With great sadness we report the passing of Mrs. Guta Shapiro OBM, mother of Mashpia Rabbi Nachman Shapiro. She passed away on the 2nd of Nissan 5780.
Color Red sirens were sounded on Friday evening in Sderot, the Gaza envelope and the Shaar Hanegev region. The IDF Spokesperson’s Unit said one rocket was identified as having been fired from Gaza towards Israeli territory.
With great sadness we report the passing of Rabbi Menachem Mordechai Nissim OBM, a Crown Heights resident who passed away after contracting the COVID-19 virus. He passed away on the 2nd of Nissan, 5780.
In the latest job targeted by New York State to limit the spread of the COVID-19 virus, Governor Andrew Cuomo has halted all nonessential construction.
In light of recent events in the Crown Heights Jewish community, CrownHeights.info presents a daily list of names for Tehillim.
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Due to the current unfortunate situation, Chabad seminaries around the world have signed a joint letter as a show of Achdus during these difficult times. The letter, signed by ten principals, notified of their plans to delay the acceptance process for their seminary programs.
As today, (Friday), Beis Nissan is the centennial (100) year of the histalkus of the Rebbe Rashab, as well as the day the Frierdiker Rebbe became Rebbe, I am posting the chapter on his histalkus from my upcoming biography on the Rebbe Rashab. Presently, it is over 580 pages (and will be bezras Hashem approximately 625 pages).
In honor of the 100th Yartzeit of the Rebbe Rashab, we present a clip by Rabbi Chaim Dalfin, as he shares some history and three accomplishments of the Rebbe Rashab.
Yeshaya and Chaya (nee Dalfin) Katz
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has tested positive for coronavirus. He has mild symptoms and will self-isolate in Downing Street. On Friday afternoon, Johnson tweeted: “Over the last 24 hours I have developed mild symptoms and tested positive for coronavirus.”
Courtesy of Lubavitch Archives, we present a weekly photo of the Rebbe.
An twelfth update of guidelines for the Crown Heights Jewish community has been published with new recommendations as well as reminders for measures that will keep Crown Heights safe.
LIVE AT 8:00PM: The Yeshiva Gedolah of Greater Miami is inviting you to participate in a virtual Farbrengen in honor of Beis Nissan with their illustrious Rosh Yeshiva Harav Y. L. Schapiro tonight at 8:00.
With the start of Chumash Vayikra – Toras Kohanim — we share a letter of the Rebbe in which he addresses the seeming contradiction between the “democratic orientation of Judaism ” with the idea of hereditary classes, yichus, such as Kohanim.
LIVE AT 7:00PM: As the 100th Yartzeit of the Rebbe Rashab Beis Nissan approaches and in this period when people are at home practicing social isolation due to Corona-virus, Vaad HaTmimim has put together a Kinus in honor of this occasion and in preparation for Yud Alef Nissan, the Rebbe’s 118th birthday.
Rabbi Yitzchok Raitport, a well known Rav and Rosh Kollel in Boro Park, has announced his intentions to commission a new Sefer Torah for the whole of Klal Yisroel.
Come out with your family, and cheer up the choson and kallah, Berel Lavner and Rivkie Levinson with your signs, instruments, dancing, clapping and cheering.
CBDChabad Sydney is in a unique position to organize and distribute supplies and since the beginning of the week, providing basic care packages that are compromised of food and hygiene products to assist those who are in isolation.
Rabbi Nissan Dovid Dubov of Chabad Wimbledon has produced a Seder Made Simple tutorial video which is a guide on how to make a simple Seder even if alone while quarantine. With millions of Jews in isolation throughout the world, many will be making their own seder for the very first time.
Beis Medrash L’Shluchim, will be hosting an online farbrengen in honor of Beis Nissan – 100 years that will be open for all anash. The farbrengen will iy”h be led by Rabbi Sholom Avtzon, an author who is currently working on a book about the life of the Rebbe Rashab.
In honor of the Rebbe Rashab’s 100th Yom Hilula, Beis Nissan 5780, we share with you a creative retelling of the famous story of his, ‘What is A Chasid? A Lamplighter…’ This famous lamplighter tale is presented with the Rebbe’s deep lessons on it, retold in rhyme by Rabbi Bentzion Elisha.