Sarah Yevzeroff, well into her 80s, would have celebrated last Passover by herself in her Montreal apartment. “My husband died and I have only one son. When you have no money, you cannot celebrate, you eat what there is and that’s it,” she says.
Daily Archives: March 30, 2015
The Israeli Minister of Defense, Mr. Moshe Yaalon, paid a visit to Kfar Chabad today, the eve of Yud Aleph Nissan, in honor of the Lubavitcher Rebbe’s 113th birthday.
A grand Farbrengen will be held tonight in honor of Yud Aleph Nissan, the Rebbe’s 113th Birthday. The Farbrengen, which will take place at 8:00 PM tonight at Beis Rivkah-Lefferts Ave., will be streamed live by Chabad.org, and will be available for viewing here on CrownHeights.info.
Today the Prime Minister of Israel, Benjamin Netanyahu, welcomed to his office a delegation of youngsters who will celebrate their Bar Mitzvahs with the help of Kolel Chabad.
In honor of the upcoming festival of Passover – the holiday that for generations has symbolized the Jewish longing for freedom and redemption – the Federation of Jewish Communities of the CIS (FJC), under the leadership of Russia’s Chief Rabbi Berel Lazar, sponsored by the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews (IFCJ), headed by Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein, has launched one of the most astonishing and complex humanitarian aid projects ever.
The Head Staff of Camp Gan Yisroel in Parksville, NY, are working vigorously to ensure that the campers, counselors, and all staff members experience the most exciting and thrilling summer. As this year marks the beginning of the 60th anniversary of the camp, the staff is determined to improve and enhance all the activities and day to day affairs of the camp.
When it came down to it, Brooklynites chose fresh fish over famous cheesecake. In DNAinfo New York’s Brooklyn Brackets series, fans of a Crown Heights kosher fish market— Raskin’s — beat out cheesecake powerhouse Junior’s for the title of best neighborhood institution in the borough.
Four Mitzvah Tanks paraded through the streets of Montreal this past Thursday, in honor of Yud Alef Nissan, marking the Rebbe’s 113th birthday.
Over the past 15 weeks, the Avos U’Bonim of Anash in Manchester (UK) have been sitting down to learn together every Motzoei Shabbos. With the winter session coming to a close, prizes were given out to celebrate attendance.
Rabbi Nachman Simon, Shliach to Delmar, a suburb of Albany, interviewed Jake Adler, a New York State lobbyist for the Orthodox Union, on ‘The Jewish View,’ a cable TV talk show. They discussed the Education Investment Tax Credit, and the negotiations that surrounded the measure, which ultimately failed to be included in the state’s annual budget.
After a brief hiatus, Yeshivas Kayitz-Costa Rica (YKCR) has announced that it will be opening this year for its fourth summer.