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.
Dozens of ‘Mitzvah Tanks’ took to the streets of New York City to spread the message of redemption and of Pesach, as a ‘gift’ to the Lubavitcher Rebbe marking his 116th birthday. A simultaneous ‘rally’ for children took place in front of 770 – the Lubavitch World Headquarters.
Behind the scenes photos of Operation Survival’s upcoming children’s music video staring popular Jewish singer Eli Marcus, and local Yeshiva students.
When 20-year-old rabbinical students Mendel Kastel and Mendel Lipskier arrived in Kathmandu, Nepal, on very short notice in April 1989, they knew they had their work cut out for them. But they were ready.
63 Crown Heights seventh graders competed against each other in the ‘Chidon Halichos Olam,’ demonstrating their broad knowledge of the laws of Tefilin.
Canadian college students engaged in a weekend of fun, friends and Jewish learning during the Chabad on Campus Canada Pegisha at Camp Bnai Brith in Quebec March 9-11.
The air was filled with the excited talk of exploration and the unknown as we prepared to board our flight to Alaska. The group of 21 college students gathered at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport had a distinct mission: to embrace and explore their Jewish heritage and to satisfy a thirst for greater knowledge. Some of these young men had attended the same Jewish school as I had growing up, but said their Judaism lacked inspiration
Over the past six weeks, MyShliach brought their “Regional Shabbatons” project to three new regions, bringing together 174 yaldei hashluchim from 79 cities in five countries in a series of eight regional shabbatons for a weekend of fun, chassidishkeit and camaraderie.
Parents of children with special needs had the opportunity to get together for a relaxing evening at Friendship Circle of Brooklyn’s Social and Sensory Space.
More than 650 bochurim will be dispatched to about 300 different outposts around the globe. The Merkos Shlichus staff are currently working around the clock arranging the logistics of this massive endeavor.
On Motzei Shabbos Parshas Vayikra, which was Rosh Chodesh Nissan, a special evening of recognition was held for friends and supporters of the central Beis Menachem Shul of the Marina Roscha Jewish Community Center of Moscow. It is seventeen years since the shul has moved into its spacious home.
Yeshivas Kayitz Kingston, Oholei Torah’s 8th grade summer program, has announced their head staff in anticipation of this year’s summer at the Hershey and Raisy Friedman Campus.
The YAD Boys Division gathered in the JCM for a special evening of live music, dancing, and a talent showcase. The program began with a performance with guest musician Shmuly Lieberman, whose music got all the boys up on their feet.
120 shluchim and shluchos along with 770 Chabad House community members arrived in Israel last week to participate in JLI’s Land and Spirit Israel Experience. The group, traveling from across the US, Canada, Australia, as well as from Central and South America, is the largest group to visit Israel this year.
Weddings on a Friday are quite a rare occurrence in Crown Heights, as a matter of fact there have been just two in the last seven years, but today we were treated to one of those sights as Shneur Gopin and Mushka Minkowitz wed in front of 770 this morning.
Tucked into the side of a mountain with the resting place of Rabbi Simeon ben Yohai, the author of the Zohar, looming in the distance, Yeshivah Temimei Darech was founded nine years ago with a low budget and high hopes by two young English-speaking Chabad-Lubavitch rabbis. They, like their students, are ba’alei teshuvah, those who have returned to a life of full-fledged Jewish observance.
Over 60 fathers and sons gathered for a finale event to this years season of Avos U’banim in Coral Springs, FL. Taking place over the past 18 weeks, they shared time every Motzai Shabbos to study together and were treated to banquet.
Two bus-loads of Beis Rivkah of Montreal High School students visited five Montreal Jewish schools and presented a specially prepared, original, interactive educational program for the young children.
More than 150 college students from across the Lone Star State united with their Texas tribe in College Station, Texas for the 10th Annual Intercollegiate Texas Shabbaton.
There was never a quiet moment on Purim at the Friendship Circle of Brooklyn! Rabbi Berel and Chani Majesky worked … more
120 shluchim and shluchos along with 770 Chabad House community members arrived in Israel on Monday to participate in JLI’s Land and Spirit Israel Experience. The group, traveling from across the US, Canada, Australia, as well as from Central and South America, is the largest group to visit Israel this year.
It’s still early Friday morning, but Agripas Street is already wide awake. Those staying in town for Shabbat are rushing to the historic Machane Yehuda market (also known as the shuk) to buy food, challah, wine and other staples for the day of rest. And those leaving the city are rushing to the central bus station nearby to get to places all over Israel before the buses stop running an hour before sunset.