This week’s edition of MyLife: Chassidus Applied with Rabbi Simon Jacobson, Episode 82, will air tonight, Sunday, here on CrownHeights.info, beginning at 8:00pm. This week Rabbi Jacobson will address the topics: Back to School Advice for Teachers; Intrusive Mother-In-Law; Mental Health Continued and a Special Tribute to Schneur Zalman Pevzner OBM
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.
Yaron Levy (Sydney, Australia) and Nataly Saketkhou (Great Neck, NY)
Danny Gniwisch (Montreal, Canada) and Chaya Mushka Kaltmann (Columbus, OH)
Yehoshua Merovitch (Toronto, Canada) Orlit Tito (Toronto, Canada)
As the result of a collaborative effort between members of its Jewish community and school officials, Princeton University has announced it will install an eruv across its campus and throughout other areas of town to accommodate observant Jews.
Yossi (ben Shimon) Herz (Crown Heights) and Chaya (Ashley) Joseph (Plantation, FL)
One of the minhagim which the talmidim of United Lubavitcher Yeshiva-Crown St. have learned regarding the month of Elul is to check one’s tefillin and mezuzos. The yeshiva’s 7th grade wasted no time and got a sofer, Rabbi Levi Ladaev, to come down to their class and together check their Mezuzos.
Peretz Lazaroff (Houston, TX) and Mushky (bas Hirshel) Kesselman (London, England)
Yossi (ben Daniel) Lapidus (Crown Heights) and Miriam Kamnitzer (Sao Paulo, Brazil)
North ranch, CA will never quite be the same. An upper class picturesque neighborhood, located in the north of the Conejo valley, North ranch is home of thousands of Jews who were never serviced by a synagogue. Now, not only do they have a beautiful Chabad house, but they were treated to a summer yeshiva in their very backyard.
Torah describes the symbiotic relationship between the sea-faring tribe of Zevulun and the scholarly tribe of Issachar. Zevulun supported the Torah study of Issachar, and shared in the merit of that study.
Rabbi and Mrs. Moishe and Mattie Schurder have moved with their son Mendel on Shlichus to Markham, Ontario, to work on Shiurei Torah, coordinating youth activities and developing the young family demographic within the community.
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.
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 Ki Teitzei, 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.