Video Playlist for Chai Elul from JEM

Chai Elul is one of the most important days in the Chasidic calendar, celebrating the Birthdays of both the Baal Shem Tov and the Alter Rebbe. In honor of this day, JEM presents a special YouTube playlist of Sichas and unique clips related to the day and its relevance to us as Chassidim.

6 Surprising Findings About Chabad on Campus

Writing for the Jewish Telegraphic Agency (JTA), journalist Ben Sales lists six surprising things he learned about Chabad’s activities on campus after reviewing a study led by Mark Rosen, associate professor at Brandeis University’s Hornstein Jewish Professional Leadership Program.

City to Spray for Zika and West Nile

To reduce mosquito activity and the risk of West Nile and Zika viruses, the Health Department will spray pesticide from trucks in Crown Heights on Wednesday, September 21 between the hours of 10:00pm and 6:00am the following morning, weather permitting.

New Shluchim to Illinois

Rabbi Chaim Lazer and Rivky Hershkovich have been appointed as Shluchim to Niles, IL, where they will serve as directors of community outreach at Chabad and FREE of Niles in the greater Chicago area.