Rabbi Yitzchok Minkowicz, director of Chabad Lubavitch of Southwest Florida, delivers his insights on this week’s Parsha – Nitzavim-Vayelech. This week Rabbi Minkowicz answers the question: How can it be easy to observe all of the 613 commandments?
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Children clap at a rally with the Rebbe in 770, circa late 1980s. Can you identify anyone in the photo?
Yosef Yitzchok and Henna (nee Shaw) Sufrin (Oak Park, MI)
For a month this summer the sounds of laughter, Chasidic pop tunes and classic Jewish camp chants could be heard coming from an obscure campground in the Zhytomir region in Western Ukraine. In the region mired by war and conflict, Camp Yeka, short for Yekatrinoslav (as Dnepropetrovsk, the city where the camp was originally located, was formerly known) provided a fun respite to Jewish children living in the embattled Eastern European country.
Crown Heights Young Entrepreneurs (CHYE) has announced the launch of its newly revamped website, CHYE.info.
Hurricane Odile has wrecked havoc on the glittery beach destination of Cabo San Lucas, Baja California, Mexico. Chabad Shluchim Rabbi Benny and Sonia Hershcovich, who have been serving the community diligently throughout the ordeal, are out of communication and need serious assistance.
Update: Shluchim contacted; need urgent assistance.
A woman and two children were treated for smoke inhalation at a local hospital on Tuesday following an early morning fire that broke out on the fourth floor of a synagogue in Anderlecht, located in southern Brussels, Belgium. The synagogue is led by Rabbi Menachem Hadad, Chief Rabbi of Brussels and a Chabad emissary.
Produced by JETS Creative Wing, this video aims to encourage Jewish men and women to join in for services this Rosh Hashanah at their local Chabad House.
A school bus driver in the East Ramapo School District was arrested for allegedly dropping off young students of the Cheder Chabad of Monsey on a busy road almost a mile away from their bus stop.
“Everyone loves Bella Bracha,” said the creators of the popular Jewish children’s DVD, “so we set up a Bella Bracha gift vending machine on Kingston Avenue for our little fans.”
Dovid Leib and Sara (nee Grossman) Halon (Crown Heights)
It was the hottest event in town with tickets completely sold out and community members trying to frantically secure a place last minute, and what an event it was! Mega Challah Bake 2014 was a tremendous, inspiring, life changing experience. One thousand women from all walks of Jewish life from every community in Montreal packed into one room, all there to do the Mitzvah of baking Challah, and hundreds more watching live from their homes.
Yehuda and Estie (nee Shagalow) Shurpin (St Louis Park, MN)
Rabbi Yaacov Leaf and his wife Ita, along with their two children, are hoping to establish a Chabad presence in Montclair, NJ, to serve the needs of the local and surrounding Jewish community.
Israeli security officials on Monday issued a severe terror alert for citizens warning of potential “attacks against Israeli and Jewish targets around the world, especially in Western Europe, by global jihad elements (including ISIS), specifically by fighters returning home from Syria and Iraq.”
In the month of September, children across the country begin the new school year, excitedly meeting new teachers and classmates. The children at Maimonides Jewish Day School and The Gan–Portland Jewish Preschool in Portland, Ore., however, returned to something quite different: a new school.
For most Americans, Labor Day is an annually anticipated day of fun and barbecuing. For many Brooklynites however, it is just one of those dreaded days when the city is gridlocked, leaving those in it grounded until all the chaos is over. But for one group, this year’s Labor Day had a pleasant surprise in store: a surprise that would prove to be both entertaining and empowering for the unique task which lies ahead of them this year.
Shmuely Goldman (South Africa) and Frumi Goldman (Crown Heights)
L’chaim tonight, Monday, at Chovevi Torah
885 Eastern Pkwy. [between Albany and Troy Aves.]
When Michael S. of Strasbourg, France, was considering pursuing his graduate studies at the HEC business school outside of Paris (called HEC Paris), he had some hard choices to make.
Following its success introducing responsible Tishrei programming for male Tishrei guests, the recently-formed Vaad Hachnosas Orchim will be doing the same this Tishrei for girls.
Just in time for the upcoming month of Tishrei, a magnificent album and diary has just been released, it is entitled Yemai Bracha. It includes the personal diaries of Chabad Historian Rabbi Eliezer Zaklikovsky, Shliach in Monroe, NJ, of Tishrei 5752.
One by one, some 200 women walked through the redwood doors of the Berkeley, California, Mikvah on Sept. 7, craning necks and raising camera phones for peeks at the shimmering turquoise surface of the newly updated ritual pool.