At the state-of-the-art Tiferes Hamatzos bakery in Dnepropetrovsk, Ukraine, matzahs are hand-rolled and baked under strict rabbinical supervision. In this eastern Ukrainian city—the country’s fourth-largest, and historically one of its most Jewish—the crisp, round matzahs are carefully packaged and then shipped throughout Ukraine. But Dnepropetrovsk’s matzah output goes far beyond Ukraine’s redrawn borders; the bakery annually produces more than 70 tons of the crunchy unleavened bread, much of which is sent abroad and made available to consumers in Europe, the Americas and even Israel.
Students of Technion University in Israel got ready for Passover, the festival of freedom, this year by letting their imagination run wild. Watch closely as this ‘Rube Goldberg Machine,’ created by students from the Faculties of Mechanical Engineering, Architecture and Town Planning, relates highlights of the Passover story.
Getzy Raskin (Crown Heights) and Mushka Pruss (Crown Heights)
More than 600 Crown Heights homes, in an area stretching from Albany to Brooklyn Aves. and from Pacific St. to Lincoln Pl., have joined the neighborhood’s protected historic district. It’s the third section of Crown Heights North to receive landmark status in the past eight years.
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With great sadness we inform you of the passing of R’ Tzvi Menachem Greenbaum OBM, a resident of North Miami Beach and active in the Jewish community who was nicknamed by the Rebbe ‘Mendel der Soldat’. He was 86 years old. Levaya times added
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Yossi and Tal (nee Weiss) Belkin (Skokie, IL)
Schneur and Rivky (nee Korf) Berger (Miami Beach, FL)
A Lubavitch Girls’ School in Los Angeles came together to raise the spirit and show support for a fellow student who is battling cancer. The gesture, which came as a complete surprise to the girl, brought tears to the eyes of even the veteran LAPD officers who witnessed it.
All it took was some pieces of ordinary plywood, a can of black chalkboard paint, and rainbow-colored chalk to create a wall of hope.
Crown Heights lawyer and activist Eli Federman took to the pages of today’s New York Post to counter those who blame the observance of Shabbos on the horrific tragedy that claimed the life of seven children in Flatbush Friday night.
The Crown Heights Beis Din has released a list of food items that bear the Badatz’ Hashgacha for use on Pesach. Included as well is a list of Zmanim for the community’s convenience over the Yomtov.
Yeshivas Lubavitch of Manchester has been granted planning permission for the redevelopment of the Beis Menacham School at Park Lane, Broughton Park, to provide a 20,000 sq. ft. yeshiva, school and Shul.
This Shabbos at the Besht, Rabbi Ari Chitrik, Maggid Shiur in Beis Shmuel, will lead a discussion on the topic of Shabbos Hagodol.
Shloimie and Shoshie (nee Lerman) Eichler (Crown Heights)
Shuli and Esty (nee Lasker) Kahan (Crown Heights)
The sum total of all of the recent discussions (from a halachic and moral standpoint) is that while everyone should strive to alleviate suffering and seek to resolve marriage disputes so that both can move on peacefully, we must first do everything possible to save the marriage.
The Serebryanski family is sitting Shiva after the passing of their father, R’ Chaim, OBM, at 727 Eastern Pkwy. [between Kingston and Brooklyn Aves.] until Wednesday morning. Shachris: 9:00 and 10:00 am. Mincha: 6:50 pm (2 Minyonim). Maariv: Tzeis (2 Minyonim). Visiting hours: 9:00 am … Continued
Shlome and Tzivia (nee Kaplinsky) Zwiebel (Crown Heights)
CrownHeights.info and Lubavitch Archives present a unique photo of the Rebbe introducing his aide, Dr. Nissan Mindel (right), to Israel’s President Zalman Shazar in 1966.
In this week’s edition of Letter & Spirit, we present a letter from the Rebbe In it he points out to a psychologist the affinity between the teachings of Chassidus and the study of the psyche, in particular the soul. The letter was written through the Rebbe’s trusted secretary Rabbi Nissan Mindel, and was made available by the latter’s son-in-law, Rabbi Sholom Ber Shapiro.
Camp Gan Israel in the Poconos’ Directors Gershon and Devorah Sandler announced the hiring of Rabbi Boruch Shmuel and Rivka Rochel Liberow to join their leadership team.
Four Manhattan buildings have been damaged and two have collapsed following an explosion, believed to be related to gas plumbing work being done on the premises, in the East Village. 12 people have been injured and 3 of them have been listed in critical condition. Live Video in the Extended Article.