A classroom-full of girls study diligently in this 30-year-old photo from Beis Rivka, taken in the mid 1980s. Can you identify anyone in the photo?
Daily Archives: June 9, 2015
Former Connecticut United States Senator Joseph Lieberman was menachem avel the Klein family earlier today, who is sitting Shiva after the passing of their father Rabbi Binyomin Klein OBM, one the Lubavitcher Rebbe’s trusted secretaries.
This year, Oholei Torah’s 5th and 6th grades took their Mishnayos Ba’al Peh program to a whole new level, with a grand Chalukas HaPrasim, distribution of awards, which took place in the Oholei Torah Ballroom. Over 350 parents, grandparents and friends joined as the talmidim walked off the stage with Seforim, some of them heavier than the talmidim themselves!
A Holocaust survivor who referred to himself as only a ‘half-Jew’ – since he never had a Bar Mitzvah – while speaking to a group of 8th grade boys from a Chicago-area Chabad school, ended up having an impromptu Bar Mitzvah celebration at the Skokie Holocaust Museum and Education Center.
In the coming weeks, thousands of parents in our community will send their children to overnight camp. For most, this will be a thrilling experience with wonderful friendships and memories to last a lifetime.
Last Sunday was Montreal’s annual “tour de l’Ile” cycling event, where over 25,000 bikers traversed the island of Montreal in three routes that all started at the corner of Parc and Mont-Royal.
Brothers Zelig and Naftali Shaul are sitting Shiva after the passing of their father, R’ Yisroel Shaul, OBM, at 1103 Sterling Place [corner Kingston Ave.] Apt. #1B, until Sunday morning. Shacharis at 8:00; Mincha at 7:30 – Wednesday and Thursday; Maariv bizmana […]
South Carolina passed a historic bill into law that will make businesses think twice before boycotting Israel. Although the law, signed by the state’s Governor Nikki Haley, does not mention Israel as the recent one passed by the state of Illinois does, it will in fact make the state sever ties with companies that boycott Israel.
Rabbi Yossi Simpson, principal of United Lubavitcher Yeshiva-Crown Street, greeted students from Grades 1- 4 for a special commemoration. For the 12th consecutive year, the yeshiva students memorized thousands of lines of Tanya in memory of a special neshoma, Bat Sheva Kanelsky, OBM, who passed away 65 days after birth, on the 10th of Adar, 2003.
The students of Oholei Torah Zal gathered in front of 770 for a group portrait, along with the Yeshiva’s faculty.
How many parents struggle to find the “right” school for their daughters? One that takes into account every girl’s unique strengths as well as acknowledging their challenges, be they academic, spiritual, or social? A school that does not force a girl into a box, but rather, builds the box around the girls? A school where quiet girls are acknowledged, rewarded and appreciated as much as the “ra-ra” GO types.