At around 8:30 Tuesday evening, a 34-year-old Orthodox Jewish man – who happens to be a volunteer for Hatzalah – was stabbed in the back by an assailant who snuck up on him from behind. The incident occurred on Eastern Parkway between Nostrand and Rogers Avenues in Crown Heights.
Daily Archives: November 3, 2015
Following the Farbrengen in 770 last night marking the Rebbe Rashab’s birthday, the students of the central Yeshivas Tomchei Temimim – which the Rebbe Rashab founded – returned to the dormitory building at 1414 President St. for a second Farbrengen with the Rebbe’s ‘Chozer’ Reb Yoel Kahn, which lasted until the early hours of the morning.
Twelve-year-old Mendel Refson attends the local Jewish day school in his hometown of Charleston, South Carolina. While his classmates busy themselves with soccer practice and karate lessons after school, Mendel helps his parents prepare for large-scale Shabbos meals and studies for his bar mitzva. A proud shliach in Charleston, the nearest Lubavitcher boys his age live two-and-a-half hours away in Myrtle Beach. Last Shabbos, though, any vestiges of loneliness quickly faded as he connected with twenty yaldei hashluchim at a regional shabbaton six-and-a-half-hours’ drive from his home in Greensboro, North Carolina.
Last Thursday, October 29, at around 3:30pm, a school-bus driver who also serves as a Shomrim volunteer was driving up Troy Avenue between Carroll and President Streets when he witnessed a teenaged African-American male put his hands through the window of a parked car and remove a pair of Tefilin.
A 5-day seminar for activists of the EnerJew youth movement opened in Jerusalem early this week. About 200 youngsters from 20 cities across the former Soviet Union have gathered in the capital of Israel to experience the country, learn, connect to peers and further discover their shared Jewish heritage.
A miracle unfolded in Atlantic City, New Jersey, a few months ago – and Chabad Shliach Rabbi Avrohom Rapoport recounted the tale in an interview with Arutz Sheva.
It’s no secret that it takes a village to raise a child; so then it’s no novelty that it would take a community to publish the most thorough and exhaustive book available today on the laws of Mezuzah.
In honor of Chof Cheshvan, birthday of the Rebbe Rashab – who founded Tomchei Temimim, the students of the central yeshiva in 770 gathered together for a Farbrengen with the Mashpia Rabbi Shlomo Zarchi.
In the spirit of Hakhel, this year’s Kinus Banquet will feature a dynamic and inspiring new presentation. The annual guest keynote address, will be delivered this year jointly by delegates of each age-demographic that is serviced, educated and inspired by Shluchim and Shluchos around the world.
The Vizhnitzer Rebbe of Bnei Brak, Rabbi Menachem Mendel Hager Shlita, made a special visit to 770 – the Lubavitch World Headquarters, a first since Gimmel Tammuz.
Months of preparation are culminating in this final stretch of round-the-clock hustle and bustle as the untiring Kinus staff puts the finishing touches to what will be the largest International Kinus Hashluchim ever yet.