Early in the morning, as soon as the great news of Sholom Mordechai Rubashkin’s release from prison were heard, spontaneous dancing erupted in the central shul in Marina Roscha, with more and more people joining as they arrived at shul for Shacharis and Chassidus.
Daily Archives: December 21, 2017
In over 15 talks and Farbrengens to 1,500 Jews of all affiliations, Rabbi Simon Jacobson’s message about the power of Chassidus made a lasting impact on Argentinian Jewry.
The city of London was greeted by a grand Car-Menorah Parade, which spread the light, joy and message of Chanukah to all of the residents of the UK’s capital.
Since 1986, Rabbi Mendel Raskin has served as the spiritual leader of Chabad of Bentleigh, Australia. He was interviewed by JEM’s My Encounter with the Rebbe project in June of 2016.
It was a cold winter night on the second night of Chanukah. Families with children with special needs got a warm welcome as they walked into a beautifully decorated Rosa Hall. Over 400 people attended this exclusive Friendship Circle Family Chanukah Party.
This short video begs a question that each of us should consider asking ourselves from time to time. How do I see myself? Am I simply hammering nails in boards—tasks devoid of meaning and purpose, just getting through each day and killing time? Or are my actions purpose driven? Do they have a higher purpose that ties them all together? Am I building toward achieving some greater goal? Rabbi Pinchas Taylor adds that when we can reflect on why we do all of things that we do, and crystallize the purpose in it all, this also enhances our motivation in performance.
Dozens attended a historic Menorah lighting in front of the National Congress of Argentina in the capital city of Buenos Aires.
Chabad of the Valley’s “Chanukah at CityWalk” has earned a reputation worldwide as the preeminent Chanukah event on the Jewish music calendar; and this year was no different as families came out in large numbers and flocked to the plaza at Universal Studios CityWalk.
500 children and parents participated in the 45th annual Chanukah Carnival organized by Beis Rivkah of Montreal.
While most orthodox Jews reacted with joy and happiness to the news of President Donald Trump commuting the sentence of Sholom Mordechai Rubashkin, some expressed their dismay and “profound disgust” with the joy that followed the news. Rabbi Mendel Kaplan took to social media to call out those sentiments.
The Chabad Jewish Center of South Dakota held an event to light a Menorah at Mount Rushmore last night, celebrating both the last night of Chanukah and America’s history of religious freedom.
Since news of the presidents commutation of Sholom Mordechai Rubashkin’s prison term there has been non-stop dancing in 770, which reached a fever pitch when he finally arrived to join in the Simcha together with the massive crowd.