Elder and younger Chassidim farbreng together in 770, circa mid 1970s. Can you identify anyone in the photo?
Daily Archives: February 1, 2017
An exciting extra-curricular academic challenge was launched in Jewish schools across the Former Soviet Union – the first round of Darkeinu “Olympics” 2017, an annual contest determining the champions of Jewish studies in the region. The contest, which includes three rounds and participation prizes, aims to stimulate interest in the subject and raise its prestige in countries traditionally bent on academic excellence. 2,000 pupils entered the first stage.
It’s time for the Crown Heights community to have a serious conversation about housing reform, says one community member in this op-ed submitted to CrownHeights.info.
Rabbi Zalman Bluming is a man on a mission. For the past 15 years, the energetic rabbi and his wife Yehudis have welcomed students to the Rohr Chabad at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill and Duke University. They have housed and fed hundreds of patients and their families at Beit Chanoch, the House of Healing at Duke Medical Center. In between semesters filled with classes and rousing Shabbat meals, the rabbi leads Israelinks trips for an international roster of college students. The two also direct a thriving community for the families and researchers who call this small North Carolina city home.
New York City and its largest police union settled on a tentative five-year labor contract on Tuesday that includes salary increases while also agreeing that all patrol officers will wear body cameras by the end of 2019.
With great sadness we inform you of the untimely passing of Rabbi Shlomo Vishedsky, OBM, of Kfar Chabad, Israel, merely two weeks after he was informed by doctors that he had an aggressive form of Yeneh Machlah, RL. He was 66 years old.
Hundreds of Jewish college students from across Canada gathered for a one-of-a-kind Shabbat experience in Niagara on the weekend of January 27th-29th. The Chabad on Campus Canada Shabbaton provided a fully immersive Shabbat that featured world-renowned teachers and speakers, educational and entertaining workshops, a mega Shabbat dinner, and a musical, candle-lit Havdalah service at Niagara Falls.
JLI presents its unique one-minute video featuring a powerful and relevant message from the weekly Parsha. This week’s video for Parshas Bo is titled: Never Alone.
President Donald Trump on Tuesday nominated Neil Gorsuch for a lifetime job on the U.S. Supreme Court, picking the 49-year-old federal appeals court judge to restore the court’s conservative majority and help shape rulings on divisive issues such as abortion, gun control, the death penalty and religious rights.