300 people joined in celebrating the 27th anniversary dinner of Congregation B’nai Avraham of Brooklyn Heights, led by Rabbi Aaron and Shternie Raskin.
Daily Archives: March 3, 2016
In this week’s edition of Letter and Spirit, we present a letter from the Rebbe in which he gives insights about chinuch based on a talk of the Frierdiker Rebbe relating to the mishkan. 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.
group of guys got together last week to do what guys don’t always do: chat about parenting. They’re participants in “Fathers First,” a forum started by Rabbi Dovid Hordiner, director of the Gan Yeladim Early Childhood Center at Chabad of Stamford, Conn.
Yesterday, the Jewish community of Cyprus, an island nation in the Mediterranean, celebrated the completion of its fourth Chabad Center, built in the capital city of Nicosia. The island is a popular vacation spot for Israelis, lying just 150 miles off the coast of Israel.
Last Motzei Shabbos, a grand Melave Malka was held in Moscow to benefit the city’s many Chesed institutions, under the leadership of Russia’s Chief Rabbi Berel Lazar.
Earlier this week, Rabbi and Mrs. Yerachmiel Jacobson inaugurated a new Music and Farbrengen Room at Yeshivas Chovevei Torah.
Alternate Side Parking Regulations will be suspended Friday, March 4, 2016, to facilitate snow removal. Payment at parking meters will remain in effect throughout the City.
A group of Lubavitchers have launched a fundraising campaign to show support for and solidarity with the Bais Chabad of West Bloomfield, Michigan. The Bais Chabad, led by the shliach Rabbi Elimelech Silberberg, is defending itself against a motion filed in the United States Supreme Court by Lubavitch Foundation of Michigan, which seeks to take possession of the Bais Chabad.
After a few mild days, snow is in the forecast for New York City. According to the National Weather Service, about 1 to 2 inches is expected to fall on the city, with higher amounts expected further east and especially on Long Island.
A California lawyer who represented Chabad of the Valley after they were sued over a decade ago wrote the following letter to CrownHeights.info in honor of the upcoming Shloshim of its founder, Rabbi Yehoshua Gordon, OBM.
A famed Israeli cantor, Dudu Fisher played the role of Jean Valjean in the musical Les Miserables in Tel Aviv, in New York and in London, where he performed for Queen Elizabeth. He was interviewed by JEM’s My Encounter with the Rebbe project in July of 2015.