The southeastern Ukrainian city of Mariupol has been on edge for more than a year now, with the thud of Grad rockets falling in the distance a part of daily life.
Daily Archives: June 8, 2015
A new book on people with special needs, Dignified Differences: A Special Soul, is being hailed as a revolutionary book, the first of its kind by doctors, educators, directors of Friends Circles and family members.
Rabbi Yitzchak Mendel Wagner, Shliach to Krefeld, Germany, has learned for over a decade on the phone and through Skype with Rabbi Hershel Finmann, Shliach in Detroit, Michigan. A few months ago, Rabbi Finmann, who moderates his own radio talk show, The Jewish Hour, came up with the idea to host a lecture on the topic “Jews in Germany 70 Years after the Shoah.”
To further the show of support that the PTA received at the recent Annual Oholei Torah Dinner, a PTA brunch was organized in the main ballroom of Oholei Torah this past Sunday afternoon, June 7th, 20 Sivan. Many mothers joined the event, in an effort to become more involved, contribute ideas, and consider how they too can be a part of this vibrant organization.
With sadness we inform you of the passing of Mrs. Chana Rochel Hurwitz, OBM, of Jerusalem, Israel, matriarch of a large family of Chassidim, Rabbonim and Shluchim all over the world.
This past Wednesday in Crown Heights, some 24 young men gathered to learn about what it takes to land a good job.
Marking thirteen years to its founding, Aliya celebrated with a gala ‘Bar Mitzva’ dinner honoring its supporters and members.
The U.S. Supreme Court struck down part of a federal statute Monday that allowed Americans born in Jerusalem to record in their passport “Israel” as the place of birth.
Have you ever heard of a war where everyone wins? Lubavitcher Yeshiva Academy (LYA) at 1148 Converse Street in Longmeadow, MA was recently involved in a battle between the grades to benefit all. This event is called Penny Wars. LYA students, toddlers through eighth grade, raised almost $1500.00 in pennies, nickels, dimes and quarters in seven days. Proceeds were donated to Chabad of Nepal to benefit the earthquake victims.
Chabad of South Broward, located at 1295 East Hallandale Beach Blvd in Hallandale, FL, is nearing completion on renovations to its headquarters. The $500,000 expansion project will increase the capacity of the Chai Tots Preschool to 140 children, the Hallandale Hebrew Club to 200 children, and Camp Gan Israel to 300 children.