This week’s edition of MyLife: Chassidus Applied with Rabbi Simon Jacobson, Episode 179, will air tonight, Sunday, here on CrownHeights.info, beginning at 8:00pm. This week Rabbi Jacobson will address the topics: What Are We to Make of All the Recent Natural Disasters? How Do You Explain Foul Language Use by Prominent Chassidim? What Should Be Our Attitude to Reading Non-Jewish Books? What Approach Should We Take Regarding Our Children Watching Videos?
Judaism celebrates life. Joy. Family. But what happens when tragedy strikes? Misaskim answers the cry.
After much work, JEM has announced the release of the fully restored video of the Farbrengen of Erev Rosh Hashanah, 5741 (1980).
What is the soul? Consider your reflection in the mirror. The current image of yourself is different than your fifteen-year-old self. Which one is the REAL you? You also feel and think very differently at the moment than you did when you were fifteen or five, and will likewise feel and think differently when you are eighty or ninety. So the human being is perpetually changing—physically, emotionally, intellectually—which begs the question, “Where is the real you?” Rabbi Pinchas Taylor gives a clear and logical way of explaining the soul.
Chai Elul marks the birthday of the two “Great Luminaries” of the Chassidic Movement: the Baal Shem Tov and the Alter Rebbe. Courtesy of JEM, we present a beautiful playlist of videos connected to this day.
Chabad-Lubavitch centers from the Caribbean to the Carolinas are urgently helping Jewish communities prepare for Hurricane Irma, the most powerful hurricane ever recorded over the Atlantic Ocean. Update Miami Lubavitch Educational Center closes.
Take a closer look. This image carries an important message for educators and parents beginning a new school year. Bnos Chomesh presented this image to a group of generous donors who recently joined the school’s administration for an evening of thanks in their newly purchased building.
JLI presents its unique one-minute video featuring a powerful and relevant message from the weekly Parsha. This week’s video for Parshas Ki Savo is titled: A Home for Everyone.
Rabbi Yitzchok Minkowicz, director of Chabad Lubavitch of Southwest Florida, delivers his insights on this week’s Parsha – Ki Tavo. This week Rabbi Minkowicz answers the question: When can one experience real Joy?
This week’s edition of MyLife: Chassidus Applied with Rabbi Simon Jacobson, Episode 178, will air tonight, Sunday, here on CrownHeights.info, beginning at 8:00pm. This week Rabbi Jacobson will address the topics: How Do We Apply Chai Elul to Our Lives? 120th anniversary of Tomchei Temimim; Why is Life So Challenging? Are Prayers from a Non-Jewish Origin Legitimate? Are Marijuana and Chassidus Compatible? What is the Difference between the Father’s and the Mother’s Contribution to the Soul of their Child?
On a cool Sunday morning, dozens of people came together in Milwaukee to raise money for the Friendship Circle, an organization that works to improve the lives of those with special needs.
JLI presents its unique one-minute video featuring a powerful and relevant message from the weekly Parsha. This week’s video for Parshas Ki Teitzei is titled: Unbeatable.
Writing in Tablet, Rabbi Yitzchok Schmukler, who directs Chabad of the Bay Area in League City together with his wife, Malky, chronicles his thoughts, feelings and actions as Hurricane Harvey bore down on his family, home, and community.
A vintage video of the famed Chazan Rabbi Zalman Bronstein, OBM, one of the founding settlers of Kfar Chabad, was recently uploaded to Youtube, in which he sings the age-old Chabad Niggun ‘Avinu Malkeinu’ in a slightly different Nusach than what is familiar to most Lubavitcher Chassidim today.
Rabbi Yitzchok Minkowicz, director of Chabad Lubavitch of Southwest Florida, delivers his insights on this week’s Parsha – Ki Teitzei. This week Rabbi Minkowicz answers the question: Why did our Neshamas (souls) come into this world?
The Karate Kid is one of the most iconic film trilogies of all time, starring Martin Kove as evil karate master John Kreese. Rabbi Pinchas Taylor, a shliach in south Florida, recently caught up with Martin Kove and spoke with him about his Jewish heritage on his show “Taylor Talks.”
A sudden sinkhole in a Williamsburg street swallowed a man’s foot, trapping it there until it was extricated by the Fire Department.
Brazilian Jewish singer Micha Gamerman is back with his forth animated music video. He released the first this past Purim with a Purim Medley and continued with the Pesach Medley and then the Shavous Medley. Together each music video has over, 86,360 views on Youtube alone.
Why do traditional synagogues have separate seating for men and women? Enjoy a quick look into the history of the Mechitza in this lecture delivered by Professor Jonathan Sarna at JLI’s National Jewish Retreat.
Homes, cars and streets throughout Houston are under water as torrential rains from Hurricane Harvey—now downgraded from a Category 4 hurricane to a tropical storm—continue to drench the city and cause catastrophic flooding throughout the region. At least five people have died as a result.
This week’s edition of MyLife: Chassidus Applied with Rabbi Simon Jacobson, Episode 177, will air tonight, Sunday, here on CrownHeights.info, beginning at 8:00pm. This week Rabbi Jacobson will address the topics: How To Trust My Husband After He Has Fallen? Chassidic Anger Management; What is the Rebbe’s Message for Children Beginning a New School Season? Should Spouses be Learning Together?
Rabbi Yitzchak Kogan, a former refusenik and leading figure in the Soviet Jewish underground, now serves as the director of the Bronnaya Synagogue in Moscow. In this week’s Living Torah from JEM, he offers background to this rare footage that was smuggled to the Rebbe from behind the Iron Curtain.