Dramatic change came this year for girls who stayed in Crown Heights for the month of Tishrei. Thanks to the help of a number of donors Bnot Chabad provided dignified accommodation for some 200 girls, meaningful programing throughout their stay, daily meals and trips to the Ohel. As the guests make their way back home with renewed Chayus and Hiskashrus, some share their experiences spending ‘Tishrei with the Rebbe’.
We are seeking a female Pre-K teacher to teach in our Title I Program at Beis Chaya Mushka.
Applicants must have completed the following:
- NYS Licensed in Early childhood – Child Abuse Workshop – School Violence Prevention Workshop
The duties of the job include teaching Literacy and Math. It is two and a half to three hours daily, Monday – Thursday.
Compensation will be discussed at the time of interview. It is competitive. Please send your resume to the e-mail provided.
Alberto Vigil – Brienza’s Academic Advantage
Title I Director
The path to New York almost always comes with one story or another. In the case of Chie Nishio, it turns out to be a photographic one.
After it was banned by leading Rabbonim last year amid a community uproar, the ‘Call of the Shofar’ – labeled a cult by experts in the field – seems to be attempting a comeback in the Chabad community under a new name: From Galut to Geula.
This past Tuesday, Oct 22, 2014, Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy met with community activists Moti Sandman and Zev Sandman at the home of the former in New Haven, CT. They discussed a range of topics, focusing on the needs of the Greater Connecticut Jewish Community.
Chabad of Meron, under the leadership of Rabbi Y.Y. Halperin, organized ‘second Hakofos’ at the gravesite of Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai on Motzei Yomtov, with hundreds of Jews of all stripes in attendance.
Preparations for the Chabad girls Inter-High School Convention are well underway.
At the conclusion of a painful week, during which four Israeli hikers lost their lives in a sudden snowstorm in the Annapurna Mountains, Shluchim to Nepal Rabbi Chezky and Mrs. Chani Lifshiz were summoned to the Israeli embassy in the capital city of Kathmandu.
On Chol Hamoed Sukkos, the children housed and cared for by the Beis Chaya orphanage in Moscow were treated to a special Simchas Beis Hashoeva event.
A fire broke out in the bathroom of a first floor apartment on Lefferts Avenue, forcing dozens of building residents to flee their apartments.
A grand outdoor Simchas Beis Hashoeiva took place in Monsey on Sunday Chol Hamoed Sukkos. Nearly 2,000 men, women and children participated in dancing, singing and celebrating Zman Simchaseinu.
In a few short months, Marco Jenau will be completing the three-year cycle of the Rambam’s Mishneh Torah with “Rabbi Gordon Live” as he whips along Germany’s autobahn highway. Michael Hirsch, who has been streaming Rabbi Joshua Gordon’s classes on Torah and Tanya for years, will toast the completion with a slug of coffee as he studies at dawn on the east coast of the United States. During the wine dark night in Norway, Ole Mads Sirks Vevle will tune in for a class that started in Chabad of Encino, CA, and has grown into one of Chabad.org’s most popular online video classes worldwide.
On the 4th day of Chol Hamoed Sukkos, the 7th grade of Oholei Torah participated in “The Amazing Sukkah Hop,” which was organized by Levi Druin.
Hundreds of Jews across the island of Montreal were able to shake the Lulav and Esrog on Chol HaMoed Sukkos thanks to an environmentally friendly alternative to the traditional Sukkahmobile.
The immense joy of Simchas Beis Hashoeva in Monsey, which was organized by the local Chabad Kehillah, was momentarily interrupted by extremist demonstrators from Neturei Karta, who viewed the Yomtov celebration as ‘heresy.’
Anash in Montreal, Canada gathered on Chol Hamoed Sukkos for a Kinus Torah which was held in Beis Medrash Lubavitch. Speakers included Rabbi Berel Bell and Rabbi Moshe Stern.
On October 1st, the Jewish Educational Center-Chabad of Berlin welcomed dignitaries and guests for a New Year’s reception.
Every autumn, the corner of Whipple Street and Devon Avenue in the multi-ethnic Chicago neighborhood of West Rogers Park comes alive as hundreds of Jewish people of all ages join together in whirling circles—and dance, dance, dance.
Chabad of Melbourne’s Central Business District, under the leadership of Rabbi Chaim Herzog, hosted its annual gala luncheon in a beautiful Sukkah under the shade of some of Melbourne’s most famous landmarks at Federation Square on Monday afternoon.
On Sunday, hundreds of Jewish children enjoyed a ‘Pizza in the Sukkah’ event in Sydney, Australia, featuring rides, a petting zoo, a fire show, a grand Sukkah and of course – delicious Pizza for all.
A crown Heights-based business was the subject of a NY Daily News feature article on the seasonal ‘pop-up’ industry of Sukkah building, describing how Yeshiva Students earn a quick buck building the wooden and canvas huts in advance of the weeklong holiday.
Thousands of residents of the ultra-orthodox Jewish community of Beitar Illit, Israel, turned out for a Simchas Beis Hashoeva celebration, hosted by the local Chabad Shul.
With great sadness and pain we inform you of the untimely passing of Hatomim Mendel Cotlar of Houston, TX. He passed away this morning after many years of living with Glycogen Storage Disease. He was 13 years old, having just celebrated his Bar Mitzvah last month.