As they join their fellow South Carolina residents in assessing the full impact of severe flooding that washed away local bridges, severely damaged roads, caused a severe shortage in drinking water and led to the loss of 15 lives, leaders and volunteers at Chabad centers throughout the state are joining with other Jewish communal organizations in helping those most in need.
The Talmidm of Shiur Aleph Mesivta at Yeshivas Lubavitch-Toronto and Friends of the late Menachem Mendel Cotlar, OBM, of Houston, TX, built and dedicated a sukkah mobile in his memory.
The Jewish community of Manchester, UK, gathered Chol Hamoed night for a grand Simchas Beis Hashoeva celebration, with live music, dancing and a rocking performance by Chasidic singing star Shloime Gertner.
On Wednesday afternoon, a group of protesters (mostly from Crown Heights) assembled in front of the Israeli Consulate to protest the recent wave of violence and terrorism in Israel.
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Last Wednesday night, Chol Hamoed Sukkos, September 30th, Chabad Youth of Melbourne held its annual Sukkot at the city’s historic ‘Luna Park.’
This year, for the second year in a row, Pesichas Haaron for the daytime Hakafos at Empire Shtiebel in Crown Heights was ‘sold’ to the children in exchange for Mishnayos Baal Peh. Unlike last year, when it was sold for a mere 100 Mishnayos shared by 3 boys (33 Mishanyos each), this year the boys kept bidding until it reached the staggering amouint of 1,000 Mishnayos baal Peh!
The Vaad Hashluchim to Eretz Hakodesh has released a statement calling on Chabad Chassidim worldwide to dedicate their Farbrengens this Shabbos Bereishis to one of their veteran members – Rabbi Aaron Eliezer ben Rivkah Tseitlin, who is battling a malignant tumor and is in dire need of a Refuah Sheleimah.
In the third such attack today, a Palestinian terrorist stabbed a 25-year-old Lubavitcher man from Kfar Chabad in the central Israeli city of Petach Tikvah.
After Shachris at the Marina Roscha Chabad synagogue in Moscow, Russia, the congregants took bundles of five Aravos and banged them on the ground five times, concluding the Hoshanos prayers that are recited each day of Sukkos.
What do the Jewish business people in Chengdu, China, and the inmates in the Federal Correction Facility in Danbury, Conn., have in common? Come Simchat Torah, they’ll be among the 16 communities to be dancing with newly refurbished Torah scrolls that just arrived to their congregations via the Beis Yisroel Torah Gemach.
A Simchas Beis Hashoeva celebration was organized Wednesday night on 13th Avenue in Borough Park by the local chapter of Heichal Menachem. The event was attended by thousands, who danced joyously into the late hours of the night.
Chabad of Mile End in Montreal built a ‘Pedi-Sukkah’ – a sukkah attached to a bicycle – which roamed the neighborhood offering local Jews the opportunity to fulfill the Mitzvos of Sukkos.
Never before had such a large crowd gathered for Simchas Beis Hashoeva in France.
For the tenth successive year, Chabad of Melbourne CBD, led by Shliach Rabbi Chaim Herzog, celebrated the festival of Sukkot by erecting a Sukkah in the very center of the City of Melbourne. On Thursday, 1 October, 2015, it was literally standing-room only as more than 40 people gathered to eat and drink in the City Sukkah and to hear from invited guests, including the Lord Mayor of Melbourne, The Honourable Robert Doyle.
Visitors to the Old City Jewish Art Center in Philadelphia right now will literally step into the fabric of Jewish life. Even before they walk through the door, they will find themselves within an arts-oriented sukkah, a bough-covered hut in which Jewish people spend time for the duration of the weeklong Sukkot holiday.
A 25 year-old Orthodox-Jewish woman from Crown Heights has filed a religious discrimination lawsuit against a local fitness chain, claiming she was threatened with arrest and had her membership revoked because she used the gym’s facilities while dressed modestly.
The students of United Lubavitcher Yeshiva-Crown St. had a build-your-own-sukkah contest. They put their creative minds and hands to work and built their own model Sukkahs, each with its own twist.
On Friday before Sukkos, a unique Grand Kinus Hakhel took place in Beis Rivkah of Montreal, for all its 500 students and teachers together, starting from 18-month-old “taf” in the pre-school, through Kindergarten, Elementary and High School.
A Jewish convert from the US who made aliyah to Israel had her conversion rejected by the Chief Rabbinate’s department for matrimony and conversion earlier this year, who said it was invalid. The rejection of the Giyur raised many eyebrows, since it was performed by senior Chabad emissary and veteran rabbi Moshe Feller of Minnesota, under the auspices of the Beth Din of America.
Roughly 800 students and faculty members packed the Science Center Plaza this past Friday evening for “Shabbat 1000,” a massive dinner co-organized by Harvard’s Hillel and Chabad organizations. Organizers said the event was the largest of its kind in Harvard history.
Thousands participated in a Simchas Beis Hashoeva celebration Monday night in Beitar Illit, Israel, joyously dancing until the early hours of the morning to music by musician Simcha Friedman.
Crown Heights Musician Aron Niasoff has created a Sukkos Dance Track, which he graciously recorded for the community to stream or download free of charge. The music is perfect for Sukkos parties, Simchas Beis Hashoeva celebrations, or just your personal enjoyment.