On a recent evening at the Hampshire Country Club overlooking the Long Island Sound in Mamaroneck, NY, more than 250 guests turned out for Chabad of Larchmont and Mamaroneck’s Inaugural Dinner. The festive event celebrated some six years since Rabbi Mendel and Chana Silberstein arrived in the area to share the joy and teachings of the Lubavitcher Rebbe with local residents.
Daily Archives: July 18, 2013
Rabbi Benny Hershcovich, Shliach in Cabo, Mexico, delivers his brief and hilarious thought on this weeks Parasha, Parshat Va’etchanan – titled ‘G-d’s Echo,Echo,Cho,Ho,o’.
It’s a challenge just to walk through the door of my kosher supermarket in Crown Heights on a Thursday night—someone’s kid is usually standing in the entrance, blocking me. Inside, the place is jammed with shoppers, all making their pre-Shabbos purchases. It takes a veritable pas-de-deux for two people pushing the store’s old, unwieldy shopping carts in opposite directions to pass each other in the aisle.
A battle to control the word “kosher” in Internet addresses is pitting Jewish groups against each other to determine whether a food prepared under ancient strictures should have a new marketplace online.
The campers of CGI Parksville’s Beis Medrash Division were surprised with an unexpected trip yesterday. They had a great time on Go-Karts, bumper boats, giant slides, rock climbing and – above all – the “toy train.”
The world’s oldest complete Sefer Torah, believed to have been written between the years 1155 and 1225, was discovered about six weeks ago in the library of the University of Bologna, Italy, by Professor Mauro Perani.
I was born in Paris, France, and the Rebbe and the Rebbetzin were the kvatters at my bris. That is, they carried me to the circumcision ceremony when I was eight days old.
Two Jewish women were walking to the Monticello Wal-Mart from their nearby bungalow colony when they were robbed at gunpoint.
This morning, through the great work and cooperation of the NYPD, Shomrim and a vigilant homeowner, the man responsible for several burglaries on a single Crown Heights block has been arrested.
About 200 people squeezed into Getzel’s Shul last night for an evening of tribute to Mrs. Sarah Behrman, OBM, who passed away one month ago.
Counselors at the Gan Israel Day Camp in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts were treated last night to a farbrengen with Rabbi Peretz Chein, Shliach at the nearby Brandeis University.