As it prepares to celebrate its 150th birthday, the Congregation Agudas Achim synagogue in Kingston, NY, is honoring the dedication and love of a community that has helped it persevere for generations, said Rabbi Yitzchok Hecht.
Daily Archives: March 2, 2015
A non-Jewish employee of a kosher grocery store happily sings ‘Mishenichnas Adar’ as he goes about his work.
A South Florida community came together Sunday to remember Rabbi Yosef Raksin of Crown Heights, who was gunned down while visiting Miami one year ago, as loved ones prepare to embark on a mission of peace and healing across America.
The New York Boys Choir, under the leadership of producer Yitzy Bald, has released this fun-filled Purim music video titled ‘V’nahafoch Hu,’ a significant portion of which was filmed in Crown Heights’ Jewish Children’s Museum.
While Israel prepares for elections for 20th Knesset, Tze’ieri Agudas Chabad in Eretz Yisrael is planning in a different sense – with a major nationwide Tefilin campaign.
While riding ‘Citi Bikes’ around Manhattan on Sunday, a group of CTeen Shabbaton participants from Ulster County, NY, bumped into New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, who graciously posed for a photo with them.
Chabad of Sunnyvale, CA, directed by Rabbi Yisroel Hecht, welcomed a new Sefer Torah this past Sunday, the 3rd day of Adar.
Speaking before a crowd of 18,000 at the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) annual policy conference in Washington, DC, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu downplayed any breakdown in relationship between the United State and the State of Israel.
An eclectic standing-room-only crowd of over four hundred women gathered for an evening of remembrance and inspiration in Melbourne last week. The gala event was the result of a collaboration of Rivkie’s Project, a tzedaka organisation established in memory of Rivkie Barber, OBM, and Mikveh Chaya Moushka.
March 1st, over 1500 Jewish teens attended CTeen’s international convention in New York. The conference brought together teens from Brazil, Hong Kong, France, England, Australia, Israel, Canada, Germany, Singapore and the US, their staff, Rabbis, political leaders and guest educators for an important weekend of teen engagement.
Rabbi Shmuel Lesches, Magid Shiur in the Yeshiva Gedola of Melbourne, Australia, has compiled a guide to the laws of Taanis Esther and Purim for the benefit of the wider Lubavitch community.