This vintage photograph, taken in the summer of 1966, depicts a class posing for a group portrait outside the building of Lubavitcher Yeshiva in Brooklyn, which was then located on the corner of Bedford Ave. and Dean St., before it moved to Ocean Parkway. Can you identify anyone in the photo?
Daily Archives: December 1, 2014
Rabbi Levi and Adina Tiechtel couldn’t wait to get to work. The young couple moved to Indiana just last month to start a Chabad House at Purdue University where they are serving the approximately 800 Jewish students enrolled there out of a total student population of about 40,000.
A post-seminary Lubavitcher girl wrote the following op-ed, which she shared with CrownHeights.info on condition of anonymity, regarding the feelings of discomfort she and her fellow students would often have while being mentored by male rabbis and Mashpi’im.
At around noon today, the driver of a Mercury sedan collided with a Nissan SUV at the intersection of Crown St. and Troy Ave. in Crown Heights.
Last week, on 2 Kislev (November 24), OK Kosher Certification held its annual Mashgiach Conference at the Jewish Children’s Museum in Brooklyn, NY. Over 100 OK personnel and mashgichim were in attendance, including many from around the world.
The Israeli Ambassador to Australia, Shmuel Ben Shmuel, together with the Deputy Ambassador to Australia, Meir Yitzchaki, put on Tefillin in honor of the victims of the recent terrorist attack in Jerusalem. This took place during a minyan at the Embassy of Israel, organized by Rabbi Shmueli Feldman, Chabad’s representative to Canberra, Australia’s capital city.
The Gansburg family is sitting Shiva after the passing of their mother, Mrs. Gita, OBM, at 587 Montgomery St. [corner Brooklyn Ave.] until Thursday morning. Shachris: 7:30am. Mincha: 4:15pm. Maariv: Bizmana. Hamokom Yenachem Eschem Besoch She’ar Aveilei Tzion V’yerushalaim.
When OK Mashgichim travel around the world, they might find themselves coming back with more than kosher reports and new information – sometimes, they also have amazing stories of hashgocha protis to recount.