The Purim story had a picture perfect ending. The evil plot designed to decimate the Jewish nation was foiled and their lives spared. Jewish leaders found themselves exalted, even as the villains hung on the very gallows meant for their Jewish targets.
Daily Archives: February 21, 2013
It was supposed to unite Franklin Avenue’s factions, but a meeting planned as a way to bring the community together has locked out one of the neighborhood’s most significant populations because it occurs on a Saturday — or the Jewish Sabbath.
Over 300 members of the community participated in Sydney’s Our Big Kitchen first Purim preparation baking 2,500 hamentashen.
Purim is here! The joyous holiday brings out the costumes, the gifts and charity! But there are those out there that may try and take advantage of our open and welcoming homes. Shomrim has compiled a list of tips that can help prevent the holiday from turning sad.
Students in Lubavitcher Yeshiva on Crown Street came to school today all dressed up in their costumes. A panel of judges choose the best costumes.
Crown Heights Rabbi Nachman Sanowicz was at the office of the comptroller this week and reached out to Jewish employees there to help them get into the spirit of Purim.
One of the customs observed during the Fast of Esther is the Mitzvah of Machtzis Hashekel which is given around Mincha time. Support Keren Simchas Chosson V’kallah through this special mitzvah and help a Chosson and Kallah have a beautiful wedding.
The Beis Din of Crown Heights has released an instructional guide – in both English and Hebrew – which contains Halachos and Minhagim pertaining to Purim, as well as the answers to many questions regarding the upcoming holiday.
In a statement released this morning by Nathan Lewin, the attorney representing Chabad in the lawsuit against Russia, in which Chabad is trying to compel the state to return the ‘Schneerson Collection’ to its rightful owners with no strings attached.
Purim should be a time of simcha. The costumes, the meals, the nosh, lets laugh. Rabbi Abba Perelmuter is a man of humor. He relates humorous instances in the Torah and our heritage that increase our humility and tear down […]
The Gansbourg family is sitting Shiva – until Friday afternoon – after the untimely of their dear husband, father and brother Rabbi Shaya Gansbourg OBM. Address: 1368 President St. Shachris: 9:30am Mincha: 5:30pm followed by Maariv Hamokom Yenachem Eschem Besoch […]