On Sunday, a Sofer began the painstaking process of transcribing a new Torah scroll for the Chabad of the Rivertowns, a growing Jewish congregation in Dobbs Ferry, NY. The day was a festive one, though the new scroll’s origin is one of hardship.
Daily Archives: May 18, 2016
Rabbi Mendy Kaplan, Director of Chabad at Flamingo in suburban Toronto and a Chaplain in the local Police Force, was honored to deliver a blessing at the York Regional Police badging ceremony in which 30 new officers were sworn in to duty.
The first kosher restaurant in the city of Chernovtsy, Ukraine, opened its doors earlier this week, finally providing a place for those who keep kosher in the community to socialize and relax in a comfortable setting, all while having a tasty forshmak or other traditional and healthy treats.
For the first time ever, the Israeli government has sent an official delegation to represent the Jewish State at this year’s Cannes Film Festival in southern France. The delegation was greeted warmly by the Chabad Shluchim in Cannes, led by Rabbi M.M. Matusof.
During a court appearance earlier this week, the man arrested in connection with the stabbing of Yehuda Leib Brikman on a Crown Heights street was found unfit to stand trial due to mental illness.
A meeting between the mayor’s office and activists and leaders from both the Jewish and African-American communities met to discuss a recent spike in hate crimes against the Jewish community, and allay community fears of growing racial tension.
A matching crowd-funding campaign has been launched for the sake of the family of Rabbi Moshe Muller, OBM, Shliach to Ilford, UK, who passed away suddenly and tragically last week and left behind a wife and eight children without a clear source of income.
Close to 30 women recently joined a Challah Baking Workshop led by Mrs. Chana Burston at Chabad of Orange County in Chester, NY.
Rabbi Yitzchok Minkowicz, director of Chabad Lubavitch of Southwest Florida, delivers his insights on this week’s Parsha – Emor. This week Rabbi Minkowicz answers the question: How do you inspire others to overcome challenges?
The daughter of Yitzchok Rosenberg, one of the two men who tragically died yesterday on a Miami area beach, reportedly wrote the following open letter in which she relates that WhatsApp informed her of her father’s death – before it was even confirmed.
They meet weekly in A320, an unassuming club room at the iconic Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT). Students of toy design, fashion, and business, they gather each Tuesday to create something ever more eternal.