As we near the completion of the Sefiras Ha’omer, we present a letter from the Rebbe in which he discusses the practical significance of the Counting of the Omer, which unites all Jews – even those separated by time and space. The letter, written originally in English, is from the archives of the Rebbe’s personal trusted secretary, Rabbi Nissan Mindel.
Daily Archives: June 2, 2016
Cooperation among Jewish organizations is alive and well in St. Louis. More specifically, Chabad-Lubavitch emissaries have been working with other outlets for the benefit of the community at large.
With Crown Heights growing and spreading Hatzalah has seen the need to expand its membership and its fleet, with 4 ambulances and dedicated fast response car. This Shabbos, Parshas B’chukosai, is Shabbos Hatzalah and appeals will be held in Shuls across the neighborhood. In a letter Hatzalah appealed for the community’s assistance and donations.
Many residents of Crown Heights awoke this morning to find a package with a picture of the Western Wall and a Menorah containing booklets and DVDs on their doorsteps.
Chabad’s 124 Or Avner educational institutions, schools and kindergartens throughout the Former Soviet Union (FSU) celebrated this week the end of the school year.
Safety technology that would warn pedestrians that a bus is turning or help bus drivers avoid collisions is coming to some New York City buses.
Philanthropist Extraordinaire Mr. David Chase, OBM, who has supported Chabad institutions and chairman of the board of the Rabbinical College of America and Machne Israel Development Fund, passed away today at the age of 86.
At a Chanukah party in the White House earlier this year, Chasidic singing star Lipa Schmeltzer promised president Barrack Obama to send him and the first lady each a gold and silver yarmulke. Recently, he returned to 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. to fulfill his promise.
In a stunning video that includes sweeping footage of the Old City of Jerusalem and the surrounding areas, Israeli superstar Gad Elbaz is the voice of the Jewish people, expressing a longing for the day when Jerusalem will no longer be divided but will be a single united city.
German Foreign Minister, Dr. Frank Walter Steinmeier has met let night (Tuesday) with Rabbi Yehuda Teichtal, Rabbi of the Jewish community in Berlin and the Shliach to the city. The meeting took place on the margins of an event to mark the 50th anniversary of the establishment of relations between the state of Israel and Germany.
Dr. Harold Serebro is a medical practitioner, entrepreneur and author of several books. He served as a trustee of President Mandela’s Empowerment Award Program. He was interviewed by JEM’s My Encounter with the Rebbe project in Johannesburg, South Africa, in August of 2014.