Dozens gathered in Jerusalem to accompany Rabbi Yeshuah Hadad, OBM, one of the Rebbe’s earliest Shluchim to Milano, Italy, and a renowned master of Chassidus and Kabbalah, to his final resting place on Har Hazeisim.
The Hon. Zed Seselja, Federal Senator for the ACT and Assistant Minister for Social Services and Multicultural Affairs, toured the Chabad-run Jewish community centres in Canberra, Australia’s capital territory.
Rabbi Chesky Tenenbaum has always felt a great sense of responsibility and gratitude to those who put their lives on the line to protect and serve others. That selfless attitude in part sparked the inspiration behind the formation of the Jewish Uniformed Service Association of Maryland, which Tenenbaum started in conjunction with Chabad-Lubavitch of Maryland five years ago.
This past Monday, Yeshiva students in Crown Heights gathered at the JCM for Friendship Circle Brooklyn’s Annual Volunteer Kickoff.
New York State Supreme Court Judge Carolyn E. Wade, who is presiding over the litigation between Merkos L’inyonei Chinuch and the Gabo’im over ownership and control of 770, visited Crown Heights today to take a detailed tour of the building to get a better idea of its history and what’s at stake when she delivers her verdict.
The Jewish community of the Muslim-majority nation of Azerbaijan enjoyed a visit from special guests at the end of last week: chief rabbi of Russia Berel Lazar and FJC president Lev Leviev spent the shabbat with the community, prior to that visiting the capital city’s Or Avner Jewish school and kindergarten.
The conclusion of the 37th cycle of the daily study of Rambam was celebrated in Buenos Aires, Monday, the 5th of Tishrei – 25th of September.
Rabbi Yitzchok Raitport dedicated the main Sha’ar of the Beis Medrash Oholei Torah in memory of his brother, Reb Eliyahu Raitport, a”h, a devoted chossid and a great talmid chochom. Rabbi & Mrs. Raitport, are loyal freinds and a staunch supporters of Oholei Torah for many years.
“A Taste of Crown Heights” brought foodies to the neighborhood for a ‘crawl’ through some 20 local eateries, in an event aimed at raising funds for NCFJE’s Toys for Hospitalized Children program and hosted together with JMenu.
On Thursday, 19 October, 2017, the first Torah ever to be completed in Australia’s Parliament House had its last letters inscribed before a full house of 150 distinguished guests in the main committee room in what was a landmark occurrence for the Jewish community in Australia.
The organizers of the Vaad Hatmimim’s hospitality program for the thousands of guests who arrived for Tishrei gathered last night for a Farbrengen, taking stock of what was accomplished and making note of how to improve even more for the coming year.
In anticipation to the new Zman beginning in Yeshivos worldwide, a special conference – Kinus Talmidim Hashluchim was held by the Vaad Talmidei Hatmimim on Monday, 26 Tishrei, for the Shluchim traveling to Yeshivos around the world.
Just in time for winter, the Chabad-run Federation of Jewish Communities (FJC) partnered with the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews (IFCJ) and the Gloria Jeans clothing franchise to distribute clothing gift certificates to 5,000 Jewish children from across Ukraine and Russia.
The first of its kind heritage expedition took place this summer in Ukraine, when young rabbinical students toured the country on mobile synagogue trailers, trying to bring a spark of Jewish identity to every Jew they met on their way.
A grand outdoor Simchas Beis Hashoeva took place in Monsey on Sunday Chol Hamoed Sukkos, where thousands of men, women and children participated in dancing, singing and celebrating Zman Simchaseinu.
A Simchas Beis Hashoeva celebration was organized on 13th Avenue in the heart of Boro Park by local Shliach Rabbi Aron Ginsberg. The event was attended by thousands, who danced joyously into the late hours of the night.
Following the formal panel of the Shluchim sent by the Rebbe to Eretz Yisroel in 1956 following the deadly terror attack on a Kfar Chabad School, the jam-packed Oholei Torah Zal emptied out slightly, some tables were moved together, and a Chasidisher Farbrengen comenced with those remaining, which lasted until the early hours of the morning.
Thousands of Tishrei guests, Shluchim and Anash participated Sunday night in the historic panel and first time reunion of the first group of Shluchim the Rebbe sent to Eretz Yisroel in 1956, following a harrowing terror attack in Kfar Chabad.
The Jews of Kiev, from young to old, celebrated the holiday of Sukkos with a variety of activities that were even more successful than the Shluchim themselves could have imagined.
Under the auspices of Shaul and Beverly Spigler, Jews all across Rural and Regional Australia were able to participate in record breaking Jewish programs during the Month of Tishrei.
Simchas Beis Hashoeva on Monday evening in Crown Heights began with early music and dancing specially catered to children. Beginning at 7:00pm, Fitche Benshimon — accompanied by a boys’ choir — played music to the delight of hundreds of children who joyously danced with their parents.
Chabad of Orange County, directed by Rabbi Pesach and Chana Burston, held a community “Shakshukah in the Sukkah” at the Burston home in Monroe, New York. The event featured a gourmet Israeli Breakfast spread, a dynamic fire show, and enabled more than 100 people to partake in the mitzvos of Sukkos.