Bad weather dashed the hopes of Chabad in New Mexico, which hoped to win a spot in the record books by creating the world’s only menorah made from hot air balloons on the last night of Chanukah. The event went on anyway, just without the launch of nine balloons that would have created the menorah.
Daily Archives: January 3, 2017
One of the Rebbe’s directives for Hey Teves was the encouragement to buy Seforim. Honoring this, Kehot has launched a sale, marking down Seforim by as much as 50%. Hundreds have been taking advantage in person, with thousands more around the world placing their orders by phone or online.
Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner have found a house in Washington D.C., and, more importantly, they seem to have found a synagogue as well. After weeks of house-hunting and “shul shopping,” the first daughter and son-in-law are now ready to settle down in Washington’s Kalorama neighborhood and will attend the nearby Chabad synagogue.
Tonight at 5:30pm, JEM will broadcast 30 minutes of highlights of its Hey Teves film, A Movement on Trial, which pulls back the curtain on the fascinating saga of the violation of Lubavitch’s sacred manuscripts and books—and their ultimate triumph. The broadcast can be viewed live here on CrownHeights.info.
In celebration of 30 years since Hey Teves, the Vaad Or Vechom Hahiskashrus shares the following music video titled ‘Hu Bachayim, Didan Notzach,’ featuring singer Boruch Sholom Blesovsky and the students of Lubavitcher Yeshiva – Crown St.
Filmmaker Meir Kalmenson delves into the world of Chassidic Jewish Art, with Michoel Muchnik as his guide.
Anash and Tmimim are invited to partake in the annual Central Hey Teves Farbrengen tonight – Tuesday, January 3rd – 9:00pm, in the Rose Hall in Campus Chomash, 470 Lefferts Ave. Rabbis, Roshai Yeshivos, Mashpiim and Shluchim will be recalling the events that led to the Didan Natzach – the joyous victory of the Rebbe and the Chabad movement over the possession of the Agudas Chassidei Chabad library.
Rabbi Herschel Raskin of Montreal was the guest speaker at a Farbrengen in Paris, France, last night in honor of Hey Teves.
This year, Chanukah was uniquely celebrated by Released Time children, who had off from public school, due to the holiday season. Following the Rebbe’s requests, these vacation days were utilized to imbue the children with the Jewish education they may be missing throughout the year.
Curitiba is the capital and largest city of the Brazilian state of Paraná. As in the past 19 years, Chabad of Curitiba organized the manufacture, packing and distribution of Chanukah candles to the approximately 850 Jewish families residing in Parana.
Each week JLI releases a unique one-minute video featuring a powerful and relevant message from the weekly Parsha. This week’s video for Parshas Vayigash is titled: When to Cry.