Reports are emerging that police have responded to a shooting inside Fort Lauderdale Hollywood International Airport in South Florida. Early reports indicate that nine people were shot, five of whom are dead.
Update: Shooter in police custody, identified.
In a painful open letter to the community, a Crown Heights parent says that last night their young son was struck by a vehicle as he was crossing the street. The driver, a member of our community, then added insult to injury.
Update: The driver (through CrownHeights.info) reached out to the family of the boy who was hit. She personally apologized to the boy and has offered to pay for any damage.
When the trial had concluded, the judge asked his clerk: “What do you think about the case?” The clerk replied, “It is a simple case of inheritance.” The judge looked at him and said, “You missed the entire point.”
Rabbi Shmuel Lesches, Maggid Shiur in Yeshiva Gedola of Melbourne, Australia, has compiled a guide to the laws of Asara B’Teves for the benefit of the wider Lubavitch community.
On this week’s Living Torah, a fascinating story from Rabbi Avraham Shalem, OBM, Rabbi of the Sephardic community in Mexico City, Mexico, is told.
The Montreal Chabad community gathered to celebrate Hey Teves – the day a Federal Judge affirmed the Chabad movement’s ownership of the Frierdiker Rebbe’s library – with a grand Seudah on Tuesday evening.
Chabad Chinuch for girls is flourishing on Long Island: The Cheder Chabad Girls of Long Island celebrated their first siddur party with much excitement.
A delegation of the Rabbinical Congress for Peace (RCP) met with former Arkansas governor Mike Huckabee in Jerusalem to thank him for his strong and unwavering support of the Land of Israel, the settlement movement and for his strong opposition to the so-called two-state solution and discussed what the future holds for the new relationship between Israel and the incoming Trump administration.
Why did Yaakov pick Yehudah to go ahead of him to Egypt? Are there still any “Yehudahs” who are sent ahead, these days? Who is suitable to be a “Yehudah” in our times? Rabbi Avrohom Brashevitzky, Shliach to Doral, FL, shares his thoughts on this week’s Parsha – Vayigash.
This Shabbos at the Besht, Rabbi Yaakov Sebbag, Principal of Yeshiva Darchei Menachem, will lead a discussion on the topic: Radical Ideas in Education from the Talmud.
CrownHeights.info and Lubavitch Archives present a unique photo of the Rebbe opening his siddur to recite a bracha achrona after a farbrengen, circa mid-1970s.