Shabbos at the Besht: Connection Through Separation

This Shabbos at the Besht: Rabbi Yehuda Altein is a freelance writer, translator, and editor specializing in Jewish academia and handwritten family material. His special passion lies in studying with chassanim, helping them prepare for the most meaningful relationship of their lives. He will be giving a lecture titled “Connection Through Separation,
A Short Review of the Laws of Harchakos.”

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Chanukah in Georgetown

This Chanukah, the concept of spreading the light was taken quite literally by Rabbi Avrohom Holtzberg of Chabad of Georgetown, Brooklyn. Throughout the eight days of Chanukah every corner of the neighborhood was reached and reminded of the miracle.

Chanukah in Russia’s Capital

The festival of Chanukah in Russia’s capital city of Moscow this year swept up hundreds of thousands of Jews from all over the Jewish spectrum in the city: old and young, indigent and wealthy, orphans, prisoners, and hospital patients. In a chain of activities and events that reached out to Jews wherever they may be, bringing them the light and warmth of the Chanukah candles.