Mendel (ben Dovid) Kugel (Crown Heights) and Hinda Rapoport (Crown Heights)
Israeli Basketball star Omri Casspi paid a visit to the Lubavitcher Rebbe’s gravesite in Queens today, accompanied by Shluchim Rabbi Adi Elfant of Tel Aviv and Rabbi Dovid Labkowski of California.
Heavily armed agents from the Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms, along with other law enforcement agencies raided a house on Brooklyn Avenue in Crown Heights as part of an ongoing firearms trafficking investigation.
The Chabad House at Syracuse University in upstate New York, led by Rabbi Yaakov Rapoport, has welcomed on board Rabbi Zalman and Sarah Ives as its new associate rabbi and program directors. The couple’s sole focus will be on supporting Jewish undergraduate students with their spiritual needs.
Almost 100 young Jewish adults, aged 18 to 30, came together in Moscow to learn informal education and leadership skills from the leading regional professionals.
Eight weeks after Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico, Rabbi Mendel Zarchi, Chabad’s emissary in San Juan, still faces a daily challenge: balancing his organization’s needs with those of the community it supports.
Ikea relaunched a recall of 29 million chests and dressers Tuesday after the death of an eighth child.
Do you have questions about Judaism that you were never able to ask? This lecture by Rabbi Simon Jacobson, the latest edition of Torah Cafe’s “Retreat Moments” series, will tackle all those things you’ve always wanted to know about but were afraid to ask.
Rabbi Yitzchok Minkowicz, director of Chabad Lubavitch of Southwest Florida, delivers his insights on this week’s Parsha — Vayeitzei. This week Rabbi Minkowicz answers the question: What are healthy boundaries?
Yaacov and Baila (nee Kohn) Sebbag (Crown Heights)
366 years old, the Jewish community of the Caribbean island of Curaçao welcomed a permanent Chabad presence for the first time, with the arrival of Rabbi Refoel and Chani Silver.
This morning in Manhattan, the Israeli Ambassador to the United Nations, Mr. Dani Dannon, welcomed two visiting Shluchim from Israel, Rabbi Shlomo Peles and Rabbi Zalman Wolf, who gave him a copy of a special edition of the Kfar Chabad magazine printed for the Kinus Hashluchim.
A children’s book titled “P is for Palestine” is infuriating some New York Jewish mothers — who charge that it’s nothing but anti-Semitic propaganda disguised as a kids’ alphabet book.
A group of young women who are currently living in Crown Heights attended the kickoff event for Friendship Circle of Brooklyn’s newest branch – Alumni and Friends. The event, hosted at Congregation Shul, displayed a gorgeous array of desserts.
As they prepare to head home to their communities all around the world after the conclusion of the International Kinus, Shluchim spent their last hours in New York Monday morning at the Rebbe’s Ohel in Queens.
On Motzoei Shabbos, the eve of Rosh Chodesh Kislev, an annual Seudas Hoda’a was held at the Lubavitch Yeshiva Ketana of London, commemorating 40 years since the Rebbe’s recovery in 5738.
Channeling the awesome energy from the Kinus Banquet, Shluchim and lay leaders made their way back to 770 and sat down and farbrenged.
Benny and Shayna (nee Shaffer) Schmidt (Crown Heights)
Courtesy of Lubavitch Archives, we present 24 pictures of Shluchim taken 24 years ago at the Kinus of 1993. Can you recognize anyone in the photos? Where are they today?
Over the past week, JEM has put out a beautiful WhatsApp video series on the story of Rosh Chodesh Kislev, which can be viewed in the extended article.
In honor of Rosh Chodesh Kislev, RebbeDrive is pleased to present 40 new beautiful pictures of the Rebbe. These pictures are part of a new collection recently given to RebbeDrive.