Rabbi Yosef Wolvovsky traveled an hour each way on Jan. 10 to perform a graveside funeral for a man he had never met. Eight of the other nine men present that Friday morning were in a similar position.
Daily Archives: January 23, 2014
Due to the overwhelming response and demand from the community, Reb Yoel Kahn agreed to present a weekly webcast on topics that are timely and relevant. This week’s topic is titled ‘Learning Torah Like a Yid’.
As a rabbi with the Chabad of Roslyn, Yaakov Wilansky spends most of his time with the congregants he mentors in the local orthodox community.
The Kudan and Robinson families are sitting Shiva after the passing of their mother, wife and sister, Chasia, OBM, at 462 Malbone St. Apt. #3 in Crown Heights.
Shachris – 8:30 and 9:30
Mincha – 1:30 and 2:00
Maariv – Tzeis
On Sunday evening the families will travel to Florida to finish the Shiva there.
Hamokom Yenachem Eschem Besoch She’ar Aveilei Tzion V’yerushalaim
Alternate Side Parking Regulations will be suspended citywide tomorrow, Friday, January 24, to facilitate snow removal. Payment at parking meters will remain in effect throughout the City.
The life of Chasiah Kudan was anything but simple. The Chabad shluchah, or emissary, suffered from cystic fibrosis and received a double lung transplant in 2001. Yet the mother of six, who along with her husband, Rabbi Dovid Kudan, ran the Chabad Ocean Synagogue in Hollywood, Fla., never let things get her down.
The city’s Commission on Human Rights has settled a 17-month-old lawsuit against seven Hasidic-owned stores in Williamsburg that posted signs asking customers to dress modestly.
The identities of the two children tragically killed yesterday by exposure to pesticides have been revealed: Avigayil Gross, 2, and Yael Gross, 4. The two were laid to rest today at the Har HaMenuchos cemetery in Jerusalem.
In honor of Chof Bais Shvat, we present a collection of Mishnayos that begin with the letters of the Rebbetzin’s name, in both Hebrew and English. It is customary to study these Mishnayos on the day of the deceased’s Yahrtzeit.
Hundreds of Shlucos from all over the world have converged in Crown Heights for the annual Kinus Hashluchos, to receive inspiration, elevation and recharge their batteries, as well as mark the 26th Yahrtzeit of Rebbetzin Chaya Mushka, OBM.
In the first video interview given since his return to the United States, Brooklyn businessman Yanky Ostreicher speaks passionately about the Aleph Institute, which was instrumental in arranging his release from the notorious Palmasola Prison in Bolivia.
With a mix of digital retouching and art, Chabad artist Bentzion Elisha created a beautiful portrait of Rebbetzin Chaya Mushka, wife of the Rebbe, which he has chosen to share with the community in honor of 22 Shvat, the Rebbetzin’s Yahrtzeit.
Marking the 26th Yom Hilulla of the Rebbetzin, A Chassidisher Derher Magazine has presented an interview offering a rare glimpse into the life of the Rebbetzin.
A video produced by JEM of the events following the passing of Rebbetzin Chaya Mushka Schneerson, wife of the Rebbe: The funeral, shiva visits to the Rebbe, events in the Rebbe’s home and talks where the Rebbe speaks about the Rebbetzin in the days and years following her passing.