Rabbi Yitzchok Minkowicz, director of Chabad Lubavitch of Southwest Florida, delivers his insights on this week’s Parsha – Bo. This week Rabbi Minkowicz answers the question: From where do we find the strength to serve G-d in exile?
Daily Archives: January 13, 2016
Many Lubavitcher bochurim find themselves in a year-long gap between their return from ‘Yeshiva Shlichus’ until they begin dating, during which they are without a structured learning environment, undermining the many years they dedicated to learning and spiritual growth. A new Yeshiva in Manhattan aims to solve this problem once and for all.
When Jody and Steve Stein’s son Aaron approached the end of eighth grade at his local Jewish day school, they began to research Jewish high schools. Living in Chandler, Ariz., they were within driving distance of two Jewish elementary schools, but no mainstream Jewish high school that caters to students wishing to remain on course to enter college four years later.
Rabbi Yosef Mizrachi, a lecturer who recently stirred controversy by claiming that only one million Jews were killed in the Holocaust, had some unkind words to say about the Chabad movement when questioned about it during a recent lecture.
On Rosh Chodesh Shvat, the day the Moshe Rabeinu explained the Torah in 70 languages, a course on Chupah and Kiddushin took place in the Yeshiva Gedolah of Greater Miami.
Rabbi Levi Matusof, Chabad Shliach in Paris, dismissed a call by the leader of Marseilles’s Jewish community for Jews in the city to stop wearing yarmulkes to avoid being the victim of anti-Semitic attacks.
Last night, a mugger accosted two Crown Heights women – in two separate incidents – in a bid to steal their phones. His first attempt was not successful, but his second was.
With sadness we inform you of the passing of veteran and devout Chosid, Reb Refoel “Folleh” Wilschansky, OBM, of Crown Heights. He was 91 years old.
Calev (Eric) Taylor, 39, and Malkah Esther (Michelle) Glass, 32, remember when Rabbi Uri Gelman showed up at the front door toting a blow torch, giant tongs, a large metal pot and industrial-strength gloves. He boiled their kitchenware, ironed their counters and advised them on how to make sure everything was just as it should be. He was there to make their kitchen kosher.