This Evening, Yud Alef Nissan, the community of the Besht Shul began the writing a brand new Sefer Torah marking five years to the founding of the Shul. The new Torah is being dedicated in memory of the wives of one of the congregants as well as that of the Shuls Rabbi.
Daily Archives: March 31, 2015
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In the picturesque Tzemach Tzedek Shul in the Old City of Jerusalem, an expert scribe by the name of Rabbi Yosef Yitzchak Henig is busy writing a Sefer Torah. This is the sixth scroll written especially for children, and over half of its letters have already been sold.
In honor of the Rebbe’s birthday, we present two stories of the Rebbe from the recently published Advice for Life: From Life to Life, published by Rabbi Dovid Zaklikowski of Hasidic Archives. The publication, the first of its kind in English, compiles the Rebbe’s teachings on life after death, it covers such topics as the soul, comforting, mourning, memorializing, the comforter, kaddish and yartzeit.
The anniversary of the Lubavitcher Rebbe’s birth—Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson, of righteous memory—is again officially a day of special note for American citizens. President Barack Obama signed a proclamation declaring March 31, 2015, corresponding to the 11th day of the Hebrew month of Nissan, as “Education and Sharing Day, USA.”
Today, Yud Alef Nisaan 5775, marks the 113th birthday of the Lubavitcher Rebbe. As every year, Chassidim gave the Rebbe a birthday present: 65 Mitzvah tanks rolling through New York City, in honor of his 65 years of The Rebbe’s Nesius.
52 students of Oholei Torah and Lubavitcher Yeshiva competed against each other in the Chidon Halichos Olam – a program for seventh graders to encourage and guide them in the study of Hilichos Tefillin based on the sefer “Shvach Yokor” authored by Rabbi Shmuel Hurwitz.
In honor of Yud Aleph Nissan, the Rebbe’s 113th birthday, we present a collection of videos of the Rebbe on this auspicious day, including newly-discovered film of a Farbrengen in 1976, courtesy of JEM.
For the first time in Germany, a ‘Mitzvah tank’ is bringing the joy and warmth of Judaism to the streets of Berlin. In honor of the 113th birthday of the Lubavitcher Rebbe, the Mitzvah tank is standing in front of the Brandenburg Gate and other central places in the German capital, reaching out to Jews and bringing them closer to their roots.
Today, the 5 pre-1A classes of Oholei Torah gathered together to conduct a model Seder. Each student had his own Kaarah, the four cups and “pretend” Matzahs.
Rabbi Yitzchok Minkowicz, director of Chabad Lubavitch of Southwest Florida, delivers his insights on the Yomtov of Pesach. This week Rabbi Minkowicz answers the question: How can one respect and love all people?
The central Yud Alef Nissan Farbrengen, marking the Rebbes 113th birthday, was held last night in the ballroom of Beis Rivkah on Lefferts Avenue with the attendance of Anash and Bochrim. The event was also broadcasted live with hundreds in attendance.
New Sound Productions is proud to present a brand new concept: Featuring Mendy J, this new video is titled ‘Habeit – Reimagined.’