Two young men stand on a Crown Heights street and review the latest pamphlet of the Rebbe’s Sichos released by the Vaad. Can you identify those in the photo, where or when it was taken?
Residents of Crown Heights awoke this morning to find a package containing booklets and DVDs on their doorsteps. The envelope says it is sent by the “Israel Restoration Ministries,” but a quick glance inside affirms the source of the material: Missionaries targeting new converts to Christianity. Please be advised of the content before bringing it into your home.
Hundreds of Anash, Bochurim and women gathered in front of 770 to partake in the Levaya of Rabbi Yekutiel Rapp OBM, a well known and loved Mashpia in Tomchei Temimim – 770, who was killed in a terrible crash Tuesday evening.
On Friday, campers at Gan Yisroel-Montreal, many of them several hours away from home, posed for photos with printed messages in their hands for their parents to see.
Sunday evening in Boro Park, Rabbi Leibel Groner, secretary of the Lubavitcher Rebbe, OBM, participated in the vort celebrating the engagement of the daughter of the Alexander Rebbe of Cleveland to the son of Reb Chaim Yakov Lebowitz, where he was honored with a seat at the head table.
Mordechai Brudno (Cleveland, OH) and Mushky Rubenstein (Crown Heights)
Saadya Liberow (Melbourne, Australia) and Chaya Althaus (Sydney, Australia)
“If the Lubavitcher Rebbe were alive today, he’d be active on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and other forms of social media,” Rabbi Yehuda Krinsky told a crowd that gathered to mark Gimmel Tammuz in central New Jersey.
Created by Kaila Phillips, the following article appeared Sunday on Buzzfeed.com, listing 6 reasons why one should organize a Chabad Young Professionals (CYP) gathering this coming weekend.
Mendel Greenberg (Los Angeles, CA) and Dvoiri Malowany (Sao Paulo, Brazil)
Malachi Moshe Rosenfeld, one of four Israelis gunned down in a terrorist shooting near the West Bank settlement of Shvut Rachel late Monday, died of his wounds, the family announced on Tuesday.
This past Shabbos over seventy people from Chabad of Penn Wynne, Pennsylvania spent an uplifting Shabbos – despite the less than perfect weather – at Camp Gan Yisroel in the Poconos.
A broad, barrel-chested man, Gabi Levinsky rose to address 150 fellow parents gathered in the cafeteria of the Wolfsohn-Tabacinic School. It was Friday night, and children ran freely around the room as Shabbat dinner stretched late into the muggy Argentine evening. With tears in his eyes, Levinsky thanked the Wolfsohn community for standing with his family following the sudden passing of their daughter a year earlier. By the time his short speech was over, there wasn’t a dry eye in the room.
Shlomo Kaplan (Crown Heights/Tzfas) and Orit Dahan (Tekoa, Israel)
With great sadness, shock and deep pain we inform you of the tragic and sudden passing of Rabbi Yekutiel Rapp OBM, a Mashpia in Tomchei Temimim 770. He was killed in a horrific accident in Crown Heights. He was 66 years old. The Levaya will take place Tuesday, times below.
In honor of 12-13 Tammuz, the birthday and day of liberation of the Previous Rebbe, we present an inspiring story that occurred during the lifetime of his father, the Rebbe Rashab, written by renowned author Rabbi Sholom Dovber Avtzon.
On Tuesday, June 30, 2015, the day will officially be a bit longer than usual – because an extra second, or “leap” second, will be added.
A noted Mashpia, who served as a longtime Mashgiach of Yeshivas Tomchei Temimim-770, was run over multiple times by a car on the corner of Empire Blvd. and Balfour Place. After frantic efforts to save his life, the man tragically passed away from his injuries.
While on a visit to Brussels, Belgium, for the launch of the “Counter Extremism Project,” former U.S. Senator Joseph Lieberman and his wife Haddasah met with Rabbi Michoel Rosenblum, director of the EU Jewish Buildings and the European Synagogue – Ohel Eliezer. “My trips are never complete without meeting up with Chabad,” said Sen. Lieberman.
A horrifying incident occurred Sunday night to a young Jewish mother in Crown Heights, when she was accosted in the dark by a knife-wielding assailant, who menacingly said to her “Come with me.”
Shmuel and Draizy (nee Wilansky) Lefkowitz (Crown Heights)