The Chabad Jewish Center of Glendale, Arizona, recently hosted Marthe Cohn, who joined the intelligence service of the French First Army and, posing as a nurse, risked death and slipped into Germany in 1944 to valiantly retrieve information on Nazi troop movements.
A grassroots campaign is underway in Crown Heights to urge Congresswoman Yvette Clarke to vote against the proposed nuclear deal with Iran.
Traveling in a motor home armed with Jewish gear, Rabbi Yossi and Malki Rodal make their way around the Australian outback in search of Jews. Some 7000 Jews live in outlying areas with no Jewish community infrastructure, so these “Jewish … Continued
Dovber and Bassie Kahn (Monsey, NY)
On a recent Thursday night, Chabad of South Broward, FL, hosted an uplifting and inspiring Farbrengen celebrating the completion of their four year journey in learning the holy Hemshech Ayin Beis of the Rebbe Rashab. The journey took four years, but for all participants it was very rewarding.
Chaim Boruch Bar-Chaim (Crown Heights) and Shoshana Pimentelli (Crown Heights/Texas)
In 2014 Rabbi Elie Estrin became the first chaplain in the US Air Force, and this week he celebrated a new landmark as he upgraded to the post of the Air Force’s first bearded officer.
Two rabbinical students from the Chabad Community Center for Jewish Life and Learning in Oklahoma City are traveling to small Jewish communities in Oklahoma and North Texas, hoping to spread goodness and kindness.
Berel Fine (Montreal, Canada) and Menucha Schwartz (Crown Heights)
Mendy Zippel (Salt Lake City, UT) and Fraidy Shagalov (Crown Heights)
Though it began on a somber note with the fast of Tisha B’av, the sixth week of Yeshiva Summer Program in Morristown, NJ was filled with excitement, learning, joy and fun.
Max Steinberg was determined to make a difference in the world. A native of California, he was 22 when he went to Israel for the first time in the summer of 2012 on a Taglit-Birthright Israel trip for young adults, along with his siblings Jake and Paige.
A sign broadcasting Shabbos times on Kingston Avenue has recently been refurbished after not working for a number of years. The sign was dedicated in memory of Mrs. Pesya Leah bas Shraga Feivel Lapine HY”D.
Last week, a group of Jewish singers, including the legendary Mordechai Ben David, visited famed Jewish guitarist and singer Yossi Piamenta, who is battling a dreaded illness and needs a Refuah Sheleima, and made a Kumzits for him at his bedside.
The Algemeiner honored two titans of journalism at its fourth annual Summer Benefit late last week in New York City.
A panhandler known to frequent neighborhood Shuls and Kingston Avenue was captured on surveillance video stealing out of charity boxes in 770 on Shabbos morning. He was arrested once before for the same crime, which was also captured on video.
Last week, in front of a crowd of 6,000 at the Sultan’s Pool in Jerusalem, Chasidic singing star Avraham Fried introduced a new single – a moving, inspirational and catchy song titled ‘Yerushalayim Shebalev’ (Jerusalem in [my] heart).
For the 36th year in a row, the group of Shluchim sent by the Rebbe to the Holy Land in the years 5736-38 (1976-78) united for a Kinus, which took place over Shabbos in Kfar Sava.
On Sunday, the campers of Gan Yisroel-Montreal were visited by their families, relatives and friends, who enjoyed many fun activities together both on and off camp grounds.
Aaron and Joey Wertheimer (Crown Heights)
A group of fourteen students from Chabad Yeshivas across Israel are traveling to Almaty (Alma Ata) Kazakhstan to study Torah in close proximity to the Ohel of the Rebbe’s father, Rabbi Levi Yitzchak Schneerson, OBM.
An elderly man is on a ventilator and clinging to life after he was struck by a vehicle on Schenectady Avenue on Sunday evening.