This year, OK Kosher Certification topped all previous events with Chanukah parties for its staff and their children that were a smashing success!
The Tzeirei HaShluchim West Coast Winter Boys Camp, in partnership with Merkos 302’s MyShliach, has concluded an amazing eight, fun-packed days of chayus, chassidishkeit and excitement!
In honor of Hei Teves, and in memory of their dear son and brother, Shimmy Newfield, OBM, who passed away in 1998 at the young age of 12, the Newfield family subsidized 100 sets of the Levush sefarim by Rabbi Mordechai Yaffe to the yungerleit studying in the kollels of Crown Heights.
In Buenos Aires, the grand Menorah lighting at La Plaza Republica Oriental del Uruguay has become a tradition, and the way all parts of the Jewish community celebrate Chanukah.
Last Wednesday, nearly 200 people gathered at the prestigious Metropol Hotel, adjacent to the Red Square in central Moscow, for a signing ceremony between the two largest organizations in Russia and Europe for the benefit of hundreds of thousands of Russian and European Jews and many Jewish communities.
Chanukah across the County of Essex was unbelievable this year. Under the auspices of Chabad Northeast London & Essex, led by Rabbi Aryeh and Devorah Sufrin MBE, together with their colleagues Rabbi Odom and Henny Brandman of Buckhurst Hill and their teams, six public Menorah lighting ceremonies were held in six different locations across Essex, UK.
Tzivos Hashem, Hashem’s army in Johannesburg has become much stronger. A most recent event at the school year end was a huge success, entitled “Salute the Soldiers”. Each one of our soldiers were awarded and saluted by their proud parents, grandparents and the hundreds in attendance.
In honor of Hey Teves, when the courts ruled that both the Rebbe and the Library belong to the Chassidim, the Rebbe instructed that Seforim be purchased and that Kehot offer sales, hundreds packed into the Kehot showroom on Kingston Avenue on Motzai Shabbos to fulfill the instruction.
Writing for Yated Ne’eman, Rabbi B.Z. Karman reviewed ‘Kosher Investigator,’ a book by Rabbi Dovid Zaklikowski on the titan of Kashrus, Rabbi Berel Levy, OBM, the man who built the OK.
Chabad Lubavitch of Southwest Florida, under the leadership of Shliach Rabbi Yitzchok Minkowicz, held a Grand Chanukah Menorah Lighting on a large cruise for the Ft. Myers and surrounding region’s Jewish community.
Over 200 members of the French-speaking Jewish community of New York celebrated the 8th night of Chanukah at the French Consulate in Manhattan with Rabbi Mikhael and Esther Cohen.
All corners of Kharkov, Ukraine, were lit up with public menorah lightings and Chanukah lights in homes of young and old. This year, a new menorah was lit throughout Chanukah in the Barabashova Market — the largest in Europe.
The cold weather didn’t stop Kiev’s young Jewish professionals from celebrating Chanukah with warmth and enthusiasm, nor from sharing that warmth and joy with the elderly and the less fortunate.
Early in the morning, as soon as the great news of Sholom Mordechai Rubashkin’s release from prison were heard, spontaneous dancing erupted in the central shul in Marina Roscha, with more and more people joining as they arrived at shul for Shacharis and Chassidus.
The city of London was greeted by a grand Car-Menorah Parade, which spread the light, joy and message of Chanukah to all of the residents of the UK’s capital.
It was a cold winter night on the second night of Chanukah. Families with children with special needs got a warm welcome as they walked into a beautifully decorated Rosa Hall. Over 400 people attended this exclusive Friendship Circle Family Chanukah Party.
Dozens attended a historic Menorah lighting in front of the National Congress of Argentina in the capital city of Buenos Aires.
Chabad of the Valley’s “Chanukah at CityWalk” has earned a reputation worldwide as the preeminent Chanukah event on the Jewish music calendar; and this year was no different as families came out in large numbers and flocked to the plaza at Universal Studios CityWalk.
500 children and parents participated in the 45th annual Chanukah Carnival organized by Beis Rivkah of Montreal.
Since news of the presidents commutation of Sholom Mordechai Rubashkin’s prison term there has been non-stop dancing in 770, which reached a fever pitch when he finally arrived to join in the Simcha together with the massive crowd.
The much anticipated annual “Chanukah in the Park” attracts young and old from around queens to celebrate Chanukah with their families.
A crowd 500 strong stood in the ‘Red Square’ in the Northern Ukrainian city of Chernigov and watched in anticipation as the cherry picker slowly rose up 20 feet to light the giant Menorah. The excitement grew and the pride on that square was palpable.