US President Barack Obama “has given an incredible boost to the march of antisemitism,” editor-in-chief of The Algemeiner Dovid Efune said in an interview on the Rush Limbaugh radio program on Friday.
Daily Archives: January 2, 2017
Rabbi Mikhael Cohen, Founder and Executive Director of Jewish-French Community Center of New York, led a Chanukah celebration at the French Consulate in Manhattan on the fourth night of Chanukah, hosted by Consul General Anne-Claire Legendre. Present at the event were several notable leaders and dignitaries, including Rabbi Arthur Schneier, Mrs. Marion Wiesel and French Government Minister Mr. Frédéric Lefebvre.
Steady rain did not dampen the joy of completing a brand new Sefer Torah with many joining in the celebration, and dancing in the streets of Crown Heights. The new Torah was written by the Raksin family in the memory of their mother, Mrs. Yehudis Raksin OBM, who passed away on Hey Teves last year.
In honor of Hey Teves, Join Rabbi Levi Kaplan for a tour of the Lubavitcher Rebbe’s library, which includes a large number of Ph.D. theses sent to the Rebbe for his blessing and advice by people from all backgrounds and walks of life.
The lights of Chanukah filled the streets and homes of Kharkov, Ukraine, this year, with the local Chabad Shluchim spearheading a full range of new programs for all ages.
After debuting to much acclaim on DVD, for the first time, JEM is making A Movement on Trial available on Youtube. The must see film has been hailed as an important tool for understanding the significance of this day.
With sadness we inform you of the passing of Mrs. Rochel Samuels, longtime Crown Heights educator and matriarch of a large family of Chasidim and Shluchim all over the world.
In honor of the Yahrtzeit yesterday of Rabbi Yosef Menachem Mendel Tenenbaum, longtime principal at United Lubavitcher Yeshivah, we present you with several stories he experienced with the Rebbe, compiled and written by Rabbi Dovid Zaklikowski of Lubavitch Archives.
Hundreds of people came from all over The Netherlands to unite and celebrate Chanukah on the most famous square in Holland, Dam Square, located in front of the Dutch Royal Palace in Amsterdam.
The room was packed. Not an empty space was to be found on Sunday at the Live Tzvios Hashem Global Rally connecting Hebrew Academy in Coral Springs, FL, with 770 and London.
Chabad of Northeast London & Essex rejoiced this Chanukah by holding six separate public lighting ceremonies across the borough, which collectively drew in close to 2,000 people to the events. Each event was special, however, this year for the very first time, a new menorah was made and kindled with a special ceremony on the 5th night dedicated to the treasured memory of their fellow Shliach, Rabbi Moshe Muller, OBM, who tragically passed away suddenly on Rosh Chodesh Iyar.
Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull helped light the menorah on Friday afternoon at Central Synagogue in Sydney on the seventh day of Chanukah. Chabad-Lubavitch emissary Rabbi Levi Wolff, rabbi of the congregation, and others watched as Turnbull in lit the shamash candle on the menorah so that the others, in turn, could be ignited.
A Siyum Sefer Torah will be held today, Monday, January 2, in memory of Mrs. Yehudis Raksin, OBM, beginning with the writing of the final letters at 3:30pm at 628 Empire Blvd., and continuing with a joyous procession to 770 at 5:00pm.