Shabbos Chof-Tes Teves marked the first Yahrtzeit of Rabbi Yehoshua Binyomin Gordon OBM. Hundreds turned out in person and thousands more tuned in online live via Chabad.org to participate in a special commemoration event that rounded off an inspirational weekend, which included the participation of Rabbi Gordon’s family, siblings from across the world, Shluchim of the Valley and beyond, and the Los Angeles community at large.
Daily Archives: February 28, 2017
Courtesy of Lubavitch Archives, we present this photo taken in Kfar Chabad, circa mid 1950s. Can you identify those in the photo, or where it was taken?
In the beginning of the month, Yahad, the FJC’s special programs platform directed by Rabbi Mendy Wilansky, conducted two unique seminars for young Jewish adults from the former USSR that opened to them the world of Jewish learning like they’ve never seen before.
On a Thursday afternoon, February 1992, after coming home from shopping, Pesha Leah (Phyllis) Lapine was murdered in her home. Chabad Lubavitch Archives compiled a brief portrait of her life based on interviews and articles that were published after her murder.
Csanád Szegedi grew up in a mildly racist milieu in Miskolc, a midsized town in northeastern Hungary. His father was the scion of an old noble family of Magyars, a point of pride for the young Szegedi, who was born in 1982 and came of age in the chaotic years following the fall of the Soviet-influenced Hungarian People’s Republic.
Yesterday, six Chabad Shluchim met with United States Senator Orrin Hatch in his current office in order to discuss the efforts to return the “Schneerson Library” from Russia.
With great sadness we regret to inform of the passing of R’ Chaim Mayer Minkowitz OBM, a longtime member of the Montreal Chabad Lubavitch community.
In an escalation of the internal feud dividing Lithuanian Jews, the Chabad movement’s senior emissary to the country was banned from the capital city’s main synagogue.
Reb Yisroel Shemtov, while on a visit to Miami Beach, greets his old friend, the Mashpia Rabbi Yosef Abrahams, in the study hall of the Yeshiva Gedolah of Greater Miami.
Alternate side parking (street cleaning) regulations will be suspended Wednesday, March 1, for a Catholic holiday. All other regulations, including parking meters, remain in effect.
In honor of his birthday, the students of beloved Magid Shiur in Oholei Torah Rabbi Rabbi Avrohom Gerlitzky chipped in and bought him a unique present: A trip to Eretz Yisroel.
Sunday night was a sleepless one for the MyLife: Essay Contest team. The Meaningful Life Center office was a buzzing hive of activity as the 11:59 PM essay submission deadline came and went. Essays began pouring in last week and continued to arrive in the MLC inbox right up until the deadline.
Rabbi Yitzchok Minkowicz, director of Chabad Lubavitch of Southwest Florida, delivers his insights on this week’s Parsha – Terumah. This week Rabbi Minkowicz answers the question: Why is it important to go out of our comfort zone?
NYC Councilman David G. Greenfield congratulated Governor Andrew Cuomo, after Cuomo’s proposal this week to spend $25 million to provide security for non-public schools throughout the state. Cuomo’s measure echoes Greenfield’s own historic law, passed with overwhelming support in 2016, that provides free security guards for nearly every non-public school in New York City including yeshivas and Catholic schools.