A Jewish man is in critical condition after he was hit by a car and thrown as much as 15 feet. Horrified witnesses recounted seeing a speeding vehicle strike the victim, who was walking on the sidewalk.
Daily Archives: May 5, 2017
Chabad of Clearwater, Florida, took home first place in a local contest this week, coming ahead of nearly 600 other nonprofits in the greater Tampa Bay area in a bid to win grand prize. The Give Day Tampa Bay Contest is sponsored by USAmeribank, and awards a $7,500 prize to the nonprofit that encourages the most individuals to give charity.
“One year, I came to the conclusion that my life is hypocritical and I am wrong to lead this double life. As the years went on, I strayed further and further away from the ways that my adopted parents raised me, until I felt that my present way life and Shabbos with Kosher are a contradiction one to the other. I felt uncomfortable ‘ushering in Shabbos when my garments are dirty.’ So I informed the Rebbe that I feel I cannot continue keeping my promises.”
In this week’s Living Torah program from JEM, an amazing story is related by Mrs. Henny Karniel, a veteran educator living in Kfar Chabad, Israel.
The Great Lag Ba’omer Parade has ramped up its street entertainment for this year, with a first-ever BMX stunt show to hit the Eastern Parkway parade.
Is putting on Tefillin every day enough to make me ‘holy’? I study lots of Torah – am I considered ‘holy’? How does one fulfill the Mitzva of “be holy”? Rabbi Avrohom Brashevitzky, Shliach to Doral, FL, shares his thoughts on this week’s Parsha – Acharei-Kedoshim.
For the first time in history, a new Sefer Torah was welcomed to the Jewish community of Northern Cyprus, which has been under Turkish military occupation since 1974.
This week, we present a document found in the Archives of the Rebbe’s trusted secretary Rabbi Nissan Mindel, containing highlights from this week’s Parsha – Acharei – along with the Rebbe’s handwritten notations. Rabbi Mindel’s daughter, Mrs. Frida Schapiro, says she believes that this article was written for the monthly Talks and Tales, which Rabbi Mindel authored for 47 years and every single issue of which the Rebbe checked over before going to print.
This Shabbos at the Besht, Rabbi Dovid Zaklikowski will lead a discussion on the topic: why march in the streets?
JLI presents its unique one-minute video featuring a powerful and relevant message from the weekly Parsha. This week’s video for Parshas Achrei-Kedoshim is titled: Seeing Yourself in Others.
Courtesy of Lubavitch Archives, we present a unique photo of the Rebbe encouraging the singing at the Lag Ba’omer Parade of 1984.
32 Shluchim from all over Germany gathered at the beginning of this week in Frankfurt for the annual Kinus Hashluchim of Germany. Rabbi Zalman Gurevitz, Shliach to Frankfurt, hosted the Kinus and the guest of honor was Vice-Chairman of Merkos, Rabbi Moshe Kotlarsky.