Chicago supermarket chain Jewel-Osco, which features one of the largest Kosher offerings in the Midwest, held their fourth annual “Taste of Kosher Food Fair” this past Sunday.
At around 1:00am hundreds of men, women and children made their way to 770 for the customary beginning of Slichos on Motzei Shabbos.
As Hurricane Irma bore down on Florida last weekend, Chabad on Campus centers across the state opened their doors, providing shelter for students and community members. In the days since the storm passed, Chabad has shifted to arranging meals for students and organizing relief convoys to assist in the areas worst hit by the storm.
This summer, the FJC’s Stars Ukraine program provided 50 young people aged 18 to 26 with a magical summer experience – a ten-day learning seminar in Israel that was a journey deep into their roots and wide to the country’s borders. Over the course of the trip, the group traveled from the mountains of Tzfat to the Red Sea in Eilat, all the while learning more about themselves, Judaism and the places around them.
On Motzei Shabbos, a Farbrengen was held in 770 in honor of Chai Elul, the birthday of the Baal Shem Tov and the Alter Rebbe.
On the very same parcel of land where the first Yeshivas Tomchei Tmimim was founded, sat hundreds of Tomchei Tmimim students who arrived from Moscow learning and davening, along with Chief Rabbi of Russia, Berl Lazar, Yeshiva staff and administrators * A sight to behold once in 120 years.
This summer saw the sixth annual expedition of FJC’s rabbinical student enthusiasts on mobile synagogues, or “Mitzvah-mobiles” as they are called, across Russia. This year Jewish trailers visited over 30 cities in the heart of Russia, among them Tula, Lipetsk, Kursk, Orel, Briansk, Smolensk and many more.
Take a closer look. This image carries an important message for educators and parents beginning a new school year. Bnos Chomesh presented this image to a group of generous donors who recently joined the school’s administration for an evening of thanks in their newly purchased building.
Millions attended the 50th annual Labor Day / West Indies Parade on Crown Heights’ main thoroughfare, Eastern Parkway, including Governor Andrew Cuomo, Senator Chuck Schumer and Mayor Bill de Blasio. Photographer Itzik Roytman was there to capture the scene.
Student volunteers from college campuses from as far away as Boulder, Colo., arrived in Houston on Sunday to spend Labor Day weekend in sodden homes and drying streets, providing relief for victims of Harvey.
Verónica G. Cárdenas, a photo-journalist based in the Rio Grande Valley on the south Texas border, documented the relief efforts of Rabbi Naftoli Schmukler, co-director of Chabad Coastal Bend, headquartered in Corpus Christi.
The excitement could be felt in the voice of Rabbi Berl Lazar, Chief Rabbi of Russia, as he was honored with opening the first class of the new Jewish Online School. The pure faces of dozens of Jewish children were watching him from their screens from all over the country.
On a cool Sunday morning, dozens of people came together in Milwaukee to raise money for the Friendship Circle, an organization that works to improve the lives of those with special needs.
“If you know Aleph, teach Aleph.” Each and every one of us has what to offer, has something to contribute, no matter what they may look or act like, no matter what their ability or capability may be. Now, thanks to the members of the Friendship Circle, the children in our community can feel included in this special mitzvah. They too can be included in teaching “Aleph” to others.
In a tremendous display of Achdus among Klal Yisroel, a large truck was filled to the brim in Lakewood, NJ, with kosher food to be donated to stranded and hungry families. The distribution will be coordinated by Chabad of Houston.
Smiling Talmidim with their proud parents filled the halls at United Lubavitcher Yeshiva in Crown Heights, excited for their first day of the 5778 school year.
A sudden sinkhole in a Williamsburg street swallowed a man’s foot, trapping it there until it was extricated by the Fire Department.
The Jewish community of Kherson in southern Ukraine celebrated the opening of a memorial complex at the burial site of Rabbi Hillel from Parich, one of the region’s most prominent rabbis in the 19th century.
Early Friday morning, police officers and Shomrim volunteers working together apprehended four men after they allegedly broke into several cars to steal valuables left inside.
It’s been another busy summer for CTeen Headquarters. With four travel programs and a new initiative assisting chapters to facilitate local road trips, CTeen has used the summer months to reach and engage over 200 teens by providing them with an immersive overnight experience. The summer trips, spearheaded by Rabbi Nachman Rivkin, have succeeded in instilling yet another generation of teens with an inspired connection to Yiddishkiet.
Hurricane Harvey flooded two of the main kosher supermarkets in Houston, and caused the other two to shut down as well—one has been turned into a shelter by authorities—and supplies are now beginning to run low.
50 shluchim, shluchos, Chabad House administrators, and staff recently gathered in Aventura on Aug. 15 for “Face-to-Face with ChabadOne,” an immersive training conference on the manifold tools and services offered by Chabad.org’s ChabadOne platform. The daylong event was hosted by Lubavitch Aventura South.