Rabbi Chaim Mentz of Chabad of Bel Air, CA, joined a local Fox News panel to discuss the events in Charlottesville, the fallout and what many see as the rise of hate groups and anti-Semitism.
On Monday, August 21, a solar eclipse will be visible over North America. What’s the Jewish take? JEM presents a newly-published video of the Rebbe discussing this very topic.
“I had the privilege to experience one of the most meaningful and inspirational flights from New York To Israel,” says Crown Heights filmmaker Meir Kalmanson. “There are moments in our lives that when we look back at them we say ‘that was when my life changed forever.'”
This week’s edition of MyLife: Chassidus Applied with Rabbi Simon Jacobson, Episode 176, will air tonight, Sunday, here on CrownHeights.info, beginning at 8:00pm. This week Rabbi Jacobson will address the topics: How to Explain Death to Children; My Son-in-Law Doesn’t Daven; Learning Zohar; Reinstating the Observance of Tu B’Av and the Dancing Maidens; What Does it Mean that Moshiach has to Come ‘Below 10 Tefachim’?
When it comes to condemning neo-Nazis, the KKK and other far-right groups, there is “no room for equivalency,” the editor-in-chief of The Algemeiner, Dovid Efune, said during an i24 News interview on Wednesday amid the ongoing controversy surrounding President Donald Trump’s response to last weekend’s violence in Charlottesville, Virginia.
Camp videographer Motty Reizes captured the sixth week of excitement, inspiration and fun at Camp Gan Yisroel-New York.
JLI presents its unique one-minute video featuring a powerful and relevant message from the weekly Parsha. This week’s video for Parshas Re’eh is titled: Your True Worth.
Holocaust Museum of Montana, a recently formed nonprofit by Shluchim to Bozeman Rabbi Chaim and Chavie Bruk, announced its plan to build an educational facility on 5 acres of land in the city.
No two people have the same fingerprints, and no two people have the same life mission. Finding your path in life can be a challenge. While it’s clear that humanity has a purpose, sometimes figuring out our unique purpose can seem daunting. In earlier generations, one might consult the local prophet to look over his soul and give direction. Being that this isn’t an option today, how do we go about figuring out the what our unique purpose is? Rabbi Pinchas Taylor lays out 5 tips which the sages discuss in order to help make that determination.
A record number of 1,200+ participants concluded five days of immersive Jewish learning at the National Jewish Retreat this past Sunday. More than 150 workshops, lectures, and interactive learning programs were led by leading Jewish scholars from around the world.
In an age where weddings have become laden with costly extras, an all new video starring Israeli icon Gad Elbaz puts the spotlight back on the pure, unadulterated joy that is at the essence of every marital celebration.
Living Chassidus, a home away from home for women in Crown Heights, began at a Farbrengen in 2012. Mashpia Mrs. Michal Weiss realized that many single women felt lonely and lost in Crown Heights. In search for meaning and purpose, these women were turning to secular self-help books for answers, when the true answers lie in Chassidus.
Rabbi Yitzchok Minkowicz, director of Chabad Lubavitch of Southwest Florida, delivers his insights on this week’s Parsha – Re’eh. This week Rabbi Minkowicz answers the question: How can we Kosher our Animal Soul?
A dispute over a parking place in the Bergen Beach section of Brooklyn went horribly wrong last night, ending in the death of a 23 year old member of the Sephardic Jewish community.
Update: Arrest made.
This week’s edition of MyLife: Chassidus Applied with Rabbi Simon Jacobson, Episode 175, will air tonight, Sunday, here on CrownHeights.info, beginning at 8:00pm. This week Rabbi Jacobson will address the topics: How Should We Prepare for the Approaching Month of Elul? What Can We Do When Conflicts Between Communities and Rabbis Arise? How Much Should Jews Integrate with the World at Large? If the Rebbe is the Nasi Hador, Why Doesn’t the Larger Jewish World Recognize That?
Stuck in a massive traffic jam in New York City’s FDR drive, a Lubavitcher noticed a man standing atop a U-Haul truck and speaking to another in Hebrew. He seized the moment and put on Tefillin with him in a very public display of Jewish pride – and the video went viral too.
Tonight, 20 Av, marks the Yahrzeit of Rabbi Levi Yitzchak Schneerson, the Rebbe’s father. The Rebbe often spoke about his father’s self sacrifice on behalf of Yiddishkeit, marking the Yahrzeit each year with a special Farbrengen in his honor.
JLI presents its unique one-minute video featuring a powerful and relevant message from the weekly Parsha. This week’s video for Parshas Ekev is titled: What’s Wrong with the Status-Quo?
Two hundred people danced through the Cairns, Australia suburb of Kewarra Beach this Sunday accompanied by a live band, a passel of photographers, and a ritual canopy. The center of all that attention? A brand-new Torah scroll.
Chof Ov, which is this coming Shabbos, is the Rebbe’s father’s Yortzait. The Rebbe expressed a personal request that on this day we reflect on his father and his Torah. Rabbi Levi Yitzchok Garelik shares this video of personal accounts he had regarding the Rebbe’s parents and a glimpse into Reb Levi Yitzchok’s Torah.
A broad base of Orthodox groups, city officials and others have filed briefs in support of Chabad of East Boca Raton, whose efforts to build a permanent facility have met legal opposition from locals and secularist legal advocates, as their case heads to a federal appeals court.