Rabbis Zalman Posner and Mendel Baumgarten embark on the Queen Elizabeth ship on their way to war-ravaged Europe, where they were sent by the Frierdiker Rebbe to visit the survivor Jewish communities following the Holocaust. Can you identify anyone else in the photo?
Daily Archives: February 25, 2014
Mordechai Ben David, ‘the king of Jewish music,’ thrilled the crowd gathered at the Oholei Torah ballroom earlier this month for the annual Keren Simchas Choson V’Kallah Melave Malka and chinese auction.
It was an evening of appreciation all around. More than 100 JNet volunteers gathered at the Jewish Children’s Museum on Sunday night for an event in their honor that featured a welcome by Rabbi Moshe Kotlarsky, a keynote address by Rabbi Levke Kaplan, and a delectable dinner.
Today is the first Yahrzeit of Rabbi Yosef Goldstein, OBM. A veteran educator, Rabbi Goldstein inspired generations of young and old with his stories and parables.
In anticipation of their first annual Split the Pot Raffle, which is just one week away, the Camp Emunah Scholarship Fund has released a couple of cute video clips to encourage people with their ticket purchasing decisions.
The head of a prominent European Jewish group requested Tuesday that the Israeli government urgently send security personnel to Ukraine in order to protect the Jewish communities there, which have been targeted during the political unrest gripping the country.
One of the four mitzvahs of the Jewish holiday of Purim is to hear the reading of the Megillah, a scroll on which Mordechai and Esther wrote the amazing turn of events that brought about the Purim miracle in Persia in 356 BCE.
Amid the political turmoil that has seen the ousting of Ukrainian President Victor Yanukovich from power, and continued threats by anti-Semitic actors against the Jewish community, several dozen Jewish students from around the country gathered at the Chabad campus in Zhitomir, western Ukraine, for an inspiring and uplifting Shabbaton.
Last week Beis Chabad Ohel Devorah in Melbourne, Australia hosted a concert featuring Choni G. with a sell-out crowd of over 150 in attendance. A new Shliach to the Chabad House was also introduced at the event.