Chabad and Williamsburg: A Moving Encounter

Chabad to Williamsburg—how far does the love for a fellow Jew go? Especially one who strayed? and the Avner Institute presents a moving encounter told by Rabbi Nachman Twersky, whose grandfather the Rachmastrivka Rebbe, together with the Lubavitcher Rebbe, helped bring a former student of his who was living in Williamsburg Brooklyn at the time back to Torah observance, showing how through Divine Providence a lost Jewish spark can be rekindled.

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The Rebbe’s Letter Was Missing (Part 1)

Jan Peerce sings at Chabad concert in S. Francisco, California (Drizin Family/Lubavitch Archives)

After many years of research, I finally found the collection of letters written by the Rebbe, of righteous memory, to late Jan and Alice Peerce. Jan Peerce, known as the “American Tenor,” was considered the longest-standing performer at the Metropolitan Opera House during his career. He became close to Rabbi Chaim Drizin while visiting Chabad at Berkley University with his grandson.

Signs of the Times: New Moshiach Ad Campaign

What will the era of Moshiach be like? That’s the theme of a new advertising campaign launched by the Moshiach Campaign, a project of Merkos L’Inyonei Chinunch’s Suite 302. A half dozen or so full color ads, as well as 3 short video “teasers,” show how current challenges – such as the the current healthcare debate or global warming – will become a distant memories once the Geula occurs.