Op-Ed: Once Again, a Final Goodbye

Her name was Faygee. She was 20 years old and she had a smile that could light up a room. Faygee was one of my wife Aviva’s students and she was full of life, full of love, and full of hope. She always knew what to say to make everyone around her feel good, how to give them chizuk so that they could carry on even when they faced trials and tribulations. But we lost her Monday night to an accidental heroin overdose.

Picture of the Day: Nazareth, Israel

Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu chose to open the school year in the city of Nazareth in honor of his friend Mayor Mr. Ronen Plot (who until recently served as CEO of the Knesset). The Prime Minister began his visit in the presence of Chief Rabbi of Nazareth illit, Chabad emissary Rabbi Yeshayahu Hertzel shelita, in the school Yudfat.

New Chabad Student Center Opens at UK

Nearly 100 people stood on the front lawn of the brick bungalow on Columbia Avenue in Lexington, Kentucky, on Monday evening as Rabbi Avrohom Litvin and Rabbi Shlomo Litvin cut a ceremonial blue ribbon stretched across the front porch of the Chabad Jewish Student Center at the University of Kentucky.