Thousands of American tourists, who arrived in the Jewish state during their summer vacation, chose to dedicate some of their leisure time to helping the needy at the Colel Chabad’s Jerusalem packing facility. More than 5,000 families receive monthly baskets and before major Jewish holidays, an additional 20,000 packages are delivered.
Secular studies teachers needed for a Lubavitcher elementary boys Yeshiva in the heart of Flatbush.
A warm and friendly atmosphere and a most rewarding and fulfilling Shlichus.
CrownHeights.info and Lubavitch Archives present a unique photo of the Rebbe saying Kaddish while davening for teh Amud, circa 1990.
I’m what you’d call an average older Chassidishe Bochur. I was never planning on going to college, but life threw me a curve ball and – with the green light from my Mashpia – I’m pursuing a degree in accounting.
In this weeks parsha, parshas shoftim the Torah states that if a man had two wives, one is beloved and the other one is not (so) beloved. When it comes to give over his inheritance, he must give a double portion to his first born son, even if that son is the son of the wife whom he isn’t on the best of terms. And it is forbidden to play favoritism and give the first born of the beloved wife, the rights of the firstborn.
This Shabbos at the Besht, Rabbi Berel Levin will lead a discussion on the history and background of the Rebbe’s Mivtza Neshek.
In honor of Chai Elul, Anash and all Jews worldwide are invited to participate in a learning campaign, with a chance to win great prizes.
Mendy and Baila (nee Weiss) Greenfeld (Crown Heights)
In this week’s edition of Letter and Spirit, as we approach Rosh Hashanah – the day of judgment, we present a letter from the Rebbe to a judge, in which the Rebbe touches upon the idea of true justice. 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.
Yoni and Chanie (nee Bialestock) Rappaport (Crown Heights)
Vancouver Island, in Canada’s Pacific northwest, was named the No. 1 Island in U.S and Canada by the Travel + Leisure magazine 2014. Locals and travelers come for the fishing, wineries, art, whale watching, and breathtaking scenery. And now, some will be coming for its blossoming Jewish community, a stunning development given the island’s relative isolation from the mainland.
The Shaarei Tzedek Chessed Center in Moscow, Russia, takes care of the physical needs of local elderly and needy Jews day in and day out, by providing them with food, clothing, medicine and more.
Police are searching for a suspect they say choked a Crown Heights woman after she rebuffed his advances.
Rabbi Yale and Rickelle New began Friendship Circle of Atlanta in December 2011, soon after the couple married. From their home in the Toco Hills neighborhood near the heart of Georgia’s capital city, they have worked tirelessly to grow the program from its infancy to a thriving resource, matching teenage volunteers with children who have special needs.
The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene has created a new brochure on the supposed dangers of the practice of Metzitzah B’peh (MBP), which it will distribute to new Jewish mothers in hospitals throughout the city, in a bid to discourage them from having the ritual performed on their newborn sons.
Rabbi Yosef Gerlitzky, Director of Chabad in Tel Aviv, told Arutz Sheva about Shabbat observance in the traditionally secular coastal city and how his organization is working to improve it from the air.
Mrs. Rose Schrage was the businesses manager of the Crown Heights Board of Education for 30 years. She was interviewed by JEM’s My Encounter with the Rebbe project in her home in Brooklyn in October of 2010.
A rally and press conference took place this evening, August 26, in Crown Heights, drawing hundreds of area residents in protest of the ‘Iran deal,’ which will allow the Islamist regime to procure nuclear weapons and restore billions of dollars to their terror-financing coffers. A small group of Neturei Karta protesters – but with very large signs – attended as well and counter-protested.
Last week Moti Edri was engaged in ‘Mivtzoim’, getting people in the Azrieli Mall in Tel Aviv to put on tefilin. His mehudar tefilin disappeared at some point, and they were found the following day in a trash can.
Lawyers for a group opposing the Jewish ritual of Kaporos were in a Manhattan court today, asking that a Superior Court judge put an end to the annual event not only because of they find it offensive, but due to the fact that it violates some 15 laws.
University of Illinois police have arrested a Champaign man in connection with the Aug. 19 vandalizing of the menorah outside the Chabad Jewish Center on the University of Illinois campus in Champaign.
Chasidic singing sensation Shimmy Engel teamed up with Chabad comedian Mendy Pellin to produce a music video for his latest hit song – Givald!
This year, Gan Israel Day Camp of Edgware, UK, attracted over 310 children ages 4-12 from Edgware and Northwest London for two weeks of fun and excitement.