Chabad of Poway, California, a suburb of S. Diego, marked its 30th anniversary with a gala dinner and auction which drew several hundred guests, including congressman Scott Peters (D).
Daily Archives: July 13, 2016
The campers and staff of Gan Israel-Montreal have concluded an amazing, action-packed first week of Camp, the highlights of which are captured in this video.
The U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington is requesting that smartphone users refrain from “catching Pokemon” when they are inside the museum.
After over four years of fighting and litigation, the dispute over control of Congregation Ahavas Mosche of Crown Heights, popularly known as ‘the Maple Street Shul,’ has been settled amicably by both sides. On the day before Gimmel Tammuz, four members of the Shul have signed a letter of apology to the Shul’s caretaker of over 40 years, Rabbi Eli Blachman, and agreed to no longer seek control of or interfere with the affairs of the Shul.
Once one of the wealthiest men in Australia, Chabad Chosid Reb Yossel Gutnick, locally known as ‘Diamond Joe,’ has been forced to declare bankruptcy with debt totaling in the hundreds of millions of dollars, after losing a court case against an Indian fertilizer company.
Operation Survival, a Crown Heights-based organization under the auspices of the NCFJE, has become the first Jewish program in New York State to register as an Opioid Overdose Prevention Training Program, in response to the heroin epidemic engulfing the nation – to which the Orthodox-Jewish community is not immune.
The neighborhood of Crown Heights came together Tuesday evening for a march to try to find common ground in the face of recent violence against both black men and police officers nationwide.
Rabbi Yosef Yitzchok Kalmenson, head of the Chabad Yeshiva in New Haven, CT, shares words of Torah with the Gaaved of Yerushalayim, Rabbi Yitzchok Tuvia Weiss.
The controversial new Eruv in Crown Heights has been vandalized and broken in over 20 places, an advocate for the Eruv told The Forward.