Courtesy of Lubavitch Archives, we present this photo taken at a the International Kinus Hashluchos in the early 1990s. Can you identify anyone in the photo?
Daily Archives: February 21, 2017
Lubavitch.com features stories about day-to-day Shlichus from Chabad emissaries around the world in a series titled Life Sketches. In this story, Rabbi Yossie Denburg, Shliach to Coral Springs, Florida, relates the story of an encounter he experienced at the historic Eldridge Street Synagogue on Manhattan’s Lower East Side.
“How many people can rent out Times Square and have a mad Jewish party there?” asks Koby Lerner, rhetorically. The 16-year-old from San Diego will be one of more than 1,500 other Jewish teens from countries around the world to share in a Havdalah ceremony and spend Saturday night in New York’s iconic neighborhood at Broadway and Seventh Avenue as part of the ninth annual CTeen International Shabbaton, to take place Feb. 24-26. And that’s after a weekend of spirited (and spiritual) celebrations, learning, touring, socializing and more.
Following the hugely successful videos “Wonders of Hashem: Safari Adventure” and “Wonders of Hashem: Under the Sea,” comes the latest Wonders of Hashem Adventure: “Up in the Air.”
A Torah scroll will soon come to a Scottish campus, marking the first time ever a university in the country will have one on site, the rabbi leading the effort told The Algemeiner.
The students of Yeshivas Tomchei Temimim of Antwerp, Belgium, young Shluchim from all around Europe and the former USSR, spent an inspiring and uplifting Shabbos in Budapest, Hungary, together with their mentors and hosted by the local Shluchim.
As University City, Missouri, police investigated the toppling of as many of 200 headstones at one of the area’s oldest Jewish cemeteries, Jewish residents expressed outrage, sadness and unity, and asked how they could help repair the damage.
Shouts of “pardon him!” erupted from protesters outside a Tel Aviv military court on Tuesday where IDF solider Elor Azaria was sentenced to 18 months in jail for killing Palestinian terrorist Abdel Fatah al-Sharif in March 2015, as he lay immobilized in a Hebron street.
Mrs. Nechama Dina Hendel is a young Shlucha and mother of six living in Jerusalem Israel. She is a teacher at Mayanot Seminary, as well as co-director of Chabad of Baka. Last year she wrote the winning essay of MyLife: Essay Contest and won the $10,000. With the third season of the MyLife: Essay Contest in full swing, and the deadline for submissions just one week away, she offers words of encouragement and some tips for writing a winning essay.
Rabbi Yitzchok Minkowicz, director of Chabad Lubavitch of Southwest Florida, delivers his insights on this week’s Parsha – Mishpatim. This week Rabbi Minkowicz answers the question: Humility and arrogance, are they mutually exclusive?