The Justice Minister of Israel, Ms. Ayelet Shaked visited Moscow on Friday, where she met with Federation of Jewish Communities (FJC) leaders and chief rabbi of Russia Berel Lazar.
A standing room only crowd is expected tonight, Monday, to hear Rabbi Nissen Mangel, a prominent holocaust survivor, recount his survival from Auschwitz. Rabbi Mangel will speak at an event organized by Chabad at Virginia Tech in honor of Professor Liviu Librescu – also a holocaust survivor – who was murdered 10 years ago when he barricaded the door of his classroom during America’s worst school shooting, enabling his 22 students to escape.
A new electricity workshop was inaugurated, at an impressive ceremony, at the ‘Ohalei Tmimim’ Yeshiva in Kfar Chabad.
Honoring the Rebbe’s request and encouragement, a Kinus Torah was held in Paris, France, following the Yomtov of Pesach.
Marking Holocaust Remembrance Day today (Monday) in Israel and the Jewish world, Rabbi Yehuda Teichtal, Rabbi of the Jewish community in Berlin and the Chabad Shliach in the German capital, has published a new siddur Tehillat Hashem with German translation.
Russia’s Chief Rabbi Berel Lazar warned that French Jews should leave that country if extreme-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen, who is leading in the polls, should win the election.
Gan Yisroel Parksville, NY has announced their head staff for the upcoming summer of 5777.
Zack Silverman was just 10 years old when a Virginia Tech senior opened fire on campus on April 17, 2007, killing 32 people and wounding 17 others in what remains the deadliest school shooting in U.S. history.
MK Aryeh Deri, a close family friend, visited the Deutsch family in their Jerusalem home to comfort them after the loss of their father and brother, Rabbi Mendel Deutsch, HYD, who passed away on Pesach six months after he was brutally beaten by thugs in the Ukrainian city of Zhitomir.
On Wednesday, Isru Chag of Pesach, the Miami Beach community partook in a Kinus Torah, organized by Hatomim Sholom Dovber Korf.
Following the Rebbe’s directives, the Lubavitch community of Baltimore, MD, held their first ever Kinus Torah on Isru Chag, which was attended by a large crowd.
With its popular Omer Counter app now in its third year and the number of users continuing to climb, Chabad.org encourages more and more people to count the Omer and to inspire others to do the same.
An arrest has been made by the NYPD over the break-in to a Chabad synagogue in Flatbush and the subsequent assault and robbery of its caretaker.
Russia and the United States may soon restart exchanges of art exhibitions, which were suspended for many years over Moscow fears that items may be seized over Chabad’s claims to the ‘Schneerson Library’ being illegally held in Russia, if President Donald Trump signs an order guaranteeing the exhibits protection from seizure in the U.S.
A Baltimore County Circuit Court judge has ordered that a 6,614-square-foot Chabad center built in a residential neighborhood in Towson, MD, must come down within the next year.
Shneur Odze, a 33-year-old Lubavitcher who is running as the United Kingdom Independence Party (UKIP) candidate for mayor of Manchester, ignited a firestorm by burning a bible that was left at his door by missionaries, and then publicizing the photo on social media.
CrownHeights.info has learned that a Bochur on Shlichus for Pesach in Guatemala was critically injured in an ATV accident and is fighting for his life. Tehillim in the extended article.
With sadness we inform you of the tragic passing of Rabbi Mendel Deutsch OBM, a Lubavitcher Rabbi and activist from Jerusalem, Israel, who was savagely beaten while in the Ukrainian city of Zhitomir earlier this year. He never recovered from those injuries and over Shabbos came the tragic news of his passing. He was 64 years old.
A Manchester Chabad Rabbi and members of his congregation walked barefoot on hot coals to raise money for a charity supporting the elderly, local media reported.
A joyous and emotional Farbrengen was held last night, Wednesday, at Beis Aguch-770 in Kfar Chabad to celebrate the early release from prison of Rabbi Yosef Y. Aronow, head of Tzeirei Agudas Chabad and director of Chabad’s outreach activities in Israel.
The Jewish community of Sea-Gate, located on the Southwestern edge of Brooklyn, is in shock after a fire ripped through a century-old synagogue, led for the past 25 years by Chabad Shluchim to Sea-Gate Rabbi Chaim and Rivkah Brikman.
This year, in the framework of its annual efforts to provide for disadvantaged members of the Jewish community of Berlin, over 1,000 welfare-supported Jewish families received generous food baskets in honor of the upcoming holiday of Pesach.