Rabbi Avi and Mushky Feldman hope to ignite a Jewish fire under the Northern Lights, by bringing a Chabad House to the final European country without a full time Rabbi – Reykjavik, Iceland.
Over 3,000 Chabad Shluchos and their guests are currently gathered in the Grand Hilton Ballroom in Manhattan, New York, for the Gala Banquet, a highlight of the 5-day International Kinus Hashluchos.
Join over 3,000 Chabad-Lubavitch women emissaries and their guests as they celebrate at the annual banquet, the culmination of a five-day International Conference of Women Emissaries. The broadcast will be begin at 5:30pm and will be carried here on CrownHeights.info.
Shua Lefkowitz (Crown Heights) and Deena Perdeck (Toms River, NJ)
Walking through the storied halls of the Oholei Torah campus, one feels the vibrant atmosphere, punctuated by living education and pulsating life. Every classroom is overflowing with potential and learning. Every corner and inch is brimming with possibility and energy.
Alternate side parking (street cleaning) regulations are suspended on Monday, February 12, 2018 for Lincoln’s Birthday. All other regulations, including parking meters, remain in effect.
This week’s edition of MyLife: Chassidus Applied with Rabbi Simon Jacobson, Episode 201, will air tonight, Sunday, here on CrownHeights.info, beginning at 8:00pm. This week Rabbi Jacobson will address the topics: Does a Survivor Need to Show Respect to an Abusive Parent? How Can a Survivor Avoid Seeing Judaism as Horrific When the Abuse Came from a Jewish Role Model? Why Does a Divorced Woman Have to Cover Her Hair? What Is the Spiritual Meaning of Colors? Is It Inappropriate for a Bochur to Earn Parnossa Before Marriage? If the Hidden Good Is Greater Than the Revealed Good, Why Do We Wish Each Other Revealed Good?
A ‘new’ angle of a relatively well known photo of The Rebbe posing for a photo in a park has recently been making its rounds on social media, leading many to believe that it was a edited version of the same photo.
Motzai Shabbos, the Shluchos enjoyed a Melava Malka and farbrengen in The Palace Ballroom in Boro Park. The theme of the evening was “Shluchos Take the Stage” and featured musical presentations and inspirational speech’s.
Israeli Fighter jets pounded Syrian military positions after an Israeli jet was shot down over Shabbos by Syrian anti-aircraft missile systems.
1,200 Shluchos posed for their annual group photo, which was taken on Friday in Oholei Torah, and superimposed over a photo of 770.
Zalman and Nechama Dina (nee Yarmush) Duchman (Roosevelt Island, NY)
Mendy and Nechami (nee Lipsh) Levin (Kfar Chabad, Israel)
Following their Friday visit to the Ohel, the Shluchos returned to the Oholei Torah ballroom to pose for a group photo – returning to the traditional format as in the past years. Following the photo they attended additional workshops and the resource fair.
Over 300 members of anash and Tmimim in London, England gathered in honor of Chof Beis Shvat, for a special Melaveh Malkah that was held with Rabbi Yosef Greenberg from Alaska who came to London to Farbreng.
After not feeling well over Shabbos, Rabbi Ezra Shochet, Rosh Yeshiva of Ohr Elchonon Chabad in Los Angeles, California, was rushed to the hospital. The public is requested to please say Tehillim for Harav Ezra Binyomin ben Sara Sasha.
Rabbi Berel Slaviticki, his wife Rochy (nee Shanowitz) and baby son, Mendel, have been appointed as new shluchim to the University of New Hampshire, and will be serving an estimated 600 Jewish students.
In honor of the Yahrtzeit of Dr. Abraham Seligson we present you, courtesy of Hasidic Archives an excerpt from a chapter in their new book Footprints, detailing some of the history and stories of Dr. Seligson.
Shmully and Sara (nee Kazan) Lieberman (Crown Heights)
Reuven and Nechama (nee Trappler) Gitter (Crown Heights)
On Friday, the third day of the Kinus Hashluchos, the Shluchos visited the Rebbe’s Ohel and Rebbetzin’s gravesite in Queens and read a Pan Kloli on behalf of all their fellow Shluchos.
In 1954, Rabbi Leib Friedman was invited to the wedding of Rav Chaim Chaikel’s youngest child. The wedding was well attended, as Rav Chaim was the Rosh HaYeshiva of Yeshivas Chayei Olam in Yerushalayim, and the multitudes of his students of many decades came to participate in his happiness. However, the happiness was bitter sweet, as their beloved Rosh Hayeshiva who had difficulties in walking for many years, had now lost all movement and sensation in his feet, and he was brought to the wedding in his special “hospital” bed.