CrownHeights.info and Lubavitch Archives present a photo of the Rebbe entering the car holding a bag of panim, on his way to the Ohel.
Dovi and Danielle (nee Mitchell) Slater (London, England)
Over 2,000 children visited the 5th annual Chanukah Experience run by Chabad of Eastern Queens, enjoying Menorah lighting’s, doughnuts, game shows, olive oil demos, crafts and more.
We all have our share of dirty laundry. No one in the world is born great. Everyone has skeletons in their closets. Do we shove it all under the bed, or do we deal with it, become amazing people, and move on? People who do the former are forgotten. Those who do the latter serve as an example for all us for all time.
Zalman and Chaya (nee Lubin) Schurder (Crown Heights)
Moishe and Devorah Brennan (Wynnewood, PA)
Yacov Harkham (Sydney, Australia) and Chana Gurevitch (Surfers Paradise, Australia)
Shmully and Rochel (nee Fischel) Wolfson (Crown Heights)
Yisroel and Aliza (nee Lowenstein) Silberstein (Chernigov, Ukraine)
Rabbi Yitzchok Minkowicz, director of Chabad Lubavitch of Southwest Florida, delivers his insights on this week’s Parsha - Vayigash. This week Rabbi Minkowicz answers the question: How can one be the ultimate optimist?
Eli Posner (Birmingham, AL) and Mushkie Andrusier (Cooper City, FL)
Giant Menorahs, giant latkes and giant donuts – Chabad only goes giant. Many Chabad Houses have secured major city destinations for their giant Menorahs to be displayed. Chabad’s literal interpretation of Pirsumei Nisa, (Hebrew for “publicizing the miracle of Chanukah”), is usually accompanied by a major public kindling of the Menorah with city officials and hundreds of participants. Nothing Chabad does is ever on a small scale — from giant Menorahs to mobile Succahs to free High Holiday Services.
Chanukah lights illuminated 29 de Marco Square in the center of Curitiba, the capital of Brazil’s Parana region, for the 28th consecutive year and with the continued support of the local City Hall.
In the last of an eight-part video series by Shmideo, Rabbi Itche Kadoozy and his associates shmooze with kids about Chanukah. A new video was released each day of Chanukah.
A crowd of some 250 people gathered at the Gants Hill roundabout in Northeast London, where a Menorah lighting took place for the 27th year in a row.
On Thursday, the second night Chanukah, Chabad Youth NSW hosted ‘Chanukah in the City’ – a Giant Menorah lighting in Martin Place, Sydney, Australia.
As Chanukah was approaching, Rabbi Avraham Varnai, the teacher of the fourth grade class of Cheder Lubavitch in Chicago gave his students a challenge: To make a Menorah out of canned food that would be distributed to those in need. The goal was set; 770 cans of food would go a long way to helping those who were struggling to feed their families.
“A hate crime against a Jew today is a hate crime against someone else tomorrow,” declared nationally syndicated talk show host Michael Savage to millions of listeners on his radio program, as he called out newly elected councilwoman Laurie Cumbo for her insensitive comments regarding the resentment of blacks toward the Jewish community.
Members of the Police and Fire departments were honored at a Chanukah party last night for their outstanding work and service to our community. Among those honored were the former commanding officer of the 71st Precinct and the lieutenants of the 38th Battalion’s Ladder 123 and Engine 234.
Chabad photographer Mendel Benhamou spent the holiday of Chanukah in Israel, where he traveled around capturing images of the festival of lights in the land where the miracle happened.
Nearly two hundred Ministers, Members of Parliament, Senators and staff representing all of Canada’s political parties gathered together on Parliament Hill for a Chanukah celebration.
A route that is popular among Crown Heights residents returning from Borough Park and Flatbush has just been rendered illegal by the City’s Dept. of Transportation. Violators have been issued fines of $130 and received two points on their driver’s licence.