On his visit to Moscow, Russia, Rabbi Yitzchak Dovid Grossman, Rabbi of the city of Migdal Haemek and president of the Migdal Ohr educational system, visited the Shaarey Tzedek Chessed Center.
Daily Archives: December 19, 2016
This past Motzei Shabbos, Parshas Vayishlach, the Rockland County Jewish Community once again celebrated Yud Tes Kislev with a gala Melava Malka, organized by Heichal Menachem of Monsey.
Hundreds gathered at Anshei Lubavitch of Miami for a Yud Tes Kislev celebration with renowned guest speaker and Chasid Rabbi Shmuel Lew, who has been a Chabad Shliach and educator in London, England, for over forty-eight years.
A Crown Heights mother watched as her daughter came home from her classmate’s Bas Mitzvah with an entire shopping bag full of prizes and party favors. She could see the anxiety on her daughter’s face. Will she be considered the “neb” of the class because her Bas Mitzvah celebration is going to be held at home?
On Sunday, the Friendship Circle of Brooklyn’s Menorah Building workshop at the Home Depot was filled to capacity with over 150 in attendance.
A fire tore through a 4th floor apartment in a building on Carroll Street in Crown Heights. One firefighter was injured battling the blaze.
Three Jewish women were the victims of mugging attacks in separate incidents throughout Sunday afternoon and evening in Crown Heights. One victim had her purse stolen with over $3,000 worth of jewelry, while the other two victims were held up at knifepoint.
The annual New York City Car Menorah Parade will take place on Monday night, the third night of Chanukah, and registration is now open.
On 19 Kislev in 5559 (1798), the Alter Rebbe, R. Schneur Zalman of Liadi, was released after being imprisoned by the Russian authorities. This Monday marks 218 years since the origin of this holiday known among Chassidim as the Rosh Hashana of Chassidus. A playlist of nine videos in connection with Yud Tes Kislev that was compiled by JEM and shared with the community in honor of this auspicious day.
After months of planning and development, Crown Heights brothers Menachem and Sholomke Nagar are proud and excited to unveil Axanya, a service which enables Jewish travelers to focus on their experience instead of consuming precious time on finding ways to maintain a Jewish lifestyle while on the go.
The annual Chabad Inter-High School Convention is gearing up for another spectacular weekend filled with inspiration, unity, and its impact lasts a lifetime.
A new Mivtzoim campaign, “Light up Brooklyn,” invites women to bring the light of Chanukah to local Brooklynites. Participants will bring Chanukah festivities to residents’ doorsteps through visiting families, seniors, and local venues.