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Dov and Mushka (nee Krinsky) Barber (Crown Heights)
Sholom Zochor at 506 Montgomery St. [between Brooklyn and New York Ave.]
Chabad’s Terror Victims Project is continuing its round-the-clock work in the Holy Land. This week they were joined by a wonderful, courageous group from Toronto led by Rabbi Mendel Kaplan of Chabad of Flamingo, Canada.
The N’shei Chabad of Los Angeles, California has launched a campaign titled ‘Operation Shabbat Dome,’ in an effort to encourage Jewish women and girls to light Shabbos for the safety of Israel.
Levi and Chayala (nee Harlig) Wilhelm (Las Vegas, NV)
Ever since his daughter celebrated her Bas Mitzvah at Camp Emunah B’nos Yaakov Yehudah more than 15 years ago, Rabbi Naftali Estulin, Rabbi of Chabad in West Hollywood and Chabad Russian Immigrant Program & Synagogue, has been visiting the camp to celebrate with the girls whose Bas Mitzvahs fall in the summer months.
This Shabbos at the Besht, Rabbi Michoel Seligson, Mashpia in Oholei Torah, will lead a discussion on the topic – The Month of Menachem Av.
Eliau Piha (Milan, Italy) and Nechama (bas Yitzchok) Tenenbaum (Crown Heights)
Thousands of Jews in Irvine, California joined together with a unit of Israeli paratroopers and Rabbi Dovid Eliezrie in a live broadcast from the edge of a Gaza.
CrownHeights.info and Lubavitch Archives present a unique photo of the Rebbe clapping his hands to singing after Mincha in the mid 1980s.
The designation of a day to honor a given event or segment of society, is common practice among the world’s various nationalities and cultures. Americans, for example, celebrate Memorial Day, Veterans Day, Independence Day, and a host of other special occasions, such as Mother’s day, Father’s day, Valentine’s day and even Secretary’s day.
Just two hours into a mutually agreed ‘humanitarian cease fire’ terrorists attacked IDF soldiers – using a tunnel which opened behind IDF lines – in the Rafah Area in the Gaza Strip. Two soldiers were reportedly killed in the attack and another, 2nd Lt. Hadar Goldin, 23, is reportedly missing and presumed abducted.
Dovid Slavin (Crown Heights) and Yael (Amy) Zebberman (Tarzana, CA)
Police are searching for two groups of men who held up victims at gunpoint in Crown Heights this month, stealing jewelry and money. Both incidents occurred in broad daylight.
In this week’s edition of Letter & Spirit, we present a letter of the Rebbe in which he explains how one small quarrel – the misunderstanding between Kamtza and Bar-Kamtza – could bring about the destruction of the Holy Temple and Jerusalem, as explained in the Talmud. The letter was written through the Rebbe’s trusted secretary Rabbi Nissan Mindel, and was made available by his son-in-law Rabbi Sholom Ber Shapiro.
Yossi and Mushka (nee Zalmanov) Greenberg (Oxford, OH)
I can get you to look my way. I can cause you to feel uncomfortable. I can compel you to feel you want to stare but you know it is rude to stare. It makes you feel awkward. I dress this way because I am a woman and women should not be oppressed – we are free to express ourselves through our way of dressing and you are committing a faux pas if you object. I can impress you with my clothes. Once you are impressed by me, I have power over you. I am a power dresser. I make my own choices. No one tells me how to dress.
Yaakov and Tziry (nee Larkin) Plotkin (Crown Heights)
Talented presenter and Sofer (and CGI-NY alumni) Rabbi Yosef Serebryanski bedazzled the campers of Gan Yisroel as they witnessed an informative presentation on the process of Tefilin making and writing, to help visualize what they’re studying in learning classes.
On the first day of Camp Gan Israel of Sweden – AKA Tze’irei Hashluchim-Europe – young Shliach Arye Segal of Baku, Azerbaijan celebrated his 11th birthday with fellow young Shluchim from around the world.
A group of Kfar Chabad residents, several of them members of a local ‘Shomrim’ volunteer group, packed up food, drinks, Tefilin, Shabbos Candles and brochures and headed out to the Gaza border to raise the spirits of the IDF soldiers stationed there with refreshments and good deeds.
CrownHeights.info reported earlier this week that The Lancet, a distinguished medical journal, after having published an anti-Israel diatribe, refused to publish a subsequent rebuttal written by three Israeli doctors.