Members of the Rubashkin family reacted with joy following the news of the commutation of the sentence of Sholom Mordechai Rubashkin, while dancing and celebrations broke out across Jewish communities around the world.
Daily Archives: December 20, 2017
U.S. health officials plan to crack down on a growing number of unproven alternative remedies, focusing on products containing dangerous ingredients that have occasionally been linked to serious injury and death.
Today, President Donald J. Trump commuted the prison sentence of Sholom Rubashkin, an action encouraged by bipartisan leaders from across the political spectrum, from Nancy Pelosi to Orrin Hatch.
Juan Thompson, the former journalist who admitted to terrorizing Jewish groups across America with bomb threats, has received a five-year prison sentence.
The Chabad center in Munich, Germany, seems like thousands of others in 100 countries and territories around the globe. Located in the center of town, it is the site of busy Jewish activity—prayers, holiday celebrations, Torah classes—from morning until evening. What sets it apart is that it sits directly across the street from the nine-room luxury apartment at Prinzregentenplatz 16, which became home to Adolf Hitler in 1929.
The much anticipated annual “Chanukah in the Park” attracts young and old from around queens to celebrate Chanukah with their families.
This weekly fast moving — yet inspiring — 1-minute video on the weekly Parsha is created by Yitzchok Schmuckler, a Bochur from Montreal. This week’s video for Parshas Vayigash is titled: Avoiding Evil Isn’t Enough.
A crowd 500 strong stood in the ‘Red Square’ in the Northern Ukrainian city of Chernigov and watched in anticipation as the cherry picker slowly rose up 20 feet to light the giant Menorah. The excitement grew and the pride on that square was palpable.
Chabad of South Broward once again hosted and produced the Worlds’ Largest Annual Chanukah Festival in Hallandale Beach, Florida, with many thousands of people overflowing the three mammoth, glamorous and Disnyesque levels at Gulfstream.
Rabbi Yitzchok Minkowicz, director of Chabad Lubavitch of Southwest Florida, delivers his insights on this week’s Parsha — Vayigash. This week Rabbi Minkowicz answers the question: Does G-d want our heart or our action?