For the first time in years, Crown Heights’ representative in Congress, Yvette Clarke, will face a Democratic challenger for reelection.
Once when Reb Binyomin Kletzker was recording his expense income sheet, marking down the cost of the lumber, noting the different types, grades and sizes, the labor, shipping etc., each item was recorded with their exact number and cost. He then came to write the grand total and instead of writing down a number as the grand total, he simply wrote ein oid milvado – there is nothing besides Hashem!
This Shabbos at the Besht, Rabbi Sholom Ber Shuchat will lead a discussion on the topic: Vegetarianism in Judaism.
Musician Avigdor Zeitlin composed and recorded a new song for the 58th birthday of Sholom Mordechai Rubashkin, set to words of his new Kapital Tehillim.
In this week’s Living Torah program from JEM, viewers are treated to a beautiful and heartwarming montage of videos showing the Rebbe’s care and concern while interacting with young children.
This week, as we read in the Torah Parshas Noach, we present a letter from the Rebbe explaining the neccecity of — and encouraging the promotion of — the Seven Noahide Commandments. The letter, written originally in English, is from the archives of the Rebbe’s trusted secretary Rabbi Nissan Mindel.
Courtesy of Lubavitch Archives, we present a photo of the Rebbe distributing Kos Shel Bracha at the end of Simchas Torah in 1986.
Yossi and Mushki (nee Uzvolk) Myhill (Rehovot, Israel)
Shlomie and Mushky (nee Korf) Stock (Crown Heights)
Boruch Cohen (Birmingham, England) and Shterna Wiener (Detroit, MI)
Levi Ceitlin (Toronto, Canada) and Chaya Mushka (bas Arele) Tiefenbrun (London, England)
The organizers of the Vaad Hatmimim’s hospitality program for the thousands of guests who arrived for Tishrei gathered last night for a Farbrengen, taking stock of what was accomplished and making note of how to improve even more for the coming year.
No matter who we are or what we do we have the ability to make a positive difference in the life of another. In his latest video, Meir Kay teams up with Dr. Daniel S. Rubinshtein, RichTheBarber and the kosher restaurant Bison and Bourbon. They set up shop in the heart of New York City and help out as many people as they can.
Chabad of Sonoma County and Napa Valley Chabad Jewish Center in California will welcome hundreds of community members on Oct. 20 to Shabbat dinners focused on finding comfort and experiencing unity.
The Neo-Nazi website the Daily Stormer is encouraging its followers who couldn’t obtain tickets to the speech by white nationalist Richard Spencer later today at the University of Florida to participate in “flash mobs” at Jewish and minority institutions near the university — specifically naming the local chapter of Chabad on Campus and listing its address in Gainesville.
Following severe backlash, Orthodox-Jewish actress Mayim Bialik has apologized for her New York Times op-ed suggesting that dressing and acting modestly is protection against assault and harassment from predatory men.
Toyota Motor Co. is recalling 347,120 Sienna minivans worldwide because they can shift out of the “park” position and roll away.
A Vermont judge cleared Rabbi Berl Fink of all charges Wednesday relating to his controversial arrest by Vermont State Troopers in August that resulted in Fink being arrested at gunpoint.
Mrs. Miriam Halpern is the daughter of Rabbi Yehoshua Mordechai (Charles) Batt. She presently resides in Israel and was interviewed by JEM’s My Encounter with the Rebbe project in August of 2014.
In anticipation to the new Zman beginning in Yeshivos worldwide, a special conference – Kinus Talmidim Hashluchim was held by the Vaad Talmidei Hatmimim on Monday, 26 Tishrei, for the Shluchim traveling to Yeshivos around the world.
Founded some 15 years ago, Chabad of Walnut Creek, Florida is aiming to expand and secure its future. Now, a matching funds campaign is hoping to ensure that it happens.
Just in time for winter, the Chabad-run Federation of Jewish Communities (FJC) partnered with the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews (IFCJ) and the Gloria Jeans clothing franchise to distribute clothing gift certificates to 5,000 Jewish children from across Ukraine and Russia.