraged the work of the Rebbe’s shluchim throughout his life.”
Avremi Groner, a devoted husband and beloved father of five young children, was diagnosed with an aggressive form of cancer earlier this year. After several months battling the illness, he sadly passed away. Today is his Shloshim, marking a month since his passing and the family has launched a campaign to raise much needed funds.
Elul is the Chodesh Harachamim, the month of mercy, a time when ‘the King is in the field’ and hears our Tefillos with a broad smile. It is also the month of Ani L’dodi V’dodi Li. All of us know someone who needs a Shidduch, and a special time, place and Zechus together can bring that Brocho.
Eliyahu Tzvi Einbinder (Tarzana, CA) and Rochel Ehrentreu (Toronto, Canada)
Yossi and Blumie (nee Raskin) Okunov (Crown Heights)
Hundreds of Yeshiva Bochurim have begun arriving in Crown Heights for the month of Tishrei, and they are being welcomed in style and dignity by a staff of hard-working volunteers at Vaad Talmidei Hatmimim.
Shimon Peres, a longtime politician and dubbed one of the State of Israel’s founding fathers, has passed away Tuesday evening while surrounded by family at the age of 93.
Mendy and Esther (nee Rosenfeld) Schapiro (Monroeville, PA)
Yossi Katzman (Staten Island, NY) and Mushkie Laine (Panama City, Panama)
Gabi and Mushka (nee Kantor) Kaltmann (Bangkok, Thailand)
Mendy and Dina Lewis (Crown Heights)
An unprovoked assault on a Jewish woman in Crown Heights Sunday evening is being investigated by the NYPD’s Hate Crimes Task Force as a possible bias incident.
It’s Rosh Hashanah. The main sanctuary of the MTC (Montreal Torah Center) is packed with more than 1,500 men, women and children. Suddenly, a voice rings out: It’s Ariel Mechaly calling out the page numbers. An adult with Down syndrome, Mechaly has been a beloved and valued member of the shul—in an upscale suburb of Montreal—since a year after his bar mitzvah.
The director of the Vaad Talmidei Hatmimim Ha’olami, Rabbi Tzvi Hirsh Altein, met recently with three Askanim who have taken upon themselves a large share of the financial burden of caring for over 1,000 guests who will be arriving from all over the world to spend Tishrei in Crown Heights.