Tzivos Hashem presents this video of a cyber-rally for Jewish children all over the world that took place today in honor of Chof Cheshvan, led by Rabbi Shimi Weinbaum, part of which was the airing of the 8th episode of ‘A Quest for Oiz.’
Daily Archives: November 9, 2017
U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer today met with rabbis of the Chabad-Lubavitch community to mark the recovery of a sacred text from the Schneerson collection.
With great sadness, shock and pain we inform you of the sudden and untimely passing of Shua Polonsky, OBM, a beloved husband and father to two young girls, after a sudden and brief illness, during which Klal Yisrael of all stripes came together to pray for his recovery. He was 31 years old. Levaya information added.
At around noon in Crown Heights today, a Jewish man was walking near the corner of Eastern Parkway and Albany Avenue, when an unidentified man walked over to him, spit on him, and shouted “all you Jews must die.”
Menachem Polonsky, brother of Shua Polonsky, a 31-year old father of 2 who is fighting for his life after contracting a sudden and rare disease, speaks a few heartfelt words about what his brother means to him and all who know and love him, before leading a prayer for his recovery.
On Sunday, November 5, 2017, friends of Chabad of Orange County, New York, led by Shluchim Pesach and Chana Burston, filled the Rushmore Estate Ballroom in Highland Mills for an Evening of Laughter & L’Chaim, celebrating Chabad’s Bar Mitzvah Anniversary. This exciting and fun evening marked this milestone of 13 years of Chabad’s service to the community, which began in June of 2004.
Today, 20 Cheshvan, marks the birthday of the fifth Rebbe of Chabad, the Rebbe Rashab. From the very beginnings of the Chassidic Movement, select students of the Baal Shem Tov and the Maggid were entrusted with the task to “disseminate the wellsprings of Chassidism to the outside.”
Alternate side parking (street cleaning) regulations will be suspended Friday and Saturday, November 10 and 11, for Veterans Day. All other regulations, including parking meters, remain in effect.
More than 1,200 students from 120 universities from across North America and Europe and as far away as South Africa converged on Crown Heights this weekend for the annual Chabad on Campus Pegisha. The event has become a highlight of the Jewish campus life calendar, consistently bringing the largest group of Jewish students together for three days of inspiration, education, friendship, and growth.
Rabbi David Lapin is a Torah teacher, rabbi, author, speaker and management consultant presently living in Los Angeles. He was interviewed by JEM’s My Encounter with the Rebbe project on a visit to New York in June of 2015.
On a warm August afternoon during peak tourist season, a van plowed into Las Ramblas a pedestrian, tree-lined mall in central Barcelona killing 14 people and injuring 100. In October, the Mediterranean city was once again making headlines, this time as tensions exploded between Catalonian separatists declaring independence and crackdowns by the Spanish government.