Grand Welcome for the Rebbe’s Guests

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.

Putin Wishes Russian Jews a Happy New Year

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.”

Video: From Rosh Hashana to Simchas Torah

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.

10 Inspiring Videos for the 10 Days of Repentance

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.

Hurricane Matthew Sets Eye on Florida

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.

Video: Is G-d Ever Hidden from Us?

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?