Starting from the moment they stepped into school Wednesday, the students of Bais Rivka High School lived and breathed Yud Shvat. With scenes, songs, and farbrengens they had a chance to encounter Yud Shvat in many ways.
This week, we present a letter of the Rebbe in which he answers to one who questions the advisability of the Tzivos Hashem children’s organization, which is founded on the idea of the military and glorification of arms and wars. Is this a suitable way of educating our children, especially as Torah promotes peace and was given to bring peace to the world?
After heading the office of Rabbi Betzalel Zolty, the former chief rabbi of Jerusalem, Rabbi Avraham Backenroth went on to work as a rabbinical court representative and musician. He resides in Bnei Brak, where he was interviewed in April of 2015.
Watch as a span of the old Tappann zee bridge is brought down by explosives Tuesday morning. The demolition, which was delayed once due to weather, went off without a hitch leaving the span in the water.
Camp Tzeirei Hatmimim of Crown Heights has opened a new overnight division for the summer of 5779. The first month, the camp will be in Crown Heights, while the second will be overnight style based in Baltimore Maryland.
Yud Shvat was celebrated Monday in Moscow’s central Marina Roscha Shul. The event was attended by a large crowd of people, including Russia’s Cheif Rabbi, Rabbi Berel Lazar.
Menachem Benarroch (Crown Heights) and Chana Roness (Flatbush)
Rochie Pinson, author of Rising: The Book of Challah, has collaborated with Kettle & Cord, a homeware store in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, to recreate the classic challah bread with a fruity twist celebrating the Jewish New Year for Trees and the seven fruits attributed to the land of Israel.
When the mezuzah scandal broke, many asked how could it be that not a single issue was found with just one of the stores in question? With the help of independent sofrim the question is answered.
Situated in the heart of the Jewish life in Paris, a mere minute walk from the famous Beth Chaya Mushka Center, a necessary and amazing office has been established to help the many Shluchim of the area.
The committee of Keren Yisroel Aryeh Leib, a Gemach that benefits Many Crown Heights families, is inviting the community to join its annual Melava Malka this Motzai Shabbos at Beis Rivkah-310 Crown Street, beginning at 8:30pm.
We present a photo gallery from the farbrengen for Yud Shvat in Beth Haya Mushka of Paris. Speaking at the farbrengen were Rabbi Mendel Azimov, Rabbi Y. Marosov, and Rabbi Binyamin Mergui
Op Ed: A parent, shocked and concerned over the price of camp tuition, submitted an Op Ed detailing their concerns over the price of tuition versus staff salaries.
Newsweek political correspondent Nina Burleigh blames Israel, Mossad, and Chabad for Trump presidency, Russian malfeasance.
A class of young students enjoyed a special treat ahead of Tu B’shva, they visited Mr. Greens – a local produce store – and got a visual lesson on the different new fruit from the stores owner Shloime Klein.
In honor of Yud/Yud-Aleph Shvat 5779, the Geshem Shul – Anshei Lubavitch, will be hosting a farbrengen. Rabbi Leibel Groner, Shlit”a lead the farbrengen tht will be broadcast live here on crownheights.info..
Rabbi Shmuly Avtzon, son of Rabbi Yonah Avtzon, penned a letter as he got up from sitting shiva for his father. Rabbi Shmuly Avtzon was chosen to continue his fathers work by heading Sichos in English, his father’s legacy.
Tzivos Hashem hosted a rally for children in 770 for Yud Shvat. At the rally, specially prepared videos entertained the children. Tzivos Hashem has released the videos for all to see.
An assault early Wednesday morning adds to the list of unprovoked attacks in Crown Heights. The victim was lightly injured.
Snowing is not uncommon throughout most of the world, but in Yerushalayim it is! Watch as the Kotel in Yerushalayim goes white with a blanked of snow.
Shortly after this clip aired on Yud Shevat 5740 (1980), Rabbi Yehuda Krinsky, assisted by his son Rabbi Hillel Dovid, screened this clip for the Rebbe. Shortly thereafter, the young man had the idea to bring the Rebbe to wider audiences by televising full Farbrengens via satellite, and JEM was born.
JLI Timely Moments released a video telling the story of a meeting with the Rebbe, that changed a Cambridge student’s life.