Friends and family gathered at the Marmulszteyn home today to celebrate the completion of a new Sefer Torah that was started by their father Reb Shmuel Marmulszteyn OBM before his passing.
Daily Archives: January 21, 2016
A group of students in Netanya, Israel, are working to make sure that the legacy of their friend, Alon Bakal, lives on.
In honor of Yud Shvat, we present to our readers a monumental tribute to the previous Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Yosef Yitzchok Schneersohn, which was written after his passing by his personal secretary, Rabbi Nissan Mindel.
Russian president Vladimir Putin has met with European Jewish leaders to discuss their concerns over rising anti-Semitism on the continent.
At a city-wide father and son learning program hosted by The Bayt in Toronto last Motzei Shabbos, three generations study Torah together: Rabbi Chai Cohen, his son local Shliach Rabbi Yirmi Cohen, and grandson Mendy Cohen. “It was one of the happiest moments of my life as a father,” Rabbi Yirmi Cohen told CrownHeights.info.
The lights were dimmed, the tables beautifully set, as women and girls entered into the warmth of Cheder Chabad of Philadelphia’s first annual Mother Daughter Melave Malka held at Chabad of the Mainline. From start to finish, the evening was a huge success that truly brought the feeling of unity and Hakhel into the Cheder community.
In response to the great demand and thirst for the the original Hanochos of the Rebbe’s Sichos ‘b’loshon harav’ (in Yiddish) from the years 5742 and on, we are happy to share that this priceless resource has just been made available to the public in honor of Yud Shvat.
Rabbi Benny Hershcovich, Shliach in Cabo S. Lucas, Mexico, delivers his brief and hilarious thought on this week’s Parasha, Beshalach. This week Rabbi Benny answers the question: Why did G-d tell the Jews to keep quiet and leave it all to him while the Egyptians were attacking them at the Red Sea, but told the Jews to go out and fight when the nation of Amalek attacked them in the desert?
So unique it won’t fit into any category. A mix tailored to your audience. A sound so varied it will be like never before. A fixture in the New York-Florida-France-Israel community for over 15 years, Shuky Sadon has created a wide variety of music experiences at hundreds of weddings, concerts, private events and festivals.
The National Weather Service has issued a blizzard watch for the tri-state area and Long Island, with nor’easter-like conditions expected to begin Saturday morning.
Jules Lassner was an influential businessman and community leader in Bogotá, Colombia, and New York City, serving for many years as president of Cong. Orach Chaim on Manhattan’s Upper East Side. A Marine Corps veteran who fought in World War II, he was interviewed by JEM’s My Encounter with the Rebbe project in his home in Manhattan in January of 1999.
A fire broke out early Thursday morning inside the ‘Gabboims Closet’ in 770, causing panic amid a number of small Yud Shvat Farbrengens that were still going on at that early hour. Police rule out terrorism.