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Daily Archives: February 16, 2017
This week, as we read in the Torah Parshas Yisro, we present a letter from the Rebbe discussing the deeper significance of the Ten Commandments – the connection between the profound principle of monotheism contained in the first two commandments and the apparently simple and obvious injunctions of the last few commandments. The letter, written originally in English, is from the archives of the Rebbe’s personal trusted secretary, Rabbi Nissan Mindel.
Mar del Plata, located in Argentina’s Buenos Aires Province, is a bustling beach city found on the country’s east coast. With a permanent population of 750,000, and nearly eight times that number of annual tourists, Mar del Plata is the seventh-largest city in Argentina and home to an estimated 5,000 Jews, who now have their own Chabad branch.
Growing up as the child of Chabad-Lubavitch emissaries to Skokie, Ill., Chabad.org writer Menachem Posner remembers the weekend in the winter when his mother would go to New York for the annual Kinus Hashluchos. For her, it was a time to catch up with her siblings and parents, trade tips on education and camp administration, and most importantly, to bask in the presence of the Rebbe. But for the kids, it meant one thing: eggs.
President Donald Trump shouted down an Orthodox-Jewish reporter at today’s White House press conference, after he began asking Trump about the rise of anti-Semitic incidents across the United States.
Founded ten years ago, Bnos Chomesh has yet to have a place to call its own, wandering year after year to new locations. But on Monday this all changed with the school’s purchase of a new property in Crown Heights, to serve as its permanent home.
As the CTeen INTL Shabbaton draws closer, chapters from around the world have begun preparing for the momentous and record breaking weekend. The 9th annual CTeen Shabbaton, which will take place IY”H 27-30 Shevat, is expected to draw over 2,000 teens, shluchim, and chaperones.
Dozens gathered in front of 770 – the Lubavitch World Headquarters – to partake in the Levaya for R’ Eli Lipsker OBM, a beloved and talented musician from Crown Heights.
California authorities are asking the public to help identify those responsible for several cases of anti-Semitic notes found in various Oak Park locations, including a Chabad center.
Leizer (a pseudonym) is currently studying at the Yeshivah Gedolah of Melbourne. At a Farbrengen during the recent Yeshivah Gedolah Shabbaton, Leizer recounted his extraordinary experiences in which the Hashgocha Protis was clearly evident, which a participant at the Farbrengen transcribed for CrownHeights.info’s readers.
Chabad on Campus International has reported that during the fall and winter semesters alone, 109 students from 42 universities have attended Jewish learning programs with the assistance of their Lamdeni Initiative. The students spend at least three weeks in learning programs based in Israel and the United States.
Mr. Berel (Bernard) Lax was a businessman in London, England, who worked in the textile industry for many years. He was interviewed by JEM’s My Encounter with the Rebbe project in May of 2007, and again shortly before passing away in 2010.
Thousands of Shluchos from around the world are in Crown Heights for their annual five day conference – the International Kinus Hashluchos – which is taking place over the coming days. Shluchos registered and already began partaking in workshops and Farbrengens.
With sadness we inform you of the passing of R’ Eli Lipsker OBM, a renowned musician and chazzan who led children’s choirs. He was 76 years old.