Rabbi Yitzchok Minkowicz, director of Chabad Lubavitch of Southwest Florida, delivers his insights on this week’s Parsha – Bo. This week Rabbi Minkowicz answers the question: How can we bring the redemption closer?
Daily Archives: January 21, 2015
Police have identified and are searching for a 16-year-old suspect in a string of robberies – some of them at gunpoint – in Crown Heights.
The Movement to Protect the People (MTOPP), an organization opposed to any and all efforts to rezone areas in Crown Heights for further development, has recently distributed flyers rallying members of the African-American community to disrupt an upcoming Community Board-9 meeting at which the rezoning proposal will be voted on.
A Jewish overnight summer camp may be an experience most Jewish kids have come to expect, but it was with the opening last summer of a program created for deaf Jewish children–the only such program in the world–that they too, will have the same benefit. Now two Israeli deaf children will also get to join, promising to make summer 2015 the experience of a lifetime for them.
Pictures from the L’chaim of Moshe Drizin (Crown Heights) and Racheli David (Staten Island, NY), which took place Sunday night at Oihel Nosson in Crown Heights.
This past Motzei Shabbos, Chabad singer Nemuel Harouche was hosted on the “Live Motzei Shabbos” radio program on the Kol Chai station in Israel, where he sang a lively rendition of the classic Lubavitcher Niggun “Ashreinu.”
In 1864, The Eureka Hebrew Society purchased a plot of ground on Cedar Hill, in Virginia City, Nevada, for a cemetery. The cemetery served Virginia City’s Jewish community for years, but has since fallen into serious disrepair, decades of overgrowth concealing tombstones.
A Palestinian terrorist stabbed twelve passengers on a Tel Aviv bus this morning, Wednesday. The 23-year-old man from the West Bank city of Tulkarem was later shot in the leg by police after he got off the bus. He is under arrest and is being questioned.
It happened on Shabbas Yud Shevat, 2008, in the main Shul of 770 Eastern Parkway. Rabbi Yosef Katzman was talking with a friend and noticed a new face in the crowd. Rabbi Katzman introduced himself and Gershon Felberbaum from Monsey replied with a warm handshake. After a few brief words, Rabbi Katzman asked Gershon if he wanted to learn Chassidus together.
The community of French-speaking Jews in New York gathered Sunday at the Lincoln Square synagogue to remember, honor and mourn the seventeen victims of the recent terror attacks in Paris, at the Charlie Hebdo magazine headquarters and the Hyper Cacher kosher supermarket.