Sholom and Sari (nee Flint) Kanevsky (Crown Heights)
In the week when we read of the beginning of our enslavement in Egypt, we present a letter about the importance of a Jewish name. One of the merits the Jews had, making them worthy of being delivered from golus Mitzrayim, was that they did not change their Hebrew name. Not only did they preserve their Jewish identity, but they also proclaimed it proudly.
Mendy and Mimi (nee Simpson) Tzfasman (Crown Heights)
A plan from Consolidated Edison to raise rates on electric over the next years was approved Thursday. Monthly bills for typical residential customers will climb 4.2% this year for electricity.
In honor of the 19th of Teves, the day Oholei Torah was founded, the yeshiva has shared an array of 64 pictures from over the years of the mossad.
A group of New York lawmakers introduced legislation Thursday that would outlaw cigarette filters, known colloquially as “butts,” along with single-use electronic cigarettes.
Following the news that he was diagnosed with a serious illness, Rabbi Akiva Wagner returned to address the talmidim of Yeshivas Lubavitch Toronto, sharing a message of emunah and bitachon.
In 1981, Ilya Dvorkin took up what seemed like a crazy idea – photography expeditions to the Jewish communities of the USSR, to conserve this vast cultural wealth.
Public school students marched down Eastern Parkway towards the Jewish Children’s Museum this morning, making a statement against acts of hatred.
In 1973, the wedding of Mendel and Feiga Lubecki took place at a hall in Paris, but they did not have a photo album commemorating the special event.
As bush fires in Australia continue to burn out of control, one person, overcome by the destruction, has found a new home in Our Big Kitchen run by Rabbi Dovid and Laya Slavin.
A security incident took place around 9:15am Thursday morning at Beis Rivkah Crown Street, after a mentally disturbed person broke a window and threatened a security guard.
Rabbi Baruch Shalom and Esther Ezagui (La Jolla, CA)
Shmuli and Itta Wolvovsky (Crown Heights)
Rabbi Efraim Schmukler has served as rabbi of the Maimonides Geriatric Center in Montreal, Canada, for over thirty years. He was interviewed in the My Encounter Studio in October of 2015. This story has previously been published in the book My Story.
This weekend, Shabbos Parshas Shemos (January 17-19), close to 200 Young Professionals with their Shluchim and Shluchos, representing 42 different cities from around the world, will be coming to Crown Heights as part of Chabad Young Professionals annual Encounter.
The Boro Park owners of a stolen minivan have been reunited with their vehicle thanks to seamless collaboration between two Shomrim organizations and a sharp eyed volunteer.
A family involved in a severe accident two weeks ago on the Mario Cuomo bridge says that a New York State trooper reacted antisemitically, ignoring their obvious injuries and threatening the volunteers of Rockland Hatzoloh for attempting to give aid.
JEM announces a new offering for Chabad houses – an immersive event featuring an interactive media presentation. Tailored for broad audiences, the event offers people the opportunity to learn and draw inspiration from the Rebbe’s belief in the power of the individual.
As the rented space used by Chabad of Belgrade became too small a location for it’s growing popularity, a mystery donor made Chabad of Belgrade’s vision of it’s own building a reality.
Articles of impeachment charging US President Donald Trump with abuse of power and obstruction of Congress were delivered to the Senate on Wednesday, setting a trial in motion.
Healing Hearts Bikur Cholim of Florida currently has Chessed Houses near Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital and Jackson Memorial/UM Hospital, helping hundreds of families in their time of need. Now, it’s time for Nicklaus Children’s Hospital to have it’s own Chessed House.