Rabbi Dov Yona Korn of Chabad on Campus at NYU shares his wisdom, inspiration and wit on the holiday of Pesach.
Daily Archives: April 20, 2016
After meeting the students on their turf for the first time last week, Rabbi Mendy and Tzippy Weiss wasted no time engaging those attending St. Thomas University, a private Catholic school. For the past 21 years, the Weisses have worked with the South Florida community nearby the university, but struggled trying to establish a Chabad presence on the campus.
In response to a recent op-ed written by Rabbi Alexander Heppenheimer of Crown Heights, who encouraged Lubavitcher Chassidim to take up the daily study of the Daf Yomi, which stirred much controversy due to the Rebbe’s purported distaste for the custom, renowned educator Rabbi Yossi Paltiel had this to say.
More than 60 years ago, Rabbi Dovid Edelman of Springfield, Massachusetts began a tradition of delivering hand-made shmurah matzato local Jewish residents. Rabbi Edelman, who passed away on Jan 2, 2015, at the age of 90, began his matza route in 1954. The tradition is now continued by Rabbi Edelman’s son-in-law, Rabbi Noach Kosofsky, and grandson, Rabbi Lavy Kosofsky, of Longmeadow, Massachusetts. This month, the rabbis will hand deliver the matza to 900 local addresses, including Jewish individuals, families, and businesses.
The Bais Din of Crown Heights has released a comprehensive review of the Halachos, Minhagim and Zmanim for the upcoming Yom Tov of Pesach for the benefit of the community.
As the “Ma’os Chitin” project is wrapping up, the Moscow Jewish community has B”H managed to distribute a large amount of substantial food baskets to the needy as well as to big families in Moscow.
In honor of Yud Alef Nissan, the newly formed Niggun Society released its debut single, “Niggun Rostov.”
Delegations from more than fifty Chabad House communities returned last week from JLI’s Land and Spirit trip to Israel. Close to 500 participants from thirty U.S. states, as well as, Canada, England and Australia completed the eight-day inspiring visit.
Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton notched resounding victories in New York Tuesday night, answering questions about their command of the race as the front-runners moved significantly closer to their party’s nominations.