President Donald Trump spoke to Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas on the phone on Tuesday, multiple reports state. Trump reportedly informed Abbas about his ‘intention’ to move the American embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, according to a readout of the phone call published by the official PA news outlet Wafa.
Hundreds of Moscow Jews from all backgrounds came to participate in the large, central event that marked 205 years since the arrest and liberation of the Alter Rebbe and the spreading of the wellsprings of Chabad Chassidus.
Rabbi Yitzchok Minkowicz, director of Chabad Lubavitch of Southwest Florida, delivers his insights on this week’s Parsha — Vayeishev. This week Rabbi Minkowicz answers the question: How can we succeed in exile?
A group of men and women who have studied Tanya together in Vancouver, Canada, will celebrate their achievements at a program that also marks Yud Tes Kislev, the 19th day of the Jewish month of Kislev, also known as “The New Year of Chassidism.”
Hundreds of Crown Heights women were treated to an special evening benefiting the PTA of Oholei Torah, with a auction featuring nearly 100 prizes a lavish buffet prepared and presentations on food arrangements, cooking and Challah from a host of presenters. Winners List in the Extended Article!
For six years, Rabbi Avraham and Channy Lapine have been renting a house on Brandon Road in Columbia, MO. This past week they finalized a deal on the same house.
Raising children is always a challenge. But In our fast-paced world with technological advances beyond our wildest dreams, have the rules changed? How do we keep our kids and grandkids on track in the era of smartphones and Snapchat?
Speaking to a rapt audience at Chabad of West Pasco, Florida, Reb Yisroel Shemtov, a veteran and activist member of the Crown Heights community, recounted the days when he would patrol the crime-ridden streets of the neighborhood, which earned him the nickname “Red Devil.”
In Maariv tonight, the 17th of Kislev, we begin saying Vesein Tal Umotor Livrocho in Shmoneh Esrei. A guide including some of the Halochos regarding this change, and if one had forgotten to make it, was compiled by Rabbi Shmuel Lesches, Magid Shiur in the Yeshiva Gedola of Melbourne, Australia.
A teacher at a Chabad nursery school in suburban London who said she was fired for living with her boyfriend won her lawsuit in which she accused the school of discrimination.
The Friendship Circle of Brooklyn took a full bus of children and volunteers on a special outing on Thanksgiving Day to PacPlex, Brooklyn’s largest sports and recreation center. The day was action-packed with Zumba, races, games, a moon bounce, jungle gym, and a delicious pizza lunch!
Avrohom Menachem Freundlich (Montreal, Canada) and Itta Henya Stock (Oak Park, MI)
Four years ago, Chabad Young Professionals consisted of a mere ten centers scattered across the globe. Today, this thriving network encompasses more than eighty communities for Jewish millennial connection and engagement worldwide.
An extensive recruitment process culminated in a formal Attesting Ceremony held Wednesday 29 November at the Canadian Armed Forces Recruiting Centre in Toronto, when Rabbi Dr. Noteh Glogauer officially became a Chaplain, with the rank of Captain, in the Royal Canadian Air Force.
“‘I’m nervous’ is not a complete sentence. Every time a child expresses an emotion which shows that they are uncomfortable, we need to ask them to finish the sentence,” says renowned and veteran educator Mrs. Dena Gorkin, principal of Bnos Chomesh Academy, in the latest installment of her video series on Chinuch.
Shmueli and Sora (nee Margolis) Milecki (Crown Heights)
This week’s edition of MyLife: Chassidus Applied with Rabbi Simon Jacobson, Episode 191, will air tonight, Sunday, here on CrownHeights.info, beginning at 8:00pm. This week Rabbi Jacobson will address the topics: Handwriting Analysis (Graphology): Is It Legitimate from a Chassidic Perspective? What Is the Relevance of Yud Tes Kislev Today? How to Teach a Child Shomer Negia; What Can I Do About Procrastination and Memory Improvement? What Is the Best Way to Inculcate Kabolas Ol and Respect in Students?
Over 200 gathered this Motzai Shabbos to support the PTA of Oholei Torah at their annual auction event, featuring a performance by the 8th Day.
The Satmar Rebbe greets Chabad philanthropist Reb Shlomo Drimmer with a smile at a fundraiser for Hatzalah, hosted in the home of Reb Avrohom Braun.
In honor of entering the 90th year since the Rebbe’s wedding, we present a gallery of vintage photos of the Rebbe being Mesader Kidushin at Chuppahs, which he regularly did until 1960. The gallery was made available by Rebbe Drive.
17th century Polish and Ukrainian Jewry faced genocidal massacres, communal collapse, poverty, and social rifts, followed by the unbearable disappointment of a false Messiah, and the rise of corrupt rabbinical leadership. Rabbi Israel Baal Shem Tov then stepped into this void with the teachings of Chassidism.
For this week’s story, Rabbi Sholom Avtzon returns with a 7th installment of the story of Malka, the orphaned girl who thought that she had been abandoned, but whom the Rebbe showed that she was not.