Chabad House Bowery, which serves Jewish students at NYU, hosted Israel’s Minister of Education and Diaspora Affairs, Naftali Bennett, this Monday evening. “My mission in life is to strengthen Jewish identity in Israel, and abroad,” he told the gathered crowd.
Daily Archives: November 23, 2016
President-elect Donald Trump has selected a charter school and voucher advocate to be education secretary.
Hundreds of people in communities across Russia and the former Soviet Union took part in the 3rd annual Shabbat Project, celebrating Shabbat worldwide on the weekend of November 11th.
This video, produced by Tzivos Hashem and filmed in Crown Heights, follows the quest of a young school boy as he searches for ‘oiz’ – power, and learns an important lesson on how it’s achieved, while collecting cards of the mightiest armies in the world.
On ‘The Jewish View,’ a cable TV talk show, Rabbi Nachman Simon, Chabad Shliach to Delmar, a suburb of Albany, along with co-host Marc Gronich, interviewed Rabbi Hanoch Hecht, Director of Chabad of Dutchess County, who is also known as the Six-Minute Rabbi.
Eighty-eight year-old Holocaust survivor Ben Midler celebrated his Bar Mitzvah this past Shabbat at Chabad of Poway in San Diego, CA.
Alternate side parking (street cleaning) and parking meter regulations will be suspended on Thursday, November 24, for Thanksgiving. The day after Thanksgiving, Friday, November 25, is not a holiday. Alternate side parking regulations, parking meters and all other parking regulations will be in effect.
Thousands of teens from across the globe gathered this past week for a Shabbos of inspiration, learning, and unity organized by CTeen international.
This past Monday, in honor of Chof Cheshvan, the Shluchim of Oholei Torah Mesivta organized for the Bochurim of the Mesivta to a ‘Ballroom Breakfast’. Following Shacharis, the Bochurim were transported to Oholei Torah’s Eastern Parkway Campus, where a special breakfast menu awaited them.
The residents of the Israeli community of Reut opposed to the construction of a new Chabad synagogue seem to have succeeded in their mission.
On Sunday, 19 Cheshvon, the Chabad-Lubavitch community lost one of its most influential and scholarly members, Rabbi Elimelech Zweibel, OBM. In his memory, the Rabbinical College of America, where he taught for half a century, has instituted a “chaluka” of the Rebbe’s teachings to be learned over the next 12 months.
Months of preparation have been culminating in a final stretch of round-the-clock hustle and bustle as the untiring Kinus staff puts the finishing touches to what promises to be the largest Kinus Hashluchim yet.