Marking Chai Nissan, the birthday of R. Levi Yitzchok the Rebbes father, a children’s rally was held in downstairs 770.
Daily Archives: April 7, 2015
Chabad centers hosted more than 40,000 guests at Pesach seders in hundreds of cities around the globe. In North America alone, community seders took place in more than 1,000 locations; across Russia, there were nearly 500 seders in more than 200 communities; and seders were held on dozens campuses worldwide.
Six years ago, Rabbi Moshe Greenwald decided to open a synagogue and Jewish community center at 7th and Broadway, in the heart of a rapidly changing downtown Los Angeles. The feedback wasn’t entirely uplifting.
In this vintage photograph, legendary Chosid Reb Mendel Futerfas engages in animated conversation with an IDF general in Kfar Chabad. Also seen in the photo are Rabbis Shlomo Maidanchik and Berke Wolff.
This week is all about the matzah. But for Rabbi Yisroel Rosenblum, so was last week, and the week before that, and the week before that.
Humans of Amsterdam, a Facebook Page featuring photos of random city-dwellers and their stories inspired by Humans of New York, last Thursday featured a photo of local Campus Shliach Rabbi Yanki Jacobs, who had just delivered a box of Matzah to the Mayor.
After Leibel Ferris, son of Shluchim in Berkeley, California, was featured on ‘Humans of New York’ along with his parents ‘interesting’ background, 157,358 people ‘liked’ the post and created an interest in the word ‘Hassid’ and as result exposed thousands to Chabad.
Oholei Torah melmadim, morahs and staff received a most generous show of appreciation just before Yom Tov. The vibrant leaders of the Oholei Torah PTA understand the hard word and dedication put in by the teachers and choose to show that appreciation.