Rabbi Daniel Wolff is sitting Shiva after the passing of his mother, Millie, OBM, at 1533 President Street [between Albany and Troy Aves.] until Tuesday morning. Shachris – 7:30. Mincha – 5:25, (Friday – 2:00). Maariv – 6:00. Hamokom Yenachem … Continued
California authorities are asking the public to help identify those responsible for several cases of anti-Semitic notes found in various Oak Park locations, including a Chabad center.
Chabad on Campus International has reported that during the fall and winter semesters alone, 109 students from 42 universities have attended Jewish learning programs with the assistance of their Lamdeni Initiative. The students spend at least three weeks in learning programs based in Israel and the United States.
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A new project launched by the Colel Chabad charitable organization together with Israel’s Ministry of Social Services and Welfare is working to provide disabled adults with communal apartments specifically intended to address their individual challenges and needs.
For the first time in many years, the entire Yeshiva Gedola Lubavitch of London flew to New York to spend Yud Shvat by the Rebbe, for an uplifting, heart-warming experience, filled with Farbrengens, Sedorim and Shiurim, after a powerful Hachana for over 30 days.
At Cheder Chabad of Philadelphia, students not only celebrated Yud Shvat, but lived it! Staff and students spent many weeks before preparing for and creating a Grand Yud Shvat Expo, exploring how to bring Hishkashrus to life in many incredibly meaningful and interactive ways.
An exciting series of personal development seminars are taking place throughout Russia this month, designed to provide young Jewish adults with the opportunity to take a deeper look at themselves and the world around. There are seven seminars, called Zoom, one for each geographical region of the country.
For the first time ever, Chabad of Washington University in St. Louis hosted a landfill-free Shabbos dinner – from which no waste was thrown in the garbage – in an effort to be more environmentally conscious.
“To an outsider, it might be difficult to distinguish any differences in the way the herds of Hasidic men lingering outside 770 Eastern Parkway are dressed. But not everyone is wearing the same exact white shirt, black suit, and black hat,” writes Madison Margolin for The Times of Israel in a feature article on the nuances of Hasidic fashion.
A Time to Heal, Rabbi Mendel Kalmenson’s rendering of the responses of the Lubavitcher Rebbe to tragedy and suffering, has received the “Best Book Award” under the general category of religion in the “Best Book Awards” international competition.
Michael, a Jewish Melbourne man who was recently photographed putting on Tefilin with two Lubavitcher boys in front of an anti-Israel protest in the city center, which was featured as CrownHeights.info’s Picture of the Day, has reached out to the Yeshiva Gedolah (YG) to express his feelings about the incident.
Bob Tennenbaum was 28 years old when he was hired as the chief architect and planner for one of America’s early planned communities, Columbia. A picturesque city in Maryland, Columbia was conceived as a utopia of sorts, open to all, regardless of race, religion, or financial status. Twenty-one miles south of Baltimore, Columbia has seen a lot of development since it was first settled in 1967.
Dozens of Jewish teenagers gathered in Volgograd, Russia, last weekend for a local EnerJew youth movement seminar. The seminar was the first combined event for youth from Volgograd and Saratov, as both of these cities only joined the movement in the fall.
Jewish communities and leaders from across the United States, including those from the Chabad-Lubavitch movement, participated in the seventh annual Jewish Disability Advocacy Day on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C.
It’s that time of year again; The CTeen International Shabbaton, the largest youth Shabbaton in the country, is less than three weeks away. What began nine years ago with forty-teens has expanded to 1,516 set to arrive this year, iy’h. When calculated with chaperones, and staff, the number jumps to a whopping 2,034 participants, making this the largest Shabbaton to be hosted in Crown Heights to date.
Who hasn’t experienced bullying in one form or another—as a kid on the playground, an adult at work and even among family, right at home? With a national spotlight focused on bullying—mostly in school environments but in other places as well—events at Chabad centers around the country have given people of all ages some tools to address the issue in their lives.
Such cooperation could happen only in Russia: At a food expo currently taking place in Moscow, Muslim businessmen are marketing products certified as Halal, for which they are relying entirely on the kosher certification of RK, headed by Russia’s Chief Rabbi Berel Lazar.
In the first maamar of the Rebbe, Bosi Lgani 5711, the Rebbe cites examples of how each of the Rebbeim occupied themselves in Ahavas Yisroel. In Beth Rivkah Montreal, the students practiced Ahavas Yisroel on Yud Shvat by visiting senior-citizens residences, and directing special programs for young children. This also fulfills the Rebbe’s directive to utilize Yud Shvat to reach out to other Yidden.
As the sun set over Phnom Penh, locals, tourists and guests from all over the world gathered for the first Jewish wedding known to be celebrated in the Kingdom of Cambodia.
The Central Committee of Chabad-Lubavitch Rabbis has declared that the movement’s activities in Washington, D.C., fall entirely under the authority of Rabbi Levi Shemtov, settling a longstanding feud between the District of Columbia rabbi and Rabbi Shmuel Kaplan, who oversees Chabad programs in Maryland.
A 70-year-old man was killed early this morning when a vehicle collided with the scooter he was driving near Kfar Chabad in central Israel. The victim was a regular at the ‘770’ in Kfar Chabad, though he was not a member of the community.
An American-born Chabad rabbi who has served the Jewish community of Sochi in southwestern Russia since 2002 was ordered to leave the country within three days under a provision dealing with threats to national security.