Moishe, Survivor of Mumbai Terror Attack, Turns Ten

No one can forget the tragic terror attack in the Mumbai Chabad House in November 2008 that claimed the lives of Rabbi Gabi and Rivky Holtzberg HY”D along with many others. The only survivor of the Holtzberg family was little Moishe, who was two at the time, and his faithful caretaker Sandra, who is credited with saving his life. Today, the family recalls the tragedy on the yahrzeit while marking Moishe’s tenth birthday.

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Video: Reb Meilach on Jewish Philosophy and Mysticism

This video by Torah Cafe is a unique opportunity to glimpse behind the scenes and meet with one of Chabad’s most influential thinkers. For the past thirty-five years, Rabbi Elimelech Zweibel, OBM, was the teacher and spiritual mentor of a generation of Chabad Rabbis, at the Rabbinical College of America in Morristown, NJ. He was a major contributor to this generation’s leading works on chassidic philosophy.

Shliach Provides Thanksgiving Dinners to Needy

Traci Jacob is looking forward to Thanksgiving, even though she grapples with two autoimmune diseases and has neck surgery scheduled for right after the holiday. Fortunately, the 47-year-old will be able to host a meal with her parents and a friend on Thursday because of Chabad of Hunterdon County in Clinton, N.J. Rabbi Eli Kornfeld, his wife Rachel and volunteers will prepare and deliver a cooked kosher turkey—along with the usual sides of stuffing, mashed potatoes and green beans—to Jacob and others who are homebound.

Israeli President Lights Memorial Candle in Mumbai Chabad House

President of Israel Reuven Rivlin attended a memorial event on Monday evening at the Chabad House in Mumbai, India, marking eight years since the devastating 2008 terrorist attacks that killed the center’s founders and directors, Chabad-Lubavitch emissaries Rabbi Gavriel and Rivka Holtzberg; four of their guests; and another 158 people throughout the city.