A Jewish man was attacked by an ax-wielding assailant in the eastern Ukrainian city of Dnepropetrovsk, which was the Lubavitcher Rebbe’s hometown and boasts a sizable and active Jewish population. The victim is listed in critical condition.
Daily Archives: May 12, 2017
The year after the Rebbe added the new Mitzva campaign of Ahavas Yisroel, I had the nerve of asking him, “Rebbe, all the other Mitzva campaigns are practical mitzvos – a practice of a specific mitzva, but this new campaign of Ahavas Yisroel is basically theoretical and generalization without any specific act in mind?” The Rebbe looked very surprised.
Registration for this year’s Parade is the highest ever on record, parade organizers announced today. Seats are selling out quickly, with dozens of schools and Jewish organizations set to attend from across the Tri-state area.
A man who attempted to violently carjack a Lubavitcher motorist and others in 2014 was sentenced last week by a district court judge to zero jail time, despite facing more than a dozen serious charges following his arrest and an extensive criminal history. A video of the attacker clinging to the side of a taxi as it drove on the highway for nine miles went viral at the time.
Courtesy of Lubavitch Archives, we present a collection of unique photos of the Rebbe at the Lag Ba’omer Parade of 1976.
This Shabbos at the Besht, Rabbi Daniel Schonbuch, LMFT, will lead a discussion on the topic: Good thoughts, great outcomes.
With great sadness and pain we inform you of the untimely passing of Reb Shloime Schneorson OBM, a resident of Kfar Chabad and Nachlas Har Chabad and son of the noted Chossid R’ Moshe Schneorson OBM. He was 55 years old.