A rocking concert kicked off Chanukah for hundreds of Brooklynites at Grand Army Plaza. Latkes and jelly doughnuts were distributed along with Menorah kits for those who didn’t have. Meanwhile Brooklyn’s Boro President joined in the fray of “whose Menorah is bigger?”
Daily Archives: December 6, 2015
Rabbi Pinny and Chaia (nee Khafif) Super along with their 14-month-old baby girl, have recently been appointed as the new Shluchim to Melbourne, Australia, to serve and work with the local Young Jewish Professionals in their 20’s and 30’s.
Just weeks after terrorists murdered 130 people on the streets of Paris, an estimated 6,000 people gathered tonight at the Eiffel Tower to watch the lighting of a 30-foot-tall menorah on the first night of Chanukah. The annual public menorah-lighting at the base of the iconic Eiffel Tower—a decades-old French tradition—is organized annually by Chabad-Lubavitch.
This week’s edition of MyLife: Chassidus Applied with Rabbi Simon Jacobson, Episode 93, will air tonight, Sunday, here on CrownHeights.info, beginning at 8:00pm. This week Rabbi Jacobson will address the topics: Chanukah; Anxiety; Messianism Continued; Mimicking the Rebbe; Understanding Hahkel; Explaining the Yeshiva System; Tzimtzum K’pshuto.
After Mincha, the first light of Chanukah was lit in the Rebbe’s Room by Rabbi Chaim Boruch Halberstam. The lighting was broadcasted around the world through the Chanukah Live hookup.
Many Jewish residents of Moscow, Russia gathered this evening in front of the Kremlin walls for a Menorah lighting ceremony marking the first night of Chanukah. Standing alongside Rabbi Berel Lazar the Chief Rabbi of Russia, was the Israeli Chief Rabbi Dovid Lau.
In the face of terror, a massive menorah lighting will take place on the Eiffel Tower plaza in Paris, France. This will be the kickoff lighting event for this years Chanukah Live, which will link up menorah lightings in three major cities on three continents. This French program, filled with music and song, is based out of Paris, and will hook-up with menorah lightings in Israel and New York.
An NYPD deputy inspector marked the occasion of his pending retirement by inviting his police officer son to patrol with him Saturday and the pair subsequently disarmed and arrested two robbery suspects.
Backpackers and locals gathered at Chabad of Kathmandu, Nepal to celebrate the first night of Chanukah and light the first candle on the Menorah.
A global tefillin campaign is aiming to unite as many people possible by doing the same mitzvah. The campaign includes a raffle with valuable prizes.
With great sadness we inform you of the passing of Mrs. Yenta (Lena) Barash (nee Rogatsky), a longtime resident of Crown Heights. She was 97 years old.
Bochurim Levi Yitzchok Goldgrab and Shmuel Nemni help Shliach Rabbi Avrohom Brashevitzky of Doral, FL, with Chanukah preparations by putting up a menorah in the local mall. At 12:00 at night, the mall was closed to the public, but opened specially for them to prepare for Chanukah.