Pesach Sheini is a day that receives very little attention in the wider Jewish community, but it deserves more. It is the day that the calendar was changed to accommodate those of us who are not perfect. Rabbi Yisroel Glick lays down the lesson from Pesach Sheini in this clear, concise, and engaging video that’s less than 2 minutes long.
Daily Archives: May 10, 2017
Following the announcement of the launch of a new App – called Tohar – to assist women with Bedikah Inquiries, fierce debate over the Kashrus of such an App ensued, while others hailed it as being long overdue. Zisa Levin, one of the apps creators, has authored a response to questions about the App.
JLI presents its unique one-minute video featuring a powerful and relevant message from the weekly Parsha or a special day in the calendar. This week’s video for Pesach Sheni is titled: Never Too Late.
In response to CrownHeights.info’s report today of the release of a new iPhone app for Bedikah Shaalos, Tahor, Rabbi Sholom Dovber Shuchat, a member of Agudas Horabbonim of the U.S. and of the Crown Heights Chabad community, released a statement that in his opinion the app should not be used, and that its creators should shut it down because it will lead to more harm than good.
Hundreds of Jewish communities across Russia commemorated yesterday the country’s victory over Nazi Germany in 1945. Victory Day, celebrated in Russia every year on May 9th, is an important date for the country, whose entire population, including millions of Jews, was affected by World War II and its aftermath.
Following the uproar over a meeting between a group of Jewish activists – including a Chabad Rabbi – and the pope, Rabbi Dovber Pinson has issued a ‘Letter of Explanation and Apology’ to the community. In response to his dismissal from Shlichus, Vaad Rabonei Lubavitch issued a letter calling the meeting ‘contrary to the instructions of the Rebbe,’ and referred his request for a Din Torah to his former employers – Merkos and Tzach.
This Thursday evening, May 11th, a challah bake event will be held in Lubavitcher Yeshiva as a means to intensify and expand the Torah-true feminine activity of “separating the challah.” Women and girls who may know the “how” but not the “why,” or have not yet experienced baking challah, are invited for an evening of inspiration, to be hosted by the Nshei Chabad Mivztoim committee under the capable guidance of Gitty Rappoport.
Blue Moon Brewing Company, an award-winning craft beer company, announced today that its newest brewery in the River North (RiNo) neighborhood in Denver has been certified as OU Kosher from the Orthodox Union, one of the foremost authorities in kosher certification.
For the first time in history, women can anonymously send pictures of their Bedikah cloths to their Rabbi with a new app’s Rabbinically approved technology.
In honor of Pesach Sheni, JEM presents two interesting videos of the Rebbe discussing the lessons we should learn from this day.
Afshin Bahrampour, 47, was arrested on Monday night and charged with arson and burglary after he allegedly set two fires at the Chabad Center of Las Vegas on Sunday.
Little Mendy was standing by the door. Behind him a long, gleaming corridor. Only a wheezing interrupted the silence. For years he has lived knowing that his ‘abba is not feeling well’. He still remembers the ‘beautiful times’- he calls it, the times when his Father came back home every day from his hard work as a shochet, tired but happy, giving his warm and loving hugs to his children.
A groundbreaking ceremony was recently held for a new $14 million Chabad center in Aventura, Florida.The center is expanding to meet the needs of a growing community, a large percentage of them recent arrivals from South America.