Chani (Anne) Neuberger, the granddaughter of Holocaust survivors and the daughter of a father who escaped communist Hungary, said she feels both gratitude toward the United States and a sense of commitment as an observant Jew.
Daily Archives: March 30, 2016
Chabad of Orange County, NY, led by Shluchim Rabbi Pesach and Chana Burston, held a family-fun Indian-themed Purim party for the local Jewish community at the American Legion Banquet Hall in Monroe.
Maria has been a prisoner in Leningrad Region’s Kolonia No. 2 for the last eight years. Born to a poor Jewish family in St. Petersburg, Russia, for a time she attended the city’s Chabad Jewish school and other community programs. It was later that she got into serious trouble with the law, ending up at a women’s prison camp about an hour’s drive southeast of her native city. But some good news came on Monday, when Maria and 13 other Jewish women were on hand for the opening of the first-ever prayer room for Jewish female prisoners in the country.
Ingrid Lewis-Martin, a senior adviser to Borough President Eric Adams who has close ties to disgraced Brooklyn Democratic boss Clarence Norman Jr., is putting the heat on Community Board-9 – which encompasses most of Jewish Crown Heights – to hire Norman’s ex-campaign treasurer, Carmen Martinez, as district manager — even though she was previously forced out of a city job for committing fraud.
The Algemeiner unveiled its 3rd annual ‘Jewish 100′ list of the top people “positively influencing Jewish life” on Monday night, at a star-studded gala in Manhattan, presided over by publisher Simon Jacobson and editor-in-chief Dovid Efune. Honorees in attendance included Britain’s Secretary of State for Justice Michael Gove, News Corporation Chairman Rupert Murdoch and famed philosopher and humanitarian Bernard-Henri Lévy.
Right before purim, Rabbi Moishe and Mushkie Gurevitz (nee Wolvovsky), together with their children, Menachem and Esther, moved to Morristown, NJ, as the new Shluchim to serve the Young Jewish Professional community in Morristown.
It was a strange sight in a New York civil marriage court when a Jewish couple was legally married while dressed as a king and queen.
Hundreds of Crown Heights women gathered in the hall of Lubavitcher Yeshiva to hear words of wisdom on the subject of Taharas Hamishpacha from renowned therapist Dr. Lisa Twerski. The event was organized by Mikvah.org.
A few days before Purim, hundreds of guests gathered in the newly renovated gymnasium for a premier viewing and dedication, which coincided with the Annual Gala Dinner of Oholei Torah.
For the first time in history, Chabad in Russia has printed a Russian-translated Siddur in braille, for the sake of Russian-speaking Jews who suffer from blindness.
Speaking for the first time since the suspect in her fathers murder was granted bail, Mrs. Shuli Labkowski reinforced her belief in G-d and feels that her father, Reb Yosef Raksin HYD would not be happy.