Living Chassidus, an organization for women in Crown Heights, is hosting a Challah Bake Thursday night, December 28. Every woman who joins will walk out inspired and uplifted, with two loaves of Challah, ready for Shabbos.
Daily Archives: December 26, 2017
Like wildfire, news spread from one to the other, one community to the other, one network to the other. Rubashkin is out. Yidden all over were shocked, elated, inspired and touched when Rabbi Sholom Mordechai was released from Otisville. Not many believed that this moment will actually happen.
The New York City Emergency Management Department today urged New Yorkers to prepare for bitterly cold temperatures and wind chills through the rest of the week. According to the National Weather Service forecast, temperatures will stay below freezing this week with an average forecast temperature of 19 degrees for the next seven days.
The first time Benny Friedman ever sang publicly was at the age of 13 in Sholom Mordechai Rubashkin‘s backyard in Postville, Iowa, at a Lag B’Omer picnic for the entire Jewish community in 1998. At the end of the clip you can see Sholom Mordechai waving to the camera.
In the above photo, Boonya Laskey, a Lubavitcher Young Woman, can be seen giving a Menorah to Hollywood Star Liev Schreiber amid a chance encounter on the New York City Subway during Chanukah. But this is only half the story. Many years ago, Schreiber himself was a student of Boonya’s father, Rabbi Aryeh Laskey, who arranged for him to have an Aliyah with the Rebbe in 770 for his Bar Mitzvah! Read this phenomenal story in the extended article!
In a heartfelt open letter to the community, Rabbi Avraham and Shayna Granat, Shluchim to Coral Springs, FL, express a unique request on behalf of their special son, Yehuda Leib, who passed away this morning – shortly after the letter was written – at 13 days old.
The Tzeirei HaShluchim West Coast Winter Boys Camp, in partnership with Merkos 302’s MyShliach, has concluded an amazing eight, fun-packed days of chayus, chassidishkeit and excitement!
A fire broke out this morning in the basement of an apartment building on Eastern Parkway, forcing the evacuation of multiple families as temperatures plunged below freezing in New York City.
Rabbi Yitzchok Minkowicz, director of Chabad Lubavitch of Southwest Florida, delivers his insights on this week’s Parsha — Vayechi. This week Rabbi Minkowicz answers the question: Where do we find strength to deal with exile?