Daniella Moffson spent her winter vacation from college like she spent much of her time: by reaching out and helping others.
Daily Archives: January 15, 2016
Rabbi Benny Hershcovich, Shliach in Cabo S. Lucas, Mexico, delivers his brief and hilarious thought on this week’s Parasha, Bo. This week Rabbi Benny answers the question: If the rabbis who sanctified the new Jewish Lunar month anyways knew the exact moment when the moon would be reborn, then why did the Torah also require the testimony of 2 witnesses who’d seen the new moon in order to seal the deal? Couldn’t their intellectual scientific mastery be enough?
This Shabbos at the Besht, Rabbi Shlomie Kagan will lead a discussion on the topic – Did everyone leave golus mitzrayim?
In response to the current situation with anti-Semitism in France, where some Jewish leaders have suggested that Jews not wear yarmulkes in public out of fear for their safety, Rabbi Mikhael Cohen, head of Chabad for French-speakers in New York City, created the ‘Kipah Challenge,’ in which Jews and non-Jews alike take photos of themselves publically wearing a Kipah in defiance of terror.
In honor of Yud Shevat and in the spirit of Hakhel, JNet and Chabad.org have launched a worldwide learning campaign, uniting Jews around the world in the study of a sicha of the Rebbe.
Crownheights.info and Lubavitch Archives present a unique photo of the Rebbe giving Tzedakah as he walks into 770 for Shachris
With sadness we inform you of the passing of Rebbetzin Golda Schwei OBM, a longtime resident of Montreal who inspired many women over the years. She passed away on Thursday, 4 Shevat 5776. She was 78 years old.
Yesterday evening the NY Post published a heartwarming story that spread through social media like wildfire: a nurse at a California nursing home received a Powerball ticket from her boss – Frum businessman and philanthropist Shlomo Rechnitz – and won the largest jackpot in lottery history. Unfortunately, the story turned out to be a hoax.