The White House released a proclamation designating April 7, 2017 as Education and Sharing Day, U.S.A in honor of the 115th anniversary of Rebbe’s birth.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was visited today by a delegation of Chabad Chassidim, led by the Lubavitcher Rebbe’s personal secretary Rabbi Leibel Groner.
Chabad of Toms River, NJ, has filed a civil rights lawsuit against the township for the town’s denial for a variance to allow the synagogue to legally operate at its current location, alleging antisemitic discrimination.
Kehot Publication Society, the Chabad-Lubavitch publishing house, has announced the publication of a lengthy and fundamental discourse-maamar by the second leader of Chabad, Rabbi DovBer of Lubavitch, known as the “Mitteler Rebbe.” This never-before published maamar, entitled “Matzoh Zu,” was delivered 192 years ago, and was recently discovered.
53 Crown Heights seventh graders competed against each other in the ‘Chidon Halichos Olam,’ demonstrating their broad knowledge of the laws of Tefilin.
Foreign journalists in Israel participated in an educational Government Press Office (GPO) tour of the Kfar Chabad Matzah Bakery ahead of the upcoming Passover holiday.
In an historic milestone, Vaad Hanachos B’Lahak has announced the publication of Volume 60 of the Rebbe’s voluminous collection of talks—Toras Menachem-Hisvaduyos.
It’s been nearly three years now since the 100 or so students at MaimonidesJewish Day School and The Gan–Portland Jewish Preschool in Portland, Ore., walked through the doors of their school’s new building on an extended campus, constructed to minimize the facility’s carbon footprint and reflect the state’s environmental concerns.
A stroll down Kingston Avenue in the Crown Heights neighborhood of Brooklyn, N.Y., reveals rows of eclectic shops, including Judaica bookstores, Chassidic art galleries and modern kosher eateries. Seemingly overlooked by time, Mermelstein Caterers—still sporting a vintage marquee from the early 1950s—sits nestled between a trendy eyeglass store and an alley.
A North Miami Beach Chabad family threw a big celebration for their daughter with special needs’ Bas Mitzvah Monday night, and the community came out in droves to celebrate.
Honoring the 70th anniversary of the printing of the Rebbe’s haggadah, Oholei Torah Mesivta held a special campaign called “Mivtza Cheirusainu,” in which all bochurim learned the Rebbe’s haggadah with its many insights and explanations.
The winners of this year’s 3rd annual MyLife: Chassidus Applied Essay Contest were announced live during Sunday night’s special Yud Alef Nissan Edition of the MyLife: Chassidus Applied Webcast.
Devorah Leah Andrusier remembers moving to Bal Harbour, Fla., as a teenager when her parents became Chabad-Lubavitch emissaries there. Back then, in the late 1970s and early 1980s, thousands of Jewish seniors, snowbirds and retirees had permanent and second homes in Miami Beach, but Jewish life was virtually nonexistent in the barrier island’s northern tip, which at the time restricted sales to Jews, among other ethnicities. She and her little brother were the youngest residents by 60 or 70 years.
A pair of students from the University of San Diego admitted on Thursday that they had pulled down a lower branch of a 13-foot high menorah at the Chabad House at San Diego State University, apologized to Chabad Rabbi Chalom Boudjnah, and agreed to pay for the damages and to perform community service with Chabad.
In what has become a highly anticipated annual event, people worldwide are awaiting the announcement of the third annual MyLife: Chassidus Applied Essay Contest winners. The winners will be announced during the weekly live broadcast of MyLife: Chassidus Applied this Sunday night, April 2, 8PM — a special edition in honor of the Rebbe’s 115th birthday, Yud Aleph Nissan.
If you’re familiar with bell bottoms, then you’ve crossed paths one way or the other with Eugene “Gene” Kule, the late garment-industry visionary who introduced them to the American market and defined an era. Kule, an exuberant Brooklyn-born clothing businessman who passed away last month at the age of 84, was an industry innovator who in a half-century-long career became known as the “King of Pants.”
Like many students their age, the students of Lubavitcher Yeshiva Academy (LYA) in Longmeadow, MA, studied the conversation between Chana and Eli Kohen Gadol at Shiloh, at the beginning of the book of Shmuel. As a result of her prayer, the prophet Shmuel was born, and Chazal established rules for shmoneh esray following Chana’s example.
Ask Rabbi Yonah Avtzon of Sichos in English what keeps him up at night and he will tell you it is the new English translation of the Alter Rebbe’s Shulchan Aruch that he and his team of scholars have been working on for the past several years.
A Russian appeals court affirmed the expulsion order issued against an American Chabad rabbi working in Sochi, in what a local leader of the Chabad movement called a “dark day” for Jews.
For the second time in less than a year, a federal court in Florida rejected a lawsuit against Chabad of East Boca and gave the congregation a crucial win on the road to building their new synagogue, just weeks before Pesach.
Veteran Baal Menagen Rabbi Sholom Brochstat was walking along President Street towards 770 on a recent morning, when suddenly, out of nowhere, a brand new Niggun came to his lips. He quickly entered a Shul he was passing by, opened a Tehilim to the Rebbe’s new Kapital, and asked a stranger to record him singing it.
As the Rebbe’s 115th birthday nears, Bochurim around the world are preparing by giving a ‘Birthday Gift’, and following a request of the Rebbe, it is appropriately connected to Torah learning.