Over 350 supporters, friends and government dignitaries gathered on Sunday evening, November 16, at The Edison Ballroom in mid-town Manhattan to celebrate the 74th Annual Awards Dinner of the National Committee for Furtherance of Jewish Education (NCFJE). The evening hosts were Jerry, Allan and Jay Wartski.
A 22-year-old Israeli man was the victim of the second anti-Semitic attack to occur outside a Chabad House this week, this time in Berlin. The Islamic attackers saw him leave the Chabad house and they then attacked him, reports Yeshiva World News.
With sadness we inform you of the passing of Mrs. Luba Michla bas Basya Chaya Yenta Zarchi, OBM, a survivor of the holocaust who was moiser nefesh for yiddishkeit and a longtime resident of Crown Heights. She was 94 years old.
The morning after they arrived on their new Shlichus to Stoughton, Massachusetts, a fire destroyed the home of Rabbi Aizik and Mrs. Brochi Katzman.
The Miami area is hotter than ever, according to a new study that found that participation in Chabad-Lubavitch programs is simply booming there.
A 4-year-old boy wearing a kipah was slapped on his head as he walked home from a Chabad house in Auckland, New Zealand.
The South Brooklyn Marine Terminal in Brooklyn, New York already played host last year to the monumental event – the Grand Gala Banquet of the Kinus Hashluchim. The scene is set to repeat once again itself Sunday evening. The following is a sneak peek at the crude commercial space being transformed into a gorgeous banquet hall.
Mordechai Antal, a member of the Lubavitch community in Montreal, has become only the second Orthodox Jewish commissioner of the English Montreal School Board (EMSB), and probably of any school board in Quebec.
After shuttering its website in back in February, followed by a successful crowd-funding campaign of over $150,000 in July, Jewish Community Watch has made good on its promise and launched a new and improved website dedicated to combating child abuse in the Orthodox Jewish community. Included in the new site is the organization’s controversial ‘Wall of Shame,’ bearing the names of 93 alleged child abusers, along with over 150 pages of educational material.
Lipa Lieberman, a Lubavitcher real estate broker, has just recently closed a deal on behalf of a buyer for a portfolio of Brooklyn and Queens properties worth $236 Million.
Renowned Chabad lecturer and writer Rabbi Yossi Jacobson was the keynote speaker at an honorary dinner hosted by the Telshe Yeshiva in Cleveland, Ohio.
Nine American and Israeli victims of the 2008 Mumbai attacks have demanded a compensation of $688 million from the Pakistan-based perpetrators of the terror assault, including the chiefs of Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) and Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT).
Among three principals to receive a prestigious award for outstanding Jewish education was the Lubavitcher principal of the Harkham Hillel Hebrew Academy in Beverly Hills, California. Rabbi Yisroel Baruch Sufrin received the Covenant Award at a ceremony in Washington, DC.
Yonathan Souid, 23, a Jewish college student from France who arrived in New York for a Chabad-sponsored Shabbaton in Crown Heights last weekend, was arrested by the NYPD for scaling the Brooklyn Bridge for a photo shoot.
Rabbi Shmuel Azimov, director of Chabad-Lubavitch in Paris, France, passed away two weeks ago after a stroke. Azimov built more than three dozen communities, but will be remembered for the personal bonds he developed with thousands who regarded him as their personal mentor.
At this year’s annual Agudas Yisroel convention in Woodcliff Lake, NJ, Executive Vice President Rabbi Chaim Dovid Zwiebel related a fascinating and insightful story about the Alter Rebbe, which occurred during the period he spent in the czar’s prison.
A young Lubavitcher man serving in the Israeli Air Force was ordered by his commander to shave his beard or face charges of insubordination.
Five months before Pesach, preparations began at the world-renowned Crown Heights Matzah Bakery for this year’s production of Matzos, under the leadership of Rabbi Yitzchok Tenenbaum.
Behind the walls of an unassuming single-story building on Robertson Blvd. in Los Angeles, you will find dozens of smiling faces and hear the sounds of young children engrossed in learning. Listen a little closer and you will uncover a world filled with Hebrew alphabet, davening and Torah study. It is the new Nagel Jewish Academy, a unique Jewish educational program based on the philosophy “Jewish education for every Jewish child.”
In a feature article published yesterday, the Wall Street Journal profiled Lubavitcher comedian Mendy Pellin and his rise in the world of entertainment.
Yesterday, Thursday, Mr. Yosef Yitzchok Popack and Reb Mendel Levin met with a delegation of Oholei Torah principals, lead by Rabbis Yosef and Sholom Rosenfeld, at the Eastern Parkway Campus. A group of Talmidim also welcomed Mr. Popack and shared with him a Dver Torah.
Rabbi Yossi Jacobson joined the Bochurim of Mesivta Lubavitch of Monsey for a Farbrengen Thursday night, in honor of Chof Cheshvan, the Rebbe Rashab’s birthday.