TRAGEDY: A 5-year-old boy has passed away after falling from a balcony on Wallabout Street in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.
Daily Archives: June 1, 2016
The recently-opened Lubavitch Kollel in London, UK, published a bilingual Halacha journal, written by the yungerleit covering topics learned during the winter.
Watch this brilliant clip to learn what real faith is all about. It’s not blind belief and acceptance of information or values. Rabbi Dr. J. Immanuel Schochet illuminates the fundamental connection between faith and knowledge. True faith that is rooted in knowledge is exhibited in a person who synthesizes information and allows the logical consequences of this reality to have an affect on the way he or she lives.
With sadness we inform you of the passing of Reb Tzvi Schechter, OBM, a devout Chosid and former longtime member of the Crown Heights community who owned and operated a fabric store on Kingston Ave. He was 98 years old.
A Chasidic school in Montreal that is allegedly operating without a Permit from the Quebec Education Ministry was raided today by the local version of Child Protective Services, accompanied by heavily-armed police. It is yet unclear whether any students have been taken into protective custody.
A developer has filed for permits to convert a single-story garage on President Street between New York and Nostrand Avenues into a six-story apartment building and synagogue.
A group of 32 talmidim of the Oholei Torah Mesivta pose for a group photo as they embark on a 7 day trip to the Ukraine. They will be visiting the oholim of the Rebbeim, and areas which were fundamental and historical in our rich Chabad history. Accompanying them are members of the hanhola and shluchim to the Mesivta.
The Deren and Berman families are sitting Shiva after the passing of Mrs. Rivky Berman, OBM, at the Deren home – 121 Little Hill Drive, Stamford, CT 06905 from 8:00pm tonight (Tuesday) until Monday morning. Tuesday: Mincha/Maariv 8:00pm. Wednesday – […]
A new agreement reached between Chabad leaders and the Israeli government will allow Chabad Yeshiva students to delay induction into the IDF until their return from spending a year to study in 770, also known as ‘Kvutzeh.’ A few prominent Chabad Rabbonim decried this agreement, saying it’s better for the students not to travel to the U.S. at all, in which case they can delay their IDF service until the age of 26 like the rest of the Chareidi Tzibur, rather than being drafted at a much younger age immediately upon their return from Kvutzeh.
General Mills, the manufacturer of Gold Medal flour which bears the OU Hechsher, has issued a voluntary recall of a number of flour products due to possible E. coli O121 contamination, which has been linked to some 38 illnesses across 20 states.
By the time most Jewish adults graduate from college, they know far more about the fundamental texts, principles and histories of a host of cultures and civilizations—from the West to the Far East—than they do about the history and genius of Jewish thought, and the deep and practical wisdom to be found in classic Jewish texts: Torah.
Member of the Canadian Parliament Michael Levitt proudly puts on Tefilin with Rabbi Yirmi Cohen at the Walk with Israel rally in Toronto on Sunday.