Earlier this month, hundreds gathered at the Jewish Children’s Museum to look back on another successful year at JNet. The theme of the evening, “A Chossid Macht a Seviva” (a Chossid creates an environment), was especially apt as the room was permeated with tremendous pride, for being part of a greater good and for reigniting another Jew’s spark.
The latest book in the Advice for Life series, Kaleidoscope: Uplifting Views on Daily Life, distills hundreds of the Rebbe’s talks, letters and private encounters into 75 brief entries. As with the other books in the series, the easy-to-read text is presented with a crisp design and historical photos, some published for the first time.
For more than two decades, Rabbi Ruvi New dreamed of a musical odyssey with a greater meaning, one that would perpetuate the words of the Lubavitcher Rebbe to listeners far and wide through song.
Representing the parents of yaldei hashluchim around the globe, Rabbi Yosef Wolvovsky, shliach to Glastonbury, Connecticut, addressed bochurim at MyShliach’s annual evening of appreciation on Monday, 25 Sivan. Volunteering their time each week to learn and farbreng one-on-one over the phone with a young shliach, these bochurim serve as mentors to these boys, who lack local Chassidishe friends and chavrusas.
Rov of Nachalas Har Chabad and Mazkir of the Chabad Beis Din in Eretz Yisroel, Rabbi Yitzchok Yehuda Yeroslowski was honored with affixing the mezuzah to the newly renovated entrance of the Shaarey Tzedek Chesed Center in Moscow during his visit to the Russian capital.
This past Sunday, close to 40 Bochurim were tested on the entire Mesechta Kesuvos at Yeshivas Tomchei Tmimim in Morristown.
It seemed an unlikely prospect that the women of the small suburban Jewish community of Merrick-Bellmore-Wantagh in Long Island (population 2,500) would one day have their own mikvah.
The American Jewish Press Association has announced that Chabad.org and photographer Mendel Benhamou have won the first-place Simon Rockower Award for Excellence in Photography for work done in 2016.
After six months of learning and bi-weekly tests, 40 students of Yeshivas Tomchei Temimim in Brunoy, France, were awarded by the Yeshiva’s Shluchim for learning all 53 chapters of Tanya by heart.
This past Sunday, parents and grandparents joined together to celebrate and schepp yiddeshe nachas as the talmidim of Oholei Torah’s 8th Grade graduated, culminating their studies in the Elementary Division.
It was still morning when the policeman showed up. He marched into the building, and proceeded to give a lecture about following directions. He wasn’t in an office building; he was in a school. He was not speaking to adults; he was speaking to children. He wasn’t referring to directions for traffic; he was talking about directions for life.
A special delegation on behalf of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development, the OECD, conducted a special visit to the ‘Ohalei Tmimim’ Yeshiva in Kfar Chabad. The delegation visited the Caterpillar factory in Holon, where they watched the yeshiva students presenting the practical knowledge they gained in the Autotronica classes in the Yeshiva, on Engines located in the factory’s workshop.
Rabbi Shlomo Zarchi, the head Mashpia of Tomchei Tmimim-770, thanked the 1,013 donors who helped them reach their goal.
Chabad of Morocoo (Jeunesse Chabad Maroc) has teamed up with the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews (IFCJ) and the Mimouna Association, a Muslim student group, to deliver food aid to needy Moroccan families during Ramadan.
The boys of Rabbi Yisroel Menkes‘ first grade class in the Lubavitch Yeshiva of Montreal celebrated an end-of-the-year Siyum on Parshas Bereishis and Noach, by sharing what they had learned with their parents.
Milton Appelbaum has had a series of unexpected encounters that gladly have him performing the mitzvah of tefillin time and again… right after he drops off Chabad-Lubavitch rabbis at their destinations in Brazil.
Rabbi Zalman Friedman’s 7th grade class at Darchei Menachem doesn’t just start the day with giving Tzedaka, the simple yet deeply meaningful act has taken on a life of its own. At the beginning of each month, the boys vote for a local charity that will benefit from the funds collected, then proudly display their “receipts” on their bulletin board in an award-like setting. This month, they chose the Friendship Circle of Brooklyn.
Forty-two shluchim in remote and isolated cities throughout North America received the ultimate gift this Shavuos as 110 bochurim trekked to remote locations, to bring chayus and chizuk to these special shluchim, their families, and communities. The bochurim assisted with minyanim, led farbrengens, and created anticipation and excitement for the holiday.
Hundreds of years after great Jewish giants such as the Ramban and Rabeinu Yona walked in these very same alleys and courtyards, the city of Girona was revived for three days. Forty eight “lone shluchim” from twenty five small countries in Europe and Central Africa gathered together to participate in the first ever Regional Kinnus Hashluchim of its kind.
A clever advertising campaign launched by Chabad in Tel Aviv has put oomph and dazzle into a traditional Jewish ritual.
Rachel Millstone, a congregant at Chabad of East County in San Diego, CA, relates how an unexpected mitzvah performed by her father on a college campus in the mid 1970s transformed their entire family for generations.
Chabad of Orange County, NY’s Hebrew School, directed by Rabbi Pesach and Chana Burston, celebrated student accomplishments at a festive Moving-Up Awards Ceremony. The event was attended by many of the Hebrew School’s 90 students, along with their families.