Through an arrangement with Leizer Rodal of Esrogino, Chabad mechanchim were able to purchase a high-quality set at a significant discount thanks to Igud Hamelamdim.
When Rabbi Manis Friedman decided to publish the first in a series of children’s books, Who Needs You, he never expected the first printing to be sold out within a few weeks. But, yet, that did happen, and, Baruch Hashem, the second printing is now in stores and once again available.
Susan Moss, 76, says she always had a deep thirst for Judaism. Growing up in Queens, N.Y., synagogue membership fees were prohibitive for her family, and she didn’t have much connection to her heritage. When writing her will, Susan stipulated that nearly $80 Million be left for Chabad centers.
Shortly before Rosh Hashana began, Chabad of Berlin inaugurated Germany’s first open-air synagogue in its courtyard in the presence of media representatives. This was in response to the needs of the Jewish community during pandemic times and, with an additional synagogue, made it possible to regulate the flow of visitors during the high holidays according to distance regulations.
Alternate Prime Minister and Defense Minister Benny Gantz, who is taking off for a brief visit to Washington on Monday night, took advantage of the time he spent preparing for the trip to install a new mezuzah in front of his home with the help of a chabad shliach.
Since Levi Heintz’s tragic passing, friends and family have worked to keep his memory alive and allow his legacy to flourish by establishing the Levi Yitzchak Mentorship Fund for Young Adults, to be facilitated with the combined expertise of Aliyah Institute and Neshamos.
He was a familiar sight in Jerusalem, humbly making his way to one yeshivah or another, ready to deliver a class on whatever area of Torah he was asked. Rabbi Zalman Nechemia Goldberg, who passed away on Aug. 20 at the age of 89, was a Torah scholar of the highest caliber, whose devotion to Torah transcended communal boundaries and political affiliation, teaching in institutions whose affiliation ran the gamut from Chassidic to Religious Zionist.
New York Attorney General Letitia James released a statement on the death of Rabbi Avraham Lider OBM, who passed away over Rosh Hashanah.
The Jewish community of Moscow celebrated Rosh Hashanah with precautions due to COVID-19, including “pods” and outdoor Shofar Blowings.
Continuing with our Highlights from 770 series, we present this special footage from the night following Rosh Hashana in 1989 and the fast of Gedaliah.
Rabbi Levi Duchman, Shliach of the UAE recorded a Rosh Hashanah greeting to the people of the UAE in Arabic.
The chabad community of Paris is hopping as the last preparations for Rosh Hashana 5781 are underway, with a large tent being set up for socially distant davening at the Beth Chaya Mushka School building.
After the Ukrainian Government refused to allow philanthropist Reb Laizer Scheiner from entering Ukraine and feeding guests for Rosh Hashana, he decided to send the prepared food to Crown Heights instead.
The second in the Highlights from 770 series from JEM presents video clips of Erev Rosh Hashanah in the Rebbe’s presence. 29 Elul 5749 marked 200 years since the birth of the Tzemach Tzedek, which the Rebbe marked by distributing a special booklet of the Tzemach Tzedek’s notes on Tanya.
Rabbi Chaim and Aidel Zaklos, co-directors of Chabad of Solano County in Vacaville, Calif., have been trying to help those in their community who have lost homes or have had their properties significantly damaged by a fire that tore through the outskirts of their community.
The Jewish community of Budapest is making preparations for the Rosh Hashanah celebrations that will take place on September 18-20 amid a surging number of COVID-19 cases in the country in recent days.
Attendance for community services and yom tov meals may be limited or altogether non-existent this year, but that’s not stopping shluchim from bringing the mitzvos and spirit of the day to their communities. Over 120,000 High Holiday kits were distributed to families worldwide, enabling them to celebrate yom tov at home.