From Days Gone By: Chanukah Wedding, 1971

We present to our readers recently uncovered video footage from the wedding of Rabbi Joshua B. Gordon, OBM, longtime Shliach to The Valley in L.A. before he passed away earlier this year. In the video several notable guests can be seen, including the Chosson’s brother-in-law Rabbi Manis Friedman and the latter’s younger brother Avremel, who was still a child at the time, singing on the stage. Can you identify anyone else in the video?

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Oholei Torah Staff Receive Generous Chanukah Gift

Philanthropist and businessman R’ Yosef Yitzchak  and his wife Batsheva Popack have once again given a special Chanukah gift to all the teachers and morahs of Oholei Torah in honor of Chanukah. The Oholei Torah PTA joined, as in previous years, to sponsor the Mesivta, Beis Medrash and administrative divisions.

Music Video Takes Us Back to Shtetel

He rose to fame with his moving songs, thought-provoking articles, guitar-accompanied shiurim on the Torah of Izhbitza, and the clips he starred in. Reb Mendel Roth, son of the Shomrei Emunim Rebbe, stars in this masterfully created music video titled ‘Mincha.’

Video: What Is the Message of Chanukah?

Rabbi Yitzchok Minkowicz, director of Chabad Lubavitch of Southwest Florida, delivers his insights on this week’s Parsha – Mikeitz. This week Rabbi Minkowicz answers the question: How can we be inspired to not be intimidated from obstacles and forge forward with success? A bonus video on the message of Chanukah is presented in the extended article.