Though it began on a somber note with the fast of Tisha B’av, the sixth week of Yeshiva Summer Program in Morristown, NJ was filled with excitement, learning, joy and fun.
Daily Archives: August 3, 2015
Max Steinberg was determined to make a difference in the world. A native of California, he was 22 when he went to Israel for the first time in the summer of 2012 on a Taglit-Birthright Israel trip for young adults, along with his siblings Jake and Paige.
A sign broadcasting Shabbos times on Kingston Avenue has recently been refurbished after not working for a number of years. The sign was dedicated in memory of Mrs. Pesya Leah bas Shraga Feivel Lapine HY”D.
Last week, a group of Jewish singers, including the legendary Mordechai Ben David, visited famed Jewish guitarist and singer Yossi Piamenta, who is battling a dreaded illness and needs a Refuah Sheleima, and made a Kumzits for him at his bedside.
The Algemeiner honored two titans of journalism at its fourth annual Summer Benefit late last week in New York City.
A panhandler known to frequent neighborhood Shuls and Kingston Avenue was captured on surveillance video stealing out of charity boxes in 770 on Shabbos morning. He was arrested once before for the same crime, which was also captured on video.
Last week, in front of a crowd of 6,000 at the Sultan’s Pool in Jerusalem, Chasidic singing star Avraham Fried introduced a new single – a moving, inspirational and catchy song titled ‘Yerushalayim Shebalev’ (Jerusalem in [my] heart).
For the 36th year in a row, the group of Shluchim sent by the Rebbe to the Holy Land in the years 5736-38 (1976-78) united for a Kinus, which took place over Shabbos in Kfar Sava.
On Sunday, the campers of Gan Yisroel-Montreal were visited by their families, relatives and friends, who enjoyed many fun activities together both on and off camp grounds.
A group of fourteen students from Chabad Yeshivas across Israel are traveling to Almaty (Alma Ata) Kazakhstan to study Torah in close proximity to the Ohel of the Rebbe’s father, Rabbi Levi Yitzchak Schneerson, OBM.