Kinus Mechanchos Chabad Annual Convention to Take Place in Stamford CT

Hundreds of Mechanchos are planning their summer around the upcoming Kinus Mechanchos Chabad and Retreat, taking place on Yud Beis – Yud Gimmel Tammuz (July 15-16) at the Crowne Plaza, Stamford. After a great response to subsidized admission last year, philanthropist Yosef Yitzchak Popack will once again be sponsoring generous scholarships so that many educators will be able to attend.

JEM: A Special Lag B’Omer Event Outside 770

This Wednesday evening, hundreds of children and their parents will join together in front of 770 for a viewing of the Rebbe’s Lag B’omer parade. On Eastern Parkway, at the exact spot where the actual parade took place, schoolchildren from all over Crown Heights will join together to listen, answer questions, and win awesome prizes. A special raffle will be made on a coin minted for the 1990 Lag B’omer parade.

Poway Rabbi Goldstein Lays Tefillin With Surgeon, Son of Survivors

With his nine remaining fingers wrapped in blue bandages, Rabbi Yisroel Goldstein has become a national icon in the wake of the terrorist attack in the Chabad House he founded. When the rabbi learned that the surgeon who treated him, the son of Holocaust survivors, had never put on tefillin, he offered to rectify the situation.