An estimated 1,500 buildings have been destroyed and more than 75,000 acres have burned in eight counties as a result of the fires that started on Sunday night in Northern California. At the same time, a brush fire in Anaheim, in Southern California, has been making its way towards homes and buildings, necessitating more than 1,000 firefighters to battle the flames.
Daily Archives: October 10, 2017
This unique bounce-house for children to enjoy this Chol Hamoed was spotted in Israel by a CrownHeights.info reader.
A Lubavitcher Chosid in Israel found a creative and fun way to bring the Mitzvos of Sukkah and Daled Minim to his fellow Jews on the streets.
All lanes of the upper level of the Brooklyn-bound side of the Verrazano Bridge were blocked Monday night, causing traffic delays. Included in the jam, which stretched for almost five miles, was a sukka mobile returning from a day of mivtzoim in the Staten Island area. The vehicle sat idle, but the Bochurim that were on it did not.
Sukkos celebrates differences. It’s about unity, but it is not about being the same. It’s about a unity in which we bring our differences along with us and engage each other and work together with those differences.
Rabbi Shimon Posner, Shliach of the Rebbe to Rancho Mirage, CA, penned a heartfelt and personal letter to the family of Dr. Yitzchok Block, OBM, describing the tremendous positive effect he had on all who encountered him, which he kindly allowed us to share with our readers.
An enormous sukka that can fit about 1,000 people was built just outside of Moscow’s Jewish Community Center in the Marina Roscha neighborhood.
Kulam Sharim — featuring Benny Friedman and the cast of Mitzvah Boulevard — is a truly pumping song that reminds us that the work of serving Hashem with joy is a serious one! So make sure you have your dancing shoes on, get your friends together, and enjoy!
The family of a 31-year-old man, who has been missing since Motzai Shabbos, is requesting the public’s help in locating him. UPDATE: He has been found!
Rabbi Leibel Posner was one of the first students of the yeshivah in 770 and was involved in Jewish education for many decades. He currently lives in Brooklyn, New York, where he was interviewed by JEM’s My Encounter with the Rebbe project in November of 2006.
Rabbi Yitzchok Minkowicz, director of Chabad Lubavitch of Southwest Florida, delivers his insights on the weekly Parsha — this week with two videos, one for Parshas Vezos Habracha, and one for Bereishis. This week Rabbi Minkowicz answers the questions: what gift did Moshe Rabeinu give to us all? and what is the key to enjoy studying Torah?