With great sadness and pain we inform you of the passing of Mrs. Aidel Caplan OBM, a long time resident of Montreal, Canada who was known for distributing food to the needy. She was 93 years old.
Daily Archives: September 9, 2015
What word comes to mind when you think of a Bais Rivka teacher? Ahead of a major fundraising campaign starting tomorrow a video was produced showing what makes them so special.
In years past, people from all over the world would donate for scholarships at the Lubavitcher Yeshiva Mesivta and Zal. Lubavitch now proudly has thousands of more institutions that need funding, but Chovevei Torah doesn’t want today’s bochurim to be left out.
New York City’s Board of Health repealed a controversial rule requiring parents sign a consent form before a Mohel could practice metzitzah b’peh.
Sixty three years following the Machzor’s first release, Merkos Publications has successfully recreated the Machzor in its entirety, digitally remastering it, one page at a time.
Please take a moment and say a Kapital Tehillim for Chaya Shoshana bas Itl Laya, who needs our prayers for a speedy and complete recovery.
In preparation for Rosh Hashana and the start of a sweet new year, the talmidim of HaMesivta enjoyed learning all about honeybees and the honey making process – using all of their five senses.
The close-knit Jewish community in Abuja, Nigeria, is reeling from the devastating news that Nir Rosmarin, an Israeli-born businessman who was active in the community, died of a head wound while trying to flee a robbery.
Rabbi Yehuda Krinsky on the Iran Deal: Rabbi Elazar said: One who becomes compassionate to the cruel will ultimately become cruel to the compassionate. (Midrash Tanhuma, Parshat Mezora, 1)
The Department of Health has issued a warning to residents in parts of Brooklyn, Staten Island and Manhattan to stay indoors Wednesday night between 8:30pm and 6:00am while they will be spraying pesticides to reduce the number of mosquitoes and minimize the risk of West Nile Virus.
Rabbi Leibel Groner, secretary of the Rebbe, Rabbi Avrohom Shemtov, Chairman of Aguch, Rabbi Y.Y. Schwei of the Crown Heights Beis Din and Rabbi Michoel Lerner, Rosh Kollel, are Menachem Avel Rabbi Meir Gutnick in his Montgomery Street home after the passing of his mother, Devorah, OBM.
Menachem Mendel Seattle Cheder aims to make educational history by raising $100,000 in 24 hours, with each donation matched by Paula Begoun, The MMSC Vaad and the Lev Yosef Foundation.
A Parkland College student who lives in Champaign, Illinois, has been charged with a Class 4 felony for allegedly damaging a religious symbol at a campus Jewish gathering place.
The students and staff of JETS Yeshiva of Los Angeles, CA, created this humorous video in anticipation of Rosh Hashanah.
Hundreds of guests began pouring into Crown Heights ahead of the upcoming high holidays, and with this year being a ‘Shnas Hakhel,’ thousands more than usual are expected. Many of the guests made their first stop at 770, creating the familiar scene of piling up luggage.
Rabbi Yitzchok Minkowicz, director of Chabad Lubavitch of Southwest Florida, delivers his insights on this week’s Parsha – Nitzavim. This week Rabbi Minkowicz answers the question: What is the best way to be there for another human being?
Rabbi Yossi and Suri Marozov are Chabad Shluchim in Ulyanovsk, Russia. Since their city does not have a Mikvah, any Jewish woman who wishes to immerse in one must travel for four hours each way – often in the frozen Siberian winter.