This week, in honor of Yud Shvat, Rabbi Sholom Ber Shapiro of Nissan Mindel Publications shares with our readers a copy of an original, unique letter from the Rebbe, with his handwritten notations, written right after the histalkus of the Previous Rebbe on Yud Shvat, 1950, to one of the Rayatz’s well-known supporters.
Daily Archives: February 2, 2017
A local newspaper profiled the dedicated work of Rabbi Aryeh Laufer and his wife, Mushka, who have opened the only Chabad House in Northern Rhode Island, in the town of Lincoln.
A few enterprising Chabadniks have come up with an innovative way to combat the “Shidduch crisis” – by harnessing the power of math to pair matches through compatibility scoring.
President Trump early Thursday echoed his national security adviser’s comments a day earlier that Iran is now formally “on notice” for firing a ballistic missile.
The federal civil rights lawsuit filed against the township of Toms River, NJ, by Rabbi Moshe Gourarie and the Chabad Jewish Center is headed for mediation. The lawsuit, filed in March, charges that anti-Semitic hostility and local opposition to neighboring Lakewood’s ultra-Orthodox Jewish population are the reasons why the Chabad Jewish Center has been told it needs a zoning variance to operate as a house of worship.
Discussing his work with gusto in this Q&A with Chabad.org reporter Carin M. Smilk, Rabbi Levy Pekar sounds like any other young professional starting a career in full force. Pekar, 29, is training to be a U.S. Air Force chaplain, beginning what will be nearly six months of back-to-back training programs. He’s also a bearded rabbi—one of just a handful serving the U.S. armed forces—and counseling and supporting airmen, and their families, will be his mission.
For over 50 years, Rabbi Zushe Posner has served as the Chabad emissary in Lod, Israel, where he was interviewed by JEM’s My Encounter with the Rebbe project in December of 2009.