This Years Kinus Hashluchos organizers were faced with some logistical challenges forcing them to get creative. One yearly photo – the group photo – could not take place as it has in previous years, so this years “group photo” is quite unique. Enlargeable photo in the Extended Article.
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CrownHeights.info and Lubavitch Archives present a unique photo of the Rebbe reciting Havdalah after Yom Tov, prior to Kos Shel Bracha.
Courtesy of Lubavitch Archives, we present this photo taken at a Chasidic wedding in 1976. Can you identify anyone in the photo?
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Nearly 150 seniors were treated to a joyous Tu B’shvat celebration, arranged by Rabbi Yirmi Cohen. Despite the heavy snow, one special guest refused to miss the event: 86-year-old Mr. Monte Kwinter (seated), the oldest Jewish Member of Parliament in Canada.
Students of the Yeshiva Gedolah of Melbourne (YG) put on Tefilin with a fellow Jew amidst an anti-Israel protest in the city center.
CrownHeights.info and Lubavitch Archives present a unique photo of the Rebbe singing at a Farbrengen, circa 1970s.
Rabbi Chaim Herzog , Director of Chabad in Melbourne’s Central Business District, greets Rabbi Marvin Hier, who last month became the first ever Orthodox rabbi to give a benediction at an American president’s inauguration.
Rabbi Don Yoel Levy, Kashrus Administrator of OK Kosher Certification, recites Basi L’Gani after Mincha at the New York OK headquarters.
In a stunning reversal from the fact that Satmar was vehemently opposed to the Rebbe’s Tefilin campaign when it was first launched in the late 60s and 70s, the Rebbe of Satmar-Kiryas Yoel, Rabbi Aharon Teitelbaum, helped a young man put on Tefilin at the Chabad Center of Palm Springs, California.
CrownHeights.info and Lubavitch Archives present a unique photo of the Rebbe leading the Farbrengen of Yud Shvat, 1970.
Elder and younger Chassidim farbreng together in 770, circa mid 1970s. Can you identify anyone in the photo?
On Wednesday, January 25th, Rabbi Avraham Kagan, director of government affairs for Lubavitch Chabad of Illinois and Rabbi of Chabad of River North, delivered the invocation at the joint session of the Illinois House of Representative and Senate in Springfield, Illinois. The invocation preceded Governor Bruce Rauner’s annual “State of the State” address.
Jason Greenblatt, Donald Trump’s Appointee as the United States Special Representative for International Negotiations, tweeted this photo of Shliach Rabbi Shua Hecht and an assisting bochur koshering the kitchen in his new D.C. residence. “Now I can eat!” he tweeted.
CrownHeights.info and Lubavitch Archives present a unique photo of the Rebbe after a yechidus klolis in the 1980s.
Artist Zrey Li painted this mural in Montreal, Canada, teachings the Seven Nohaide Laws to passersby in the French language.
Chasidic Artist Yitzchok Moully’s latest masterpiece is an engraved rendering of the first page of Tanya, with letters that give off a shining light. “When we learn the Tanya we reveal the hidden light; the letters of the Tanya are the source of the light,” the artist says.
CrownHeights.info and Lubavitch Archives present a unique photo of the Rebbe seeing off chassidim in front of 770 in 1961.
In honor of the inauguration of President Donald Trump on Friday, Gombo’s Bakery on Kingston Ave. is offering celebratory ‘Trump Doughnuts’ for sale today and tomorrow.
President Ronald Reagan presents to Chabad representatives a proclamation honoring the Rebbe. Can you identify anyone else in the photo?
CrownHeights.info and Lubavitch Archives present a unique photo of the Rebbe saluting a soldier in Tzivos Hashem during Kos Shel Bracha.
Reb Mendel Itkin, OBM, whose Shloshim is being marked tonight, cheers up Israeli soldiers defending the Golan Heights on Purim, 1975, a little over a year after it was heroically recaptured from Syrian forces during the Yom Kippur War.
CrownHeights.info and Lubavitch Archives present a unique photo of the Rebbe opening his siddur to recite a bracha achrona after a farbrengen, circa mid-1970s.