Remembering Rebbetzin Rivka Korf, OBM

From her birth in British Mandate Palestine to Breslover parents in 1942, to her passing 75 years later this past Wednesday, Rebbetzin Rivka Korf led a remarkable life, during whichi she spearheaded, along with her husband R’ Avrohom Korf, the renaissance of Jewish life in the state of Florida.

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Critical Crown Heights Father Sees Improvement

A positive development has been reported regarding the condition of Yehoshua Raphael HaLevi Ben Yocheved, a 31-year-old Crown Heights father of two who was in critical condition and underwent three open heart surgeries after a rare viral infection spread to his heart.

Neo Nazis Plan ‘Flash Mob’ at UF Chabad

The Neo-Nazi website the Daily Stormer is encouraging its followers who couldn’t obtain tickets to the speech by white nationalist Richard Spencer later today at the University of Florida to participate in “flash mobs” at Jewish and minority institutions near the university — specifically naming the local chapter of Chabad on Campus and listing its address in Gainesville.

Neo-Nazis to Encounter ‘Good Deed Marathon’

As Florida Gov. Rick Scott announced a state of emergency ahead of an Oct. 19 speech by Richard Spencer at the University of Florida in Gainesville, the Lubavitch Chabad Jewish Student Center announced that it will host a “Good Deed Marathon” throughout the day on campus, and that it will be open for extended hours throughout the week with extra security measures in place. The university has the largest number of enrolled Jewish students in the United States.

Father and Son Rabbis Open Recovery Center

With overdoses, substance abuse and many forms of addiction making national news, the Jewish community has not been edited from those tragic headlines. In fact, the statistics are dangerously growing with minimal sustaining solutions to the problem among all Jewish denominations. After traveling to over 600 Jewish communities in the world, this catastrophic problem did not escape the attention of Dr. David Nesenoff who this year opened Tikvah Lake Recovery, a very unique oasis for those who need to overcome their addictions, along with his son Rabbi Adam Nesenoff.

Shliach Helps Rescue Jabotinsky’s Childhood Home

The childhood home of Likud ideological forebear Ze’ev Jabotinsky in Odessa, Ukraine, will be turned into a historic site rather than be demolished, following the efforts of Israeli Communications Minister Ayoub Kara and Chabad emissary to Odessa Rabbi Avrohom Wolff.

Richmond Chabad Dances with ‘Miracle Torah’

Thursday was a special evening for the Jewish community in Richmond, for more than one reason. Not only was it the joyous holiday of Simchas Torah, but the Chabad Center of Richmond was in possession of a very significant artefact saved from one of the most traumatic events in modern Jewish history.