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.
Daily Archives: November 21, 2016
With deep sadness we regret to inform you of the untimely passing of Dovid Sholom Ciment OBM of Brooklyn, NY. He was 26 years old.
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.
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.
Hundreds of students along with members of Anash gathered in front of 770 – the Lubavitch World Headquarters – to partake in the Levaya of Reb Meilach Zwiebel OBM, the beloved Mashpiah of Lubavitcher Yeshiva in Morristown, New Jersey and member of Vaad Rabonei Lubavitch.
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.
A recently discovered note believed to be written by Rabbi Chaim Mordechai Eizik Hodakov, the chief secretary of the Lubavitcher Rebbe, pegs the birth date of the Beis Rivkah network of schools on this day – Chof Cheshvan, 5702 (1942) – which is the birthday of the Rebbe Rashab.
Lubavitch Archives presents photos from the life of Rabbi Eliemelech Zwiebel, lovingly known as Reb Meilach, the legendary Mashpia of the Lubavitch Yeshiva in Morristown, New Jersey.
Crown Heights resident Shimon Brod, a Professional Pianist, just released his debut Piano Cover of ‘Earth Song’, a song about the planet and our impact on it as human beings. “I was inspired to record the song following the 2016 presidential elections, and the social divide that it caused,” he told CrownHeights.info.
“The so-called Two State solution was the most racist, venomous idea of the last generation,” writes Rabbi Fishel Jacobs in an op-ed published by The American Thinker.
Crown Heights Photojournalist Yanky Ascher visited the Russian city of Rostov-on-Don, where the Rebbe Rashab lived in the final years of his life, and photographed and heard the stories of some of the fascinating people who make up the local Jewish community.
Sabra is voluntarily recalling some hummus products and spreads because of possible Listeria contamination, the FDA announced. Consumers are urged to discard any product with a “Best Before” date through January 23, 2017, which an be found on the lid of each package.