A Bruchim Haboim ceremony took place in Bais Rivka, welcoming Guests that have come for Tishrei. Tomorrow: Join in and contribute to a campaign supporting the Bochurim, through the organization that cares for them during Tishrei and year round.
Daily Archives: October 5, 2016
A Chossid takes a sip of the Kos Shel Brocho he just received from the Rebbe, as other Chassidim line up for theirs, on Motzei Yomtov, circa mid 1980s. Can you identify anyone in the photo?
Every few weeks, Rabbi Levi Pinson takes the ferry from Corsica to Nice. It’s much quicker by plane, about 45 minutes, but Pinson needs to bring his car along so he can cram it with kosher food on the way back.
The President of Russia, Vladimir Putin, issued greetings to the country’s Jews on the occasion of the Rosh Hashana. The official greetings letter, received by the office of chief rabbi Berel Lazar on Sunday, wished Russian Jews “happiness and prosperity in the new year.”
Only a week into the school year, close to 300 Crown Heights high school girls gathered for their annual Friendship Circle volunteer kickoff and registration.
Chabad of Irvine, California, has been sued in federal court by animal rights activists over the annual Kapporos ritual performed at the center.
Rising singing star Simche Friedman performs two age-old Chabad niggunim for Tishrei: one somber and meditative, the Alter Rebbe’s Avinu Malkeinu, which is typically sung during Davening on Rosh Hashana, and the second joyous and lively, a Hakkofos Niggun attributed to the Rebbe’s father, Reb Levik.
Torah Café, a project of the Jewish Learning Institute, has compiled a series of ten video lectures and presentations on the subjects of repentance, forgiveness and prayer. Each video corresponds to one of the ten days of repentance between Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur.
The eye of Hurricane Matthew has moved off the northeastern coast of Cuba and forecasters have expanded the hurricane warning area in south Florida, where it is expected to hug the coast on Thursday and Friday.
Rabbi Yitzchok Minkowicz, director of Chabad Lubavitch of Southwest Florida, delivers his insights on this week’s Parsha – Vayelech. This week Rabbi Minkowicz answers the question: Is G-d ever hidden from us?
A Chabad House in South Florida was the target of vandals who sprayed obscene and hateful messages on the eve of Rosh Hashana.