Yesterday, August 16, marks 75 years since the Previous Lubavitcher Rebbe bought the building of 770 Eastern Parkway, which subsequently became the headquarters – and a symbol – of the Chabad movement.
Daily Archives: August 17, 2015
-4th Bedroom was made into a Living Room,
-Split units in every room,
-Custom made closets,
-Very sunny unit,
-2 Porches directly from unit,
-Private Storage Room,
Listed to sell
Price: $949,000. Negotiable
News website i24’s main story at the time of this posting is that “hundreds of US rabbis voice support for Iran nuclear deal.” In an apparent bid to mislead their readers into believing that these “rabbis” are actually bona-fide Orthodox Jewish leaders, the headline is juxtaposed on top of a photo of the annual conference of Chabad rabbis in front of Lubavitch World Headquarters.
As the summer draws to a close, bochurim attending the Yeshiva Summer Program in Morristown, NJ bid farewell at the grand banquet to their newly-found friends and dedicated counselors and teachers. The next morning they packed their luggage and boarded the buses which would take them back home.
With sadness we inform you of the passing of Mrs. Lenore (Leah) Jacobson, OBM, of Philadelphia, PA, mother of Rabbi Dr. Mordechai Jacobson of Crown Heights. She was 77 years old.
Matisyahu, an American Jewish reggae singer, was disinvited from a music festival in Spain because he would not publicly endorse Palestinian statehood, the Jewish Telegraphic Agency reported Sunday.
On Sunday morning, Rosh Chodesh Elul, around 400 students arrived for their first day of school at Talmud Torah Tiferes Menachem in Beitar Illit, Israel.
A total of 42,608 lines of Torah – Mishnayos, Tanya, Siddur and Yediyos Kloliyos – were learned as part Camp Gan Israel of Florida’s annual Mishnayos Be’Al Peh program – surpassing achievements in 5 out of 6 categories.
An apparent bomb-rigged motorcycle exploded in a popular tourist hotspot in central Thailand, killing some 15 and injuring many more.
Rabbi Mottel Sharfstein, a long time resident of Crown Heights, will be remembered, this coming Wednesday at the Jewish Children’s Museum, for his humble demeanor, wonderful sense of humor and self effacing personality.
In most camps, the day after Color War is a lazy day, with not much going on. But Camp Gan Yisroel-NY isn’t “most camps,” and the day after Color War was far from lazy. Early in the morning came the exciting announcement that the grand trip would be taking place that very day, and grand it was.