Vladimir Putin, President of Russia, met with the Chief Rabbi of Russia Berl Lazar on the eve of Rosh Hashana. In what has already become a yearly tradition, he sent special greetings to the Jews of the country.
This week’s edition of MyLife: Chassidus Applied with Rabbi Simon Jacobson, Episode 181, will air tonight, Sunday, here on CrownHeights.info, beginning at 8:00pm. This week Rabbi Jacobson will address the topics: Do I Have to Forgive Someone Who Shows No Remorse? What is Healthy Fear of G-d? Is There Such a Thing as Modern Chabad? Why Don’t We Daven the Way Chassidus Expects of Us?
The Algemeiner unveiled its 4th annual “J100” list of top 100 people “positively influencing Jewish life” on Monday night, at a star-studded gala in New York City. Honorees in attendance included President of the Czech Republic Miloš Zeman, Israeli artist Yaacov Agam and activists Stuart and Robbi Force.
Tzivos Hashem presents this video of a cyber-rally for Jewish children all over the world in honor of Chodesh Elul, led by Rabbi Shimi Weinbaum, part of which was the airing of the 7th episode of ‘A Quest for Oiz.’
The famed photographer Reb Levi Yitzchak Freidin is known for his most amazing footage he took during his visits of Tishrei by the Rebbe. In fact, he would produce a documentary each year containing the highlights of his footage, and have it shown at a grand viewing in Eretz Yisroel. After Freidin’s passing, JEM acquired his highlight footage shown in Israel.
As we get ready to usher in the New Year, JEM presents a playlist of beautiful videos to help prepare for the Yomim Noraim.
Rabbi Yitzchok Minkowicz, director of Chabad Lubavitch of Southwest Florida, delivers his insights on this week’s Parsha – Ha’azinu. This week Rabbi Minkowicz answers the question: How can we live a balanced life? Plus: Bonus video for Rosh Hashana in the extended article.
“Head of the Year” seems like an awkward and cumbersome name for ‘New Year’s Day’ doesn’t it? Rosh Hashanah literally means “head of the year” and the Jewish New Year carries this name for good reasons; reasons can actually make a difference to your life! This video from My Judaism will make it very clear in two minutes flat!
As 5777 comes to a close, JLI counts down the Top 10 biggest Jewish moments of the year.
With many students’ homes still without power, internet and many under boil water restrictions after Hurricane Irma, one would think they’d be inclined to focus on their own problems. Certainly one would give them a pass for doing so and not worrying about others. But that’s not how the Lubavtich Educational Center in Miami works, or how it educates its students.
Hundreds gathered at midnight Motzei Shabbos to recite Selichos at the 17 Rue des Rosiers Synagogue in the Pletzel, Paris’ Jewish Quarter, where the Rebbe prayed during his residence in the city.
This week’s edition of MyLife: Chassidus Applied with Rabbi Simon Jacobson, Episode 180, will air tonight, Sunday, here on CrownHeights.info, beginning at 8:00pm. This week Rabbi Jacobson will address the topics: I’m Burned Out: What Can I Do to Experience an Inspiring Rosh Hashana? How to React to the Gender Identity Crisis? Why Are We Afraid of an Ayin Hora During Pregnancy? Why Are Baalei Teshuva Mistreated?
Starting at 8:00pm, Misaskim is hosting a four-hour live culmination of its 60-hour effort to raise $500,000, featuring Rabbi Yoel Gold, Rabbi Dovid Goldwasser, Yisroel Lamm, Rabbi Eli Mansour, Mordechai Ben David, and the Honorable Simcha Felder.
The High Holidays are an inspirational time of year. It’s a time where we try to be a little better, and maybe think about things we can do to step up our game in various areas of life. Rabbi Pinchas Taylor explains an effective way to make a practical resolution that will actually stick.
Six people died in a Hollywood, Florida, nursing home that had no air conditioning after Hurricane Irma knocked out power.
Two people were injured after a fire broke out on the 14th floor of the landmark Crown Heights high-rise apartment complex known as the Ebbets Field Apartments early Tuesday morning.
JLI presents its unique one-minute video featuring a powerful and relevant message from the weekly Parsha. This week’s video for Rosh Hoshana is titled: Without Words.
Jewish music star Shlomo Simcha sings a new tune to Avinu Malkeinu, titled “Tate Oy Tatenyu,” composed by R’ Pinchas Wolf, a 71-year-old Detroit native. The sing was also made available for free download.
Rabbi Yitzchok Minkowicz, director of Chabad Lubavitch of Southwest Florida, delivers his insights on this week’s Parsha – Nitzavim-Vayelech. This week Rabbi Minkowicz answers the question: How can we be guaranteed great judgement on Rosh Hashana?
Ariel Zilber is a musician, singer, and a composer. He is one of the founding members of the Tammuz band, which is one of the pioneers in Groove and Israeli Rock, and has its name on a long list of hits that in a short amount of time turned into classics in the Israeli population.
On September 11th, 2001, Ari Schonbrun went to his office at Cantor Fitzgerald – the Wall Street firm that occupied the top five floors of Tower One – and he happened to be on the 78th floor changing elevators when the first plane hit. In the midst of the smoke and chaos, Ari found a fellow employee who was terribly burned and who needed his help to walk her down 78 flights of stairs.
This video depicting severe flooding was filmed right outside Chabad of Brickell / Downtown Miami. The flooding is the result of storm surge from Hurricane Irma coinciding with high tide in Biscayne Bay.