Myron Sugerman will hold you spellbound as he tells the history of the Jewish Mob and their remarkable contributions to the betterment of the jewish people. They fought the American Nazi party in the 30s and supplied arms, cash, and illegal weapons to both the Hagana and Irgun in the struggle for Israel’s independence.
This week’s edition of MyLife: Chassidus Applied with Rabbi Simon Jacobson, Episode 190, will air tonight, Sunday, here on CrownHeights.info, beginning at 8:00pm. This week Rabbi Jacobson will address the topics: What Can We Learn from the 190th Anniversary of the Mittelere Rebbe’s Histalkus? What Is the Rebbe’s Opinion About Ultrasound? Should I Have a Relationship with My Non-Jewish Children from the Past? How to Retain Bitachon After Financial Loss? Unfulfilled Shlucha: Should I Go to School?
The owner asked the worker, “Did you mix a kav of chumtin – soil that has high concentration of salt content, which will help preserve the wheat from infestation?” The worker replied, No, I wasn’t instructed to.
JLI presents its unique two-minute video featuring a powerful and relevant message from a timely tale. This week’s video for Parshas Vayeitzei is titled: Self-Love.
On this day in 1979, the Rebbe went to visit the pop-up gallery in Crown Heights of the famed artist, Boruch Nachshon of Chevron, Israel.
Courtesy of Lubavitch Archives, we present a unique photo of the Rebbe encouraging the singing after thanking the organizers of the publishing of the English Tanya, 1975.
Thanksgiving celebrations are a time-honored tradition in American life. But beyond lavish feasts and a day off from work, Thanksgiving captures one of the core values of America and the foundation for a great country.
Mr. Zemach Mendelow, an attorney at law, practices and teaches mediation in Johannesburg, South Africa, where he was interviewed by JEM’s My Encounter with the Rebbe project in August of 2014.
In the wake of Spanish expulsion came a proposal to reinstate the Sanhedrin, in an effort to herald the messianic era. The idea catapulted the Jewish world into a frenzy: some with jubilation, others with uproar and outrage. Can we force the Divine hand to hasten the redemption? Should we? And what about recent attempts at renewing the Sanhedrin?
Do you have questions about Judaism that you were never able to ask? This lecture by Rabbi Simon Jacobson, the latest edition of Torah Cafe’s “Retreat Moments” series, will tackle all those things you’ve always wanted to know about but were afraid to ask.
Rabbi Yitzchok Minkowicz, director of Chabad Lubavitch of Southwest Florida, delivers his insights on this week’s Parsha — Vayeitzei. This week Rabbi Minkowicz answers the question: What are healthy boundaries?
Over the past week, JEM has put out a beautiful WhatsApp video series on the story of Rosh Chodesh Kislev, which can be viewed in the extended article.
This week’s edition of MyLife: Chassidus Applied with Rabbi Simon Jacobson, Episode 189, will air tonight, Sunday, here on CrownHeights.info, beginning at 8:00pm. This week Rabbi Jacobson will address the topics: What Can We Learn from the 40th Anniversary of Rosh Chodesh Kislev? Lessons from the Kinnus HaShluchim; Was the Maharal’s Golem a Myth? What Message Does Thanksgiving Have for Us? What Is the Line Between Healthy Pride and Arrogance? Do We Always Have to Forgive?
When King Antiyuchis ruled over Eretz Yisroel and (amongst his other evil actions) declared it illegal to read publically the weekly Torah Parsha, in order to remind the populace of what the parsha was speaking about, the sages instituted that we say passages of the prophets that discuss a similar theme to what we would have been reading in the Torah.
A beautiful Kovetz was prepared by the Vaad Hatmimim in honor of the 40th Anniversary of Rosh Chodesh Kislev, featuring the full story of the Rebbe’s illness and miraculous recovery, interviews with Chasidim sharing their memories from then, interviews with the Rebbe’s doctors and more.
Courtesy of Lubavitch Archives, we present a pair of photos of the Rebbe encouraging the signing of orphaned children.
For the past fifteen years, Mrs. Sarah Karmely has served as the director of Sha’arei Tovah Talmud Torah. She is co-editor of Shalom Magazine, a bi-lingual outreach publication, and the author of Words to Hear with Your Heart. She was interviewed by JEM’s My Encounter with the Rebbe project in June of 2012.
Rabbi Yitzchok Minkowicz, director of Chabad Lubavitch of Southwest Florida, delivers his insights on this week’s Parsha — Toldos. This week Rabbi Minkowicz answers the question: How Far Must You Go to Help Someone?
Rabbi Israel Meir Lau, one of the youngest survivors of Buchenwald, was just eight years old when he was liberated in 1945. Descended from a 1,000-year unbroken chain of rabbis, he grew up to become Chief Rabbi of Israel, and like many of the great rabbis, Rabbi Lau is a master storyteller.
JLI presents its unique two-minute video featuring a powerful and relevant message from a timely tale. This week’s video for Parshas Toldos is titled: Insincere Charity.
This week’s edition of MyLife: Chassidus Applied with Rabbi Simon Jacobson, Episode 188, will air tonight, Sunday, here on CrownHeights.info, beginning at 8:00pm. This week Rabbi Jacobson will address the topics: What to Do When There Are No Answers; When Tragedy Strikes Despite All Our Prayers? Do Ten Jewish Women Have Minyan Power? What Lessons Can We Learn from the 40 Years Since 5738? What Is the Role of Merkos? What Should I Tell My Kids Who Want a Puppy?
A drama-filled, new course from JLI, Great Debates in Jewish History, offers a glimpse into six pivotal disputes that engulfed the Jewish people at different periods and have a lasting impact today. Lesson Three: Maimonides: Life and Legacy explores the remarkable life and legacy of Moses Maimonides (1135-1204).