Daily Archives: March 5, 2018
Amid a busy schedule covering the 2018 South by Southwest (SXSW) tech, music and film festival for New York’s TechCrunch website, writer Fitz Tepper will be taking a relaxing Shabbat break mid-conference, thanks to an organization called Tech Tribe and its #openShabbat program.
With Chassidim and Temimim arounbd the world preparing for Yud Alef Nissan, the day we mark the Rebbes 116th birthday, Vaad Hanachos Belahak has just released a new booklet containing four maamorim beginning with the possuk “Halelu es Hashem kol goyim,” the opening possuk of kapitel 117.
The 16 lucky winners of Hadar Hatorah’s 19th annual Purim raffle, the proceeds of which benefit the Crown Heights Yeshiva under the auspices of the NCFJE, have been announced:
Photographer Mendel Grossbaum set out on to capture Purim on streets of Crown Heights in a unique way, what he came away with was a slow motion montage that really illustrates the joy of the holiday.
Despite the raging snowstorm outside, the Jewish community in Sumy, Ukraine warmed themselves with a festive Seudas Purim prepared by the local Shluchim Rabbi Yechiel S. and Rochi Levitansky with the theme of kibutz goliyos in Yerushalayim.
Despite the snow storms and frigid cold weather thousands of people filled the Kharkov circus to hear the megilla and enjoy a full program in true Jewish Purim spirit.
Thousands of Shalach Manos, Nonstop Megilla readings, bringing joy to the elderly, lonely and Jewish prisoners. Thousands of Jews were swept up in holiday spirit in Russia’s capitol of Moscow.