Rabbi Meir Shimon Moscowitz, regional director of Lubavitch Chabad of Illinois, says he avoids perusing the extensive files of his late father, Rabbi Daniel Moscowitz, who served as regional director until his untimely passing in 2014, because “once I start reading, I’ll get sucked into it, and before I know it the entire day will have passed.” But this time, it was worth it.
Dini Freundlich arrived in the United States two weeks ahead of her keynote address at the International Conference of Chabad-Lubavitch Women Emissaries (Kinus Hashluchos), not because she needed to prepare, but because she had to be sure she was healthy—a sort of self-quarantine before interacting with thousands of other women in New York.
This cringe worthy video highlights the sad reality that is New York City today. “It’s back to the 80’s,” said one commenter after watching the man tag the police car in broad daylight. Watch and cringe for yourself.
Councilman Chaim Deutsch (D-Brooklyn) introduced a resolution into the New York City Council following the Lubavitcher Rebbe’s directive calling upon the New York State Legislature to pass, and the Governor to sign, legislation requiring a moment of silence in all public schools at the beginning of each school day.
Rabbi Daniel and Chaya Blotner arrived in Omaha, Nebraska last Thursday morning. The couple join veteran Chabad representatives Rabbi Mendel and Shani Katzman in their work here in the Gateway to the West.
A 14 year-old Toronto Mesivta Bochur is in need of your tehillim after being struck by a car outside of the Yeshiva. The news being reported on local channels says that the bochur was in serious condition, and was transported to the local Trauma center.
Exactly one year ago, 50,000 newly designed Shabbos candle boxes were delivered to Lubavitch Youth Org. Each Shabbos candle box was ready to find a home to illuminate and in less than a year the 50,000 special and unique neshek kits found their home around the globe. Now, there are 50,000 new pattern beautiful Shabbos candle gift boxes with gold stamping and embossing that have just arrived, and are ready to find their home.
In honor of 22 Shvat, NCFJE presents a talk by Rabbi JJ Hecht commemorating the Rebbetzin’s shloshim, delivered in Montreal at the Beis Rivkah dinner on March 9, 1988. The dinner also marked the commencement of the expansion of the Beis Rivkah building.
On Yud Shvat, the High School students of Beis Rivkah of Montreal prepared an amazing “Rebbe Exposition”. The overall theme was “70 Years of the Rebbe’s Vision and Perspective”.
It has become a yearly highlight for many teachers: several months into the school year, mechanchim gather for a Yud Shvat farbrengen in Crown Heights. The evening, organized by Igud Hamelamdim, is an opportunity to recharge inspiration and connect with fellow educators.
In an impressive milestone, bochur shliach Avrohom Boruch Pevzner completed the entire Talmud Bavli in just two years, celebrating its completion at Chovevei Torah in Crown Heights this past week.
Alternate side parking (street cleaning) regulations are suspended on Lincoln’s Birthday, Wednesday, February 12th, 2020. All other parking regulations remain in effect.
Popular YouTuber Ray Germano joined Rabbi Yoni Katz for an authentic Yud Shvat experience this past week. The two visited a packed 770, and stood on line at the Ohel along with thousands of Chassidim.
A special letter from the Rebbe to a Bar Mitzvah boy has surfaced in which the Rebbe answers the boys question as to why the Rebbe never made “Aliya” to Eretz Yisroel.
Despite the very cold weather, today, in honor of Tu Bshvat, Chief Rabbi and Head Shliach of Kiev, Rabbi Yonathan Markovitch, joined in planting more than 30 Apple trees were planted in the main park of Kiev (Mariinsky Park), next to the Ukrainian parliament.
The Chabad community of Kiryat Gat celebrated the arrival of a new Sefer Torah this past Wednesday, Yud Shvat 5780. The torah was completed in celebration of the twenty two years of chabad activities in the Kiryat Gat community.
In honor of Yud Shvat, hundreds of Jews gathered together to celebrate the holy day. Jews of all stripes sat side by side by the beautiful event which was followed by a grand Farbrengen celebrating 70 years of the Rebbe’s nesius.
At the Dirshu Siyum Hashas that took place Sunday night at the Prudential Center in New Jersey, a beautiful scene unfolded as the entire room joined in singing “Tzomo L’cha Nafshi,” one of the Rebbe’s negunim.
Rabbi Yitzchok Minkowicz, Shliach to Southwest Florida, was asked to give the Tu B’Shvat Shiur to a group of over 5000 Bnei Torah on their Whatsapp broadcast, Sparks in Seconds.
The 12th annual CTeen Shabbaton is expected to draw 2,700 participants from 497 cities in 20 countries, marking the largest crowd CTeen has ever hosted. Short 400 beds, CTeen had no choice but to close down registration.
We all want to live with the yearning and passion for Moshiach that The Rebbe asked of us, His Chassidim. Now a group of Shluchim and Merkos302, with your insight, are taking action to help make that a reality for everyone.
Located only 5 miles from the Ohel, Cheder Chabad Girls of Long Island has the zchus of being the closest girls school to the Ohel. In preparation for Yud Shevat, the girls have been spending time learning Basi l’Gani, both by heart and inside, making the concepts relatable each according to their grade level.