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.
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A new Lubavitch girls’ school, named Cheder Chabad Girls of Long Island, will be opening its doors this fall. In its first year, the school will offer Pre1A, 1st and 2nd grades, and will be located in Lynbrook, NY.
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This ‘music video’ was given to Yeshiva World News by R’ Gavriel Sassoon, who lost seven of his children in a tragic fire last Friday night in their Flatbush home. In it, the whole Sassoon family sings Yaakov Shwekey’s hit song “Cry No More,” which they performed together at a recording studio in Brooklyn last Chanukah.
Oholei Torah’s 5th and 6th grade has taken its Mishnayos Ba’al Peh program to a whole new level, with its grand finale taking place on Yud Aleph Nissan – in honor of the Rebbe’s birthday.
A series of tragic events involving a crown heights family has started an important conversation about Agunah and the Halachic implications of a Jewish Divorce.
Coordinators of Crown Heights Shomrim met this morning with NYPD Captain Eric Worobey to thank him for going beyond the call of duty in his work together with Shomrim while he was serving as a Lieutenant in Crown Heights’ 71st Precinct.
The Rappaport family of Toronto is sitting Shiva after the passing of their mother, Rechil, OBM, in Crown Heights at 1404 President St. [between Kingston and Brooklyn Aves.] until Sunday morning. Shachris: 7:30 and 8:30 am Mincha: 1:45 and 7:10 pm Maariv: … Continued
Taking lessons from contemporary life, the children of Chabad-Lubavitch representatives to Downtown Vancouver won top spots in the Public Speaking Contest Award of the Jewish Federation of Greater Vancouver.
Teens from all over South Florida came together to pack shmura matzos to distribute to Jewish residents, nursing homes, hospitals, schools and businesses.
As soon as he heard that a passenger plane traveling between Barcelona and Düsseldorf, Germany, had crashed into a remote area in the French Alps, Rabbi Emanuel Taubenblatt of Beth Habad Or Menahem in Marseille, France, knew he had to do something.
Rabbi Avrum Kowalsky learned in Ner Israel in Baltimore with Rabbi Zalman Ruderman for eleven years and presently gives Torah classes in Jerusalem where he resides. He was interviewed for JEM’s My Encounter with the Rebbe project in his home in March of 2014.
100 Jewish teens from around Europe returned home from a coming-of-age trip to Israel in honor of their Bar and Bas Mitzvahs.
With great sadness we inform you of the passing of Reb Chaim Serebryanski, a Chossid of the Frierdiker Rebbe and The Rebbe who fought to liberate Jews from soviet Russia, and for Jewish causes as a Shliach of the Rebbe in Australia. He was 85 years old.
An impromptu memorial materialized yesterday at the home of the Sassoon family in Flatbush, where seven children died in a fire last Friday night. Mourners left flowers, candles and well wishes in front of the boarded-up and barricaded home, along with a front-page clipping of the NY Post that reads “Goodbye Angels.”
Children all over the world have anxiously been waiting for the next adventure in the ‘Wonders of Hashem” series and it’s finally here! In this next adventure Ari and his Abba take a trip out to sea to learn all about fish and mammals that live in the ocean.
Raskin’s Fish Market has been serving fresh seafood to customers since 1961 when its owner, Shlomo Raskin, first opened for business. Between ice beds full of fish and refrigerators stocked with prepared foods — including Raskin’s own brand of gefilte fish — customers line up to order, careful to avoid slipping on melting ice and fish slime. It’s part of the charm!
After suffering in silence for almost 10 years, a young Los Angeles mother recounted to a large crowd about the three long years of abuse that she endured from the age of 14 – at the hands of a well-loved rabbi and trusted family friend.
A few weeks after registration opened for Pesach ‘Merkos Shlichus,’ the Bochurim who signed up were called to Merkos’ offices at Chabad HQ where they displayed their expertise at leading a public Seder and their knowledge of the necessary Halachos.
Mendel Einbinder, a self-taught Lubavitcher musician, has released his debut single – an instrumental track titled ‘Ascend,’ which he composed and performs on violin and piano.
This morning, in the heart of Crown Heights and in broad daylight, a group of teenagers attempted to mug a Jewish man with a firearm. A volunteer for the Crown Heights Shomrim witnessed the mugging, and successfully put a stop to it.