WATCH LIVE: In honor of Yud Tes Kislev, the Chag HaGeulah of the Alter Rebbe, a large Farbrengen in talking place in the Veredsky Hall on Avenue L in Flatbush featuring guest speaker Rabbi Sholom Kaplan.
Daily Archives: December 6, 2017
Two Florida Chabad synagogues damaged by Hurricane Irma have filed a lawsuit contending that houses of worship are unconstitutionally barred from receiving disaster assistance through a key federal program.
On 19 Kislev 5559 (1798), the Alter Rebbe, R. Schneur Zalman of Liadi was released after being imprisoned by the Russian authorities. Today marks the anniverssary of this holiday known among Chassidim as the Rosh Hashana of Chassidus.
With sadness we inform you of the passing of Mrs. Mindelle Feller, OBM, veteran Shlucha and educator who co-founded Chabad’s activities in the state of Minnesota as one of the first Shluchim sent by the Rebbe in the United States. She was 75 years old. Levaya times added.
Countless souls are crying for the spiritual comfort of their heritage. Do not remain indifferent.
Following through on a campaign promise, President Donald Trump has formally recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, the first U.S. president in history to do so, and will move the U.S. embassy there from Tel Aviv.
The Largest Menorah of Brooklyn will proudly stand at the monumental Grand Army Plaza entrance to Prospect Park this Chanukah. The first candle will be lighted on Tuesday evening December 12, at 5:30 pm, with a grand celebration, featuring a concert by the Moshav Band.
We’ve all heard that we need to “Think good and it will be good,” and that this is an effective way to invite blessings into our lives. Recently there have even been secular studies that suggest a connection between our thoughts and reality. What are the mechanics of how positive thinking works? Is there a way in which we can grasp this idea in a practical sense?
When Chabad erected their first giant public Menorah to celebrate the Chanukah of 1975, a legal war was launched by powerful segments of the Jewish community to have public menorahs banned. Both the menorahs and the battles persist annually.
For more than 200 years in Chabad-Lubavitch communities around the world—in the best of circumstances and the worst—these early winter days have been dedicated to preparing for the Chassidic holiday of Yud Tes Kislev, the 19th day of the Hebrew month of Kislev.