University of Illinois police are searching for two people who were allegedly involved in removing a branch of a large menorah on campus over the weekend, the fourth time the menorah has been damaged since 2015.
References to ghosts date back to ancient world, but belief in ghosts is still very prevalent today. A recent Gallup poll says that 3 out of 4 Americans believe in some kind of paranormal activity. What are ghosts? Is there any scientific basis for them? Does Jewish tradition make any reference to them? Rabbi Pinchas Taylor, a shliach in south Florida, gives an overview while exploring a supposedly “haunted house” in Ft. Lauderdale.
Rabbi Yitzchok Minkowicz, director of Chabad Lubavitch of Southwest Florida, delivers his insights on this week’s Parsha — Vayeira. This week Rabbi Minkowicz answers the question: How high can we reach?
Torah Cafe is proud to introduce a new video series, featuring moments from JLI’s annual National Jewish Retreat. This week’s video is from a lecture by Rabbi Manis Friedman, titled: How the Universe Began.
Due to many requests, renowned and veteran educator Mrs. Dena Gorkin, principal of Bnos Chomesh Academy, has launched a new video series on topics and insights in Chinuch, which will be released over the coming seven weeks. The first installment of the series is titled: Healthy, Happy, Frum.
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.
JLI presents its unique two-minute video featuring a powerful and relevant message from a timely tale. This week’s video for Parshas Vayeira is titled: The Rabbi Who Was Late.
This week’s edition of MyLife: Chassidus Applied with Rabbi Simon Jacobson, Episode 186, will air tonight, Sunday, here on CrownHeights.info, beginning at 8:00pm. This week Rabbi Jacobson will address the topics: Is It Appropriate to Paint the Rebbe’s Image on Walls? How Can There Be “Terrorism” in Chabad? Can You Give an Example of a Mistake You’ve Made and How You Corrected It and Turned It into a Blessing? What Are Angels and How Do We Know Their Names? Would the Rebbe Be Happy with the Recent Crown Heights “Food Crawl”?
A Chabad Jewish center in southern Brooklyn that was battered by Superstorm Sandy five years ago has finally been restored.
This powerful video clip is an excerpt from the Sicha in this week’s Living Torah from JEM. In the talk, the Rebbe speaks of the tremendous pain of not being blessed with children. We should learn from our forefather Avraham and the prophetess Chana about how one ought to pray for the merit of raising future generations.
On a recent segment of the Fox 5 TV channel, the anchors discussed at length a problem that is often taboo – the opioid crisis affecting New York’s Orthodox-Jewish community.
The conclusion of the 37th cycle of the daily study of Rambam was celebrated in Buenos Aires, Monday, the 5th of Tishrei – 25th of September.
Rabbi Yitzchok Raitport dedicated the main Sha’ar of the Beis Medrash Oholei Torah in memory of his brother, Reb Eliyahu Raitport, a”h, a devoted chossid and a great talmid chochom. Rabbi & Mrs. Raitport, are loyal freinds and a staunch supporters of Oholei Torah for many years.
Rabbi Yitzchok Minkowicz, director of Chabad Lubavitch of Southwest Florida, delivers his insights on this week’s Parsha — Lech Lecha. This week Rabbi Minkowicz answers the question: What is a Jew?
LIVE: Taking place now is a prayer gathering for the merit of Yehoshua Rephael Halevi ben Yocheved, a 31-year-old father of 2 from Crown Heights, for a speedy recovery.
Do you, too, always forget to call your bubbe? Do you find yourself ridden with intense guilt when your bubbe calls you instead, stating in the flat tone reserved for the passive-aggressiveness only good, Jewish grandmothers can muster that she was awaiting news from you to no avail? A new app promises to absolve you of the shame and help keep grandma on your mind.
JLI presents its unique two-minute video featuring a powerful and relevant message from a timely tale. This week’s video for Parshas Lech Lecha is titled: Counting the Stars.
The remarkable footage of all the wonderful moments experienced by campers and staff alike this past summer at Gan Yisroel in Upstate New York by videographer Motty Reizes were craftily edited into an entertaining and fun camp video that is now available for order.
On Thursday, 19 October, 2017, the first Torah ever to be completed in Australia’s Parliament House had its last letters inscribed before a full house of 150 distinguished guests in the main committee room in what was a landmark occurrence for the Jewish community in Australia.
This week’s edition of MyLife: Chassidus Applied with Rabbi Simon Jacobson, Episode 185, will air tonight, Sunday, here on CrownHeights.info, beginning at 8:00pm. This week Rabbi Jacobson will address the topics: Why Is It Not Enough to Be a Good Jew At Heart? I Feel So Lonely. What Can I Do About It? How Low Has Our Generation Fallen? What Can We Learn from Hashem’s Change in Perspective? Chabad Variations from The Mainstream: The Third Shabbos Meal.
In this week’s Living Torah program from JEM, viewers are treated to a beautiful and heartwarming montage of videos showing the Rebbe’s care and concern while interacting with young children.
No matter who we are or what we do we have the ability to make a positive difference in the life of another. In his latest video, Meir Kay teams up with Dr. Daniel S. Rubinshtein, RichTheBarber and the kosher restaurant Bison and Bourbon. They set up shop in the heart of New York City and help out as many people as they can.