Dovid Abba and Chaya Goldstein (Crown Heights)
Courtesy of Rabbi Garelick of Sichosacademy.org, we present a series on Halochos of Chanukkah. In this article he discusses the Halachos of Shabbos Chanukah.
We are told to listen to the Chanukah licht (candles). One of the points the Rebbe stresses is that the purpose of the candles is to light up the darkness outside, until it is extremely bright. Obviously, it also means that one should bring the light of Chassidus into their life. As we see from the following story, this is accomplished through participating in a chassidishe farbrengen.
Courtesy of Lubavitch Archives, we present a weekly photo of the Rebbe during a Chanukah Live broadcast.
A menorah lighting and dedication was held at the NYPD 71st precinct in Crown Heights. The Menorah, which was donated by a community member, is a first for the 71st precinct.
A security briefing as held in the 71st Police precinct in Crown Heights, with discussion on the recent string of attacks on Jewish residence. In attendance were representatives from the local volunteer organizations.
In honor of Chanukah, we present a letter in which the Rebbe asks why is it so important that the menorah oil be pure? The flame burns just as well with less than pure oil. Do the ends justify the means?
The NYC Health Department has banned unvaccinated children from schools in certain area codes of Brooklyn. The move comes after an outbreak of the Measles in the Orthodox Jewish community continues to spread.
In an evening of empowerment, inspiration and solidarity, a large crowd of men and women gathered in the Oholei Torah Ballroom this past Motzei Shabbos to join in Yagdil Torah’s sixth gala Melave Malka, celebrating 12 years of success in its efforts to provide each individual with the resources needed to advance in Limud HaTorah.
Five yeshivah students from Yeshivas Ohr Elchonon Chabad in Los Angeles are utilizing their Chanukah break to spread light along the West Coast. They are in the midst of 3,000-mile trek in a rented RV (dubbed a mitzvah tank) outfitted with large signs and an oversized menorah, with the mission of spreading Chanukah warmth and light all along their path.
The measles has been reported in chareidi communities in Jerusalem, as well as in N. America, in Williamsburg, Boro Park, Monsey, and Lakewood. The list unfortunately continues to expand, with the illness now documented among members of the chareidi community in London.
Student leaders at Ohio State University on Wednesday overwhelmingly rejected a resolution endorsing the boycott, divestment, and sanctions (BDS) campaign against Israel.
The commandos that were involved in last month’s botched special forces mission in Gaza were interrogated for 40 minutes by Hamas before the gunfight erupted, Channel 2 reported.
Mayor of Tel Aviv-Yafo Ron Huldai inaugurated the renewed Dizengoff Square in Tel Aviv by lighting the fourth Chanukah candle of the central Chabad Chanukah Menorah.
Mr. Elchonon Devor worked as a teacher in the Philadelphia public school system, as well as in after-school Jewish studies programs, for over fifty years. He presently resides in Monsey, New York, where he was interviewed in July, 2018.
On May 5th, 1991, President George H. W. Bush was rushed to Bethesda Naval Hospital after suffering from an irregular heartbeat following his morning jog. The next day, Rabbi Avrohom Shemtov, the Shliach in Philadelphia and the Rebbe’s representative to Washington, DC, asked the Rebbe for a blessing for the President’s health. Watch the Rebbes response.
Immediate action by the victim of an assault in Crown Heights, and a quick response by Crown Heights Shomrim, ended with one person in cuffs Wednesday night.
The New York City office of Emergency Management has released a cold temperature advisory for New York City. Temperatures are forecasted to be below freezing through the weekend, with a chance of snow flurries this week.
Over 100 Hebrew School kids from across the globe put on their creativity caps this past week, as they participated in the Chabad Hebrew School International Menorah Contest run by CKids.
Shmuly Greisman (Crown Heights) and Racheli Gerber (Toronto, Canada)
The American Airlines Arena in Miami, was transformed into a Chanukah celebration this Sunday as the Miami Heat hosted their tenth annual Jewish Heritage Night with Chabad of Florida. They join teams in all divisions of both the Eastern and Western Conferences hosting similar events this Chanukah.
Join Chayolim around the world for a grand Tzivos Hashem children’s rally, live broadcast from 770 at 2:30pm.