When it comes to helping drivers, there’s no shortage of in-car technology from GPS navigation to collision-warning systems. But now start-ups are tackling a perennial source of frustration—finding a parking space.
Mendel Khutoretsky (Melbourne, Australia) and Chana Friedfertig (Crown Heights)
It has been 75 years since the sixth Lubavitcher Rebbe—Rabbi Yosef Yitzchak Schneersohn, of righteous memory, a refugee from Communist Russia, Nazi Germany and war-torn Europe—arrived on America’s shores in 1940, on 9 Adar, 5700, which corresponds this year to Feb. 28, 2015. And in that time, the Chabad-Lubavitch movement has developed into a vibrant presence in Jewish communities around the nation and the world, with the most dramatic recent growth taking place among young families.
Oholei Torah PTA is offering the Achdus Basket Project. Through our project, you can send your neighbors and relatives a beautiful Shalach Monos that we pack and deliver for you, so that you can enjoy a “hassle free” Purim.
For $5 a name, you don’t want to leave anyone out!
A directory is included for your convenience.
Place your orders at oholeitorah.com
Or for more information please call:
Sara Popack (718) 735-2484, Shuffi Telsner (718) 774-2778, Aida Junik (718) 953-3197
We are also offering a variety of beautifully arranged Shalach Monos baskets ranging in price from $7 to $95
Place your orders at PurimBasketsOT.com
Or for more information please call:
Chani Neubort (917) 428-8553, Esther Rivka Telsner (718) 774-1301, Aida Junik (718) 953-3197
Shimmy and Devorah (nee Chaiton) Korolitzky (Crown Heights)
Chabad on Campus International, located in Crown Heights, Brooklyn is seeking a full-time Executive Assistant to join its team.
The responsibilities of the Executive Assistant will be to support the Executive Director in all areas of his work including scheduling meetings and appointments, making travel arrangements, answering phone calls and emails, researching donors and foundations, preparing correspondence, managing data, preparing presentations and managing projects.
Candidates must be computer and internet proficient, have excellent writing and communication skills and be efficient, reliable, and able to work with a team.
A minimum three years of Executive Assistant experience is required.
Please email resume and references to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hundreds of Shluchim and Jewish Community Leaders from across Russia gathered in Moscow today, Thursday, for the annual conference of the Federation of Jewish Communities in Russia.
As the Jewish community continues to marvel at what is possibly the only footage of the Chofetz Chaim, new details have emerged about the four minute fifty one second clip that has logged tens of thousands of hits on YouTube over the past 48 hours.
Tonight, Thursday, February 26, a special Shloshim gathering will take place in Los Angeles commemorating the life and legacy of Rabbi Ariel Rav-Noy, OBM, beloved husband, father, Shliach and educator, who tragically and suddenly passed away last month.
It is well below freezing outside, but inside BerMax Caffé + Bistro, patrons are sipping hot soup and lattes, enjoying a rare Winnipeg experience: kosher dining in a smart, upscale eatery.
March 16, 1944, the Nazi army invaded Hungary and the home of Holocaust survivor Rabbi Nissen Mangel. By the end of May, his family was in Auschwitz. “I was in the threshold of death,” Mangel said. “In a year in these death camps day in and out. I was in complete danger of death.”
Tzali and Chana Mala (nee Itkin) Borenstein (Whitby, Canada)
Rabbi Chaim Citron is a lecturer at Yeshiva Ohr Elchonon Chabad in Los Angeles and the rabbi of Congregation Ahavas Yisroel in the vicinity. He was interviewed for JEM’s My Encounter with the Rebbe project in his home in September of 2011.
A group of ten Temimim sent on Shlichus by the Rebbe to the Yeshiva of Toras Emes in Yerushalyim pose for a photo outside the Yeshiva’s building in 1975. Can you identify those in the photo?
With a record 1,500 Jewish teenagers expected at the CTeen Shabbaton in Crown Heights this weekend, CTeen staff met with officers from the NYPD’s 71st and 77th precincts, as well as representatives from the Port Authority and the MTA, to formalize plans to beef up security to ensure the safety of the young guests.
FBI agents in Brooklyn have arrested three men for allegedly attempting to travel abroad to join ISIS. The trio had discussed launching attacks domestically if they were unable to travel to join them, authorities said.
Alternate Side Parking (street cleaning) regulations will be suspended Thursday, February 26, due to cold weather conditions. Payment at parking meters will remain in effect throughout the city.
Yossi and Sara (nee Moskovits) Geisinsky (Crown Heights)
With sadness we inform you of the passing of Mrs. Tzivia Bravman, OBM, a survivor of Stalin’s USSR who helped the Rebbe’s father during his exile in Kazakhstan and a veteran member of the Kfar Chabad community since 1951. She was 90 years old.
Shmaya and Chani (nee Rabkin) Futerfas (Crown Heights)
Shavy and Mushky (nee Niasoff) Yarmush (Crown Heights)
An explosion on Sunday rocked a peaceful demonstration in the eastern city of Kharkov, Ukraine, killing three people and injuring nearly a dozen others. The march celebrated one year since the events last February at Maidan Square in Kiev, which led to the ouster of President Viktor Yanukovych, who is now in exile in Russia.
Today, Vov Adar mark’s ten years since the passing of Reb Michoel Teitelbaum, OBM. Reb Michoel, together with his wife, Rebbetzin Esther Teitelbaum, are known to be the founders of Mossad Chinuch Oholei Torah, the largest Chabad yeshiva today. What many may not know, is the long history of mesirus nefesh that Reb Michoel had back in Soviet Russia.
Hundreds of Rabbis received basic training in first aid and self-defense at a conference organized by the Rabbinical Centre of Europe and the European Jewish Association. The annual conference, which was this year held in Prague, Czech Republic, brought together community leaders from across the European continent, with participants given basic training in self-defense and first aid following a recent spate of terror attacks across the EU.