Flights have been booked from as far as Australia and London, and many more chayolim will be driving in from across the country: the time for the grand Chidon Shabbaton has arrived.
Daily Archives: April 7, 2016
In this week’s edition of Letter and Spirit, in the midst of our preparations for the Yom Tov of Pesach – especially the baking of matzah, we present a letter from the Rebbe in which he addresses the quality of humility, in keeping with the lesson of matzah which we strive to internalize at this time. 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.
Republican presidential candidate Senator Ted Cruz visited a model Matzah in Brighton Beach, Brooklyn Thursday afternoon while on the campaign trail in New York. He was greeted by Rabbi Moshe Winner of the Chabad Neshama Center and together with a group of children they baked Mazah and spoke about Passover.
A vibrant 3-day Shabbaton for all of the EnerJew clubs in Ukraine took place in sunny Odessa over the past weekend. EnerJew is the Jewish youth movement throughout the entire former soviet union, a project of Chabad’s Federation of Jewish Communities (FJC).
In the wake of terror attacks across Europe, security agencies are predicting that terrorists will target Jews during the upcoming Pesach holiday.
A young Crown Heights entrepreneur recently celebrated the re-opening of his artisanal bakery, which has been renovated and reimagined as an haute café.
A deliveryman for a local kosher eatery was caught on camera stealing the contents of an Amazon package that was left on the recipient’s doorstep.
The New York Times made a point of mentioning that two of the subjects of an FBI inquiry into corruption in the NYPD are Orthodox-Jewish men, violating their own policy of not bringing up a suspect’s race or religion if it has nothing to do with the crime being investigated. None of the other suspects’ race or religion is mentioned.
Rabbi Benny and Sonia Hershkovich, Shluchim to Cabo S. Lucas, Mexico, and the funny duo behind the weekly Rabbi Benny’s Hilarious Torah Thought videos, will be heading a brand new summer program for 8th and 9th graders at Camp Emunah.
Mrs. Valerie Shore presently teaches in the Ganeynu program at the Jewish Community Center of West Palm Beach. She was interviewed by JEM’s My Encounter with the Rebbe project in Chabad of Boca Raton in March of 2011.