Eli (ben Tzvi) Seewald (Crown Heights) and Batya (bas Moshe) Preger (Crown Heights)
Being that the younger grades of Bais Rivkah are currently undergoing a teachers’ strike, the students of Bais Rivkah’s older grades brought their little sisters with them to school today, giving their mothers a much-needed break to prepare for Shabbos.
As a youngster, when the Maharash would finish his schoolwork before his classmates, he would sometimes take apart the inside of his watch and then put it back together again. These minute pieces are typically only grasped with the assistance of special tools, but the Maharash would manipulate them expertly with his fingers.
Can you eat muffins, cheesecakes, or join your friends in a restaurant and still lose weight? According to nutritionist Tanya Rosen, “Yes.”
Rabbi Moshe Kotlarsky, Vice-chairman of Merkos L’inyonei Chinuch, met with the Shluchim to Poland during his visit to the country as part of a tour he is currently conducting in various countries throughout Europe to strengthen the Shluchim and their families.
Today, 2 Iyar, marks the birthday of the fourth Rebbe of Chabad, Rabbi Shmuel of Lubavitch, known as the Rebbe Maharash.
This Shabbos at the Besht, renowned author and lecturer Rabbi Manis Friedman will lead a discussion on the topic: The false virtue of skepticism.
JLI presents its unique one-minute video featuring a powerful and relevant message from the weekly Parsha. This week’s video for Parshas Tazria-Metzora is titled: The Inadequate Candidate.
CrownHeights.info and Lubavitch Archives present a unique photo of the Rebbe at the 1957 Lag Ba’omer Parade.
This week the world marked Holocaust Remembrance Day. In honor of the occasion, we present a letter from the Rebbe addressing the common question: why the Holocaust? The letter, written originally in English, is from the archives of the Rebbe’s personal trusted secretary, Rabbi Nissan Mindel.
It’s been 31 years that Blair Jonas, a furniture wholesaler from Minneapolis, has been attending the semi-annual International Home Furnishings Market in High Point, N.C., a city that has been called the “Furniture Capital of the World.”
How one determined Chabad rabbi made the world-famous Gino’s deep dish kosher for Chicago’s Jews.
President Donald Trump is likely to use his upcoming trip to Israel to announce the relocation of the US Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, a senior Republican official said Thursday.
Dovber and Zisi (nee Kessler) Lewis (Crown Heights)
Jewish students at Arizona State University finally have a kosher meat restaurant on the Tempe campus they can enjoy.
The Algemeiner reports that investing in companies targeted by the anti-Israel BDS (Boycott, Divest, Sanction) movement would have been a sound strategy over the past year, with such companies having far outperformed the overall stock market.
Writing for The Forward, Lubavitcher attorney and activist Eli Federman accuses European countries that ban Kosher and Halal ritual slaughter of hypocrisy, and points to antisemitism and Islamophobia – not animal welfare – as their primary motivation.
No one is ever really lost to Judaism. That’s the message of an astonishing Pesach seder that was held this year in the heart of an Arab village whose “planning” began 17 years ago.
Rabbi Zev Litenatsky is an accomplished educator who served as a principal of several schools in Los Angeles between 1960 and 2007. He was interviewed by JEM’s My Encounter with the Rebbe project in Los Angeles in September of 2011.
“Where every Jew is family!” is exactly the kind of slogan one would expect to find in Munster, a bedroom community 30 miles southeast of downtown Chicago, just across the Indiana border. With a population of about 23,000, less than 10 percent of which is Jewish, Munster offers what residents call the best of both worlds: a lower cost of living and the slower pace of small-town life with convenient proximity to the Windy City and its wide array of offerings.
Courtesy of Lubavitch Archives, we present this photo of teachers and their students parading down Kingston Ave. on Lag Ba’omer, 1976. Can you identify anyone in the photo? which stores in the background are still around today?
In less than two weeks, JLI affiliates around the world will launch Survival of a Nation, a new six-week course that investigates the momentous—indeed historic—implications of the events that led up to the Six Day War, the war itself, and its aftermath.