“Every year before the summer, generally at the Yud Bais Tammuz Farbrengen, the Rebbe would speak about Tznius,” says Oholei Torah Mashpia Rabbi Michoel Seligson. At his suggestion, CrownHeights.info presents a new weekly feature for the summer months: a short thought of the Rebbe on tznius, as compiled by Rabbi Seligson.
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When students return to Hillel High School in Milwaukee in a few weeks, they’ll find that some things have changed: It has hired a new head teacher, signed a lease on two new venues and increased its enrollment by one-third.
A counselor davens with his bunk at Camp Gan Israel of Napa Valley, California, in the summer of 1976. Can you identify anyone in the photo?
Rabbi Motti Grossbaum of Chabad of Stony Brook, Long Island, has his own twist to the ‘ice bucket challenge’ that is currently sweeping the nation’s social media: The Tefilin Challenge.
Three loud explosions were heard over Tel Aviv on Tuesday night shortly before 11 p.m. as a salvo of rockets was launched from the Gaza Strip.
The Jerusalem Post recently ran a feature article on Montreal Shliach Rabbi Zushe Silberstein and his work with the Jewish inmates of Quebec’s prisons, both before and after their release. This video, titled ‘Black Is the New Orange,’ accompanies the article.
The body of 21-year-old David Menachem Gordon, an American ‘lone soldier’ in the IDF who was reported missing after failing to appear at his posts since Sunday, has been found. An IDF spokesperson said the soldier’s lifeless body was found in central Israel, with his weapon lying at his side.
Two people were killed and 21 injured in more than a dozen separate shootings in New York City over the weekend. The gun violence, scattered around four New York boroughs, is part of a recent increase in shooting incidents in the city, despite a sharp decline in crime over the past two decades.
Shortly after its first printing two years ago, the Sefer Hamaftechos L’Sichos Kodesh – which was compiled by Rabbi Michoel Seligson, had sold out. Due to popular demand, it is now available once again.
The oldest and largest Lubavitch overnight camp for girls – Camp Emunah-B’nos Yaakov Yehudah – posed for a group portrait as it completes its 62nd summer season.
Mendy Baitch (Crown Heights) and Nechama Dina Varnai (Beitar, Israel)
L’chaim tonight, Tuesday at Lubavitcher Yeshiva
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Rabbi Yitzchok Minkowicz, director of Chabad Lubavitch of Southwest Florida, delivers his insights on this week’s Parsha – Re’eh. This week Rabbi Minkowicz answers the question: Why are we faced with challenges?
As a close observer of, and someone who is concerned with, the recent Israel-Hamas war, and with the knowledge that such a war is as much about winning the world’s support and sympathy as it is defensive and offensive, I find Israel’s PR strategy disheartening and insufficient.
Politicians and residents gathered on the street corner where a 24-year-old Jewish man was attacked last week in a suspected hate crime, in order to decry the violence. Following the press conference they went to the Raksin home to deliver bouquets of flowers.
It all began in 2007 when Rabbi Yossi and Baila Gansburg purchased a former school for children with special needs to house their Chabad center, Chabad Lubavitch of Coconut Creek and West Pompano Beach in South Florida. Now, seven years and 70 students later, they are poised to open a state-of-the art, 33,000-square-foot facility.
New clues have emerged in the case of Rabbi Yosef Raksin, HYD, of Crown Heights, who was fatally shot on Shabbos morning, August 9th, while visiting family in North Miami Beach.
More than 800 people participated in the 10th Annual Jewish Summer Fest at the Jersey Shore on Sunday, August 17th. The Event was sponsored by Chabad at the Shore.
Aron Follman, a three-year-old boy from Borough Park, passed away Sunday night in a bungalow fire at Camp Mareh Yechezkel in Liberty, New York.
Devorah Benjamin, director of Keren Simchas Chosson V’kallah, videotapes the Chuppah of young couple whose wedding she attended last night.
During the 35th annual Chabad-Lubavitch Shluchim Conference in the central Israeli city of Kfar Saba this weekend, the Shluchim released a statement in which they urged Israeli leaders to disregard world opinion and not to stop its war against the terrorists even for one minute, until it completely removes any threat to the residents of the Holy Land.
After ceremoniously dipping their bikes in the Pacific Ocean six weeks ago, eight young men trekked across the continent, over 2,700 miles, until they reached Brooklyn, where they dipped their bikes in the Atlantic Ocean. The trip, coordinated by The Friendship Circle, raised money and awareness for children with special needs.
Shluchim who host CTeen programing in the Chabad Houses gathered for a conference and posed for a group photo.