Earlier today, Monday, April 27, President Obama welcomed a delegation from Chabad-Lubavitch into the Oval Office to commemorate Education and Sharing Day, USA. Established by Congress in 1978 to honor the life’s work of The Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson, Education and Sharing Day provides an opportunity to focus on education’s importance and recognize the contributions Rabbi Schneerson made during his lifetime in the fields of education and morality, ethics and justice.
Daily Archives: April 27, 2015
A Russian Jewish organization has appealed to Crimea’s authorities to take action after vandals dug up mass graves of Nazi victims on the peninsula, leaving human bones and remains of clothing strewn on the ground.
With supplies rapidly dwindling and nightfall settling over the nation, Chabad of Nepal continues to provide food and aid to those in need following a massive 7.8 earthquake Saturday that devastated the country and left much of the capital of Kathmandu in ruins.
Passengers in a ‘dollar-van’ fled the scene of a high-speed crash after their vehicle collided with a truck on Albany Avenue early Monday morning.
A father and son were caught on surveillance video stealing a package off the porch of a Jewish home in Crown Heights, shortly after it was left there by a UPS deliveryman.
This morning, following his keynote address at the Kinus Hashluchim gala banquet in Paris last night, the Rebbe’s secretary Rabbi Yehuda Krinsky was given a tour of the Beth Chaya Mushka girls’ school, whose older division was recently ranked as the top high school in France.
United Lubavitcher Yeshiva-Ocean Parkway has released the names of all the lucky winners in its Chinese auction held yesterday, Sunday. The biggest winners, of course, are the students of ULY-OP, who will benefit greatly physically and spiritually from the proceeds of this event. Is your name on the list?
Five vehicles were involved in a ‘chain-reaction’ collision on Albany Avenue this afternoon. Four people were injured in the accident, including two children.
About two weeks ago, an elderly Jew disappeared in Moscow. The man’s son, a resident of the U.S., contacted Russia’s chief rabbi Berel Lazar for assistance.
Over the past decade, thousands of words have been spilled, in conversation and in print, over the alarming rate of our youth going off the derech. Accusations have been made against our school systems and against the parents. The rabbonim, the mashpiyim and even our store vendors have been blamed.
The annual gathering of Chabad emissaries in Paris took place this past weekend. The dozens of Shluchim from all around France’s capital city came together to be inspired energized and uplifted.
Members of Canada’s Conservative Party went to the polls Sunday to elect its leadership; the party currently led by Prime Minister Stephen Harper. Chabad Chassidim in Montreal utilized the occasion to help Jewish voters put on Tefilin and say a prayer.
Dani Cole and Mendy Losh have made contact with family members and friends early this morning after being out of touch since Friday afternoon. Saturday a massive earthquake struck near the capital of Nepal and claimed the lives of over 2,000 people including three Americans.