A 56-year-old woman was shot on Nostrand Avenue after an argument nearby descended into violence.
Daily Archives: May 17, 2016
It’s been 55 years since Rabbi Moshe and Mindelle Feller set out to found Upper Midwest Merkos–Chabad Lubavitch in Minnesota in the winter of 1961, a mere month after their marriage. Now, for the first time in a career that has spanned 10 U.S. presidencies and countless meaningful interactions, the couple has agreed to be honored at a gala dinner of the Cheder Lubavitch Day School, which the couple founded 39 years ago in St. Paul.
A gala dinner held last night by the European ‘Chana’ Organization hosted 150 Shluchos of the Rebbe, who joined the event from all parts of the continent.
“Who am I?” was the theme of this year’s Friendship Circle’s annual volunteer appreciation event. 170 girls and their proud mothers came together at the JCM on Thursday night to salute the work and dedication of the volunteers this year.
Photographer Menachem Benhamou spent a day at the Chabad Cheder in Yerres, a suburb of Paris, France, and captured the sights and spirits through the lens of his camera.
Two prominent members of the Satmar Chasidic community in New York passed away this morning in a tragic accident on a Miami area Beach, where they were pulled into the sea by a riptide.
Over 40 leading members of the Rabbinical Congress for Peace (RCP) convened at an emergency conference in Jerusalem Sunday May 15, 2016 to deliberate the incessant terror wave in Israel and in order to protest the intention to renew negotiations with the Palestinians.
On Sunday, May 15, a man broke into an electronics store on the corner of Sterling Place and Troy Avenue in Crown Heights. The burglar made off with cash, tablets, video games and gaming consoles worth thousands of dollars, and is being sought by police.
The Jewish community of Irkutsk, a city in the Russian far north of Siberia, has recently relived an exhilaration like no other: the ancient parochet, the decorative cover for the alcove containing Torah scrolls in the city synagogue, that mysteriously disappeared over a hundred years ago, was returned home through courageous efforts of its rabbi and with the help of no one other than the city mayor himself.
The first crisis the young Chabad rabbi encountered when he arrived at the University of Pennsylvania was a suicide. The victim was the son of a faculty member and Rabbi Menachem Schmidt, the campus’ new Chabad representative, was called in to help the grieving family. Following that tragedy, Schmidt founded a crisis intervention line for students in distress and opened the doors of Lubavitch House at Penn as a safe haven for everyone.