Chabad of Georgetown Hebrew School in Brooklyn directed by Sterny Holtzberg hosted a special Menorah Building Workshop for the Hebrew School children and their families. The workshop was generously sponsored by the local Home Depot.
An inspirational Chabad Rabbi donated bone marrow to save a life through the Gift of Life Marrow Registry. Having seen lives snuffed out in hate in Pittsburgh, he stepped up when he was found as a match to another, to save a life.
The municipality of Moscow has completed the construction of three new parks, two of which have undergone a thorough renovation. Fun and enjoyment for thousands of students of Jewish institutions in Moscow.
With 76 Dead and 1,200 Missing, Chabad of Chico has stepped up all its efforts in helping a devastated community recover. From monetary and physical support, to emotional and spiritual support, Chabad has begun setting the groundwork of healing.
Did you know that Chabad.org not only predates Amazon.com (and its briefly floated original name, Cadabra), but also such other early tech titans as Yahoo, eBay and The New York Times’ web presence? Launched in the fall of 1993, Chabad.org was one of the first 500 websites created after the birth of web in 1991.
Thursday Yud Daled Kislev, the Rebbe and Rebbetzin’s anniversary, Devorah Benjamin will be davening at the Ohel for those in need of a shidduch. There is a suggested donation of one hundred dollars per name, with proceeds going to the wedding of a kallah in dire need of help, whose wedding is coming up very soon
The Chabad of Peabody arrived for Tefillin Club Sunday morning to find that their location had been vandalized overnight. One of the front windows of the synagogue had been shattered by what appears to be a BB gun.
A first hand account by Ben Chafetz of a “Riot” caused by Chareidim on a delayed EL AL flight shows the true love of a fellow Jew, and misrepresentation of the media. A delayed flight, scheduled to land on Shabbos got diverted to Athens Greece, and Chabad was there to save the day.
This week’s edition of MyLife: Chassidus Applied with Rabbi Simon Jacobson, Episode 236, will air tonight, Sunday, here on CrownHeights.info, beginning at 8:00pm. This week Rabbi Jacobson will address the topics: Lessons from the 10th of Kislev and Vayishlach; Chassidus Applied to the 90th Anniversary of the Rebbe and Rebbetzin on Yud Daled Kislev; What Are the Most Vital Things to Look for in a Potential Shidduch? What Was the Rebbe’s View on Dealing with the Arabs? Am I Allowed to Attend an Orthodox Shul with a Female Rabbi?
Amidst much fanfare The Jewish community of Dnipro ( Yekatrinoslav) gathered together today to celebrate the reopening of one of its favorite Moisdos, it’s orphanage for boys. The orphanage is situated in the historic building of the shul of the Rebbe’s father Reb Levik.
JEM has released an eleven minute clip with highlights and scenes from 2 Kislev, 5748 – 1987, marking the return of missing books and manuscripts to their rightful place in the library of Agudas Chasidei Chabad.
This week, we present two stories from Rabbi Avtzons upcoming book, Early Chassidic Personalities, vol. 6: Reb Binyomin Kletzker, was a chossid of the Mitteler Rebbe whose birthday and yahrzeit is this shabbos Tes kislev, as well as a chossid of the Alter Rebbe and the Tzemach Tzedek.
Courtesy of Lubavitch Archives, we present a weekly photo of the Rebbe during a Machane Yisroel Developement Fund yechidus in the 1980’s.
Early Years, published by Kehot, investigates the details, and tells the amazing story of the lead up to the marriage, the wedding itself, and the celebrations that followed. These events alone span over 150 pages in the book, including published accounts, personal diaries, as well as manuscripts and photos.
As we prepare for the upcoming celebration of the Rebbe’s 90th Wedding Anniversary, it’s interesting to think about if there was a singer at the Rebbe’s wedding. And if there was a singer, who was he?
Success is a very important thing. To be financially successful, and to have a successful relationship are vital parts of life. So what is the secret of success? The answer can be learned from a stone.
Even as the Woolsey Fire – the largest wildfire on record for Los Angeles County, which has thus-far burned through 97,620 acres, destroyed at least 483 structures and damaged 86 others with thousands more still threatened – hovers at 50 percent containment, the fallout of the massive blaze continues to impact the lives of thousands throughout the affected areas.
Since 1972, Rabbi Shimon Lazaroff has lived in Houston, Texas, where he serves as the regional director of Chabad of Texas. He was interviewed in December, 2008.
At University of Massachusetts Amherst, Helping Hands is building bridges across differences. When hackers broke into university printers and distributed anti-Semitic flyers two years ago, the response, an impromptu Helping Hands event.
As Mumbai’s Jewish school, the brain child of Gabi and Rivki Holtzberg, has expanded since its inception, and now another Shliach will be joining the Chabad House in Mumbai India.
As evacuees of the Woolsey fire in Southern California returned home to their respective communities, they focused was on how they could help others who had suffered losses while simultaneously returning life to normal for themselves.
A newspaper article from the Brooklyn Daily Eagle, printed in 1929, has been unearthed that speaks about the Frierdicker Rebbes visit to America.