Last week, the annual ladies dinner of Chabad Centre in Buckhurst Hill twinned with Migdal Emunah, the leading UK charity supporting victims of abuse within the community.
With great pain and sadness we inform you of the passing of Meir Benjaminson, the 3 month old son of Shluchim Lipa and Chaya Benjaminson of Palm Aire, FL.
Six months after Eliyahu Moscowitz was shot at point-blank range on a rainy night in a Chicago park, the killer remains on the loose. Yet his community, family and friends are uniting to commission a Torah scroll in honor of the beloved 24-year-old to be used at Chabad Cambodia, Phnom Penh’s first and only Jewish congregation, directed by Mashie and Rabbi Bentzion Butman, sister and brother-in-law of the victim.
HaTomim Mendy Karp shares his memories of Rabbi Zalman Baras obm, and the impression they made on a young bochur.
With great sadness we report the passing of Rabbi Zev Wolf (Velvul) Kesselman, one of the elder chassidim and member of anash in Kfar Chabad. He was 91 years old.
Benjy Stock, a great baal chesed for the Crown Heights community, penned a letter asking for the community’s help in an urgent matter.
Holocaust survivor Eva Schloss met privately on Thursday with a group of high school students in California who were photographed giving the Nazi salute while standing around a swastika made of red cups. The meeting was arranged through a local Chabad House.
Being that this past week (the 21st of Adar), was the yahrzeit of the tzaddik Reb Elimelech of Lizhensk (if you commemorate it in both months of Adar), I chose to post a story about him and his greatness.
At Vaad Hatmimim’s grand Halikut Siyum on Likkutei Sichos Cheilek Chof, held on the 11th of Shevat 5779, the editors of Lekutei Sichos came to celebrate. The event happened following the tests and competitions completed on the Sichos, and the Bochurim were excited to greet all those who had taken part in the editing of Likkutei Sichos.
In preparation for Purim, in the month of Adar Beis, we share a letter of the Rebbe about the significance of Shalach Monos and how it comes to rectify the transgression, by some, in the days of Achashverosh. The circumstances of the day brought about a misconception by some Jews that it is the beginning of a new “era” of complete assimilation.
After the success of the Mivtzah “Halikut” by the Vaad Talmidei Hatmimim Haolomi, a Mivtzah was started at the Rabbinical College of America in Morristown, to learn and become bahavent in a chelek of Lekutei Sichos by heart.
The world of kosher supervision is vast and complex. Hundreds of supervising agencies, thousands of products and millions of ingredients … How does kosher supervision work, and what does an educated, 21st-century kosher consumer need to know?
Rabbi Daniel Eliezer Meijers (1939 – 2015), a former professor at the Vrije University in Amsterdam, was interviewed in his home in Jerusalem in August of 2011. The Rebbe’s letter answering his many questions in Hebrew is reprinted in Likutei Sichot vol. 6, p. 316.
A rare letter written by the Frierdiker Lubavitcher Rebbe (Rayatz), Rabbi Yosef Yitzchok Shneersohn of Lubavitz is being auctioned off by a Jerusalem Auction house.
Enter Ashreinu.app, a web-app aiming to revolutionize access to recordings of the Rebbe. Curated by a group of yeshivah students, the platform presents a stream of timely and engaging audio clips of the Rebbe. Now, it launches its interactive Megillah.
A newly discovered BBC documentary on the Chabad-Lubavitch movement has been released by RebbeDrive. The documentary looks at the Chabad movement in the year 1989.
At the JewQ International Championship held on Sunday at New Heights Middle School, the four final champions were crowned. After rounds of live game show questions from the judging panel, one contestant each from Grades 3-6 was announced as an ultimate JewQ winner and welcomed to the stage to collect their trophy.
This letter was addressed to the the participants of a dinner of a Chabad community in Florida. Although dated February 18, the Rebbe signed it only about two weeks later, on March 2, before going to pray at the Ohel of his father-in-law, the Previous Rebbe. Later that day, the Rebbe suffered a stroke, which left his right side paralyzed. This is the last letter known to have been signed by the Rebbe.
In response to the atrocities committed in Pittsburgh, and other anti-Semitic attacks, a few Bochurim came together to launch #Tefillin4pittsburgh. the tefillin wrapping social media campaign was a smashing success, and the results are in.
Watch fascinating footage of the Kinus which took place almost a month after Chof Zayin Adar Rishon 5752. The Kinus took place in 770 with speeches given by Mazkirim and Mashpiim. The Kinus was Motzei Shabbos, Chof Gimmel Adar II.
A campaign has launched its second drive to get people to put on tefillin throughout the world. The campaign is a birthday gift for Rabbi Yitzi Hurwitz, who is about to turn 47. The campaign, being run from March 3rd through March 8th, encourages people to put on tefillin, snap a photo, and send it into the campaign. A goal of 15,000 Tefillin has been set, lets help get there.
On Friday, Feb. 22, one week after the attack on their Chabad House, the Hellers were joined by 150 community members, Bushwick locals and visitors of all backgrounds, uniting to respond to hatred with light.