This week, as we read in the Parsha about Golus Mitzrayim, we present a letter from the Rebbe on the question of horoscopes, and whether a Jew is allowed to consult with one, being that Egypt was steeped in these practices. The letter, written originally in English, is from the archives of the Rebbe’s personal trusted secretary, Rabbi Nissan Mindel.
Daily Archives: January 26, 2017
The Rebbes of Pupa and Vien, both Chasidic communities based in Williamsburg, visited the near-complete Chabad Center of Palm Springs, California, while vacationing there.
It was “not a coincidence” that new President Donald Trump’s media troubles surged last Saturday — when his Orthodox Jewish son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner was observing Shabbat — a source close to the Trump family told Vanity Fair.
“NOW the world is dark, but soon to be bright for us.” When she wrote those words in late 2015, Thalia Hakin, who was tragically killed last Friday in the attack in Melbourne’s Bourke Street Mall, could not have imagined just how dark the world would soon become for her family, her community and, indeed, the whole of Melbourne and Australia.
Artist Zrey Li painted this mural in Montreal, Canada, teachings the Seven Nohaide Laws to passersby in the French language.
Chabad on Campus Shluchos from across the U.S. and Canada enjoyed three days of relaxation and rejuvenation in sunny Florida at the Ashreinu Society Annual Retreat. The winter break getaway took place at the Hyatt Coconut Point Resort, in Bonita Springs, Florida.
“This is the offline portion of Online Smicha,” said Rabbi Mendel Feller. He was addressing the participants of the Yarchei Kallah Shabbaton in the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and S. Paul, Minnesota.
Jewish Educational Media has announced the release of a new Farbrengen, 15 Shevat 5741.
Mrs. Ziva Pash is a Chabad emissary in Ein Hanetziv in Northern Israel, where she was interviewed by JEM’s My Encounter with the Rebbe project in August of 2014.