Boys Kick Off Year of Friendship Circle Volunteering

Several local Bochurim have given up the one hour a week of what they have for themselves and are volunteering for the Friendship Circle. The Friendship Circle’s Boy’s division – Boys over 10 and young adults with special needs, will have Bochurim from local Yeshivos visit their homes, learn with them at Yeshiva and a host of programs and activities planned for the coming year.

Chabad on Campus, a Game Changer Forever

What is the power of Chabad on Campus? One of the people who witnessed the joyous singing and dancing at the Havdalah gathering following the JewFest Shabbaton this past Motzei Shabbos describes the surreal and uplifting atmosphere in this open letter he submitted to CrownHeights.info.

Video: The Bar Mitzvah Mannequin Challenge

The latest viral phenomenon to sweep social media is ‘the mannequin challenge.’ Making sure the Jewish people are not left out, filmmaker Meir Kalmenson set about creating a Bar Mitzvah version, getting everyone involved: Bubby, Zaidy, cousins, friends and even the catering crew.

Dan’s Deals Named #1 Travel Blog by USA Today Poll

Just one week after he made headlines by spending over a million frequent flyer mile to earn the right to throw out the first pitch at the final game of the World Series, Lubavitcher blogger Daniel Eleff of Dan’s Deals is in the news again, this time for winning a travel award from USA Today.

Russian Prime Minister Visits the Western Wall

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev came to Israel Wednesday for a two-day official visit, marking the 25th anniversary of re-establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries. Accompanied by Russia’s Chief Rabbi Berel Lazar, Medvedev chose to open his visit at the Western Wall, where he met with rabbinic supervisor of the site, Rabbi Shmuel Rabinovitch and Philanthropist Mr. Mikhael Mirilashvili, and learned about the significance of the holy place for Jews and Judaism.