Rabbi Yitzchok Minkowicz, director of Chabad Lubavitch of Southwest Florida, delivers his insights on this week’s Parsha – Vayeitzei. This week Rabbi Minkowicz answers the question: Why must we have challenges?
Daily Archives: November 25, 2014
During his moving and inspirational speech at the International Kinus Hashluchim Sunday evening, speaker of the Israeli Knesset Yuli Edelstein spoke briefly about his marriage to his wife Tanya, OBM, whilst they were still ‘refusniks’ trapped in the USSR.
Over 350 supporters, friends and government dignitaries gathered on Sunday evening, November 16, at The Edison Ballroom in mid-town Manhattan to celebrate the 74th Annual Awards Dinner of the National Committee for Furtherance of Jewish Education (NCFJE). The evening hosts were Jerry, Allan and Jay Wartski.
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A 22-year-old Israeli man was the victim of the second anti-Semitic attack to occur outside a Chabad House this week, this time in Berlin. The Islamic attackers saw him leave the Chabad house and they then attacked him, reports Yeshiva World News.
Over 250 leading Chabad supporters joined together at the Brooklyn Marriott for this year’s “Chabad Partners Conference” held on Sunday as a prelude to the Gala Banquet of the Kinus Hashluchim.
With sadness we inform you of the passing of Mrs. Luba Michla bas Basya Chaya Yenta Zarchi, OBM, a survivor of the holocaust who was moiser nefesh for yiddishkeit and a longtime resident of Crown Heights. She was 94 years old.
On Wednesday night, November 26, a Shloshim gathering will be held to honor the memory of Mrs. Miriam Slater, OBM, one of the unsung heroes of Crown Heights, where she affected so many lives in the more than 36 years she lived here together with her husband R’ Michoel sheyichye and her family.
A ‘nor’easter’ is expected to pour heavy rain and snow on the eastern United States late Tuesday and cause problems on Wednesday, traditionally the busiest travel day of the year as Americans head home for Thanksgiving.
Every year since 1983, Chabad-Lubavitch rabbis from around the world have gathered for a group shot at the Kinus Hashluchim, the International Conference of Chabad-Lubavitch Emissaries. The first gathering drew 65 rabbis.
Ukraine’s deputy governor of the Dneproperovsk region, Boris Filatov, recently praised the acts of an Orthodox Jewish man fighting for a paramilitary force to block Russian advances from the east.
A Florida court has divided up the estate of ‘vanished’ millionaire Yehuda Dovid “Guma” Aguiar, who went missing from his boat off the coast of Florida back in June of 2012.
At a gathering of the full board of Merkos L’Inyonei Chinuch, Rabbi Nechemia Vogel, Shliach to Rochester, New York, and Rabbi Chaim Block, Shliach to San Antonio, Texas, were appointed to serve on the board.