Arctic ice, rising sea levels, and polar bears were the stuff of spirited discussion over bagels and lox Sunday morning at Central Massachusetts Chabad.
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Five hundred members of Jewish community of Melbourne held a memorial service on Sunday in memory of 10-year-old Thalia Hakin, who was killed on Friday in a ramming attack in Melbourne.
A first-of-its-kind Art Fair and special rallies were held in United Lubavitcher Yeshiva to mark the Hilula of the Alter Rebbe, Chof Daled Teves.
When 125 women gather together, it must be for something worthwhile. On Tuesday, 16th January, a partnership between Chai Cancer Care and Chabad Buckhurst Hill resulted in a Gala Dinner that not only raised money for Chai Cancer Care but also raised awareness of the difference that this charity can make to enable individuals and families suffering with cancer to feel cared for and never simply left alone.
With just two weeks left to Yud Shevat, Bochurim around the world are preparing to spend Yud Shvat at the Rebbe’s Ohel and in Crown Heights, learning this year’s Bosi Legani Ma’amorim, and taking on Hachlotos Tovos.
In what cannot be described as anything short of an open miracle, Shneur Zalman Boaron, a 13-year-old boy who was critically injured and in a coma for a week after he was struck by a vehicle while crossing Kingston Ave. on his way to school early last month, has been sent home from the hospital in good health just in time for Shabbos.
Challah bakers of all ages, accompanied by their parents, gathered on on Martin Luther King Day and had “loaves of fun” baking challah from scratch along with friends from across Orange County in upstate New York. The Kids Mega Challah Bake was organized by Chabad of Orange County, led by Rabbi Pesach and Chana Burston, and was held at the Monroe Lakeside Fire & Rescue Co.
A 10-year-old Jewish girl from Beth Rivkah Ladies College in Melbourne is among four people killed in this afternoon’s car ramming attack in the CBD, The AJN understands.
Lubavitch.com features stories about day-to-day Shlichus from Chabad emissaries around the world in a series titled Life Sketches. In this story, Rabbi Yosef Yitzchak Wolff of Kherson, Ukraine, relates the aftermath of a chance encounter with the local prison warden.
The much-anticipated release of Early Years, which tells the story of the Rebbe’s formative years, is finally around the corner.
Residents of New Haven, Connecticut, feel much safer these days amid the rising popularity of a Whatsapp group that keeps tabs on the neighborhood’s safety and keeps police in the loop about any criminal or suspicious activity. The group was founded a year ago by Lubavitcher resident Mendy Katz, and already boasts over 500 vetted participants, including many police precincts.
In honor of Chof Teves, the Rambam’s Yahrtzeit, the Talmidim of Lubavitcher Yeshiva learned about the Rambam’s Seforim, as well as his special work as a physician and how he always helped others with their health.
Last Wednesday, January 11, a resource seminar was held in Crown Heights featuring speakers Devorah Gershowitz, Crown Height CDPAP Coordinator for Heart to Heart Home Care, and Shoshana R. Brenenson, Esq., Crown Heights Elder Law attorney.
Winter in Illinois means a significant sector of the population stays indoors for the long haul. In fact, for many of the elderly in Des Plaines, a middle-class suburb northwest of Chicago, it’s not even a seasonal situation; they are confined to their homes or senior centers, limiting their connection to the Jewish community.
Today, the 19th of Teves, Educational Institute Oholei Torah celebrates the day of its founding. School events were held in all the divisions marking this most momentous day.
Students of the American Hebrew Academy in Greensboro, North Carolina, utilized their day off from school on Martin Luther King Jr. Day to prepare building materials that will be made into homes for the homeless at Habitat for Humanity.
The Speaker of the Israeli Knesset, Mr. Yuli Edelstein, visited the Jewish community in Tallinn, Estonia, last Thursday as part of his official country visit. Edelstein visited Tallinn’s Grand synagogue and was welcomed by the members of the local community and dignitaries – a meeting that developed into an intimate meeting.
When Yeruchem Engel recently became a mentor for MyShliach, he didn’t need much training. The 17-year-old from Colorado was one of a number of boys at the receiving end of the “Big Brother/Big Sister” program at its inception 10 years ago.
Rabbi Menachem Kutner, Director of Chabad’s Terror Victims Project (CTVP), was joined by Rabbi Yaakov Yosef Raskin, Chabad Shaliach from Jamaica, and his wife, Mushka, in a visit of comfort and encouragement to the IDF soldiers still hospitalized following the horrific truck terror attack that took place in southern Jerusalem on Sunday, January 8.
The Rebbe’s call to reach out to every Jew and help them with both their spiritual and material needs has energized his chassidim. Very often, ordinary chassidim reached beyond what they thought possible to find the means to fulfill this ideal. Every chossid is a shliach, even if he does not bear the official title. One person who stands out in this area is Mrs. Reitza Kosofsky, founder of F.R.E.E. in Chicago.
Rebecca Rabinor’s son Samuel is turning 11, and thanks to the arrival of a Chabad couple to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, he has a rabbi to help him study for his bar mitzvah.
A record snow pile-up in Portland, Oregon, means school’s closed yet again, but kids won’t miss a favorite this Friday at the Chabad preschool.