In a leafy neighborhood in Montreal, Canada, 10 Jewish young adults just completed a two-week shot in the arm of Judaism that included guest lectures, daily prayers, one-on-one Talmud study and a weekend trip to New York.
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Campers and counselors at Camp Gan Israel-Montreal enjoyed an exciting and fun trip to La Ronde, a Quebec amusement park, where they spent the day riding roller coasters and enjoying other rides and games.
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The bunk of counselor Aron Wolf (today a Chabad rabbi and Sofer in Chicago) poses for a group portrait at Camp Gan Yisroel-Montreal in the summer of 1975. Can you identify any of the campers?
Jews are the most warmly regarded religious group in America, according to a new survey by the Pew Research Center.
Beneath a banner proclaiming “should your brothers go to war while you sit idly here?” dozens of Jews gathered Sunday at the Marina Roscha synagogue in Moscow for an evening of prayer for the safety of the Jewish people and IDF soldiers in the Holy Land.
On Sunday, campers and their parents enjoyed an exciting and fun-filled visiting day together at Yeshiva Summer Program in Morristown, NJ.
A rally in support of Israel was held Sunday in Louisville, Kentucky. Local Chabad Shluchim Rabbi Chaim Litvin and his brother Shmully set up a booth at the event and helped many Jewish men put on Tefilin and gave Jewish women Shabbos candle sets.
A small group of pro-Israel demonstrators was violently attacked by their pro-Palestinian counterparts in front of the Calgary city hall in Alberta, Canada this weekend. The pro-Israel demonstrators were overwhelmingly outnumbered, and had to be rescued by police, but not before they were savagely beaten by the mob.
Some 3,000 gathered at the ‘crossroads of the world’, Times Square in Manhattan for a rally and show of solidarity in support of Israel. Hundreds of Israeli and American flags served as the backdrop of chants “we are Jews and we are not afraid.”
Since Friday, the Jewish community in the Ukrainian city of Lugansk has been in mourning following the death of a mother and daughter who were killed during an exchange between Ukrainian security forces and Russian separatists.
The Jewish community of South Padre Island, Texas, is mourning the loss of native-born Sgt. Sean Carmeli, one of thirteen soldiers from the Golani brigade who died in battle overnight in the Shejaiyah section of Gaza City.
Mrs. Ruth Newfield, an educator, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother, passed away Sunday morning in San Francisco, California.
This week’s edition of MyLife: Chassidus Applied with Rabbi Simon Jacobson, Episode 26, will air tonight, Sunday, here on CrownHeights.info beginning at 8:00pm. This week, Rabbi Jacobson will explain his decision to tackle a number of controversial topics in recent episodes, and why some things can’t be brushed under the carpet.
A fire destroyed two residential units in the Nahariah – Happy Acres bungalow colony in the Catskill Mountains. Severe damage was caused to the units.
A 30-year-old Queens man is in custody following a violent crime spree in Crown Heights. The incident began with a car-jacking on Eastern Parkway, escalating into a shooting near Kingston Avenue and ending with a home invasion on Sterling Place – where he was finally apprehended and his firearm was recovered.
The IDF announced today, Sunday, that 13 Israeli soldiers from the Golani Brigade were killed since last night in fighting with Hamas terrorists in the Gaza Strip, bringing the total number of military fatalities so far in the campaign against Hamas in Gaza to 18.
At a pro-Israel demonstration in Amsterdam’s Dam Square on Friday, local Shliach Rabbi Mendy Evers helped Jewish attendees put on Tefilin as part of the worldwide ‘Tefilin 4 Israel’ campaign. A photo of this was posted to a Dutch media website with the caption “Jewish youngsters wearing some primitive GoPro cameras on their foreheads.”
Rabbi Yossi Kaplan came home recently to find several men surveying the front of the Chabad House he runs. When asked what was going on, they replied that they were measuring. And they were doing so at the behest of local resident Dr. Gulamnabi Vahora in what was supposed to be a surprise: a newly paved parking lot.
Last Motzei Shabbos, due to the ongoing unfortunate situation in Israel, the Jewish community of Melbourne, Australia gathered to learn, daven and give tzedakah for the protection of Israel. During the following week, as the situation worsened, the Yeshiva Centre’s Year 8 class and their ‘Shliach’ Levi Druin gathered together to discuss what they can do to help.
Zalmy Levin (Kensington, NY) and Brochie Matusof (Calgary, Alberta)
In this week’s edition of Letter & Spirit, we present a letter of the Rebbe in which he responds to someone who had several complaints against G-d. The letter was written through the Rebbe’s trusted secretary Rabbi Nissan Mindel, and was made available by his son-in-law Rabbi Sholom Ber Shapiro.
About 539 years ago, Jewish printer Abraham ben Garton ben Isaac produced a version of Rashi’s commentary on the Torah using moveable type. Two pages from this rare book are now on display at the Chabad-Lubavitch Library in Crown Heights.