In light of the current situation in Eretz Yisroel, we present this week a letter that will help us review the Rebbe’s views and directives as they pertain to making “peace” with the Arabs.The letter, written originally in English, is from the archives of the Rebbe’s personal trusted secretary, Rabbi Nissan Mindel.
Daily Archives: January 5, 2017
Assemblyman Dov Hikind (D-Brooklyn) presented today Midwood High School hero Ahmed Khalifa with a citation and laptop Thursday for his aid in the apprehension of the assailant who assaulted an Orthodox Jewish woman on a Coney-Island bound Q train December 28.
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Alternate Side Parking (street cleaning) regulations will be suspended Friday, January 6, due to snow operations. All other regulations, including parking meters, remain in effect.
The New York City Department of Sanitation has issues a “Snow Advisory” ahead of some wintry weather that could make for some slippery conditions during the Friday morning rush.
For the second time in as many days, the Chabad Center of South Orlando, Florida, has been evacuated over a bomb threat made over the phone.
The goal? To make Jewish centers, organizations and places of worship more inclusive for all. The means? The Jewish Leadership Institute on Disabilities and Inclusion at Capital Retreat Center in Waynesboro, PA.
Since it’s inception in 1994, Chabad of Lithuania has endured attacks and libel by the very people now empowered with distributing Lithuanian Government restitution funds, says Shliach Rabbi Sholom Ber Krinsky.
In Honor of Hey Teives, this past Tuesday a seudas hodo’oh and farbrengen were held at the Od Yosef Chai Centre in London, attended by over 400 men, women and children. Attending the event was attorney Nathan Lewin, who told the story of Hey Teves from an insider’s perspective (full video in the extended article).
Photographer and author Bentzion Elisha captured this photo somewhere in Crown Heights of an unusual sight that caught his eye. Can you come up with a good caption for it?
Photographer’s note: This “Mezuzah” was not installed on an area that requires one.
Operation Survival will be hosting a drug awareness and prevention evening in the Oholei Torah Ballroom on Sunday evening, Jan. 8th, at 7:45pm. Men and women in the community are invited for this special event, dubbed “We Need to Talk About Prevention,” to highlight the need for prevention strategies and an increased awareness and understanding of the drug problem in Crown Heights.
Mr. Gedalya Schreiber has served as the director general of the Religious Affairs Ministry and the director general of the Chief Rabbinate in Israel. He was interviewed by JEM’s My Encounter with the Rebbe project in his home in Jerusalem, in July of 2011.
Rabbi Yitzchok Minkowicz, director of Chabad Lubavitch of Southwest Florida, delivers his insights on this week’s Parsha – Vayigash. This week Rabbi Minkowicz answers the question: Why are Jews unconditionally kind?