This coming Monday, 2 Tammuz, hundreds of shluchim from around the world will be gathering to strategize, enhance, and grow their adult educational activities in preparation for the upcoming academic year.
Picture of the Day
Amid the graffiti covering an overpass in the outskirts of Montreal, one particular work of art stands out – a portrait of the Lubavitcher Rebbe with the seven Noahide Laws in French calligraphy.
The students of Rabbi Avrohom Gerlitzky pose in front of Oholei Torah as they bid farewell to their beloved Maggid Shiur before heading out on Shlichus.
Courtesy of Lubavitch Archives, we present a photo of the Rebbe introducing his aide, Dr. Nissan Mindel, to the President of Israel, Mr. Zalman Shazar, in 1966.
In yesterday’s New York Times crossword puzzle, clue #15 across was “Jewish organization known for its outreach work.” The answer is six letters.
On Friday, Rabbi Moshe Kotlarsky of Merkos L’inyonei Chinuch and Rabbi Eli Rosenfeld, the head Shliach to Portugal, met with Dr. Carlos Carreiras, mayor of Cascais, a suburb of Lisbon.
Courtesy of Lubavitch Archives, we present a photo of the Rebbe distributing Kos Shel Bracha after Yomtov, circa early 1970s.
Children’s Filmmaker Chaim Hershkowitz and his Mitzvah Boulevard crew film the second volume of ‘The Rebbe’s Niggunim’ in a Crown Heights home.
Recently, members of the Chabad community of Coral Springs, FL, dropped off lunch for the officers at the local police station in honor of Police Week. “We are so thankful for the support of a grateful community!” the CSPD wrote on Facebook.
In light of the terror attack in the Brighton neighborhood of Melbourne last night, Rabbi Pinny Super, director of Chabad Young Professionals-Melbourne, in coordination with the local chief of police, visited the site of the attack this morning to offer moral support and give thanks on behalf of the Jewish community to the brave police force and investigators who risk their lives for the communities safety. He brought along warm danishes and goodies for the police to enjoy throughout the day.
Shlomo Fridman, Yossi Lasker and Yehuda Zejger arrived Sunday in Santa Fe, New Mexico, to spend Shavous with local Shliach Rabbi Berel Levertov, his family and the Jewish community.
Courtesy of Lubavitch Archives, we present a photo of the Rebbe carrying his Sefer Torah to the Bimah.
Mark Zuckerberg, the world’s sixth wealthiest person, returned to Harvard Law School to obtain his degree after having dropped out to found Facebook. Seen here wishing him well is his former Campus Rabbi, director of Harvard Chabad Rabbi Tzvi Hirsh Zarchi.
Courtesy of Lubavitch Archives, we present a photo of the Rebbe greeting a Chabad supporter, circa late 1980s.
This masterpiece drawn with the popular children’s toy Etch a Sketch took over 10 hours to make. It was created by Jason Swartz, a member of Chabad of Memphis, TN.
A clown at Sunday’s Great Lag Ba’omer Parade in Crown Heights takes a break from entertaining the children to help an attendee put on Tefilin. This year marks 50 years since the Rebbe initiated the Tefilin campaign at the outset of the Six-Day-War.
Courtesy of Lubavitch Archives, we present a unique photo of the Rebbe encouraging the singing at the Lag Ba’omer Parade of 1984.
Courtesy of Lubavitch Archives, we present this photo of students marching with signs at the Lag Ba’omer Parade of 1980 in Montreal, Canada. Can you identify anyone in the photo?
Rabbi Moshe Kotlarsky, the vice chairman of Merkos, spent this past shabbos in Dnepropetrovsk, Ukraine, after partaking in a Hachnasat Sefer Torah donated by Mr. Leonardo Farkas.
Rabbi Moshe Kotlarsky, Vice-chairman of Merkos L’inyonei Chinuch, met with the Shluchim to Poland during his visit to the country as part of a tour he is currently conducting in various countries throughout Europe to strengthen the Shluchim and their families.
CrownHeights.info and Lubavitch Archives present a unique photo of the Rebbe at the 1957 Lag Ba’omer Parade.
Courtesy of Lubavitch Archives, we present this photo of teachers and their students parading down Kingston Ave. on Lag Ba’omer, 1976. Can you identify anyone in the photo? which stores in the background are still around today?