Over 300 hundred students attended the first ever “Mega Shabbat” dinner at Penn State’s Alumni Hall this past Friday night. The dinner was arranged by the Chabad Student Board, in honor of Yossi Gourarie, OBM, late father of Chabad of the Undergrads Co-Director, Rabbi Hershy Gourarie, who passed away in April of last year after a prolonged battle with brain cancer.
Daily Archives: February 6, 2017
For the fifteenth time, Noach Adventures organized an amazing camp in the middle of the Brazilian summer to spend two weeks of fun filled trips in Canada and New York. At this once in a lifetime trip, 45 teens went to experience winter sports and chassidishe warmth. For many it was the first time to see snow, or keep a real Shabbos.
The International Kinus Hatmimim and Yud Shvat Farbrengen, which is taking place tonight, Monday, at 7:30pm, at Campus Chomesh in Crown Heights, can be viewed live here at Crownheights.info, courtesy of Chabad.org.
In honor of Yud Shvat, Tzivos Hashem released this music video to the song Tzoma Lecho Nafshi, sung by The Kapelle, to help make the concept of Hiskashrus relatable to children.
This video is the third episode in the Quest for Oiz series. Produced by Tzivos Hashem and filmed in Crown Heights, the videos follow the quest of a young school boy as he searches for ‘oiz’ – power – and learns an important lesson on how it’s achieved, while collecting cards of the mightiest armies in the world.
A group of teenage boys shoved a teenage girl onto the subway tracks before assaulting and robbing her, police said. The incident took place at around 8:00pm last night, Sunday, at the Utica Avenue subway station in Crown Heights.
A brazen act of vandalism occurred on Shabbos at a Las Vegas Chabad synagogue, when a suspect carved a swastika into a marble pillar while the afternoon services were taking place inside. The incident was captured on surveillance video.
It would be an uphill battle for the Rebbe Rayatz, whose Yahrtzeit is marked today, to be able to bring Yiddishkeit to American Jewish youth. In the 1940 American Jewish atmosphere, the need to bring Yiddishkeit through various channels was understood by the Rebbe Rayatz. The efforts included establishing Jewish day schools and producing top notch children publications.
On Motzei Shabbos, the Lubavitch community of Montreal, Canada, gathered in the main Shul for a Farbrengen and Melave Malka marking Yud Shvat, led by the Mashpia Rabbi Sholom Dovber Cohen, which lasted until the early hours of the morning.
In honor of Yud Shevat, JEM presents a beautiful playlist of videos related to this special day.
More than 200 Bochurim from around the world gathered together on Erev Yud Shevat for a special Seder Limud in the Rebbe’s Torah.
In a stunning reversal from the fact that Satmar was vehemently opposed to the Rebbe’s Tefilin campaign when it was first launched in the late 60s and 70s, the Rebbe of Satmar-Kiryas Yoel, Rabbi Aharon Teitelbaum, helped a young man put on Tefilin at the Chabad Center of Palm Springs, California.