A 14-year-old youth was arrested and charged with grand larceny as a possible bias crime after he snatched a “Yarmulka” [Jewish head covering] off a 13-year-old Jewish boy.
Daily Archives: May 23, 2016
It was an 18-year journey, but Chabad of Westport, Connecticut, is finally starting to feel at home.
Growing up and coming of age in the Soviet Union, it’s unlikely that Rabbi Hillel Zaltzman could have ever imagined being honored in Washington, D.C., as part of Jewish American Heritage Month.
A New York State Assemblyman is pushing for passage of legislation which would require private school administrators to report allegations of CSA.
Forbes magazine yesterday profiled a smartphone app, Smart Shabbos, which helps Jewish homes go high tech enabling the proper observance of Shabbos in utmost comfort. Forbes also profiled the app’s lead developer, born and raised Crown Heights native Rabbi Shmary Gurary.
The Mechina Division of Oholei Torah sponsored a Father and Son day in Yeshiva this past Sunday morning, Pesach Sheini. The day began with Chassidus, followed by shacharis. A buffet breakfast was served, and afterwards a video of the Rebbe was played. The fathers then joined their sons in class for a gemorah shiur, and then learnt in chavarus style.
The United States Supreme Court today announced that it will not hear the case of Chabad-Lubavitch of Michigan vs. Dov Schuchman, dashing the last remaining avenue of appeal for Michigan Head Shliach Rabbi Berel Shmtov in his bid to gain possession of the deed to a recalcitrant Chabad House in West Bloomfield.
A special ceremony was held in Yerushalaim to celebrate the world’s longest standing shiur. Chevra Mishnayos of Colel Chabad completed all six volumes of Mishnayos and celebrated with the many guests who arrived at the Eshel Yerushalaim soup kitchen to take part in this special occasion.
Today, Monday, the 15th of Iyar (May 23), there will be a rally at the Ohel for all children ages 5 to 12 featuring a great program with games, refreshments and a raffle. Each child will receive a bow and arrow set in honor of Lag Ba’omer. Buses will leave 770 at 5:00pm and return at 7:45pm. Transportation will cost $3.
R’ Shimon Sherr is sitting Shiva after the passing of his sister, Gittle Esther, OBM, at 1650 President St. [between Schenectady and Utica Aves.] Apt 2L left side of the building, from Tuesday until Friday morning. Shacharis – 7:00am at Rei’im Ahuvim […]
The Honorable Elyakim Rubinstein, Vice President of the Supreme Court of Israel, visited Chabad-Lubavitch headquarters at 770 Eastern Parkway last Monday, 8 Iyar, accompanied by a delegation of Israeli leaders and Chabad Shluchim.