Daily Archives: July 31, 2015
Carnival day came to Camp Gan Yisroel in Parksville, NY, but with an extra twist: each bunk competed to see who could make the best booth, with the winners earning special prizes.
Two Israeli security guards working to protect Chabad of Chiang Mai, Thailand took a few moments to put on Tefilin and say a prayer for the security of the Holy Land at the behest of two bochurim operating there this summer, Levi Yitzchok Goldgrab and Yehoshua Levy.
Rabbi Kussy and Rosie Lipsker of Crown Heights will shortly be moving on Shlichus to Tuscaloosa, Alabama, home of the University of Alabama, where they will join the family of Chabad on Campus Shluchim operating in universities all over the world.
A unique encounter between various Ukrainian religious leaders occurred on Tuesday in Kiev. The president of Ukraine, Petro Poroshenko, and Rabbi Yonatan Markovitch, Kiev’s Chief Rabbi and Chabad emissary, were among the participants. During the encounter, a personal conversation took place between the two regarding the anti-Semitism in the Ukraine.
Assailants attacked a Palestinian village in the West Bank early Friday and torched two homes, killing a young child and critically wounding at least three people, in what the Israeli prime minister called a “terror attack.” The arsonists scrawled graffiti on the homes they attacked, including “revenge!” and “Yechi Hamelech Hamoshiach!”
CrownHeights.info and Lubavitch Archives present a photo of the Rebbe in conversation during Kos Shel Bracha, circa early 1960s.
A Crown Heights family, on their way upstate for Shabbos, was involved in a very serious crash on NY Route 17 near exit 113 late last night. A total of Six were injured, four of them seriously including two children.