Rabbi Danny Yaffe, who serves as youth rabbi in the Great Synagogue of Sydney, was recently contacted by a young Jewish man from overseas who was alone in an Australian hospital, and whose doctors thought his days on this earth were numbered. Rabbi Yaffe relates the miraculous and inspiring story that followed, which he agreed to share with our readers.
Daily Archives: June 29, 2016
Rabbi Yehudah Teichtal, Chabad Shliach to Berlin and the Rabbi of the Jewish community in the German capital, was welcomed Yesterday (Tuesday) by Thomas Oppermann, parliamentary head of the German ‘Social Democratic Party’ (SDP), the second largest party in Germany, for an official meeting in his offices at the Bundestag.
Hundreds of campers eagerly and excitedly loaded up on to buses that will be taking them to the Camp Emunah grounds in Ellenville, New York, for what promises to be an exciting summer.
Hundreds of Crown Heights residents turned out for the 71st Precinct’s 22nd annual Family Fun Day and Picnic, which featured free rides, hot dogs and hamburgers, as well as the chance to meet with police officials.
“There are only two words to say over and over again – thank you, thank you, thank you. The rabbis said that one good deed begets another, and now that the first stage of the park has been completed, we look forward to the second stage.” Rabbi Shimon Rabonowitz, chairman of the Kfar Chabad Administrative Committee, was speaking at the dedication ceremony of the new Lubavitcher Rebbe’s Courtyard Park in Kfar Chabad, where he thanked the Jewish National Fund (JNF) on behalf of the 8,000 local residents, including 2,000 children.
With sadness we inform you of the passing of Mrs. Sema Zeilingold, OBM, longtime rebbetzin of Adath Israel Synagogue in Highland Park, Minnesota. She was 73 years old.
A few weeks after the completion of the Crown Heights Eruv, during which several Rabbonim – including the members of the Crown Heights Beis Din, headed by Rabbi Avrohom Osdoboa, and Rosh Kollel Rabbi Yosef Heller – came out in fierce opposition to it, two prominent Rabbonim have come out in support of the authenticity of the Eruv and in defense of those who use it.
A Crown Heights homeowner sent us this video, captured by a surveillance camera, of a package being stolen off the porch of his Montgomery Street home.
Just four weeks ago, thousands of Rivky Berman’s family, friends, and long distance admirers were struck with the heart-breaking news that her holy soul had been called back to her special place in heaven. In her short 29 years she achieved so much and touched so many lives.
An annual event at the closing of the year, Oholei Torah held a Tzeischem L’Sholom for the students that will be going on Shlichus to Yeshivos and communities around the world.
It was forty years ago when the Rebbe launched the 12 pesukim campaign, a move that changed the face of Jewish education. In the next few days, hundreds of young shluchim will be wrapping up an exciting four-week course from MyShliach on the 12 Pesukim.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo today announced that New Yorkers can report vacant and abandoned properties in their communities through a hotline at the New York State Department of Financial Services.