When Rabbi Mendy and Chaya Greenberg moved into their new home on a quiet dirt road in Wasilla, Alaska, one week before the High Holidays, they received a different kind of welcome.
Daily Archives: November 9, 2015
The Crown Heights Jewish Community Council’s Crime Victims Program, directed by Batia Brandel, awarded several individuals for their outstanding service to the community and victims of crime. Among the awardees was the coordinator of the Crown Heights Shomrim, Gadi Hershkop.
Over 5,200 Chabad-Lubavitch Shluchim and their guests gathered Sunday evening at the South Brooklyn Marine Terminal for a gala banquet, the culmination of a five-day International Conference of Shluchim.
JEM has released the two videos that were featured at the International Kinus Hashluchim Gala Banquet last night, the first titled ‘Switch – The Rebbe’s perspective on success in Shlichus,’ and the second ‘The Power of Youth – A Holy Rebellion.’
Writing for Forbes, successful startup businessman Zalmi Duchman paints a profile of his greatest entrepreneurial inspiration: the Lubavitcher Rebbe.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu recorded a greeting to all the Chabad Shluchim who arrived in New York for the annual Kinus, blessing them and encouraging them to continue their vital work on behalf of the Jewish people.
On Sunday, a resource fair and several final sessions were held in the hours leading up to the Kinus Hashluchim gala banquet.
Three men approached three teen boys who were riding motorized hoverboards on Eastern Parkway, between Brooklyn and Kingston avenues, in Crown Heights. The suspects asked the boys — ages 14 and 15 — to see the hoverboards; when they refused, the men punched them and took the three scooter-like devices, worth approximately $1,700 in total.
Channeling the awesome energy from the Banquet, Shluchim and their lay leaders made their way back to Crown Heights and to 770 and sat down for a traditional post-banquet Farbrengen.