Writing in Tablet, Rabbi Yitzchok Schmukler, who directs Chabad of the Bay Area in League City together with his wife, Malky, chronicles his thoughts, feelings and actions as Hurricane Harvey bore down on his family, home, and community.
Daily Archives: August 31, 2017
Fulfilling a promise made by the Indian Prime Minister during a recent visit to Israel, Moshe Holtzberg, the son of Chabad emissaries to Mumbai Rabbi Gavriel and Rivka Holtzberg, HYD, received an entry visa to India.
A vintage video of the famed Chazan Rabbi Zalman Bronstein, OBM, one of the founding settlers of Kfar Chabad, was recently uploaded to Youtube, in which he sings the age-old Chabad Niggun ‘Avinu Malkeinu’ in a slightly different Nusach than what is familiar to most Lubavitcher Chassidim today.
The body of an Orthodox-Jewish mother from Monsey who had been missing since April was discovered in the Hudson River, near Bear Mountain Bridge in Upstate New York.
Rabbi Mendy Paltiel, Shliach to Laguna Niguel, CA, shared on Whatsapp a remarkable, personal story of the Rebbe he heard from fellow Shliach Rabbi Zalman Marcus of Mission Viejo, CA. A short while later, a recording of the Rebbe’s Sicha surfaced that verifies the story to the tee, allowing everyone to “witness” it for themselves.
Alternate side parking (street cleaning) regulations will be suspended Friday through Sunday, September 1-3, for a Muslim holiday. Alternate side parking and parking meter regulations will be suspended on Monday, September 4, for Labor Day.
After selling out in just a matter of days, JEM’s My Story is back in stock, and right in time for Tishrei.
Just in time for Elul, a month when it’s customary to have one’s Tefilin and Mezuzos Checked, Crown Heights-based Chevras Hasofrim has rolled out a cutting-edge new website, GoSofer.com, enabling consumers to make informed, personal choices as they take part in the exciting process of purchasing and servicing tashmishei kedushah for their home and family.
Rabbi Moshe Tzur, an Israeli Air Force veteran, now lives with his family in Jerusalem, Israel. After his service in the Air Force, he went on to found a number of yeshivot and other non-profit organizations. He was interviewed by JEM’s My Encounter with the Rebbe project in December of 2015.
Rabbi Yitzchok Minkowicz, director of Chabad Lubavitch of Southwest Florida, delivers his insights on this week’s Parsha – Ki Teitzei. This week Rabbi Minkowicz answers the question: Why did our Neshamas (souls) come into this world?