Bais Chaya Mushka students had never been more excited to see their fathers and grandfathers in school before! At a very special, Hakhel-inspired event presented by BCM’s Bubby Club, Tattys and Zeides came out in droves to spend time with their Pre-1a through Second grade students.
Daily Archives: December 3, 2015
Darchai Menachem students in Rabbi Chazzan’s class polished and assembled the large brass Menorah that is lit every night of Chanukah in 770. Built in 1982, the Menorah was lit in front of the Rebbe following Mincha each night of Chanukah.
In this week’s edition of Letter and Spirit, we present a letter from the Rebbe to a woman in which he advises her what to make of dreams and nightmares. The letter was written in English through the Rebbe’s trusted secretary Rabbi Nissan Mindel, and was made available by the latter’s son-in-law, Rabbi Sholom Ber Shapiro.
In honor of Yud Tes Kislev, Cheder at the Ohel had a special program. All the classes worked very hard to create exhibitions to be set up in the gym about Yud Tes Kislev and the Alter Rebbe.
A massive celebration took place Monday in Jerusalem’s Binyanei Ha’umah for Yud Tes kislev, beginning with a Seforim fair in which tens of thousands of books on Chassidus – especially Chassidus Chabad – were sold, continuing with a lively concert with Avraham Fried, and concluding with a Farbrengen with Reb Yoel Kahan.
The students of Lubavitcher Yeshiva in Montreal arrived to school on Yud Tes Kislev, the yahrtzeit of the Mezritcher Maggid and Yom Hage’ulah of the Alter Rebbe, wearing their finest Shabbos clothes. Together with their teachers, they celebrated the auspicious day with a seudah and farbrengen.
Burt Shavitz, the iconic face and co-founder of Burt’s Bees, made his home in a former turkey coop in the woods of Northern Maine. Now, after his recent passing, his name will be emblazoned on the brand-new Chabad House in Portland, Maine: Burt’s Campus.
A Tuesday claim that public menorah lightnings in Paris were being canceled over security fears has been retracted by the Israeli journalist who originally made the claim.
A man yelling anti-Jewish slurs on the steps of a large Flatbush Synagogue was arrested by the NYPD on Thursday morning.
Following the directive of the Rebbe to print Tanyas in cities and locales worldwide, it was time to elevate the city of Miami Gardens with a Tanya printing. Uniting all department heads and staff members of the Lubavitch Educational Center (LEC), a coordinated and well planned effort was underway to create an event that would surely bring nachas to our Rebbe, and make Miami earn its nickname the Yerushlayim Shel Chutz L’aretz.
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Raphael Shmuel is a sweet 5-year-old little boy from Beitar Illit, Israel. Three months ago he was a healthy child, looking forward to attending the first grade. He suddenly started to not feel well, and he was diagnosed at Hadassah Hospital as having a tumor of the brain stem.
On Tuesday evening, a grand Yud Tes Kislev farbrengen was held at the main Lubavitch Shul of Montreal, with the participation of many members of Anash and the wider Jewish community.
Rabbi Moshe Stern served as the rabbi of Shaarei Tefillah Congregation of Toronto for 32 years until his retirement in 2012. He was interviewed in the My Encounter Studio in Brooklyn in July of 2012.
Hundreds of residents of the ultra-orthodox Jewish community of Beitar Illit, Israel, turned out Tuesday night for a Yud Tes Kislev celebration, hosted by the local Chabad Shul.