Throughout the years, the Rebbe would mark his own birthday by requesting from his followers to make new commitments in his merit. Whether it was opening a new Chabad House or resolving to lay Tefillin every day, the Rebbe’s birthday was always an opportunity for all of us to grow.
Daily Archives: April 6, 2017
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was visited today by a delegation of Chabad Chassidim, led by the Lubavitcher Rebbe’s personal secretary Rabbi Leibel Groner.
This week, we present a letter from the Rebbe in which he thanks the donor of a new Aron Kodesh for 770, who personally handcrafted it from wood and gifted it in honor of the Rebbe’s 72nd birthday in 1974. The Aron Kodesh still stands in its place today, over 40 years later. The letter, written originally in English, is from the archives of the Rebbe’s personal trusted secretary, Rabbi Nissan Mindel.
Lubavitcher Yeshiva Academy of Massachusetts’ Early Childhood Director Lilia Luzhanskiy and LYA Kindergarten teacher Rochel Leah Kosofsky appeared on local television to demonstrate how to make holidays like Passover a fun and exciting learning experience for the entire family.
As in previous years, the New York City Department of Sanitation will be doing an extra garbage and recycling pickup on Erev Pesach in Crown Heights.
An IDF soldier was killed and another lightly wounded when a Palestinian terrorist drove into a crowded bus stop outside the town of Ofra, north of Jerusalem, this morning, Thursday.
Marking the 115th birthday of the Lubavitcher Rebbe, dozens of ‘Mitzvah Tanks’ took to the streets of New York City to spread a message of redemption and of Pesach, as a ‘gift’ to the Rebbe.
Police in Paris are investigating a 27-year-old Arab man on suspicion that he murdered his neighbor, Lucy Halimi, a 66-year-old Orthodox-Jewish woman, following a confrontation in her apartment.
Organizers of a Passover getaway for 700 New Yorkers say they feel passed over after a California hotel allegedly canceled their stay despite a $1 million deposit.
After the animated Purim video he released went viral, Brazilian singer Micha Gamerman is back with the ‘Pesach Medley,’ which is sure to thrill both kids and adults alike.
Hundreds of Jewish children in Antwerp, Belgium, are enjoying a special “Pesach Experience,” brining the story of Yetzias Mitzraim and Pesach to life.
From the Safer Haminhagim: Every day from Rosh Chodesh Nissan until the twelfth of the month, one reads the passage that describes the offering brought on that day by a particular Nasi, or tribal prince, for the dedication of the altar of the Mishkan. Yehi Ratzon in the Extended Article.
Mr. Eliezer Shefer serves as the chairman of World Organization of Orthodox Communities and Synagogues in Israel and the Diaspora. He, Shaul Shiff and Aryeh Han, were interviewed by JEM’s My Encounter with the Rebbe project in March of 2010.