Daylight Savings Time begins on Motzai Shabbos and we ‘spring ahead’. At 2:00am it will become 3:00am, taking away an hour of sleep tonight.
New Jersey Senate President Steven Sweeney took a long sweeping glance at the large crowd of worshipers at the Western Wall Plaza on Friday evening and remarked “The history of this place is so amazing, and the story of the Jewish people is so inspirational I always knew I had to come and visit!”
The Crown Heights Beis Din, headed by Rabbi Avrohom Osdoba, released a ‘Kol Kore’ today calling on the Lubavitch community in Crown Heights and the greater tri-state area to participate in the protest against the Israeli government’s plan to draft Yeshiva students into the IDF.
At 4:00am this morning, a truck appeared at the gate of the JCC and Synagogue of the Jewish community of Zahaproziah, Ukraine, which was recently firebombed. Flowers designed in a style traditionally sent to funerals were left at the gate.
Learning Mishnayos is good for the Neshama. That’s why the students of United Lubavatcher Yeshiva of Ocean Parkway took upon themselves to learn extra Mishnayos Baal Peh for the Neshama of Benda Shlomo Ben Dovid – Rabbi Shlomo Lakein, OBM.
This Shabbos at the Besht, Rabbi Zalman Shanowitz will lead a discussion on the Purim Halacha of ‘Ad Delo Yoda.’ The Besht will be holding services at their brand new location – 563 Empire Blvd. [between Kingston and Brooklyn Aves.].
Due to the overwhelming response and demand from the community, Reb Yoel Kahn agreed to present a weekly webcast on topics that are timely and relevant. This week’s topic is titled ‘Making the Inspiration Last‘.
Hershel and Mushkie (nee Donin) Spalter
1303 Carroll St. [between Kingston and Brooklyn Aves.]
Yehuda Leib and Fruma (nee Khazanovich) Aronson
1577 Union St. [between Albany and Troy Aves.]
Dovid Leib and Shevi (nee Segelman) Baumgarten
468 Malbone St. Apt. #1
Hershel and Mushkie (nee Donin) Spalter (Crown Heights)
Sholom Zochor will be at 1303 Carroll St. [between Kingston and Brooklyn Aves.]
CrownHeights.info and Lubavitch Archives present a photo of the Rebbe seen searching for money to give to a poor person.
Yehudah and Michal (nee Perman) Kirsh (Crown Heights)
There is no doubt that five books of Moshe comprise a progressive and comprehensive narrative, respective lessons notwithstanding. Yet, the book of Vayikra, seemingly, denotes a marked departure from the theme that flows through the Torah. One cannot help but note how removed this tome is from the general narrative, as well as from any significant historical context.
Millions of children throughout the world have been educated about the Holocaust by reading The Diary of Anne Frank. On Feb. 25, Cape Coral was educated by Frank’s childhood friend and step-sister, Eva Schloss, for a special lecture benefiting the Chabad Jewish Center of Cape Coral, Florida.
Yehuda Leib and Fruma (nee Khazanovich) Aronson (Crown Heights)
Canadian authorities have located all 13 Lev Tahor children who fled the country with their parents after being ordered into foster care. They are in the Caribbean and Central America.
What did the Rebbe have to say to a grieving son whose father had just tragically passed away? How did the Rebbe answer the question “why do bad things happen to good people”? The letters are from the archives of Rabbi Nissan Mindel and are being published here thanks to Rabbi Sholom Ber Shapiro.
In a dramatic unfolding of events, Chabad Shluchim in Germany and Russia were successfully able to save the body of a Jewish woman from being cremated.
Mark Schwartz brought an assortment of cakes and cookies to work—to his New York City police station—that had been freshly arranged for an event earlier in the day. He had just reached a milestone he’d been considering for nearly a decade: his bar mitzvah.
Yaakov Dovid Perlman (Kingston, PA) and Chaya Mushka Kohn (Kensington, NY)
The 71st Precinct has sent out a notice to members of the Crown Heights community to beware of a scam that is being perpetrated by criminals claiming to be agents of the IRS.
We all look up to and are inspired by Shluchim that we know. We are amazed by their perseverance, dedication, and success. We know that even when we are too tired or lazy to walk three blocks to a farbrengen; our shluchim are out there encouraging others to participate, and inspiring Jews with their words and actions.
A video recap of the epic CTeen Shabbaton Havdalah in Times Square last Motzei Shabbos, featuring 1000 Jewish teens from all over the world, singer Alex Clare and a video of the Rebbe on the American Eagle Jumbotron.