The Jewish community of the Muslim-majority nation of Azerbaijan enjoyed a visit from special guests at the end of last week: chief rabbi of Russia Berel Lazar and FJC president Lev Leviev spent the shabbat with the community, prior to that visiting the capital city’s Or Avner Jewish school and kindergarten.
Daily Archives: October 26, 2017
Chabad of Oakland, CA, has announced it’s buying a building, but moving day won’t cause too much hassle: The new place is right next door to the one Chabad is currently leasing.
With sadness we inform you of the passing of Mrs. Bluma Tzfasman, OBM, a longtime member of the community in Kfar Chabad, Israel. She was 90 years old.
A Legoland amusement park is set to open just north of New York City in 2020, joining existing Legolands in California, Florida, the United Kingdom, Germany, Malaysia, Denmark, Dubai and Japan.
Israel is willing to resort to military action to ensure Iran never acquires nuclear weapons, the intelligence minister said on Thursday in Japan where he is seeking backing for U.S. President Donald Trump’s tougher line on Tehran.
On a recent segment of the Fox 5 TV channel, the anchors discussed at length a problem that is often taboo – the opioid crisis affecting New York’s Orthodox-Jewish community.
A Brooklyn judge has voided the controversial hiring of a Crown Heights community board district manager after he ruled the 2016 decision was illegal.
Since 1982, Rabbi Elchonon Lisbon has served as the spiritual leader of Chabad House of Park Heights, Baltimore. He was interviewed by JEM’s My Encounter with the Rebbe project in June of 2016.
A beautiful neo gothic home has gone up for sale in Kenilworth, Illinois, for $2.2 Million, and it’s making waves on social media due to its similarity to a certain Crown Heights landmark.