Beit Chabad in Assaf HaRofeh Hospital in Rishon L’Tzion is running a summer camp experience for children who are admitted to day admissions area of the hospital. The program includes drawing, singing, dancing, and workshops, including one on eating healthy, which is run by a health professional under Chabad supervision.
A massive Kiddush Hashem unfold on a Sydney beach today when Hatzalah volunteers were the first to respond to an emergency in which seven vacationing students were drowning in the ocean.
Yakov Kulik (Sydney, Australia) and Sara Guedj (Paris, France)
For the grand finale trip, Yeshivas Kayitz Kingston went to one of the first cities where the Frierdiker Rebbe sent Shluchim – Worcester, Massachusetts. They were hosted by Rabbi Mendel Fogelman, whose father, Rabbi Hershel Fogelman, OBM, came to Worcester over 70 years ago.
Crown Heights comedian and filmmaker Moshe Kravitzky recently took a ride with Uber; his driver spent most of the ride talking to him about G-dliness and how to make the world a better place. When they arrived at his destination, the driver excitedly pulled out his phone and showed Moshe where he gets his daily dose of inspiration – JEM’s daily video of the Rebbe app.
In honor of the upcoming Shloshim of Mrs. Chaia Mushka Stiefelmann, OBM, beloved Shlucha in S. Paulo, Brazil, and loving mother to four children, we present the English transcript of a lecture delivered by her husband, Rabbi Avraham Stiefelmann, in loving memory of his wife.
In response to those who said Tel Aviv is not a holy city, a group of young volunteers working in tandem with Chabad on the Coast wrapped Tefilin with 262 men in just under 10 hours, setting a world record!
It only started about a month ago, but is already growing rapidly and gaining interest. “Memaleh Kol Almin” is the unique name of the new program which arranges, matches, and connects study partners in Chassidus from all over the world.
Chabad of Vancouver Island, Victoria, opened the Verrier Family Chabad Centre for Jewish Life and Learning last Wednesday, August 24th, in a historic ceremony.
With great sadness and deep pain we inform you of the untimely passing of Rabbi Avrohom Yeshayohu Groner OBM, a much loved educator and rabbi in London, England. He was 43 years old.
Levi Yitzchok and Chana Mondshine (Smolensk, Russia)
Sholomke and Mushka (nee Greenberg) Nagar (Crown Heights)
Yisrolik Gottlieb (Nikolayev, Ukraine) and Chaya Mushka Wolf (Kfar Chabad, Israel)
A new music video featuring campers and Israeli singing star Nemouel Haroush was produced by Camp Chyolei HaRebbe at the end of the summer session. It is making waves in Israel with its statement of Chabad credo in the context of finishing up summer camp, reports Arutz sheva.
Aliza Bas Menachem bids farewell to Barry Chamish, OBM, an investigative journalist who wrote a book about the 2005 Disengagement from Gush Katif called ‘Bye Bye Gaza.’
With great sadness and shock we inform you of the sudden and untimely passing of R’ Moshe Weiss, OBM, of S. Paul, Minnesota, who gained national fame when he appeared on the TV show ‘Shark Tank’ to secure investment for an iPhone attachment he invented. He was 41 years old.
In an unprecedented and crucially positive step forward, 300 Orthodox Rabbis signed a proclamation regarding child safety in the Orthodox Jewish community. Synagogues and schools are called upon to adopt certain preventative measures outlined in the document to deter child abuse and CSA.
Zalman and Mushka (nee Wolowik) Korf (Crown Heights)
Maintaining a healthy work-life balance is a struggle faced by most people in the workforce. For Shluchim whose entire lives are dedicated to the Rebbe’s work, this challenge is all the more poignant.
Menachem Klein (Memphis, TN) and Mussie Sasonkin (Akron, OH)
On Thursday, the campers and staff of Gan Yisroel-NY boarded luxuries coach busses and headed to an indoor water park – rented out by Gan Yisroel alone for the grand trip of the summer.
Waves crashed on the shore and palms trees swayed in the wind as the Jamaican sun baked down on two rabbinical students standing in dress pants and starched white shirts. They were fiddling with a portable printer, with neat stacks of paper meant be bound into Tanyas, the slim but significant volume penned by Rabbi Schneur Zalman of Liadi, the first Rebbe of Chabad.