A special delegation on behalf of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development, the OECD, conducted a special visit to the ‘Ohalei Tmimim’ Yeshiva in Kfar Chabad. The delegation visited the Caterpillar factory in Holon, where they watched the yeshiva students presenting the practical knowledge they gained in the Autotronica classes in the Yeshiva, on Engines located in the factory’s workshop.
A large, beautiful building was dedicated in an impressive ceremony in the Russian city of Krasnoyarsk, Siberia. This new building will be for the city’s Jewish Youth, with a rich variety of programs geared to various age groups from Preschool and all the way to adolescents.
Just one year ago, Jews around the world were struck by the heartbreaking news of the passing of Rivky (nee Deren) Berman, OBM. Her inspiring and courageous video messages of faith in Hashem, and on facing life’s challenges and overcoming them, were viewed by hundreds of thousands of people before and after her life with us in this world.
Rabbi Shlomo Zarchi, the head Mashpia of Tomchei Tmimim-770, thanked the 1,013 donors who helped them reach their goal.
Mendy Blank (Miami Beach, FL) and Menucha Ferris (Berkeley, CA)
A massive rat is gaining national attention after it was filmed dragging a garbage bag several times its size across a Crown Heights sidewalk.
Mendy and Chaya (nee Goldberg) Wenger (Crown Heights)
Chabad of Morocoo (Jeunesse Chabad Maroc) has teamed up with the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews (IFCJ) and the Mimouna Association, a Muslim student group, to deliver food aid to needy Moroccan families during Ramadan.
Yisroel Dovid Lesches of Monsey, who serves as Cantorial Intern at the Lincoln Square Synagogue in Manhattan, performed the Avraham Fried Classic ‘Tanya’ at his wedding to Ruthy Nacca of Buenos Aires, Argentina, in Crown Heights last week.
The students of Rabbi Chayampour at the CMCH Elementary & Middle School in suburban Atlanta perform the Abie Rotenberg and Moshe Yess Classic, The 9th Man, for their end-of year presentation.
Rabbi Yitzchok Minkowicz, director of Chabad Lubavitch of Southwest Florida, delivers his insights on this week’s Parsha – Korach. This week Rabbi Minkowicz answers the question: How can you brighten up your life?
The boys of Rabbi Yisroel Menkes‘ first grade class in the Lubavitch Yeshiva of Montreal celebrated an end-of-the-year Siyum on Parshas Bereishis and Noach, by sharing what they had learned with their parents.
There are so many things that we stress over in our daily life. In the big picture, many of these situations turn out to not be such a big deal, and all of our fears and anxieties about them could have been avoided. Rabbi Pinchas Taylor gives a quick lesson on how we can keep everything in perspective.
Milton Appelbaum has had a series of unexpected encounters that gladly have him performing the mitzvah of tefillin time and again… right after he drops off Chabad-Lubavitch rabbis at their destinations in Brazil.
Rabbi Zalman Friedman’s 7th grade class at Darchei Menachem doesn’t just start the day with giving Tzedaka, the simple yet deeply meaningful act has taken on a life of its own. At the beginning of each month, the boys vote for a local charity that will benefit from the funds collected, then proudly display their “receipts” on their bulletin board in an award-like setting. This month, they chose the Friendship Circle of Brooklyn.
While visiting Los Angeles, Meir Kalmanson bumped into 8th Day and took them for a ride around, singing their hit songs and spreading their music throughout the streets of L.A.
Tornadoes are possible in a round of strong thunderstorms that are expected to make their way through the New York City region late Monday afternoon, according to the National Weather Service.
A 46-year-old man was shot and killed in broad daylight while pumping gas at a Crown Heights gas station on Saturday afternoon.
As we enter the summer months, we share with our readers a letter written to Mrs. Shaindel Teichtel 19 years ago by mother of a then high school girl who was a peer and friend, herself a renowned Crown Heights educator, after she expressed grave concern to her on the level of Tznius in the local girls’ schools and in the wider community. Every word of the letter is still relevant today.
Mendy and Shternie (nee Zaklikowski) Smetana (Crown Heights)
Proud parents, grandparents and even great-grandparents gathered together at the United Lubavitcher Yeshiva hall for the Chagigas Hasiyum of the Yeshiva’s 8th Grade.
This Thursday, multiple training sessions for CGI counselors and staff will be held in Crown Heights. The event will feature a select variety of professionals, who will address key issues and provide practical advice to make camp a meaningful and impactful experience for both camper and camp counselor.