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A new poll released by Quinnipiac University shows the Democratic Governor of New York, Andrew Cuomo, maintaining a 2-to-1 advantage over his Republican challenger, Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino.
A senior Hamas official has acknowledged that members of the military wing of the organization are responsible for the kidnapping and murder of three Israeli boys in June.
Soldiers from the IDF’s Homefront Command came to Kfar Chabad today to collect rocket shrapnel which peppered the area.
A film crew was out and about on Montgomery Street today, shooting scenes for a new movie to be released sometime next year. According to one crewmember, the film is titled ‘Staring at the Sun’ and tells the story of two rebellious Hasidic teenagers and their onerous journeys from and to their faithful upbringing.
The emails came in from around the world and in a host of languages—English, Spanish, Russian and more. Some letters were written by seniors, others by children. A few of the letters had pictures attached, others not. Most of the writers committed to doing a mitzvah, an act of goodness—be it giving charity, lighting Shabbat candles, increasing Torah study or reciting prayers.
185 Jewish children joined together to enjoy a fun-filled and action-packed 3 weeks full of trips and activities at Chabad of Essex Camp Gan Izzy in northeast London, directed by Rabbi Odom Brandman.
Surrounded by a large crowd of local residents, Rabbonim, Shluchim and city officials, Eilat’s Chief Rabbi Yosef Hecht placed the cornerstone for the new state-of-the-art educational and synagogue complex that will become the new headquarters of Chabad of Eilat, a resort city located at the southern tip of Israel.
Sharon Field of Teaneck, New Jersey sent her daughter Leah to the local Camp Gan Israel hoping for a “positive and fun summer.” She hadn’t expected her adolescent daughter who loves shopping and keeping up with her friends on her smartphone, to come away with a stronger Jewish identity.
“Every year before the summer, generally at the Yud Bais Tammuz Farbrengen, the Rebbe would speak about Tznius,” says Oholei Torah Mashpia Rabbi Michoel Seligson. At his suggestion, CrownHeights.info presents a new weekly feature for the summer months: a short thought of the Rebbe on tznius, as compiled by Rabbi Seligson.
When students return to Hillel High School in Milwaukee in a few weeks, they’ll find that some things have changed: It has hired a new head teacher, signed a lease on two new venues and increased its enrollment by one-third.
A counselor davens with his bunk at Camp Gan Israel of Napa Valley, California, in the summer of 1976. Can you identify anyone in the photo?
Three loud explosions were heard over Tel Aviv on Tuesday night shortly before 11 p.m. as a salvo of rockets was launched from the Gaza Strip.
The Jerusalem Post recently ran a feature article on Montreal Shliach Rabbi Zushe Silberstein and his work with the Jewish inmates of Quebec’s prisons, both before and after their release. This video, titled ‘Black Is the New Orange,’ accompanies the article.
The body of 21-year-old David Menachem Gordon, an American ‘lone soldier’ in the IDF who was reported missing after failing to appear at his posts since Sunday, has been found. An IDF spokesperson said the soldier’s lifeless body was found in central Israel, with his weapon lying at his side.
Two people were killed and 21 injured in more than a dozen separate shootings in New York City over the weekend. The gun violence, scattered around four New York boroughs, is part of a recent increase in shooting incidents in the city, despite a sharp decline in crime over the past two decades.
Shortly after its first printing two years ago, the Sefer Hamaftechos L’Sichos Kodesh – which was compiled by Rabbi Michoel Seligson, had sold out. Due to popular demand, it is now available once again.
The oldest and largest Lubavitch overnight camp for girls – Camp Emunah-B’nos Yaakov Yehudah – posed for a group portrait as it completes its 62nd summer season.
Mendy Baitch (Crown Heights) and Nechama Dina Varnai (Beitar, Israel)
L’chaim tonight, Tuesday at Lubavitcher Yeshiva
570 Crown St. [hall entrance on Albany Ave.]
Rabbi Yitzchok Minkowicz, director of Chabad Lubavitch of Southwest Florida, delivers his insights on this week’s Parsha – Re’eh. This week Rabbi Minkowicz answers the question: Why are we faced with challenges?
As a close observer of, and someone who is concerned with, the recent Israel-Hamas war, and with the knowledge that such a war is as much about winning the world’s support and sympathy as it is defensive and offensive, I find Israel’s PR strategy disheartening and insufficient.
Politicians and residents gathered on the street corner where a 24-year-old Jewish man was attacked last week in a suspected hate crime, in order to decry the violence. Following the press conference they went to the Raksin home to deliver bouquets of flowers.