The Chabad Events Team (CET) supporting the social support services of Chabad across Essex, UK, held another of their very popular Whisky Tasting Evenings on Monday evening 19th September at their Chabad Buckhurst Hill branch. This evening was more emotional than in the past as it was dedicated to the treasured memory of Rabbi Moshe Muller, OBM, who was the organizer of such past events.
The popular ‘Lessons in Tanya’ series of books, based off the historic radio broadcasts by Rabbi Yosef Weinberg, OBM, has returned to print with a fresh new look.
Hundreds of students and alumni of Yeshivas Tomchei Temimim in Brunoy, France, gathered together Wednesday evening for a grand Farbrengen marking Chai Elul and 70 years since the founding of the Yeshiva.
Renowned for kangaroos and boomerangs, Australia is not usually first to mind when thinking of the Rebbe and Chabad. However, Australia possesses a treasure trove of people with close relationships with the Rebbe and myriads of encounters and stories of the Rebbe.
An out-of-control SUV repeatedly crashed into six others vehicles before barreling into a Chabad Hebrew school in Manhattan after an elderly driver suffered a medical emergency.
The islands of the Caribbean are, for the average American, an exotic escape from the stresses of mainland life. For a small group of dedicated Chabad Shluchim, however, trips to these aesthetically-rich yet spiritually-barren oases are not just visits – they’re a life-time commitment.
On Tuesday, September 20, more than 65 people filled the shul at Chabad of Orange County, directed by Rabbi Pesach and Chana Burston, for a special evening with IDF Commando Mr. Sassy Reuven commemorating 40 years since Operation Thunderbolt – the Raid on Entebbe.
Chabad ties to the Ukrainian city of Dnepropetrovsk are deep, dating well back to the beginning of the previous century. The Rebbe’s father, Reb Levi Yitzchok Schneersohn, served as the city’s chief Rabbi for more than 20 years, and it was in this Ukrainian metropolis that the Rebbe and his brothers were raised.
Chief Ashkenazic Rabbi of Israel Rabbi Dovid Lau slammed extremists who continue to harass Kiryat Gat Chief Rabbi Moshe Havlin .
A delegation of Magen David Adom instructors traveled to the former Soviet Union to train Chabad Shluchim in Russia and Ukraine with administering first aid.
A new booklet in the ongoing project of the “Complete Tanya” has been released by the Kehot Publication Society, just in time for Chai Elul.
Nestled within Canada’s Selkirk Mountains, the city of Nelson, British Columbia, has neither synagogue nor rabbi. But there are Jews there.
A special Torah is now being written in the merit of Moscow Shliach Rabbi Yitzchak Kogan, whom the Rebbe titled the ‘Tzaddik from Leningrad’ due to his Mesiras Nefesh there during the dark days of the Soviet Union. The Torah scroll was started in honor of his seventieth birthday.
Writing for the Jewish Telegraphic Agency (JTA), journalist Ben Sales lists six surprising things he learned about Chabad’s activities on campus after reviewing a study led by Mark Rosen, associate professor at Brandeis University’s Hornstein Jewish Professional Leadership Program.
While organizations nationwide are putting their heads together to find methods and programs to foster inclusion of those with special needs, one synagogue in Philadelphia has been doing so naturally for 30 years.
The Algemeiner honored masters of journalism at its fifth annual Summer Benefit on Thursday in New York City. Former editor-in-chief of The New York Sun Seth Lipsky and renowned CBS News correspondent Lara Logan accepted the paper’s Journalist of the Year awards, presented by editor-in-chief Dovid Efune.
In the continuing battle over haredi recruitment to the IDF, extremist members of the Eda Haredit distributed pamphlets over the weekend calling to renew the daily demonstrations against the Rabbi of Kiryat Gat, Rabbi Moshe Havlin, one of the architects of the agreement between the IDF and Chabad over army enlistment.
On his first visit to Belgrade, Rabbi Yehoshua Kaminetsky was stranded. The room he booked was taken, and no area hotel had any availability. With nowhere to go, he spent the night in a hotel lobby, and told himself that he’d never move to Belgrade.
The ‘Talmidim Hashluchim’ of the Lubavitch Yeshiva in Brunoy, France, posed outside the Yeshiva building for a group portrait yesterday, 15 Elul – the birthday of Tomchei Temimim, after completing two full years of Shlichus at the Yeshiva. A new group of Shluchim arrived to take their place before they departed, and will serve for the coming two years.
Today marks the beginning of the 120th year of Tomchei Temimim Lubavitch, which was founded by the fifth Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Sholom Dovber Schneersohn, in 1897.
Two Bochurim who dangerously darted across Eastern Parkway in the middle of the busy roadway were stopped by cops and issued summonses. The incident occurred Sunday morning on Eastern Parkway near Kingston Avenue. A reader observed two Bochurim run across … Continued
This past Motzei Shabbos, over 160 young men and women from Melbourne’s Young-Yeshivah community gathered for a Hakhel Melava-Malka – a third-anniversary celebration of gratitude and support.