Yossi and Chaya Mushka (nee Klein) Kanner (Crown Heights)
Carnival day came to Camp Gan Yisroel in Parksville, NY, but with an extra twist: each bunk competed to see who could make the best booth, with the winners earning special prizes.
Rabbi Kussy and Rosie Lipsker of Crown Heights will shortly be moving on Shlichus to Tuscaloosa, Alabama, home of the University of Alabama, where they will join the family of Chabad on Campus Shluchim operating in universities all over the world.
Eli and Elisheva Nachum (Crown Heights)
A unique encounter between various Ukrainian religious leaders occurred on Tuesday in Kiev. The president of Ukraine, Petro Poroshenko, and Rabbi Yonatan Markovitch, Kiev’s Chief Rabbi and Chabad emissary, were among the participants. During the encounter, a personal conversation took place between the two regarding the anti-Semitism in the Ukraine.
Yossi and Leah (nee Rapoport) Itzinger (Crown Heights)
Assailants attacked a Palestinian village in the West Bank early Friday and torched two homes, killing a young child and critically wounding at least three people, in what the Israeli prime minister called a “terror attack.” The arsonists scrawled graffiti on the homes they attacked, including “revenge!” and “Yechi Hamelech Hamoshiach!”
Levi and Dini (nee Rotenberg) Hecht (Crown Heights)
Mordy and Menucha (nee Bruchstat) Richler (Crown Heights)
Shimon and Miriam (nee Orimland) Greenwald (Crown Heights)
Avremi and Sheina (nee Levin) Zippel (Salt Lake City, UT)
CrownHeights.info and Lubavitch Archives present a photo of the Rebbe in conversation during Kos Shel Bracha, circa early 1960s.
A Crown Heights family, on their way upstate for Shabbos, was involved in a very serious crash on NY Route 17 near exit 113 late last night. A total of Six were injured, four of them seriously including two children.
In this week’s edition of Letter and Spirit, in honor of Shabbos Nachamu, we present a letter from the Rebbe in which he sends his condolences to the family of an academic who had a profound love for the Land of Israel. The letter was written in English through the Rebbe’s trusted secretary Rabbi Nissan Mindel, and was made available by the latter’s son-in-law, Rabbi Sholom Ber Shapiro.
The Friendship Circle of Central Jerusalem recently hosted their annual “Volunteer Salute – Evening of Appreciation,” honoring dozens of its dedicated volunteers.
Campers and staff at Gan Yisroel-Montreal welcomed singer Eli Marcus, who recently released his debut album Dovid Hamelech, for a rocking concert that lasted until the late hours of the night, accompanied by talented musician Fitche Benshimon.
Friends and members of Bais Shmuel-Chabad were welcomed to the rooftop terrace of Mr. Hashya Deitsch for an evening out, benefiting the Friendship Circle of Brooklyn.
Bais Rivka Day Camp celebrates building manager Tzvi Fass‘s birthday in the 310 Crown St. lunchroom.
Each summer, 450 seriously ill children are treated to unforgettable, medically supervised overnight camp experiences at Camp Simcha, for children battling cancer and other hematological illnesses, and Camp Simcha Special, for children with debilitating chronic conditions.
In what has already become a summer tradition, a group of 15 young and ambitious rabbis assembled in Moscow for a 3-week journey – in mobile synagogues – to cross the vast lands of Russia, aiming to reach out to every small and even the most remote Jewish community.