Hundreds of Jewish families are staying in the flashpoint eastern Ukraine cities of Donetsk and Mariupol and will spend Rosh Hashanah there. The families are hoping for an extended calm after the signing of a cease-fire agreement reached last week between Ukrainian troops and pro-Russian militias, said the chief rabbi of Donetsk, Rabbi Pinchas Vishedski.
Daily Archives: September 11, 2014
Last night, at a gathering with Arab Christians, U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas) was booed for saying “Christians have no greater ally than Israel,” and “Those who hate Israel hate America. Those who hate Jews hate Christians.”
In this week’s edition of Letter & Spirit, we present a letter of the Rebbe in which he explains the dangers of giving liberated land back to Israel’s enemies. The letter was written through the Rebbe’s trusted secretary Rabbi Nissan Mindel, and was made available by his son-in-law Rabbi Sholom Ber Shapiro.
Moshe Katsenelenbogen, or Reb Maishke, as he was later known, was born on the 11th of Nissan in 1931 in Gzhatsk, in the former Soviet Union, to Rabbi Michoel and Sarah Katsenelenbogen, the youngest of five children.
Donning a long beard and a kippa on the crown of his head, Colorado State University’s Rabbi Yerachmiel Gorelik is not the type of philosophy teacher one would expect to walk into a classroom, joking with students in a thick Australian accent.
120 women from across the greater Vancouver area gathered on Wednesday evening, September 10th, for a ‘Community Mega Challah Bake’ at the Lubavitch Centre.
After over three years of daily weekday study of the famous Hemshech 5672 (Ayin Beis) from the Rebbe Rashab, his longest series of discourses (144 Maamorim), a Siyum of the second part of Ayin Beis was held Friday, 10 Elul, in Congregation Levi Yitzchok-Lubavitch in Hallandale Beach, Florida, the Headquarters of Chabad of South Broward.
Amid the chaos and panic following the airliners slamming into the two World Trade Center towers on September 11, 2001, many men and woman answered a higher calling – instead of running away, they turned and ran towards the burning buildings in desperate attempts to rescue those trapped in the burning inferno. Among those brave men was a band of Shomrim volunteers from Crown Heights.
As the Yomim Norai’m are ever so quickly approaching, this brand new inspiring music video to help us get into the right mind frame to daven on behalf of our brothers and sisters around the world.