Jon Denning isn’t a stranger to the spotlight. After all, being a NASCAR driver for six years put him in front of massive crowds of racing enthusiasts as he worked the circuit pursuing his dreams.
So, you’re a Jewish tourist in Rio de Janeiro for Brazil’s Summer Olympics and find yourself wandering about on the honking streets of Copacabana. Where do you go for kosher food? How do you find a minyan? What if you’re struggling with the language or can’t figure out how to hail a cab? What address do you turn to?
Three weeks ago, at the conclusion of Shiva, the Berman and Deren families gathered at the Montefiore Cemetery for the Hakomas Hamatzeiva for their beloved Rivky Berman (nee Deren).
It’s taken 12 months, hundreds of of hours, and the combined talents of Benny Friedman, 8th Day, Chaim Fogelman, Eli Marcus and many, many others, but The Rebbe’s Negunimi Vol 1 is finally here.
The head of the Rabbinical Centre of Europe which represents over 800 Rabbis across the continent, Chabad Shliach Rabbi Menachem Margolin, said that Jews across Europe are deeply worried that Brexit will lead to an increase in anti-Semitism across the Europe.
In what sounds like a page ripped out of novel, several dozen Muslim activists, a group of Jewish teens and a rabbi joined forces on Sunday in a number of Moroccan cities to supply 1,500 underprivileged Muslim families with food staples for the daily meal that marks the end of each daily fast during Ramadan.
257 students received their rabbinical ordination in a special event on the grounds of the Rabbinical Collage of America. Also, a 200 year old Sefer Torah that was rescued from the holocaust was present to the RCA.
28 bochurim of the Oholei Torah Mesivta learned the entire mesechta of Baba Basra, the largest mesechta in Shas, by heart. Another seven bochurim learned the entire mesechta Sukkah, and 46 bochurim learned the entire sefer of Likutei Amorim of the Tanya.
Pulling down on a light-blue tarp, Rabbi Shmuel Kaminezki and Rabbi Mayer Stambler unveiled a brand-new street sign this morning in Dnepropetrovsk, Ukraine: Menachem Mendel Schneerson Street, 1.
The Torah-thon is an annual, meaningful, event hosted by the Bais Chaya Mushka Elementary School of Los Angeles, honoring all of the 5th Grade students and their mothers. This year, there were over 65 women in attendance.
East London resident Samuel Lyons proves it’s never too late to have your bar mitzvah, after Hitler’s bombs cancelled his first attempt.
The sun will surely smile down on Sunday when 257 newly ordained rabbis will gather in the Chabad-affiliated Rabbinical College of America, outside of Morristown, N.J., for what is possibly the largest celebration of its kind.
A newly-published book that collects the Rebbe’s guidance to business-people has hit the market. The volume is titled Learning on the Job: Jewish Career Lessons.
As part of the Bat Sheva Tanya Baal Peh campaign, a large group of United Lubavitcher Yeshiva students were rewarded for learning whole perokim as well as lines of Tanya by heart.
He wore a winning smile the entire time, even though he didn’t come away with first place and the $10,000 cash prize.
The Rabbinical College of Australia and New Zealand (Yeshivah Gedolah-Melbourne) hosted a communal Kinus Torah on Sunday, the thirteenth of Sivan. The Kinus was convened in conjunction with Shavuos, as per the Rebbe’s directive that a Kinus be held on, or immediately after, each Yom Tov.
Cloudy skies couldn’t put a damper on the early-evening ribbon-cutting and building dedication of the Ronald O. Perelman Center for Jewish Life-Lubavitch House at the University of Pennsylvania. Dozens of alumni, supporters, community members and rabbis gathered on June 16 to be a part of the celebration that was more than 10 years in the making.
A remarkable incident of Hashgacha Protis unfolded during Israeli Prime Minister Benyamin Netanyahu’s recent visit to Russia. While there, he received a letter that was sent to him from the Rebbe exactly 28 years prior while he was the Israeli Ambassador to the UN, which is remarkably timely to this very day, but which he had never received.
A memorable Hachnosas Sefer Torah took place in Hendon, a borough of London, UK, on Sunday.
Some bar mitzvah-age boys in the U.S. Pacific Northwest who will head off to yeshivah and high schools this fall will take with them many experiences and fond memories from their current academic year. One of them is sure to be their weekly trips to Cedar Sinai Park, a senior-citizen housing campus in Portland, Ore.
As the clock struck one this afternoon, some 75 influential societal leaders, innovators and changemakers gathered together with a large group of laypeople at the New York Public Library’s Stephen A. Schwarzman Building on Fifth Avenue and 42nd Street in Manhattan. For the next 12 hours, with barely an interruption, they will engage in a marathon of public conversations and fireside chats—impactful dialogues that organizers of the inaugural One-to-One Global Forum say are designed to spur tangible and transformative societal good.
On Sunday, 13 Sivan, the talmidim of Cheder Menachem Los Angeles , together with their parents, grandparents, relatives and friends braved the 100-degree heat and gathered together to mark the culmination of over two months of learning Mishnayos and Tanya Baal Peh, as a present to the Rebbe in honor of Yud Alef Nissan.