Parents of students in Oholei Torah, the community’s largest boy’s school, have been left in the dark after rumors that the new dean Rabbi Michoel Druin was ‘un-hired’.
Daily Archives: July 9, 2015
In this week’s edition of Letter and Spirit, in honor of the three weeks – a time of reflection on the tragedies which befell the Jewish people over the centuries – we present a letter from the Rebbe in which he addresses the question regarding the terrible fate that overcame European Jewry two decades earlier, and how to reconcile this with the basic beliefs of Judaism. The letter was written in English through the Rebbe’s trusted secretary Rabbi Nissan Mindel, and was made available by the latter’s son-in-law, Rabbi Sholom Ber Shapiro.
A Hudson Valley newspaper has apologized for running a letter to the editor decrying the continued growth of the Chasidic population in New York State’s Hudson Valley, saying that the letter contained inflammatory speech.
Last night, three young Jewish men were robbed at gunpoint in consecutive incidents in three separate locations in Crown Heights. All three incidents are believed to have been perpetrated by the same African-American teenager.
Please take a moment and say a Kapital Tehilm for Levi Yitzchok ben Tzirel, the well known owner of Gombos Bakery in Crown Heights and upstate in South Fallsburg, NY, who is suffering from kidney failure and is in urgent need of a complete and speedy Refuah Shleima.
In this third installment in a series of articles on the unique lives of Chabad-Lubavitch yeshivah students, Chabad.org writer Menachem Posner examines the daily life of young Chabad women.
As school vacation kicked into full gear in the US, twelve families from Charlotte, North Carolina, traveled across the globe and arrived in Israel for an unforgettable 10 day journey.
At the Second Annual CTeen Leadership Retreat, over forty teen leaders came together from around the world to learn the secrets behind what it takes to be a powerful leader. From dynamic workshops and hands on activities, the teens gained all the tools they will need to go out into the world and be the leaders of tomorrow. Surely, the inspiration and insight that the teens gained at the retreat will continue to affect their chapters—and their lives—for years to come.
A new series from JEM debuted recently at the Lapidus-Aizenman wedding in Buenos Aires, showcasing the Rebbe’s Torah scholarship.
Mr. Josef (Joe) Cayre is a businessman, philanthropist and co-founder, along with his brothers, of GoodTimes Home Video. He was interviewed by JEM’s My Encounter with the Rebbe project in his home in Brooklyn in January of 2007.