Following the heinous terror attacks in recent weeks, Paris police have informed local Chabad shluchim that this year, the Chanukah activities will have to be far less visible and many of the major lighting ceremonies will have to be canceled due to security fears.
Daily Archives: December 2, 2015
Crews were hard at work today erecting a giant Menorah in front of the Kings County Courthouse in Downtown Brooklyn.
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As many as a dozen people have reportedly been killed in what police call an active shooter situation Wednesday in San Bernardino, Calif., where SWAT teams were pursuing as many as three suspects.
Nearly 500 Bais Rivkah High School girls spent a fun, inspiring, and uplifting Shabbos together at the Raleigh Hotel in upstate New York.
Expecting their third child, Chaya and Sruly Krinsky received devastating news at the 20-week ultrasound – their unborn child was missing a critical portion of her brain. Two years later, Chaya shared the amazing and miraculous story which began the life of a healthy baby girl who received a very special name.
More than 100 members of Cambodia’s Jewish community and visitors from around the world gathered in Phnom Penh on Tuesday to inaugurate the city’s new Chabad Jewish Center in a ceremony that culminated with the placing of the Mezuzah in the doorways of the building.
This past Sunday, the Friendship Circles Menorah Building workshop at the Home Depot was filled to capacity with over 150 in attendance.
The Forta family of Oak Park, Michigan, built a giant Raspberry Pi powered LED menorah for Chanukah. This video is a demo of the full animation sequence, and a description of how it was built.
Rabbi Aaron Dovid Gancz is sitting Shiva after the passing of his father, Reb Mordechai Gancz, OBM, at 70 Ross Street in Williamsburg until Friday afternoon. Visiting hours are between 4:00pm and 10:30pm. Memories and condolences can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. Hamokom […]
At a gathering in Bnei Brak last night, a number of local Gedolim and Roshei Yeshiva, including Rabbi Chaim Kanevsky and the Vizhnitzer Rebbe, expressed opposition to secular academic studies for young women in Charedi educational institutions.
In preparation for and celebration of Yud Tes Kislev, 430 yaldei hashluchim from 27 states and 14 countries around the world united via ten online farbrengens in three languages, thanks to MyShliach of Merkos Suite 302.
In the spirit of Hakhel, two Empire Boulevard Shuls got together and hosted a special Farbrengen in honor of Yud Tes Kislev.
An Israeli Bochur was struck by a bus and seriously injured after attempting to cross Eastern Parkway early Wednesday morning.
Every year, one of the largest outdoor celebrations of Chanukah in Australia takes place at the public park in Caulfield. The Chabad House in Caulfield hosts Chanukah in the Park, an event which attracts up to 15,000 people each year. But this year the event will not take place.