After operating out of a temporary space since September, Chabad at Stockton University in New Jersey has found a permanent home.
Daily Archives: January 25, 2017
Two exciting Shabbatons full of fun activities, chayus and inspiration for young shluchim kicked off MyShliach’s 5777 Shabbaton season.
Tel Aviv University has released a report showing that an Orthodox Jewish job-seeker’s chance of being called for an interview drops by 50 percent when up against a non-Orthodox applicant.
In honor of 24 Teves, the 204th Yartzeit of the Alter Rebbe, this past Sunday, the Meaningful Life Center launched its third annual MyLife: Chassidus Applied Essay Contest. Receiving over 1,000 submissions during its first two years, the revolutionary initiative has blossomed into a movement, energizing and incentivizing Jews the world over to apply concepts and methodologies of Chabad Chassidus to contemporary life.
The Wertheim Trust for Jewish Education, a non-profit that was formed by Rabbi Aron Lieberman, director of Chabad of Greater Ft. Lauderdale, is suing Deutsche Bank, saying they are the rightful heirs to the assets of what was one of pre-war Germany’s wealthiest families. Their estimates put the amount of the assets in question at $3 billion.
A winter Motzei Shabbos may seem to drag on and on, but for a group of young woman with special needs, it never seemed long enough: The Friendship Circle of Brooklyn’s Young Adult Division (Girls) recently completed a 9 week ZUMBA fitness workshop. Under the direction of Mushki Tenenbaum and Zumba instructor Numi Perla, 40 girls got together every Saturday evening for sixty minutes of ‘non-stop’ dance and exercise.
Chasidic Artist Yitzchok Moully’s latest masterpiece is an engraved rendering of the first page of Tanya, with letters that give off a shining light. “When we learn the Tanya we reveal the hidden light; the letters of the Tanya are the source of the light,” the artist says.
A delegation of Chabad Rabbonim in Eretz Yisroel arrived at the home of the Belzer Rebbe, Rabbi Yissachar Dov Rokeach, to offer condolences to him after the passing of his mother, Mrs. Miriam Glick, the Bilgoray Rebbetzin, OBM.
The temperature is in the mid-80s right now in New Caledonia. The sun beckons, the sea sparkles, and the Jewish community . . . well, it’s small. An estimated 250 Jews live in this archipelago in the Southwest Pacific out of a total population of about 268,000. It is the 91st country/territory to have a Chabad center.
JLI presents its unique one-minute video featuring a powerful and relevant message from the weekly Parsha. This week’s video for Parshas Va’era is titled: A Lesson in Rebuke.
With great sadness, shock and pain we inform you of the untimely passing of Hatomim Meir Yaakov Yosef (Yanky) Hillel OBM, of Montreal, Canada, who had been bravely battling an illness. He was 17 years old.