Members of the Chabad leadership, along with the Rubashkin family, gathered Tuesday for a Seudas Hoda’ah for the great miracle of the commutation of Sholom Mordechai Rubashkins prison sentence. Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein was saluted at the event for his efforts that led to this miracle.
Daily Archives: January 2, 2018
Rabbi Yitzchok Minkowicz, director of Chabad Lubavitch of Southwest Florida, delivers his insights on this week’s Parsha — Shemot. This week he answers the question: How can we experience the redemption now? – based on the teachings of the Lubavitcher Rebbe.
Brooklyn’s Community Board 9 has announced an opening for the job of district manager – which carries up to a $90,000 a year salary – following a judges voiding of the controversial hiring of another candidate in 2016, which she deemed illegal and has been vacant since.
With sadness we inform you of the passing of Mrs. Zlata Benjaminson OBM, a resident of Montreal, Canada who has been recently living in Crown Heights. She was 94 years old.
Mr. Clean Organic Dry Cleaners, an Albany Avenue dry cleaners, has opened a second location in order to meet the community’s ever expanding boundaries.
A frustrated mother laments ‘our broken community’, and the neighborhood schools’ inability to treat its parent bodies with ‘respect’. From random and sudden school calendar changes, to the schools inability to coordinate with each other.
It’s a small rectangle, the size of a box of baking soda, but it revolutionized the world of Torah study. Known as a “Chitas”, it is a book that combines Chumash, Tehillim and Tanya. The compendium, which is almost as thick as it is wide, was the brainchild of Rabbi Zev Dov Slonim of Jerusalem, who passed away on Jan. 1 at the age of 83.
As the year 2017 came to a close, the New York City Health Department released vital statistics for births over the previous year. Rounding out the list of most popular names, they included five Jewish girls’ names and four boys’ names. The city also saw an overall decline in the birthrate.
Some 40 Argentinian students, who participated in Torah classes throughout the year, were rewarded with a weeklong trip to New York City.