“For us, it’s definitely a first, and it’s definitely a big deal,” said Rabbi Yossi Eber, co-director of Chabad of West Pasco in Trinity, Fla., about mailing out 600 boxes of handmade, authentic shmurah matzah.
Daily Archives: March 31, 2014
Over 500 participants from all over the world accompanied by 60 Shluchim and Shluchos visited Eretz Yisroel for a once in a lifetime Jewish learning experience.
Rabbi Mendel Stein, development director of the Lubavitcher Yeshiva in Oak Park, Michigan, smiles with Randy Gillary as they display the newly installed heart defibrillator he donated to the institution.
Last October, the fifth annual Pier-to-Pier Friendship Walk in southern California broke its personal record by raising $1 million for the sake of special needs children. A few weeks ago, Skechers followed up on their pledge with a check for $318,000, delivered to Rabbi Yossi Mintz, director of Chabad of Redondo Beach, CA and the local chapter of the Friendship Circle.
As a shipping container full of quantities of matzah, wine, grape juice, kosher-for-Passover food stuffs, hagaddahs and other Passover necessities sits in the cargo hold at port in Calcutta, India, with no word of imminent release, thousands of Israelis and other Jewish visitors traveling in Nepal are concerned. A full-blown strike by Israel’s Foreign Ministry that began Sunday, only weeks away from Passover, now leaves many are wondering if the famous Seders in the Himalayas coordinated by Chabad of Nepal, will be cancelled.
New York City councilman Ydanis Rodriguez (D-Manhattan) is hoping to change alternate side parking regulations, giving locals and commuters more access to parking.
Just in time for Pesach, a YouTube video has gone viral which depicts a chef using an innovative technique to peel apples in under three seconds each. There is no word yet on whether this works for potatoes too.
More than 210 friends came to celebrate and support Chabad of Orange County, NY at the “Decade of Dedication Benefit Gala,” led by Shluchim Rabbi Pesach and Chana Burston. The purpose of the event, Chabad’s first Gala, was to celebrate the community milestone of Chabad’s first decade of service in Orange County, pay tribute to the supporters who make it happen, and say L’chaim to future decades!
P.D. Eastman book, Are You My Mother? is really an instruction manual on how to navigate the Jewish dating world written in the guise of a children’s book.
In this newly released music video to accompany his latest his single, ‘Borei Olam,’ Jewish singing star Dovid Gabay explores the words of our sages: ‘no matter what Hashem measures out for you, you must thank him.’