With great sadness, shock and deep pain we inform you of the tragic and sudden passing of Rabbi Yekutiel Rapp OBM, a Mashpia in Tomchei Temimim 770. He was killed in a horrific accident in Crown Heights. He was 66 years old. The Levaya will take place Tuesday, times below.
Daily Archives: June 29, 2015
In honor of 12-13 Tammuz, the birthday and day of liberation of the Previous Rebbe, we present an inspiring story that occurred during the lifetime of his father, the Rebbe Rashab, written by renowned author Rabbi Sholom Dovber Avtzon.
On Tuesday, June 30, 2015, the day will officially be a bit longer than usual – because an extra second, or “leap” second, will be added.
A noted Mashpia, who served as a longtime Mashgiach of Yeshivas Tomchei Temimim-770, was run over multiple times by a car on the corner of Empire Blvd. and Balfour Place. After frantic efforts to save his life, the man tragically passed away from his injuries.
While on a visit to Brussels, Belgium, for the launch of the “Counter Extremism Project,” former U.S. Senator Joseph Lieberman and his wife Haddasah met with Rabbi Michoel Rosenblum, director of the EU Jewish Buildings and the European Synagogue – Ohel Eliezer. “My trips are never complete without meeting up with Chabad,” said Sen. Lieberman.
A horrifying incident occurred Sunday night to a young Jewish mother in Crown Heights, when she was accosted in the dark by a knife-wielding assailant, who menacingly said to her “Come with me.”
JETS (The Jewish Educational Trade School) in Granada Hills, California, has completed its 10th successful school year.
The fast-growing Lubavitch Community of Walnut Creek, located in Hollywood, Florida, held a special Shabbaton in Honor of Gimmel Tammuz, with the attendance of guest speaker Rabbi Rabbi Velvel Lipsker.
The first Shabbos of the summer at Camp Gan Yisroel-Parksville was a sight to behold. The camp spirit that is present throughout the week is especially prevalent on Shabbos, and the singing by each seudah, davening with chayus, and Mishnayos Ba’al Peh energized the entire camp.
On Sunday, the 11th of Tammuz, family and friends of Mordechai Goldin a”h gathered at F.R.E.E. to mark his Shloshim.
On Sunday, June 21st, over 200 guests joined Chabad Lubavitch of Northeast London and Essex at the Prince Regent Rooms in Woodford Bridge for their annual dinner to celebrate the ongoing work and growth of Chabad in Essex.