This Shabbos at the Besht: Rabbi Leor Broh is the Manhig Ruchni of the Mizrachi Shul – Beit HaRoeh of Melbourne, Australia. He will be speaking on the topic of the Gems of the Parsha.
Daily Archives: February 7, 2019
With the building of the mishkan and the service of the Kohanim about to begin – we share a letter in which the Rebbe addresses the question of the seeming contradiction between the yichus of the Kohanim and the idea of democracy.
Watch Live at 8:00pm: The shloshim for Rabbi Yonah Avtzon will be streamed live here at CrownHeights.info. Speaking at the event will be Rabbi Simon Jacobson as well as others who will bring Yonah’s life to the spotlight.
B’fi Yeshorim, a music video performed by Eitan Katz and Featuring Benny Friedman has been released. The video was arranged arranged by Rambam Agababayev, and shot at Bunker Studios in Brooklyn NY.
The body of a 19-year-old girl was found Thursday evening in a forested area of Ein Yael, near the Biblical Zoo in Jerusalem. The woman had been reported missing Thursday afternoon, and was found with stab wounds on her body.
A Lakewood man was stabbed inside the Lakewood Municipal Building on Thursday morning. Lakewood Hatzolah treated and transported the victim to the Jersey Shore Trauma Center. He is listed in stable condition.
The hit and run driver last month that sparked headlines in New York City, has been arrested. As per the NYPD, they will be charged with felony assault and leaving the scene of an accident with serious injuries.
27 years ago, on the 2nd of Adar Aleph, Mrs. Pesha Leah Lapine, HYD, was murdered al kiddush hashem. The horrific killing shocked the community, and the Rebbe took it very personally – attending her Levaya with pain visible on his face. A gallery of photos from that Levaya was acquired and restored by JEM, and can be viewed in the extended article – along with the translated diary of an Israeli Bochur who transcribed his firsthand account of the events of that fateful day.
Decades after the post-war generation fled the cities for the suburbs, America is seeing an urban revival. A recent study by the Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta indicates that twenty-two percent of people in the suburbs plan to move back into the city over the next three years. Millennials and Gen Xers in particular are flocking to major cities. And one of those major cities is Atlanta, Georgia.
Tonight at 8:00pm, the community is invited to a gathering in honor of the shloshim of Rabbi Yonah Avtzon OBM. Rabbi Simon Jacobson and others will speak about R’ Yonah’s impact through Sichos In English, and a special video presentation will present the history of the incredible moisad to which he devoted his life.
Rabbi Yeshua Hadad (1936-2017) served as a community rabbi in Milan for over fifty years. He was interviewed in Jerusalem in August of 2012.