By car, train, bus and plane, Jewish college students arrived in the last 24 hours in New York to attend “JewFest,” the annual International Shabbaton. The weekend of programming, which starts in full force on Friday and lasts through Sunday, includes educational, spiritual and social activities for the 1,200-plus young men and women scheduled to attend.
Daily Archives: November 11, 2016
Was Avraham Avinu the only famous Jewish leader who left home to pursue Hashem? Does one absolutely need to travel away from home in order to succeed in learning? Rabbi Avrohom Brashevitzky, Shliach to Doral, FL, shares his thoughts on this week’s Parsha – Lech Lecha.
As the country composes itself after such a seismic event, many would do well to heed the words of the Torah. As the Rebbe explains in this Sicha, to “love your fellow” doesn’t just apply to when you agree with or approve of them. True love means learning how to accept other’s and their needs despite our differences.
Within a sea of dark blue favoring Hillary Clinton, a small section of Crown Heights went red this election season, throwing support to Donald Trump within about a dozen square blocks, an analysis of polling data shows.
The rabbinical students hesitated before knocking. The name on the doorbell read David O’Malley-Keyes. Not a very Jewish sounding name. But you never know.
Chabad of Orange County, directed by Rabbi Pesach and Chana Burston, hosted an elegant Thanks-for-Giving comedy night on Sunday, November 6.
This Shabbos at the Besht, Rabbi Michoel Lerner, Rosh Kolel of 770 Montgomery, will lead a discussion on the topic – are the Yishmielim obligated in Bris Mila?
Last week, JLI launched a new weekly video series: each week a unique one-minute video will be released featuring a powerful and relevant message from the weekly Parsha. This week’s video for Parshas Lech Lecha is titled: Shine Even Brighter.
On the airplane, Reb Nissan Nemenov realized that it was smaller than the previous plane he flew on. So he asked the person who was flying with him, “What is the difference between this plane and the other ones we were on?” The person replied, “This is a Jet, which by design it is smaller, in order that it can go faster and higher than its predecessors.”
CrownHeights.info and Lubavitch Archives present a unique photo of the Rebbe during a Farbrengen, circa mid-1970s.
Ambassador Danny Danon, Israel’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations, will be the keynote speaker at the Chabad Partners Conference at the Brooklyn Marriot Hotel on Sunday, November 27th. The conference brings together community leaders from across the globe.
With great shock and sadness we inform you of the sudden and untimely passing of Reb Moty Scheinfeld OBM, a resident of Crown Heights at the age of 52. Levaya times updated.