Yossi and Mushki (nee Uzvolk) Myhill (Rehovot, Israel)
Shlomie and Mushky (nee Korf) Stock (Crown Heights)
Boruch Cohen (Birmingham, England) and Shterna Wiener (Detroit, MI)
Levi Ceitlin (Toronto, Canada) and Chaya Mushka (bas Arele) Tiefenbrun (London, England)
The organizers of the Vaad Hatmimim’s hospitality program for the thousands of guests who arrived for Tishrei gathered last night for a Farbrengen, taking stock of what was accomplished and making note of how to improve even more for the coming year.
No matter who we are or what we do we have the ability to make a positive difference in the life of another. In his latest video, Meir Kay teams up with Dr. Daniel S. Rubinshtein, RichTheBarber and the kosher restaurant Bison and Bourbon. They set up shop in the heart of New York City and help out as many people as they can.
Chabad of Sonoma County and Napa Valley Chabad Jewish Center in California will welcome hundreds of community members on Oct. 20 to Shabbat dinners focused on finding comfort and experiencing unity.
The Neo-Nazi website the Daily Stormer is encouraging its followers who couldn’t obtain tickets to the speech by white nationalist Richard Spencer later today at the University of Florida to participate in “flash mobs” at Jewish and minority institutions near the university — specifically naming the local chapter of Chabad on Campus and listing its address in Gainesville.
Following severe backlash, Orthodox-Jewish actress Mayim Bialik has apologized for her New York Times op-ed suggesting that dressing and acting modestly is protection against assault and harassment from predatory men.
Toyota Motor Co. is recalling 347,120 Sienna minivans worldwide because they can shift out of the “park” position and roll away.
A Vermont judge cleared Rabbi Berl Fink of all charges Wednesday relating to his controversial arrest by Vermont State Troopers in August that resulted in Fink being arrested at gunpoint.
Mrs. Miriam Halpern is the daughter of Rabbi Yehoshua Mordechai (Charles) Batt. She presently resides in Israel and was interviewed by JEM’s My Encounter with the Rebbe project in August of 2014.
In anticipation to the new Zman beginning in Yeshivos worldwide, a special conference – Kinus Talmidim Hashluchim was held by the Vaad Talmidei Hatmimim on Monday, 26 Tishrei, for the Shluchim traveling to Yeshivos around the world.
Founded some 15 years ago, Chabad of Walnut Creek, Florida is aiming to expand and secure its future. Now, a matching funds campaign is hoping to ensure that it happens.
Just in time for winter, the Chabad-run Federation of Jewish Communities (FJC) partnered with the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews (IFCJ) and the Gloria Jeans clothing franchise to distribute clothing gift certificates to 5,000 Jewish children from across Ukraine and Russia.
As Florida Gov. Rick Scott announced a state of emergency ahead of an Oct. 19 speech by Richard Spencer at the University of Florida in Gainesville, the Lubavitch Chabad Jewish Student Center announced that it will host a “Good Deed Marathon” throughout the day on campus, and that it will be open for extended hours throughout the week with extra security measures in place. The university has the largest number of enrolled Jewish students in the United States.
The funeral procession of Rebbetzin Rivka Korf, who passed away earlier today, arrives at the campus of Lubavitch Educational Center in Miami. The institution’s 1,000 students paid their last respects to the woman who — along with her husband Reb Avrohom Korf — built the school from a tiny Cheder into the formidable force for Jewish education it is today.
‘Roving Rabbis’ Mendel Barber and Aaron Roth relate two amazing encounters they experienced while performing Merkos Shlichus in Southern California this summer.
A long-awaited headquarters office for a Chabad branch in London was opened by the British Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis.
With sadness we inform you of the passing of Rebbetzin Brocha Rivka Korf, OBM, the wife of Rabbi Avrohom Korf, who together led a resurgence of Jewish activity and pride in the state of Florida over the past half century. She was 75 years old.
The first of its kind heritage expedition took place this summer in Ukraine, when young rabbinical students toured the country on mobile synagogue trailers, trying to bring a spark of Jewish identity to every Jew they met on their way.
The campaign for a new, larger home for Stanford University’s Chabad House got a boost when alumnus Tad Taube, who graduated in 1957, donated $1.3 million to the center, which serves Jewish students, faculty members and local residents.