Rabbi Yitzchok Minkowicz, director of Chabad Lubavitch of Southwest Florida, delivers his insights on this week’s Parsha – Va’eira. This week Rabbi Minkowicz answers the question: Why are there so many challenges?
Daily Archives: January 13, 2015
There are signs that disgruntled officers have started making more low-level arrests, New York Police Department officials said Monday. Ticketing for traffic and parking violations also increased after virtually coming to a halt.
In honor of Chof Teves, the Yahrtzeit of the Rambam – who, in addition to being a leading Torah scholar, was a renowned physician – the younger grades of United Lubavitcher Yeshiva-Crown Street were given a tour of a Hatzalah ambulance by their principal, Rabbi Y. Y. Simpson, who also volunteers as an EMT for the organization.
Pictures from the L’chaim of Shui Kastel (Sydney, Australia) and Sheva Tennenhaus (Hallandale Beach, FL), which took place Monday night at Chovevei Torah in Crown Heights.
Amid his visit to California, the Chief Rabbi of Israel, Rabbi Dovid Lau, was warmly greeted by the Head Shliach to the state, Rabbi Boruch Sholomo Cunin, at his office in Los Angeles.
When Robert Rubinstein, a Toronto businessman, had to fulfill the dying wish of a Hungarian Christian woman, he reached out to the Chabad rabbi in Budapest. He was holding the proceeds of the sale of two properties intended for Hungary’s Jews.
The four Jewish men who were killed on Friday, victims of the terrorist attack on the Hyper Cacher grocery store in Paris before the start of Shabbat, were laid to rest today in Israel.
The Ruderman Family Foundation (RFF) has put $1 million that will go towards the establishment of a partnership with Chabad-Lubavitch in order to create a culture of inclusion for people with disabilities within some 4,200 Jewish communities worldwide.
On Sunday evening, thousands gathered at the world-famous Avery Fischer-Lincoln Center in Manhattan for an evening of Jewish music, the proceeds of which benefited HASC, an organization dedicated to helping children with special needs and their families.
Under heavy security, the Lubavitch community of Paris and many others gathered yesterday, the Yahrtzeit of the Rambam, to celebrate the annual completion of his magnum opus – the Mishneh Torah.