Writing for Yated Ne’eman, Rabbi B.Z. Karman reviewed ‘Kosher Investigator,’ a book by Rabbi Dovid Zaklikowski on the titan of Kashrus, Rabbi Berel Levy, OBM, the man who built the OK.
Continuing the tradition instituted by the Rebbe to purchase seforim on Hey Teves – the annual Hei Teves sale at Kehot Publication Society is already in full swing.
Dozens of Jews and supporters lined up with signs and bullhorns praising and thanking President Donald Trump, as he was set to pass by on his way to the Mar-A-Lago resort. As the president passed the motorcade slowed and he enthusiastically waved to the crowd.
Early in the morning, as soon as the great news of Sholom Mordechai Rubashkin’s release from prison were heard, spontaneous dancing erupted in the central shul in Marina Roscha, with more and more people joining as they arrived at shul for Shacharis and Chassidus.
In over 15 talks and Farbrengens to 1,500 Jews of all affiliations, Rabbi Simon Jacobson’s message about the power of Chassidus made a lasting impact on Argentinian Jewry.
Today, President Donald J. Trump commuted the prison sentence of Sholom Rubashkin, an action encouraged by bipartisan leaders from across the political spectrum, from Nancy Pelosi to Orrin Hatch.
The Chabad center in Munich, Germany, seems like thousands of others in 100 countries and territories around the globe. Located in the center of town, it is the site of busy Jewish activity—prayers, holiday celebrations, Torah classes—from morning until evening. What sets it apart is that it sits directly across the street from the nine-room luxury apartment at Prinzregentenplatz 16, which became home to Adolf Hitler in 1929.
Shortly after he heard the news that an Amtrak train had derailed on Monday morning in DuPont, Wash., Rabbi Yosef Schtroks, who co-directs Chabad of Olympia in Tumwater, Wash., headed for a nearby hospital where the injured were taken. “Realizing that this took place in my own backyard, that there are people suffering a terrible tragedy, my instinct was: ‘What can I do to help? How can I be supportive?’ ”
Last night, Sunday, Arab terrorists attacked a vehicle driven by Chabadniks on their way to perform Chanukah outreach with soldiers stationed along Route 60 in the Judea region south of Jerusalem.
The world’s largest Chabad yeshiva in Tzfat, which boasts over 500 students, will likely be forcibly evacuated by court order next week, the Behadrei Haredim website reported.
The holiday of Chanukah commenced in Australia with the National Menorah lighting in Canberra’s Parliament in the Australian Capital Territory (ACT).
The Yeshiva College Girls School of Sydney, Australia, presented “In The Merit” — a musical of the Righteous Women in Egypt . A sold out crowd attended the matinee performance.
You know them when you see them, and when you see them, you know it’s Chanukah. The car menorah is a uniquely American innovation—a marketing gimmick created by young yeshivah students in the early 1970s as a way to spread awareness and the message of the eight-day Jewish holiday. Today, they can be found across the globe and on all kinds of vehicles.
Last Sunday, the Friendship Circle of Brooklyn’s Menorah Building workshop at the Home Depot was filled to capacity, with over 120 in attendance.
While law enforcement agents were searching the Kensington, Brooklyn, home of Akayed Ullah, the would-be suicide attacker who had detonated a pipe bomb in a Manhattan subway on Monday, Rabbi Yisrolik Langsam, who heads a Chabad outpost in the area with his wife Mushkie, arrived at the scene to pass out donuts and Chanukah menorahs and wrap tefillin with Jewish people present — from law enforcement, the media and passersby.
The Levi Yitzchok Library in Crown Heights presents its fifth annual “Night of Lights” Chanukah concert for women. Held as a fundraiser evening, a limited number of 100 tickets are being sold for women to experience a unique celebration of the first night of Chanukah tonight, Tuesday, December 12th. Doors open at 7:30pm and the program begins at 8:00pm.
The World’s Largest Menorah was assembled on Fifth Avenue and 59th Street in New York City with the help of a 40 foot trailer and a huge construction crane.
The Rebbe’s Chief Chozer, the veteran Mashpia Reb Yoel Kahan, travelled to Israel to Farbreng with the students of the Chabad Yeshiva in Kiryat Gat in honor of Yud Tes Kislev.
Hundreds of Jews from all over Antwerp, Belgium, participated in the chain of Chasidic events organized in honor of Yud Tes Kislev – Chag HaGeula, by Anwerp’s Chabad House under the leadership of Belgium’s Head Shliach Rabbi Shabtai Slavaticki.
Yud Tes Kislev left an unforgettable impression on the Talmidim of United Lubavitcher Yeshiva. With the special events geared for each age group, the Talmidim gathered inspiration from the Rosh Hashana L’Chasidus for their whole year.
Hundreds gathered for a festive Yud-Tes Kislev farbrengen in the Chabad House of the Georgetown neighborhood of Brooklyn, headed by the local shliach, Rabbi Avraham Holtzberg. Following Chabad tradition, the participants were invited to partake of a festive meal in honor of the occasion.
Leshana Tovah Belimud HaChasidus ve Darchei HaChasidus, Tikosaivu VeTichosaimu!
Today, Yud Tes Kislev, “The Rosh Hashanah of Chassidus,” marks 219 years since the release of the Alter Rebbe, R. Schneur Zalman of Liadi, founder of Chasidus Chabad, from prison in the year 5559 (1798). This year also marks 205 years since the Alter Rebbe’s Histalkus. In honor of this auspicious day, which is referred to by Chasidim as the “Holiday of Holidays,” Farbrengens are being held around the world!