In this week’s Living Torah, Elie Wiesel, OBM, an author, Nobel Prize laureate, and Holocaust survivor, recalls seeing the Rebbe for the first time, and the profound impact it had on the rest of his life.
Daily Archives: October 7, 2016
As South Central Florida braces for a brutal direct hit from Hurricane Matthew, Chabad centers from the Sunshine State through the Carolinas are hard at work securing Sifrei Torah and preparing for possible hordes of evacuees.
The moment the train pulled into the station, all of a sudden dozens and dozens of people rushed onto the platform. The villager was astonished and impressed as how these people knew the exact time they should arrive and didn’t waste their time waiting for the train to come.
Rabbi Mendel Deutsch, a prominent Lubavitcher Chossid and community activist from Jerusalem, was savagely beaten nearly to death by a mob of Ukrainian anti-Semites in the city of Zhitomir this morning.
The Inside Story: A Chassidic Perspective on Biblical Events, Laws, and Personalities Volume I: Genesis hits the shelves of bookstores just in time for the beginning of the Torah cycle. There is a lot of anticipation over the release of this book by the many fans of Yanki Tauber’s acclaimed Week in Review.
A half-marathon will be held on Eastern Parkway this Shabbos. Residents will not be able to cross over Eastern Parkway from about 3:00am to 9:30am.
This Shabbos at the Besht, Rabbi Manis Friedman will lead a discussion on the topic: Making moshiach a reality.
On Thursday afternoon, Tishrei Guests were treated to a special and first-of-its-kind lecture by Rabbi Yisroel Shimon Kalmenson, a member of Vaad Hanachos Belaha”k and one who merited that the Rebbe would refer to his Ha’aros on the Rebbe’s Farbrengens.
CrownHeights.info and Lubavitch Archives present a photo of the Rebbe giving Tzedakah on Erev Yom Kippur, 1968.