Millions of children throughout the world have been educated about the Holocaust by reading The Diary of Anne Frank. On Feb. 25, Cape Coral was educated by Frank’s childhood friend and step-sister, Eva Schloss, for a special lecture benefiting the Chabad Jewish Center of Cape Coral, Florida.
Yehuda Leib and Fruma (nee Khazanovich) Aronson (Crown Heights)
Canadian authorities have located all 13 Lev Tahor children who fled the country with their parents after being ordered into foster care. They are in the Caribbean and Central America.
What did the Rebbe have to say to a grieving son whose father had just tragically passed away? How did the Rebbe answer the question “why do bad things happen to good people”? The letters are from the archives of Rabbi Nissan Mindel and are being published here thanks to Rabbi Sholom Ber Shapiro.
In a dramatic unfolding of events, Chabad Shluchim in Germany and Russia were successfully able to save the body of a Jewish woman from being cremated.
Mark Schwartz brought an assortment of cakes and cookies to work—to his New York City police station—that had been freshly arranged for an event earlier in the day. He had just reached a milestone he’d been considering for nearly a decade: his bar mitzvah.
Yaakov Dovid Perlman (Kingston, PA) and Chaya Mushka Kohn (Kensington, NY)
The 71st Precinct has sent out a notice to members of the Crown Heights community to beware of a scam that is being perpetrated by criminals claiming to be agents of the IRS.
We all look up to and are inspired by Shluchim that we know. We are amazed by their perseverance, dedication, and success. We know that even when we are too tired or lazy to walk three blocks to a farbrengen; our shluchim are out there encouraging others to participate, and inspiring Jews with their words and actions.
A video recap of the epic CTeen Shabbaton Havdalah in Times Square last Motzei Shabbos, featuring 1000 Jewish teens from all over the world, singer Alex Clare and a video of the Rebbe on the American Eagle Jumbotron.
100 Jewish teens from around Europe returned home this week from a coming-of-age trip to Israel in honor of their Bar/Bas Mitzvahs.
With sadness we inform you of the passing of Reb Baruch Mordechai Lifshitz, affectionately known as ‘Reb Mottel Der Shochet.’ He was 97 years old. Update: Levaya times added.
Rabbi Yitzchok Minkowicz, director of Chabad Lubavitch of Southwest Florida, delivers his insights on this week’s Parsha – Vayikra. This week Rabbi Minkowicz answers the question: How can one transform any interaction into a warm and loving experience?
CrownHeights.info has obtained a video of Rabbi Daniel Moscowitz’s last public address, which he delivered two and a half weeks before he tragically passed away after a minor surgery Tuesday morning.
Students of Drexel University in Philadelphia have rallied to help a Chabad couple who provides kosher meals for them after a kitchen pipe recently burst. The Chabad house caters daily dinners for about 25 students as well as home-cooked meals for larger groups on Shabbat and special events.
Just in time for Purim 2014 comes “The Reveal,” an all new music video that takes a giant leap forward in Jewish cinematography, turning back the clock to the golden age of cinema – the 1920s. Starring Lipa Schmeltzer and Ari Lesser, along with Zvika Bornstein as none other than Charlie Chaplin, The Reveal takes a look back in time at Purim of the past in order to drive home an important lesson.
In honor of Chof Zayin Adar Aleph, the day the Rebbe suffered a stroke in 1992, Merkos installed a video screen in the Kehot display case near the main entrance of 770 showing footage of the last time the Rebbe handed out dollars – which was the day before, on 26 Adar Aleph.
As the family of Shluchim and Anash in Chicago first heard of the shocking and tragic passing of Rabbi Daniel Moscowitz, director of Chabad-Lubavitch of Illinois, some found solace in their e-mail inbox, where they saw an unread message from their beloved head Shliach and colleague.
Sholy Brown (Manchester, UK) and Dena Krafchik (Leeds, UK)
L’chaim will be Thursday night at Eshel
274 Kingston Ave. [between Eastern Pkwy. and Lincoln Pl.]
Rabbi Daniel Moscowitz, the regional director of Lubavitch-Chabad of Illinois who helped to spur the growth of dozens of Chabad-Lubavitch centers in 21 cities across the state, passed away suddenly in Chicago on March 4. He was 59.
Israeli naval forces raided a ship in the Red Sea early Wednesday and seized dozens of advanced rockets from Iran destined for Palestinian militants in Gaza, the military said.
Tzemach Tzedek, the main Bais Medrash for the Monsey Chabad Anash community, was buzzing this past past Motzeai Shabbos, Parshas Pekudei-Chazak, as over 75 fathers and sons spent an hour of quality time learning together.