Hundreds of community members and guests participated lately in the festive inauguration of a renewed Torah scroll, donated to the historical grand Synagogue of Bobruisk, Belarus, that had just celebrated 200 years to its establishment.
Daily Archives: February 22, 2016
Yeshiva University Professor Rabbi Moshe Tzvi Weinberg on Friday delivered a class on ‘the Essence of Chassidus,’ in which he expounded on a Maamer delivered by the Lubavitcher Rebbe on Yud Tes Kislev, 5726 (1965).
In a decision that has been repeated in many cities in the Former Soviet Union, authorities are restoring to Jewish communities synagogue buildings that were confiscated back in the prewar years.
The newly-appointed Rebbe of Tosh, Rabbi Elimelch Segal-Loewy, who succeeded his father OBM after his passing this past summer, led a Melave Malka on Motzei Shabbos at his home in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Also in attendance was area Shliach Rabbi Moshe Meir Lipszyc.
The NYPD’s 71st Precinct held its monthly community meeting Thursday evening, which was attended by dozens of members of the Crown Heights Jewish Community eager to hear of any developments regarding the stabbing of a newlywed young Jewish man on Empire Boulevard the previous week.
As far as super-parents go, the Friendship Circle parent body tops the list. As part of their ongoing mission to offer respite to their parents, the Friendship Circle of Brooklyn hosted their third annual “Parents Night Out” this past Tuesday.
A federal judge has given a boost to a Chabad Center that has fought a years-long zoning battle in Litchfield over a proposed synagogue and community center. Now the religious land use case, which has already made one stop at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, appears destined for trial.
A French tourist named Frederic Gracia visited New York during October of 1990. During his visit, which coincided with the holiday of Sukkos, he spent time in Crown Heights, where he captured the sights and sounds in and around Lubavitch World Headquarters-770 and Kingston Ave. with his personal camcorder.
Thousands turned out over the weekend in support of Keren Simchas Chosson V’Kallah at their annual auction event in Crown Heights. Winners list in the Extended Article!
The annual Inter-school Lubavitch Girls’ Convention, the highlight of every high school student’s year, is right around the corner. The convention this year will be held over the Shabbos of 25 Adar. It will run from Thursday 23 Adar I, March 3rd, through Sunday 26 Adar I, March 6th.