With great sadness and shock we inform you of the untimely passing of Rabbi Menachem Aharon Rodal, OBM, a veteran educator and Shliach of the Rebbe – originally in Pittsburgh, PA, and more recently in Los Angeles, CA. He was 68 years old.
26 years ago today, the Rebbe delivered an impassioned talk about Moshiach. The address sparked concern among Chassidim motivating them to throw themselves into fulfilling the Rebbe’s vision of perfecting the world through Torah and Mitzvos with even greater vigor.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu conducted a one-on-one explosive interview with American talk radio host Sean Hannity, while the latter was visiting Israel.
A new electricity workshop was inaugurated, at an impressive ceremony, at the ‘Ohalei Tmimim’ Yeshiva in Kfar Chabad.
Rabbi Odom Brandman, director of Chabad of Buckhurst Hill, was the only rabbi among the 40,000 people running the London Marathon on Sunday, raising over £8,000 for his Chabad House.
Israel’s Justice Ministry reportedly has denied a U.S. Justice Department request to extradite the Israeli-American teen charged with making threats against Jewish community centers throughout the United States.
Honoring the Rebbe’s request and encouragement, a Kinus Torah was held in Paris, France, following the Yomtov of Pesach.
A proposal by Beth Rivkah parents to redirect their tuition checks to pay striking teachers directly was appreciated – yet rejected, and some involved said that in all likelihood school for grades 1 to 3 will not resume this year.
Marking Holocaust Remembrance Day today (Monday) in Israel and the Jewish world, Rabbi Yehuda Teichtal, Rabbi of the Jewish community in Berlin and the Chabad Shliach in the German capital, has published a new siddur Tehillat Hashem with German translation.
US President Donald Trump paid tribute to the victims of the Holocaust on Sunday and lauded Jewish courage in the face of genocide, in Holocaust Remembrance Day remarks.
Russia’s Chief Rabbi Berel Lazar warned that French Jews should leave that country if extreme-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen, who is leading in the polls, should win the election.
Emmanuel and Necha (nee Laskey) Salazar (Crown Heights)
This week’s edition of MyLife: Chassidus Applied with Rabbi Simon Jacobson, Episode 159, will air tonight, Sunday, here on CrownHeights.info, beginning at 8:00pm. This week Rabbi Jacobson will address the topics: Chassidus Applied to Pesach; How Should We Communicate with the Emotionally Immature? Are Dreams Significant? How Can We Excite Children About Mashiach without Disappointing Them? How Much is Too Much in Assuming New Restrictions Upon Oneself? Do We Have Double Standards When Dealing with Non-Orthodox Denominations?
Gan Yisroel Parksville, NY has announced their head staff for the upcoming summer of 5777.
In a feature titled From Park Slope to Pudong, Lubavitch.com author Dvora Lakein profiled six women serving as Chabad emissaries in disparate places around the world. The fourth of the series is an interview with Mrs. Sarah Hecht of Park Slope, Brooklyn.
Zack Silverman was just 10 years old when a Virginia Tech senior opened fire on campus on April 17, 2007, killing 32 people and wounding 17 others in what remains the deadliest school shooting in U.S. history.
Yitzchok and Shaindy (nee Horowitz) Miller (Crown Heights)
Yecheskel and Chaya (nee Yaffee) Stein (Southfield, MI)
The U.S. Justice Department announced on Friday that it was charging Michael Ron David Kadar, 18, with making threatening calls to JCCs, conveying false information to the police and cyberstalking.
MK Aryeh Deri, a close family friend, visited the Deutsch family in their Jerusalem home to comfort them after the loss of their father and brother, Rabbi Mendel Deutsch, HYD, who passed away on Pesach six months after he was brutally beaten by thugs in the Ukrainian city of Zhitomir.
For the first time ever, thousands of teens participating in March of the Living will enjoy the complete CTeen experience beneath a large pavilion erected in Warsaw specifically for the occasion.
In a beautiful clip featured in this week’s Living Torah from JEM, the Rebbe addresss guests who had come to spend Pesach with him. Bidding them farewell, the Rebbe emphasizes the unique auspiciousness of the days of the Omer as we prepare to receive the Torah on Shavuos.