It’s been three almost sleepless nights and days, and the 500 Shluchim of the Rebbe that are currently in Russia at the European Kinnus Hashluchim, are on a high. They are rejuvenated and invigorated by the joy and unity that they are experiencing and they will bring that energy back with them to their cities and countries where they are the Rebbe’s foot soldiers.
Daily Archives: August 25, 2016
During these “Seven Weeks of Comfort,” we present a letter from the Rebbe in which he gives perspective on catastrophic events. The letter, written originally in English, is from the archives of the Rebbe’s personal trusted secretary, Rabbi Nissan Mindel.
In honor of Chof Av, the Yahrtzeit of the Rebbe’s father Reb Levik, OBM, the Chabad community of Paris gathered together Wednesday night for a Farbrengen, which lasted until the early hours of the morning.
Rabbi Elie Estrin, Chabad Emissary at the University of Washington State, delivered an inspiring and heartfelt speech at a Seudas Hodaah celebrating the miraculous recovery of his son Nissi.
Anna Katz was at a loss. June was fast approaching and the mother of three from northern California didn’t know what she would do with her kids all summer. After a bad business decision that landed her husband in prison in February 2014, life as she knew it came to an abrupt end. Her meager income was barely enough to pay for the basics, and financing summer camp for her kids was out of the question.
The regional Kinus for European Shluchim continued in Moscow Thursday after the over 500 Shluchim returned from Kazakhstan, beginning with Shachris and breakfast, and continuing with seminars, workshops, networking and shared stories throughout the day in anticipation of tonight’s grand banquet.
Singing star Shlomo Simcha Sufrin, a member of the Lubavitch community in Toronto, has returned to the Jewish music scene after a lengthy hiatus with a brand new album – ‘Ani Kan.’
The Jewish man who was stabbed last Friday by a knife-wielding Muslim assailant shouting “Allahu Akbar” in the northeastern French city of Strasbourg is home from the hospital, doing fine physically, but emotionally traumatized, his daughter told The Algemeiner on Wednesday.
Neighbors, friends and rescuers spent the day Wednesday digging through rubble in the desperate hopes of finding people alive after a 6.2 magnitude earthquake rocked central Italy at about 3:30 a.m., killing more than 120 people. The epicenter was centered near the town of Norcia, Italy, about 100 miles from Rome, where buildings also reportedly swayed from the resulting tremors.
Yosef Lautenberg was injured in the battle for Jerusalem during the War of Independence in 1948. He was among the founders of the IDF Disabled Veterans Organization, and the founder of Beit Halochem – a rehabilitation facility for wounded soldiers. He was interviewed by JEM’s My Encounter with the Rebbe project in Tel Aviv in August of 2009.
500 Shluchim participating in the European Kinus Hashluchim packed into a 747 jumbo jet for a return flight to Russia, the 5 hour long trip turned into one big Farbregnen.