Due to popular demand, NDFT together with The Besht will be hosting a women’s only seminar, this evening, on safety and security. Since this past Sunday, when The Tactical Rabbi, Raziel Cohen, gave a class at The Besht about Personal and Home Defense, there has been overwhelming response to have another class for all of the women who could not come due to being at KSCVK and for those who were not yet aware of it.
Chabad of Orange County, directed by Rabbi Pesach and Chana Burston, hosted a fun and educational “Bourekas & Blessings” event at the Chabad Center in Chester. The “evening filled with food, friend fun and friends” focused on making bourekas as well as learning the various blessings made on foods according to Jewish tradition.
A book written by 7th grader Tzvi Bloom dedicated to his cousin Sophie is a tremendous aid to families, communities, and schools which include children who must celebrate Shabbos “differently”.
A shocking incident was caught on camera when a witness filmed a UPS driver refusing to move for an ambulance in Boro Park. The ambulance at the time was heading to Maimonidies Hospital with a critical pt on board.
He had no official title and received no salary, but with dedication and love, Rabbi Mendel Baumgarten, who passed away this week at the age of 92, was a lifelong Chabad-Lubavitch emissary, dedicated to teaching Torah and sharing the joys of Judaism with anyone he met.
Tapping into the current public focus on women’s empowerment, Boca Beach Chabad in Florida launched a new platform where women’s life journeys, stories, and lessons are celebrated, shared, and given over to the next generation.
A whirlwind 3 day trip to Crown Heightd by members of the Manchester community, organised meticulously and led by the community Mashpia Rabbi Moshe Wolberg, left the participants with a profound and life changing experience.
The Chabad Center for English speakers in Moscow, run by Rabbi Jacob Halevi Klein, welcomed a new Torah Scroll in an event attended by Russia’s chief Rabbi, Rabbi Berel Lazar. The event was attended by dignitaries including president of the Association of Jewish Communities of Russia, Rabbi Alexander Breda, US ambassador to Russia, Israel’s ambassador to Russia, the donors, family members and members of the large community.
Yosef Hershkop, a resident of Crown Heights Brooklyn, is a healthcare executive and involved in several Jewish organizations. Following the recent ant-Semitic remarks made by Democratic Congresswoman Ilhan Omar, Mr Hershkop looked to Congresswoman Yvette Clarke, the Congressional representative of Crown Heights, for a statement.
Congresswoman Ilhan Omar (D-MN) has come under fire and isolated for an anti-Semitic tweet. Despite an expedient apology, Omar is due to speak this month at a fundraising event alongside a senior charity official who has praised killing Jews in the past.
We present a photo of Reb Meilech Zwiebel a”h with Reb Shulem Malik of Boro Park, circa 1970s. Photo is courtesy of Rabbi Chaim Dalfin.
The KSCVK Woman’s Auction Event saw a turnout of hundreds in a highly successful event. The event was in support of Keren Simchas Choson V’Kallah run by Mrs. Devorah Benjamin. Entertainment for the evening was provided by Hedva Levy, who through her unique style, had the crowd on their feet.
After months of hard work and consistent learning, the Irgun’s participants completed and were tested on the entire Likutei Amarim Tanya. The Irgun Limud Hatanya, a project of Heichel Menachem of Boro Park, organizes a structured learning program for its participants to learn Tanya.
The Levaya of Yitzchak “Jerry” Simon OBM passed by 770 where a large crowd waited to say farewell to an icon of Crown Heights. Shiva will be held at 391 Crown St. Family requests no visitors after 10pm.
This Sunday’s class is being hosted by The Besht Center, and co-sponsored by Boruch DuBrow of BSD Coaching and Communications. Registration is open until the time of the class. There will be separate seating for men and women.
Two women killed in a massive traffic accident involving a bus that was en route to Jerusalem have been identified as sisters from the haredi city of Modiin Illit. The accident was a mishap involving a second vehicle, and not terror related.
The KSCVK Men’s Auction Event was filled with hundreds of people, as the community turned out in support of Keren Simchas Choson V’Kallah. Entertainment for the evening was given by Simcha Friedman and Levy Falkowitz.
The Kever of the Manchester Rosh Yeshiva, Hagaon HaRav Yehuda Zev Segal ZATZAL was vandalized over Shabbos. Police have slammed vandals who destroyed the tombstone as a ‘complete disgrace to humanity.’
The Woman’s section of 770 is getting a much needed and long overdue makeover this week. Windows replaced, and walls being renovated, can be seen in pictures and from downstairs in 770.
27 years ago, on the 2nd of Adar Aleph, Mrs. Pesha Leah Lapine, HYD, was murdered al kiddush hashem. The horrific killing shocked the community, and the Rebbe took it very personally – attending her Levaya with pain visible on his face. A gallery of photos from that Levaya was acquired and restored by JEM, and can be viewed in the extended article – along with the translated diary of an Israeli Bochur who transcribed his firsthand account of the events of that fateful day.
Decades after the post-war generation fled the cities for the suburbs, America is seeing an urban revival. A recent study by the Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta indicates that twenty-two percent of people in the suburbs plan to move back into the city over the next three years. Millennials and Gen Xers in particular are flocking to major cities. And one of those major cities is Atlanta, Georgia.
Tonight at 8:00pm, the community is invited to a gathering in honor of the shloshim of Rabbi Yonah Avtzon OBM. Rabbi Simon Jacobson and others will speak about R’ Yonah’s impact through Sichos In English, and a special video presentation will present the history of the incredible moisad to which he devoted his life.