Rabbi Yitzchok Minkowicz, director of Chabad Lubavitch of Southwest Florida, delivers his insights on this week’s Parsha – Mishpatim. This week Rabbi Minkowicz answers the question: How much must one sacrifice to help a fellow Jew?
Daily Archives: February 11, 2015
There’s snow, and then there’s the snow that has buried Boston and its environs. Since the start of 2015—as in, the last 40 days or so—Beantown has received nearly 77 inches of snow and more is expected by week’s end. Many say there’s simply nowhere to put it, with residents dealing with narrow roads and difficult driving conditions, as well as schools closed for days on end.
Students in Beis Rivkah’s 8th Grade were given a special glimpse into the life of Rebbetzin Chaya Mushka in honor of Chof Beis Shvat, her Yahrtzeit.
A Jewish man was mugged at gunpoint and shot at late last night on Kingston Avenue. The mugger was described as a black male who was wearing an Arab ‘keffiyeh.’
Last week, while most of Crown Heights was trying to stay warm and dry, the 7th and 8th grades of Oholei Torah Mechina enjoyed the winter weather at the Rocking Horse Ranch Resort in upstate New York.
Chabad of West Hempstead, under the directorship of Rabbi Yossi and Chaya R. Lieberman, is now running an exciting 24-hour campaign where every dollar contributed is worth $4.
Alternate side parking (street cleaning) regulations will be suspended Thursday, February 12, for Lincoln’s Birthday. All other regulations, including parking meters, remain in effect.
The front window of Orli Café, a kosher dairy restaurant in Edgeware, London, has just been shattered. Patrons of the restaurant reported that they heard a very loud band, and then saw the shattered window. Fearful that it was a shooting, they all immediately ducked for cover.
While Yossi and Tal Belkin were expecting their first child, they scoured the World Wide Web for all things baby, and pinned away their days full of adorableness on all fronts but one: modern art for Jewish kids. They were shocked to find a gaping hole in such a modern art-centric world.
A Jewish woman, an employee of the local Chabad pre-school, was killed in the separatist stronghold of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine overnight by a rocket that slammed into her apartment. Other rockets landed and exploded near the city’s main synagogue.
This past Sunday, a grand opening was held for a new Chabad House in Almere, Holland. Almere is the capital city of the province of Flevoland, and the new Chabad center is the only Jewish institution in the region.