In yet another push for the Friendship Circle musician Moshe Hecht is offering his song entitled “My Friend”, which was written by himself out of his inspiration as he himself was a Friendship Circle volunteer as a teenager. Today with just a few days left to vote in the Chase Community Giving competition for $1 million, the song is being offered as a free download to whoever votes for the friendship circle.
Article: by Joshua Runyan – Chabad.org Photos: CrownHeights.info
Prince Michael of Kent, a cousin of British monarch Queen Elizabeth II, toured the heavily damaged site of Chabad-Lubavitch of Mumbai, India, in a gesture of solidarity and in support of the rebuilding effort following the Nov. 26, 2008 terrorist attack there and at tourist centers throughout the city. At the end of his Wednesday afternoon visit, he presented Rabbi Avraham Berkowitz, director of the Chabad Mumbai Relief Fund, with a formal pledge of $100,000 on behalf of the DVK Foundation, a United Kingdom charity he serves as patron.
CROWN HEIGHTS, Brooklyn [CHI] — Over 200 men, women and children attended the Hiloula of Baba Sali Ztza”l at Maple Street Shul organized by the Merkaz Sefarad Chabad of Crown Heights this past Monday night, eve of 4 Shevat.
With its increased use and popularity, the Dvar Malchus has now become a standard amongst Lubavitchers worldwide, one leather binder has answered the call with a new accessory which enhances the experience.
On Thursday Chabad of Bradenton, FL directed by Rabbi Menachem and Chana Bukiet, celebrated their 5th Anniversary with a Cocktail Evening and Auction at Fete Catering and Ballroom at Polo Grill.
Participants enjoyed a performance of Comedian Jackie Mason.
On hand for Sen. Brown’s victory party was Chabad Shliach Rabbi Moshe Bleich, who congratulated the Senator.
BOSTON, MA [AP] — In an epic upset in liberal Massachusetts, Republican Scott Brown rode a wave of voter anger to win the U.S. Senate seat held by the late Edward M. Kennedy for nearly half a century, leaving President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul in doubt and marring the end of his first year in office.
Tonight, the 5th of Shvat, Wednesday there will be a seminar on dealing with tragedies and death. How community members should respond to tragedy. It is titled “Tragedies in our Midst – The Yiddishe Response.” The seminar will begin 8:00 pm at Beis Rivka, 470 Lefferts Ave [corner Brooklyn Ave].