“Are you Jewish by any chance? Do you want to hear the Shofar?” New York based filmmaker Joshua Wolff laments that he could not walk around this time of year without ‘being accosted’ with those questions. He did not want to stop and hear Shofar, so what did a Lubavitcher Bochur do? It was all captured in an amazing clip!
Daily Archives: October 28, 2014
Rabbi Yitzchok Minkowicz, director of Chabad Lubavitch of Southwest Florida, delivers his insights on this week’s Parsha – Lech Lecha. This week Rabbi Minkowicz answers the question: What is the difference between holiness and godliness?
In this vintage photograph of one of the first N’shei Chabad conventions, c. early 1960s, Rebbetzin Chana, the Rebbe’s mother, can be seen seated on the dais to the far right. A second photo, featuring a speaker at the event, can be seen in the extended article. Can you identify anyone else in the photos?
Cambridge, England, home to one of the world’s oldest and most prestigious universities, has for centuries provided students with access to some of the best opportunities for learning and growth. With the opening this year of The Lehrhaus (‘House of Learning’) Center, Chabad House of Cambridge’s newest development, Cambridge students will now have the equivalent in the Jewish tradition.
In this latest episode of Jew-bell-ish, Chasidic comedian Mendy Pellin and his co-star Big Dave address and dance to your questions in this rare behind-the-scenes look at Jew-bell-ish The News.
A special magic show and rally marked the first anniversary of Shula’s Library in Jerusalem on Monday. The library is named after Shula Swerdlow, who passed away five years ago at age 3.
Hundreds of men and women gathered in front of 770 this morning to pay their last respects to Mrs. Miriam Slater, OBM, a longtime member of the Crown Heights community and celebrated Baalas Chesed, who passed away Monday morning at the age of 60.
In an address to hundreds of senior officials at the Education Ministry in Jerusalem, including Education Minister Shai Piron and the Director General of the Ministry, Rabbi Yoseph Gerlitzky, the head Shliach to Tel Aviv-Yaffo and Chief Rabbi of Central Tel Aviv, bemoaned the education system in Israel, saying that “the existence of the State of Israel alone is not the solution to assimilation. Only an authentic Jewish education instilled with Jewish pride can stem the tide of assimilation.”
Together with hundreds of community members and distinguished guests, Chief Rabbi of Russia Berel Lazar participated this Sunday in the historical opening ceremony of the new Jewish community center in Krasnodar, Russia.
With sadness we inform you of the passing of Rabbi Yosef Sholom Ladaew, OBM, of Nachlas Har Chabad, Israel.