There are 200 plants in Russia that produce kosher-certified products, the Federation of the Jewish Communities of Russia told Interfax-Religion last Wednesday. Ten years ago, only three such plants were known to exist.
Daily Archives: December 22, 2015
The Los Angeles community came out in droves to show support for its teachers at the second annual Corks & Forks event, a community-wide unity and Hakhel event honoring its teachers.
The Houston Chronicle published this photo, welcoming new Chabad Shliach to the Tremont area, Rabbi Dovid Goldstein. The Chronicle notes that Texas native rabbi’s catchphrase greeting is “Shalom, y’all.”
Almost a hundred neighborhood residents, including civic association and elected officials, collectively spoke out against a proposed Chabad boys’ school near the Rebbe’s Ohel in Cambria Heights, Queens, during a land-use hearing at Queens’ Borough Hall earlier this month.
One week after they were found carved into the stairs of a residence hall, the swastikas at New Jersey’s Rowan University reappeared.
Over 1,200 local residents attended a packed hearing Thursday night in Toms River, NJ, to voice their opinions over a controversial Chabad Jewish Center that is being run by its rabbi out of his private home.
With sadness we inform you of the passing of Mrs. Shaindel Mushka Wolpo, OBM, wife of Rabbi Yitzchok Zev Wolpo, OBM, and mother-in-law of the late Rov of Kfar Chabad, Rabbi Mordechai Shmuel Ashkenazi, OBM.
In commemoration of the Taanis today, JEM released a moving presentation from Asara B’Teves of 5725 (1965). Just a few short months after the passing of his mother, Rebbetzin Chana, the Rebbe was Davening by the Amud.
Recently, after admitting that they finally “lost complete control” over the 749 Eastern Parkway dormitory, the United Lubavitcher Yeshiva administration decided to pay off the electric bill and close the account with Con-Edison. A few weeks later, the electrical service was physically disconnected, and the power was off for nearly a week – until Sunday night.
Rabbi Yitzchok Minkowicz, director of Chabad Lubavitch of Southwest Florida, delivers his insights on this week’s Parsha – Vayechi. This week Rabbi Minkowicz answers the question: What can we do when we find ourselves in a challenging situation?
With great sadness and pain we inform you of the untimely passing of Refael Dovid Tzvi Aharon (David) Breier OBM, a member of the North Miami Beach community, who passed away after battling an illness. He was 50 years old.