A butterfly garden composed of plants native to the U.S. Midwest has been started at the Chabad of Wilmette-Center for Jewish Life and Learning in Illinois. It will serve as a teaching tool for children, a boon to the environment and a draw for beneficial insects.
Daily Archives: May 17, 2017
The Chabad village of Kfar Chabad, Israel, located about 5 miles south of Tel Aviv, was established 68 years ago today – on the 21st of Iyar in 1949 – by the 6th Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Yosef Yitzchak Schneersohn, of blessed memory.
Marking 50 years since the Rebbe launched the ‘Tefillin campaign,’ Rabbi Shmuel Lew was invited to come to Yeshiva Gedola Lubavitch of London to share his memories and personal stories from 50 years ago, in the lead up to the Six Day War, and how the world reacted to it.
JEM’s eagerly anticipated release, “My Story,” is slated to be released in honor of Gimmel Tammuz.
A new homeless shelter in Crown Heights – located just a block away from the Bais Rivkah Girls’ School – has officially opened its doors yesterday despite much opposition from local residents. However, this morning, a judge blocked the shelter from admitting any new residents pending the ongoing litigation.
This week has been dubbed National Prevention Week by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. In an effort to promote awareness that we all need to be alert to the potential dangers of substance abuse, Operation Survival has partnered with Crown Heights stores to relay a timely message for parents and educators: Teach Kids to Refuse to Use!
As the Gala Dinner of Oholei Torah is just over a week away, Chazzan Yitzchok Meir Helfgot visited Oholei Torah together with Mendel Duchman of Los Angeles, CA. They both will play key roles at the event, as Chazzan Helfgot will be giving a concert and Mendel Duchman will be the keynote speaker.
Rabbi Yitzchok Minkowicz, director of Chabad Lubavitch of Southwest Florida, delivers his insights on this week’s Parsha – Behar-Bechukosai. This week Rabbi Minkowicz answers the question: Why is the reward for obeying G-d materialism?
Despite the weather forecast of rain, hundreds of men, women and children joined the Grand Lag Baomer Parade in Kharkov, Ukraine, which was held in the Ecopark Feldman Zoo.