With sadness we inform you of the very untimely passing of Mrs. Devora Eidelman OBM, a young mother from Crown Heights. She was just 48 years old.
Colel Chabad, the oldest continuously running social welfare organization in Israel since 1788, hosted a Bat Mitzvah celebration for 42 orphan girls and their families this week in Jerusalem. And while the sight of a mother and grandmother with tears in their eyes was occasionally seen, the joy and smiles could be felt throughout the entire event hall.
Three former Israel Defense Forces’ paratroopers who fought to help liberate the Old City of Jerusalem 50 years ago were honored at Chabad of Northern Virginia with an announcement that more than 200 pair of new tefillin were being donated to Israeli soldiers.
Lippy Kosovsky (Longmeadow, MA) and Mushky (bas Hirshel) Lipsker (Crown Heights)
The FBI teamed up with New Jersey and Federal persecutors to arrest 14 Orthodox-Jewish members of the Lakewood community for under-reporting their income in order to receive medicaid.
Led by the Chief Rabbi of Russia, Rabbi Berl Lazar, About seventy Chabad rabbis gathered together for a day of learning, davening, farbrenging and special workshops in Moscow.
In honor of Gimmel Tammuz, Chasidic rapper Nosson Zand released a new song dedicated to the Rebbe. “I want to share this song with others who might relate to the journey of been fortunate enough to find the Rebbe, and throughout the ups and downs of life making one’s way back to him,” he said.
Feeling a bit empty as the years wore on without the Rebbe leading us in a revealed way, a Crown Heights mother accompanied her children to a rally in front of 770 on Gimmel Tammuz, and had a sudden realization.
Chabad of Moorpark, CA, co-director Devorah Leah Heidingsfeld created this video to explain the meaning behind lighting Shabbos candles, in honor of her daughter’s third birthday. She is sharing it with the public so that it can inspire others to begin lighting Shabbos candles, and teach more about it to those who already do light.
Rabbi Yitzchok Minkowicz, director of Chabad Lubavitch of Southwest Florida, delivers his insights on this week’s Parsha – Chukas. This week Rabbi Minkowicz answers the question: What are the qualities of a true leader?
Over 1000 Anash and Bochurim packed into Beis Rivkah’s Rosa Hall in Campus Chomesh for a Farbrengen in honor of Gimmel Tammuz.
Americans old enough to remember will forever associate Kent State University with the shootings by the Ohio National Guard on May 4, 1970 at an anti-war protest on campus that left four students dead.
With the final hours of Gimmel Tammuz approaching the lines extended as far as Francis Lewis Blvd, after tens of thousands had already made their way to visit the Ohel.
9:30pm: Thousands are expected to partake in the central Gimmel Tammuz Farbrengen which is taking place in the hall at Beis Rivkah Campus Chomesh at 470 Lefferts Avenue. Guest speaker at the event will be Rabbi Ezra Shochet.
During a state visit to Israel, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will meet with Moshe, the son of Rabbi Gavriel and Rivkah Holtzberg, HYD, who was rescued by his nanny while his parents and several of their guests were murdered inside their Mumbai Chabad House by Pakistani terrorists in 2008.
A brand new Sefer Torah was completed today, Gimmel Tammuz, and was dedicated in the memory of Rabbi Ovadia Schtroks OBM and his son Rabbi Shaya Schtroks OBM. Following the completion a joyous procession made its way through the streets of Crown Heights.
The Russian government continues to hold on to the Previous Lubavitcher Rebbe’s seized collection of ancient books and manuscripts, but it is now making them available for public viewing on the web.
A handful of community members and activists gathered on Troy Avenue at the site where a Jewish artists “Art Bus” was torched in an incident which police are investigating as a possible hate crime. Singer Benny Friedman was on hand and performed his hit song, which was filmed using the bus.
Today, Gimmel Tammuz, a Pan Kloli on behalf of all the Chassidim and Shluchim around the world was read at the Ohel by the chairman of Aguch Rabbi Avrohom Shemtov.
About two weeks ago, a new kosher restaurant opened up on the northern edge of Crown Heights, generating a lot of buzz among members of the community in search of a new taste.
Just as three students of the Chabad Yeshiva in Kiryat Gat, Israel, exited a vehicle after returning from Mivtzoim, it burst in to flames, consuming the vehicle in a matter of seconds.
Reb Yoel Kahan, the Rebbe’s ‘Chozer,’ greets Russia’s Chief Rabbi Berel Lazar and Moscow oligarch and philanthropist German Zacharayev, who arrived in New York to visit the Rebbe’s gravesite on Gimmel Tammuz.