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.
Over 5,000 Shluchim and their guests will convene at APA Logistics, a massive warehouse in Bayonne, New Jersey, for the Grand Gala Banquet that will conclude the annual International Conference of Chabad Emissaries. CrownHeights.info will be carrying a live streamed video of the event, which will begin at 5:45pm.
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?
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?
A Montreal theater company is debuting a play to explore the incredible life of Faige Jacobson, Crown Heights’ ‘Queen of Chessed.’ Her son, Rabbi Asher Jacobson, appeared for an interview on a local TV channel to give a glimpse into the extraordinary lengths of his mother’s acts of kindness to strangers in need.
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.
Shocking and disturbing video footage shows an NYPD Traffic Agent ticketing a school bus for standing in a “no parking zone” in front of a school, all while actively loading children onto the bus.
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).
Tzivos Hashem presents this video of a cyber-rally for Jewish children all over the world that took place today in honor of Chof Cheshvan, led by Rabbi Shimi Weinbaum, part of which was the airing of the 8th episode of ‘A Quest for Oiz.’
At around noon in Crown Heights today, a Jewish man was walking near the corner of Eastern Parkway and Albany Avenue, when an unidentified man walked over to him, spit on him, and shouted “all you Jews must die.”
Menachem Polonsky, brother of Shua Polonsky, a 31-year old father of 2 who is fighting for his life after contracting a sudden and rare disease, speaks a few heartfelt words about what his brother means to him and all who know and love him, before leading a prayer for his recovery.
Today, 20 Cheshvan, marks the birthday of the fifth Rebbe of Chabad, the Rebbe Rashab. From the very beginnings of the Chassidic Movement, select students of the Baal Shem Tov and the Maggid were entrusted with the task to “disseminate the wellsprings of Chassidism to the outside.”
G-d’s not a certain gender. In fact, G-d’s not limited or defined accurately with any terms. So why is G-d so often described as a “He?” What does that symbolize? Rabbi Pinchas Taylor clarifies one of the reasons why this borrowed term is often used.
A dramatic scene was caught on camera at a wedding hall in northern Israel, when the drummer playing at the event suddenly started choking on a piece of steak.
Rabbi Yitzchok Minkowicz, director of Chabad Lubavitch of Southwest Florida, delivers his insights on this week’s Parsha — Chayei Sarah. This week Rabbi Minkowicz answers the question: What is a balanced life?
Two University of Illinois students were issued notices to appear in court Monday on felony charges in connection with the fourth incidence of vandalism to the menorah outside the Chabad Center for Jewish Life over the past two years.
As a Jewish screenwriter, David Weiss has gotten some of his best ideas from the Torah. Watch and learn how the Jewish thought that makes his work shine, can help your life soar.
On Thursday evening, two emergency response dispatchers from United Hatzalah in Israel went on their shift break and took time out to pray in the break-room. Both responders prayed their evening prayers, but they were of two different religions.