Chief Rabbi of Russia Berel Lazar lit a candle at the Embassy of France in Moscow and read a commemorative prayer for the victims of serial terror attacks in Paris.
Daily Archives: November 17, 2015
Two antisemitic stickers and a note calling for the boycott of all Israeli products were found at the University of Central Florida’s main campus on Sunday, the university’s Chabad rabbi revealed in a statement.
“A hallmark of the Rebbe’s approach to the world was an almost stubborn optimism in the face of tragedy—a refusal to live in fear or to see our world as anything but inherently good,” writes Rabbi Mendel Kalmenson in his new book, “A Time to Heal: The Lubavitcher Rebbe’s Response to Loss and Tragedy.”
A 21 year-old Israeli bride-to-be who lost her father and brother in a terror attack last week says she and her future husband “will not be crushed” and that their wedding is back on, only this time the “entire nation of Israel is invited.”
In light of the current terror situation gripping the world, Bais Rivkah Girls’ School of Crown Heights made the decision to be proactive about its students’ and faculty’s safety, and implemented new security measures that have already been put into effect.
The heart of Downtown Boston was buzzing with excitement this past Sunday, as close to 1,000 members of Boston’s diverse Jewish community converged at the historic John Hancock Hall for a night of unity and song.
What started as an imaginative idea in August of 2013 has been transformed into a magnificent, record breaking masterpiece – the World’s Most Valuable Dreidel as certified by Guinness World Record on Nov 13, 2015. The Dreidel is valued at an astounding $14,000.
With sadness we inform you of the passing of Reb Moshe Mordechai ben Levi Yitzchok Boymelgreen OBM a survivor of the holocaust and patriarch to a family of baalei chesed. He was 91 years old.
Kiryat Arba resident Meir Pavlovsky, 31, was sitting quietly next to the Hazon David synagogue in his hometown. He was studying Torah when a terrorist appeared out of nowhere and brutally stabbed him in the stomach.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu accused the Palestinian Red Crescent Society of acting against ‘human and civilized norms’ for failing to stop and treat members of the Litman family who were the target of a terror attack in the South Hebron Hills on Friday.