Crown Heights’ second largest boys’ school, United Lubavitcher Yeshiva on Crown Street, has filed plans for a much-needed expansion of their existing building, with the intention of adding up to three stories above the existing structure.
Daily Archives: November 14, 2017
More than 1,000 residents of the Virgin Islands had the chance to get new clothing to replace some of what was lost as a result of multiple hurricanes this fall that destroyed homes and property. The drive was sponsored by the company Privé Revaux and organized by Chabad.
A Montreal theater company is debuting a play to explore the incredible life of Faige Jacobson, Crown Heights’ ‘Queen of Chessed.’ Her son, Rabbi Asher Jacobson, appeared for an interview on a local TV channel to give a glimpse into the extraordinary lengths of his mother’s acts of kindness to strangers in need.
Students in Oholei Torahs’ eight grade enjoyed a special day where fathers joined them and together they learned and experienced a school day together.
Police are trying to find those responsible for taking a menorah from outside the home of a rabbi at Penn State University, and leaving it damaged in front of the Sigma Alpha Mu Jewish fraternity.
The vivid blue mural with swimming fish on the side of a duplex at the corner of Victoria and Kent avenues in Montreal has been attracting attention for months. Only the members of the surrounding Lubavitch community likely recognize the elderly bearded man at the center. It’s obviously the creation of a professional – but who?
Read the fascinating and dramatic story of a Chabad Shliach who won’t stop giving of himself, and this time wanted to give even more, quietly, secretly; a heart-warming story of mesirus nefesh that happened this year.
Rabbi Israel Meir Lau, one of the youngest survivors of Buchenwald, was just eight years old when he was liberated in 1945. Descended from a 1,000-year unbroken chain of rabbis, he grew up to become Chief Rabbi of Israel, and like many of the great rabbis, Rabbi Lau is a master storyteller.
A terrible tragedy has occurred Monday in the central Israeli town of Kfar Chabad, when a 19-year-old girl studying in a local seminary was killed in a horrible accident.
Not long after we read in the Parsha about Avraham Avinu undergoing circumcision at age 99, a 90-year-old Jewish man was circumcised at the Chabad Menorah Center’s clinic in Dnepropetrovsk, Ukraine.