The Jewish community of Estonia and the Tallinn synagogue celebrated the inauguration of a new Torah Scroll yesterday, Sunday.
Daily Archives: June 6, 2016
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has issued the first executive order in the country, signed on Sunday before he marched in Manhattan’s Israel Day Parade, forcing state entities to drop investments linked to the anti-Israel BDS (boycott, divest, sanction) movement.
A Shliach in California had to pile his family into a car on Shabbos and evacuate them after flames from a wildfire threatened to engulf his Chabad House. The flames stopped a mere ten feet away from the center.
On Thursday evening, 25 Iyear, 34 students of Oholei Torah, Lubavitcher Yeshiva-Crown St., Cheder Lubavitch of Morristown and Cheder Chabad of Monsey competed against each other in the final round of the Chidon Shoneh Halachos.
A Lubavitcher Bochur returning from an afternoon of Mivtzoim was verbally attacked, threatened and harassed by attendees of the annual LGBT pride parade in Tel Aviv last Friday.
In a sign that past tensions between Chabad and Belz in Eretz Yisroel continue to thaw, Rabbi Aharon Mordechai Rokeach, the son of the Belzer Rebbe Shlita, paid a visit to the home of Rabbi Moshe Havlin, Rov of the Lubavitch community in Kiryat Gat and head of the local Yeshiva.
On Sunday, the Jewish community will celebrate the holiday of Shavuot, marking the Sinai revelation, when the Jews received the Torah 3,328 years ago. Now thousands of Jews, no longer under Communism’s hammer and sickle, can appreciate its meaning at a profoundly advanced level.
After many months of anticipation, Jewish music superstar Avraham Fried will be releasing his first new album in over four years today, Monday. Included in the album is the popular single Hineni B’yodcho, which was the subject of some controversy after a studio recording was leaked to the public without the singer’s permission.
Crown Heights community activist Yaacov Behrman marched alongside New York City Public Advocate Letitia James at the annual Israel Day Parade in Manhattan yesterday, Sunday.