Video: ‘And Whom Are You Named After?’

In honor of Chof Menachem Av, the yahrtzeit of Rabbi Levi Yitzchok Schneerson, the Rebbe’s father, Rabbi Levi Gorelik talks about his personal interactions with the Rebbe regarding his parents. He talks about the time when the Rebbe asked him: “And whom are you named after?” and when the Rebbe said “Thank you for coming to the yahrtzeit.”

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The Rebbe’s Call for Summertime Tznius: Healthy Children

“Prior to the summer, the Rebbe would – almost annually – discuss the topic of Tznius,” says Crown Heights Mashpia Rabbi Michoel Seligson. At his suggestion, CrownHeights.info presents a weekly feature for the summer months: a short thought of the Rebbe on tznius, as compiled by Rabbi Seligson.

Siberian Town Celebrates Opening of New JCC

FJC

The Jewish community of Abakan, Russia, celebrated the opening of their first Jewish Community Center and Synagogue. The inauguration ceremony was held earlier this month and was attended by Chief Rabbi Berel Lazar, the local Governor Mr. Gregory Pichotnik, local politicians, and hundreds of community members.

Jewish WWII Spy Tells All

The Chabad Jewish Center of Glendale, California, recently hosted Marthe Cohn, who joined the intelligence service of the French First Army and, posing as a nurse, risked death and slipped into Germany in 1944 to valiantly retrieve information on Nazi troop movements.

Roving Rabbis Scour for Jews in Rural Oklahoma

Amarillo Globe

Two rabbinical students from the Chabad Community Center for Jewish Life and Learning in Oklahoma City are traveling to small Jewish communities in Oklahoma and North Texas, hoping to spread goodness and kindness.