The Friendship Circle’s 6th annual Great Bike Giveaway is helping families raise money for adaptive bikes for their special needs kids. These bikes are expensive and can range anywhere from $1,000 to $6,000, reports Colorado Springs’ Channel 5 News.
Daily Archives: March 8, 2017
The first confirmed case in 2017 of neo-natal herpes that is directly linked to metzitzah b’peh has been confirmed by the New York City Department of Health, prompting the city to send out an alert warning medical personnel to be on the alert for additional cases.
Brian Weinberger, an attorney, had been addicted to alcohol and pills for more than a decade until his wife learned of his problem. “The things that I had been hiding came out, and that caused a tremendous upheaval in my family and personally,” said Weinberger, 55, who lives in Scottsdale, Ariz., and has five children.
Rabbi Dovid and Goldie Tiechtel of Illini Chabad Center, which serves students at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, recently worked with businessman Eric Schames and his wife Debbie to open a hospitality house dedicated to providing students and their families with resources they would expect to find at home.
Bomb threats have been emailed to at least four Jewish community centers across the U.S. today, Wednesday, following a wave of threats that targeted 16 Jewish institutions yesterday, Tuesday.
Rabbi Shmuel Lesches, Magid Shiur in the Yeshiva Gedola of Melbourne, Australia, has compiled a guide to the laws of Parshas Zachor, Taanis Esther and Purim for the benefit of the wider Lubavitch community.
Over 5,000 people joyously paraded down the streets of Kiryat Gat, Israel, with a new Torah scroll that was donated by the Vazna Family to the local Chabad Mesivta, under the leadership of the city’s Chief Rabbi, Moshe Havlin.
Opposition Leader and head of the Zionist Union party, Mr. Isaac (Bougie) Herzog, was invited by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Parliament to visit Moscow. During his visit he toured the Jewish Museum, the Jewish Chesed Center and other Jewish institutions. He was greeted by the Chief Rabbi of Russia, Rabbi Berl Lazar, who stands at their helm.
Rabbi Asher Federman, director of Chabad Lubavitch of the Virgin Islands in St. Thomas, begins his daily routine of mustering up men well before the start of morning minyan at 7:30 a.m.