As we approach Tu B’Av, an auspicious day for Shidduchim, we present a letter from the Rebbe on that subject. The letter, written originally in English, is from the archives of the Rebbe’s personal trusted secretary, Rabbi Nissan Mindel.
Daily Archives: August 18, 2016
Accosted. That was the word that came to Phil’s mind when the three bearded jacketed Rabbis approached him. “Excuse me, are you Jewish?” they asked.
In a letter sent to his family from Federal prison, Sholom Rubashkin expressed support and encouragement for the effort to unite members of the community to have a Sefer Torah written in his merit.
Bais Rivkah Day Camp ended off an incredible eight weeks of a “Hakhel summer” with a barbeque lunch for mothers and daughters.
A pair of violent muggers went on a robbery spree on Sunday night in Crown Heights, committing a string of five robberies (up from the initially reported three) in the span of a few hours. This morning, police announced charges against one of them.
Carmel Cato, whose son Gavin died after he was hit by a Chasidic Jewish driver in August of 1991, and Professor Norman Rosenbaum, whose brother was murdered in the riots that ensued, have reunited ahead of the 25th anniversary of the Crown Heights Riots to denounce violence of all forms and to discuss healing between the two communities.
The mattresses had been much thinner and harder in his former prison, which lacked air-conditioning and was full of gang activity. So why did L.S. (who is currently serving time in Kansas) want to transfer back there?
On his way to vacation in Switzerland, the Rebbe of Vizhnitz visited the Great Synagogue of Frankfurt, Germany, which is home to a Chabad Yeshiva, led by Rabbi Yerachmiel Havlin.
A former member of the Knesset, Rabbi Avraham Leizerson has served for the past 16 years as chairman of Chinuch Atzmai, Israel’s independent religious education system. He was interviewed by JEM’s My Encounter with the Rebbe project in his home in February of 2012.