With great sadness we inform you of the passing of Rabbi Zalman Posner, OBM, Head Shliach to the state of Tennessee for 65 years, spiritual leader of congregation Sherith Israel in Nashville for over 50 years and noted author and lecturer. He was 87 years old.
Rabbi Yitzchok Minkowicz, director of Chabad Lubavitch of Southwest Florida, delivers his insights on this week’s Parsha – Kedoshim. This week Rabbi Minkowicz answers the question: What is true love?
Khalil Elijah Burn went to his first seder this Passover. He and his mother, Naomi, who live in Belize, were guests of Rabbi Mendel and Rachel Druk, co-directors of Chabad Jewish Center of Cancun in Mexico.
Mayor Bill de Blasio has proposed a 3.35 percent increase in water and sewage rates paid by homeowners and landlords across the five boroughs, in a proposal submitted to the New York City Water Board.
Ticket writing by the NYPD in Crown Heights has spiked considerably under the De Blasio administration, data released by the Police Department shows.
Rookie police officer James Li, who was shot while apprehending a fare-skipper, was honored at this month’s 71st Precinct Council Meeting. Also honored was the officer’s partner and two FDNY EMTs who came to the injured officer’s aid.
In this unique vintage-color video from JEM, the Rebbe can be seen distributing Kos Shel Brocha to thousands of gathered Chassidim on Motzei Pesach, 1967.
The NYPD’s Hate Crimes Unit has arrested four members of the Williamsburg Hassidic community in connection with the beating of an African-American man last December. Additional arrests are expected.
Over 200 students, faculty members and local residents gathered at Colorado State University in Fort Collins for an inspiring Pesach Seder with Chabad that lasted late into the night.
With great sadness we inform you of the untimely passing of Mrs. Chana Winter (nee Gurevitch), a young mother from Crown Heights. She was 43 years old. The Levaya will take place today, Wednesday.
Baruch Shalom and Batsheva (nee Chaikin) Davidson (Crown Heights)
Benny and Chanale (nee Gopin) Friedman (Crown Heights).
It was the second night of Passover, and the evening prayers had just concluded at the Beis Menachem Mendel Synagogue in Donetsk, Ukraine. Hundreds of worshippers in this border city with Russia were milling around, waiting for the second night’s community Passover seder to begin.
With sadness we inform you of the passing of Rabbi Chaim Menachem Tiechtel, OBM, a veteran Chosid and member of the Chabad community in the holy city of Jerusalem.
A memorial to the Lubavitcher Rebbe’s younger brother, R’ Dovber Shneerson, OBM, who was murdered by the Nazis YMS in Dnepropetrovsk, Ukraine, was defaced with swastikas – the latest in a string of anti-Semitic incidents in the pro-Russian eastern half of the country.
Reb Yerachmiel Schneider is sitting Shiva after the passing of his father, Shraga Feivish, OBM, at 1325 Union St. [corner New York Ave.] Apt. #3 until Thursday Evening. Hamokom Yenachem Eschem Besoch She’ar Aveilei Tzion V’yerushalaim.
Menachem and Faigy (nee Schapiro) Schechter (Chicago, IL)
On a crisp September morning in 2001, terrorists hijacked and slammed two airplanes into the World Trade Center’s twin towers in Lower Manhattan. Just miles away, Rabbi Elkana Shmotkin, executive director of JEM (Jewish Education Media), was hard at work on a new project.
CrownHeights.info and Lubavitch Archives present a unique photo of the Rebbe distributing Kos Shel Brocho, circa mid 1980s.
Alternate side parking (street cleaning) regulations will be suspended Monday and Tuesday, April 21-22 for Passover. All other regulations, including parking meters, remain in effect.
In honor of Yud Alef Nissan, the Rebbe’s birthday, nine Mitzvah Tanks paraded through the streets of the Greater Toronto Area, bringing awareness of Pesach to thousands of Jews.
For a full month, each student of 7th and 8th grades of Lubavitcher Yeshiva-Crown St. gained and achieved on his own level with personal Hachlotos in honor of the Rebbe’s birthday. As a celebration of their tremendous success, the Talmidim were treated with a visit to the largest Trampoline Park in the world.