Elder and younger Chassidim farbreng together in 770, circa mid 1970s. Can you identify anyone in the photo?
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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.
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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.
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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.
Photographer and author Bentzion Elisha captured this photo somewhere in Crown Heights of an unusual sight that caught his eye. Can you come up with a good caption for it?
Photographer’s note: This “Mezuzah” was not installed on an area that requires one.
Baltimore Shliach and Police Chaplain Rabbi Chesky Tenenbaum, director of Jewish Uniformed Service Association of Maryland-Chabad, along with his son Mendel, led a Menorah Lightning ceremony at Baltimore Police Department Headquarters with Police Commissioner Kevin Davis and members of Police and Baltimore City Fire Department.
CrownHeights.info and Lubavitch Archives present a photo of the Rebbe saying a Sicha during Chanukah.
The Lubavitcher Yeshiva of London, with the help of Reb Avrohom Weisz and Mr. Stephen Lever, erected two massive billboards alongside one of the busiest roads in northwest London wishing passers-by a Happy Chanukah, and reminding them that “a little bit of light dispels a lot of darkness.”
Mont Saint-Michel, a UNESCO world heritage site and popular tourist attraction in northern France, was lit up by the light of Chanukah for the first time this year, organized by Shliach to nearby Caen, Rabbi Motty Levin.
CrownHeights.info and Lubavitch Archives present a unique photo of the Rebbe reading the Haftora in 770.
CrownHeights.info and Lubavitch Archives present a unique photo of the Rebbe encouraging the singing between talks at a Farbrengen, circa mid-1970s.
Two billboards, one on Rt. 59 and the other alongside Rt. 306 in Monsey, NY, announce the Yud Tes Kislev Farbrengen / Melave Malka hosted by the local chapter of Heichal Menachem, under the leadership of Rabbi Dovid Oberlander.
Once a prominent staple of Crown Heights takeout, Ess N’ Bench has returned to Kingston Avenue after a 25 year hiatus – at the other end of the block from the storefront it once occupied, which was torn down for the building of the Jewish Children’s Museum. Workers were spotted today putting up the legendary eatery’s retro sign above its new home.
A fabrengen for women and girls was held last night at the home of the Rebbe and Rebbetzin, in honor of their 88th wedding anniversary.