Hundreds of Jewish residents of Crown Heights turned out for a press conference condemning a vicious and vile assault – which was motivated by anti-Semitism – of a Jewish man on Shabbos afternoon.
At a time when Israel and the Israel Defense Forces are dominating international headlines, two IDF veterans–Matan Roettger and Or Porat–are visiting college campuses in the United States to talk about their real-life experiences fighting terrorism and keeping civilians safe.
In honor of the 185th birthday of the Rebbe Maharash, approximately 200 people came to the village of Lubavitch where he is buried where a special tent set up by the administrator of the Holy Sites in Lubavitch, Shliach Reb Gavriel Gordon where the crowds farbrenged for many hours around tables laden with delicacies.
A four-day regional Kinus of Shluchim in Asia and their families, recently concluded in Bangkok, Thailand.
Over 700 guests gathered on Monday evening, at the Robert Treat Center in Newark, to celebrate the Rabbinical College of America’s National Founders Gala.
A Jewish student from the University of Sydney won the Jewish Academic Innovation Award this weekend during the Sinai Scholars Academic Symposium at the University of Chicago.
Shluchim in Paris gathered for the 19th annual Regional Kinus Hashluchim under the direction of Rabbi Mendel Azimov, and celebrating 50 years since the arrival of his parents Rabbi Shmuel and Rebbetzen Bassie Azimov.
In a historic and much awaited program, Chazak (a division of Merkos 302), hosted the first ever Yesodos Li’Hatzlochas Hashlichus seminar. This six-day immersive trained shluchim in key areas that would enable new shluchim to maximize their potential and idealism in the mission.
For the 30th time, thousands participated in The March of The Living remembering the millions that were exterminated during the holocaust, on holocaust remembrance day.
Chabad of Poland’s Tent on the grounds of the Polin Museum, welcomes March of the Living visitors. The Tent hosts a variety of lectures, discussions and a memorable Shabbat dinner experience.
During the Shloshim of Menachem Mendel Bruchstat OBM, friends and classmates came up with the idea of purchasing and dedicating a Mitzvah Tank in his memory. On Yud Alef Nissan, the day of The Rebbe’s birthday, it came to fruition.
Thousands marched in Crown Heights to protest of the death of Saheed Vassell, a man with a mental illness who was shot by police while brandishing a pipe resembling a gun, while many residents and neighbors of the man agreed with the NYPD’s actions in the encounter.
Every Shabbos afternoon, in the Central Marina Roscha Shul of Moscow where Rabbi Berel Lazar davens, there is a Chevra Tehillim for children. Each year on Chol Hamoed Pesach they go on a special trip that includes saying Birkas HaIlanos, an enjoyable attraction, and prizes for the outstanding students.
After having sold the Chometz before Pesach, Rabbi Moshe Bogomilsky and Rabbi Shimon Hecht got together with Winston, the gentile who purchased the Chometz, and bought back the Chometz.
Acharon Shel Pesach is particularly associated with Moshiach and the future redemption. The Baal Shem Tov instituted the custom of partaking of a “Seudas Moshiach” on the afternoon of the last day of Passover; in addition to the Matzah eaten at “Seudas Moshiach”, the Rebbes of Chabad added the custom of drinking four cups of wine, as in the Seder held on Passover’s first days.
Following the instruction of The Rebbe, members of the Chabad community in Montreal took part in a Kinus Torah which took place on Chol Hamoed.
Just before Shabbos and the Yom Tov of Pesach came in, photographer Levi Nazarov went out for a quick round of shots that capture the preparations for about 3000 guests in the central Marina Roscha Jewish Community Center.
During the month-long vacation that most Bochurim enjoy for the month of Nissan, a “Bein Hazmanim” Yeshiva opens in the suburban city of Aubervilliers, France, in which participants enjoy a combination of spiritual and physical growth.
Crown Heights residents set out this morning to fulfill the custom of Biur Chometz – the burning of the leavened bread before Passover. As in previous years, an area in front of 770 was designated as the main location for this purpose.
At the Chabad house in Cusco, Peru, the preparations for the world’s largest Seder are in full swing. 1,500 travelers will come to the Chabad from all over South America to celebrate the holiday.
The Jewish communities in Paris, France marked Yud Alef Nissan, the birthday of the Rebbe, with Mivtzoim on Mitzvah Tanks and a farbrengen.
The Chief Rabbi of Russia, Rabbi Berel Lazar came personally to oversee the hiddurim at the matza bakery, together with the Heads of the Kashrut Department, Rabbi Yosef Yitzchak Marzel and Rabbi Yosef Verzov.