It seems the sun did not set in Thailand last night, with a Farbrengen at the Asian Regional Kinus HaShluchim having lasted through the night. Rabbi Yosef Chaim Kantor, head shliach to Thailand and Kinus host, introduced the theme of the evening, “Brengen Yidden Tzum Rebb’n,” stressing the importance of following the Rebbe’s directives while working to connect Yidden with the Rebbe.
Daily Archives: April 29, 2015
Two Lubavitcher Bochurim, the first ever sent to Nepal on Merkos Shlichus, speak to Jewish tourists on the streets of Kathmandu. Behind them are dozens soldiers, as the country was in the midst of a democratic revolution known as The 1990 People’s Movement. Can you identify those in the photo?
Students at the Southern Connecticut Hebrew Academy were well represented at the 67th Annual Connecticut State Science Fair held March 10th-14th at Quinnipiac University.
Rabbis Shimon and Shea Hecht, two brothers who are both very active on behalf of the New York Jewish community, met with Republican presidential hopeful Dr. Ben Carson, who gave them a signed copy of his book One Nation.
After 38 years of dedicated service in the U.S. Army, Chaplain Colonel Jacob Z. Goldstein has retired. In a ceremony in the Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall at Fort Myer, Virginia, 35 army personal retired, with Col. Goldstein leading the group with his 38 years of service.
A delegation of Chabad-Lubavitch rabbis stopped by the Embassy of Nepal, which neighbors the Chabad-Lubavitch center in Washington, D.C., yesterday to offer condolences and support in light of the massive earthquake on Saturday that has claimed thousands of lives and devastated the capital of Kathmandu.
In the winter of 1968, New York City was being swept up by riots, looting, and racial tensions. Mayor John Lindsay came to discuss the situation with the Rebbe. The Rebbe provided insight on how to help the city, the country, and even the looters themselves.
Just a day after they arrived in Israel, the children of Rabbi Chezki and Chani Lifshitz met with Mr. Reuven Rivlin, the President of the State of Israel. While there they also got to speak with their parents, who are in Nepal tending to the needs of the many that were impacted by the recent devastating earthquake.
The Yeshiva Gedolah of Greater Miami is welcoming a new member to its staff for the upcoming year, 5776. Rabbi Chaim Stern will serve as Maggid Shiur Nigleh for Shiur Alef and Mashgiach for Chassidus.
To perpetuate the memory of their sons, kidnapped and slain in 2014 by Palestinians, the mothers of Gilad Shaer, Naftali Fraenkel and Eyal Yifrach established the Jerusalem Unity Prize.
Chabad at Stanford called on Jewish students on Tuesday to respond to the recent incidence of antisemitic graffiti at a fraternity house on campus by showing solidarity with Israel and wearing the Jewish identity proudly.
Devorah Kaplan graduated Beth Rivkah Seminary in France over 15 years ago, yet her time there still resonates with her and guides her on her Shlichus. She recently wrote a letter to the school’s dean and shared some of her memories from her time there.
Sydney Hatzolah helped save the life of Liza Stearn, a non-Jewish resident of Sydney, Australia. She was lucky they were there to help. A few months later, Wentworth Courier, a local newspaper, is featuring a story on her amazing and lucky recovery, which is thanks in part to Mendy Litzman, president of Sydney Hatzalah.
A document that carried signatures of Crimean Jews and executives from the Chabad-affiliated Federation of Jewish Communities of Russia, as well as other Jewish organizations, urged Western Jews to lobby for peeling back sanctions against Moscow, which were imposed following Russia’s annexation of Crimea and support for rebels in eastern Ukraine.