This Shabbos at the Besht: Rav Sholom Shuchat serves as Dayan on the prestigious Beth Din of the Union of Orthodox Rabbis of the USA and Canada. He will be giving an overview of the Halachos of Sukkos.
Being that Thursday was Vov Tishrei, the yahrzeit of the Rebbe’s mother, Rebbetzin Chana, I am posting some anecdotes I have heard over the years in farbrengens or from those who personally noticed it.
Author and historian, Rabbi Chaim Dalfin, gave a moving tribute to Rabbi Aryeh Lasky, who passed away Wednesday night, the 6th of Tishrei, 5781.
Ask The Rav, a Chabad website for asking Halachic questions to a Rav, has published a list of commonly asked questions regarding Yom Kippur, along with the answers.
This brings a whole new meaning to the phrase “cashing out” on an insurance policy. A group of firefighters battling a blaze in the Flatlands area of Brooklyn found that it was raining money, almost $1 Million’s worth, after they cut through a ceiling to get to a fire.
Four people were wounded, two of them seriously, in a stabbing attack in the 11th arrondissement of Paris Friday. Initial reports claim the perpetrator yelled “Allahu akbar” during the attack.
Courtesy of Lubavitch Archives, we present a weekly photo of the Rebbe doing kisui hadam during Kaparos.
The Gedaliah Society has posted an urgent update for the Crown Heights Jewish community regarding the continued spike in COVID-19 cases.
A thief whose “MO” is to break the rear window of a vehicle to pick through what is in the trunk may have struck again last night, targeting at least two vehicles on Carroll Street.
The eleventh installment in the Likkut Maanos Kodesh series has been released. The Likkut covers the year 5742, and which includes 261 Maanos or answers from the Rebbe. Many of the maanos are printed here for the first time.
As we prepare for Yom Kippur and are fulfilling the custom of kapporos, in light of the protests by “animal-rights” advocates these past years, we present a letter in which the Rebbe explains the function of shechitah and its Chasidic dimension.
Rabbi Avraham Lider, a tireless activist who dedicated his life to helping others with medical emergencies and other needs, passed away suddenly on Sept. 18, the first night of Rosh Hashanah, 5781, from a heart attack. He was 61 years old.
Avner Ouaki (Paris, France) to Elona Haouzi (Paris, France)
In honor of the Yartzeit of the Rebbe’s mother Rebbetzin Chana, Vaad Hatmimim will be holding a live Farbrengen taking place tonight from around the world. The Farbrengen will be streaming live at 9:30 this evening by Chabad.org.
With the recent concerning spike in the number of COVID-19 cases found in the Jewish communities of New York City, Central Hatzalah has published an advisory to the Jewish community.
The Mayor of Paris, Ms. Anne Hidalgo, sent an official letter of congratulations on the new year to the Jewish community through the head Shliach of Paris, Rabbi Menachem Mendel Azimav.
It has become an annual tradition of artist Yitzchak Moully to create a new Shofar painting Erev Rosh Hashanah after mid day. This year, while mentally prepared to paint this important piece, he wasn’t able to get to it before Rosh Hashanah due to other obligations. So yesterday, he completed “Shofar 5781,” a 4ft x 6ft acrylic painting on canvas.