The world knows Rabbi Steinsaltz as a towering Torah scholar. The Lubavitch community, however, was also privy to another endearing trait of personality: The straight talking, straight shooting, say-it-as-it-is analyst.
President Trump signed a string of executive orders Saturday to provide emergency economic coronavirus relief to all Americans.
Rabbi Adin Even-Israel (Steinsaltz), the world-famous Talmudist, Kabbalist, educator, community rabbi, philosopher, prolific author—and, above all, devoted Chassid—who was internationally regarded as one of the leading rabbis of this century, and was once hailed by Time magazine as a “once-in-a-millennium scholar,” passed away in Jerusalem on Aug. 7. He was 83 years old.
Rabbi Chaim Dalfin, author and Chasidic historian shares interesting facts, many revealed for the first time. The purpose of his program is to inspire all but especially the youth. Watch another installment here on CrownHeights.info.
Ohel Yosef Yitzchok of New Haven invites all to a Farbrengen in honor of כ’ אב featuring Rabbi Chriqui, who will share with us great insights on this very special day.
A Crown Heights father had their fears realized Friday morning, after a mentally disturbed man grabbed his sons arm while on his way to school, attempting to take him away.
We present the Shalom Zochor list for the week of Shabbos Parshas Eikev:
Since the state is presently hovering at a 1% positive test rate for COVID-19, well below the 5% threshold recommended by the World Health Organization for general reopening and adopted by New York State, schools may reopen with in person classes with strict guidelines.
As preparations are beginning for the new school year and seminars over zoom are being held for the mechanchim and mechanchos, to ensure that it be a successful year, I decided to post a section of a chapter from my upcoming biography on the Rebbe Rashab, where he espouses his views on the criteria of an educator. The threat that the authorities will evict him from Lubavitch because of him being so outspoken didn’t faze him.
The Gedaliah Society has published an important update for the Crown Heights Jewish community. The update deals with out of town Yeshiva students, and for those planning on coming to Crown Heights for Tishrei.
A rare picture of a Lubavitcher printing the Tanya in the city of Beirut, during the Southern Lebanon War was posted by@menachem04 on Twitter. The printing was carried out by instruction of the Lubavitcher Rebbe, in three Lebanese cities that were formerly populated by thriving Jewish communities, and which at the time were under IDF control.
In this weeks letter – which will hopefully bring comfort during these “Seven Weeks of Nechama/Comfort” – the Rebbe’s writes in answer to one who is in search of the truth and asks why it is that Yidden remain loyal to their faith after having endured so much persecution. The Rebbe refers to the Revelation at Sinai in his clear and concise explanation, among other points he makes.
We present a series of unique photos from the life of Rabbi Adin Even Yisroel Shteinzaltz OBM, courtesy of Lubavitch Archives.
US President Donald Trump on Thursday issued an executive order barring any transactions between US companies and the Chinese parent company of TikTok beginning in 45 days.The order essentially forces the parent company, ByteDance, to divest from TikTok, or face a ban from operating in the United States.
With great sorrow we report the passing of Rabbi Adin Even Yisroel Shteinzaltz OBM, a renowned Talmud Chacham and commentator on the Torah. He passed away on Friday, the 17th of Av, 5780.
Courtesy of Lubavitch Archives, we present a weekly photo of the Rebbe as he waves to young children as he goes to daven.
Shots were reported having been fired in Crown Heights at approximately 9:45pm Thursday evening near the corner of Schenectady Ave and Union Street. No injuries were reported.