Jews of all backgrounds descended upon Crown Heights Sunday night to partake in Simchas Beis Hashoeva — the Simcha commemorating the drawing of the water in the times of the Beis Hamikdash. The live music and joyous dancing continued until sunrise.
Daily Archives: October 9, 2017
Rabbi Shmuel Lesches, Maggid Shiur in Yeshiva Gedola of Melbourne, Australia, has compiled a guide to the laws of Hoshanah Rabbah, Shmini Atzeres and Simchas Torah for the benefit of the wider Lubavitch community.
A massive sukkah was erected in the courtyard of Bais Rivkah by the Vaad Hatmimim, and now serves as the main “dining room” for the thousands of guests who arrived for Tishrei, after they outgrew the other Sukkahs in Kehot’s courtyard and elsewhere.
New Hampshire’s head Shliach, Rabbi Levi Krinsky, along with Upper Valley (Dartmouth College) Shliach Rabbi Moshe Leib Gray, met this week with U.S senator, Maggie Hassan (D-NH).
Crown Heightser Eli Blachman proudly holds the tallest Lulav in the world with his granddaughter, Luba Zarchi, at the Western Wall in Jerusalem.
Rabbi Yechezkel Lazar, son of Russia’s Chief Rabbi and senior Chabad-Lubavitch emissary Rabbi Berel Lazar, has moved to — and intends to lead the Jewish community of — Simferopol, capital of the Republic of Crimea, which was forcibly annexed from Ukraine by the Russian military in 2014.
American actor and comedian Adam Sandler has been filmed making a blessing with his daughter on the lulav and esrog after bumping into Chabad rabbis near Brentwood, Los Angeles.
Nine Israeli tourists were injured in a jeep accident in Nepal on Sunday. One of them, 26-year-old Vered Avishar, has died. The group’s rescue was coordinated by the local Chabad House in Kathmandu.
A drama-filled, new course from JLI, Great Debates in Jewish History offers a glimpse into six pivotal disputes that engulfed the Jewish people at different periods and have a lasting impact today.