Over 8,000 people from all areas of the Jewish community of Buenos Aires, Argentina, gathered in the Tecnopolis theme park for a Mega Lag Baomer Parade and an amazing day of adventure and inspiration for the entire family.
Daily Archives: May 16, 2017
Dear Patients, Good News!
We wish to advise our patients that for your convenience the Pediatric Office on Eastern Parkway will be going back to:
NORMAL HOURS & NORMAL SCHEDULE:
- OFFICE WILL BE OPEN
- Sunday: 9:00am to 5:00pm
- Monday to Thursday: 8:00am to 8:00pm
- Friday: 8:00am to 6:00pm
- Saturday: CLOSED
- WALK-IN HOURS
- Monday to Thursday:
- 8:00am to 10:00am & 5:00pm to 7:00pm
- 8:00am to 9:00am
- Monday to Thursday:
If your child has a fever, please inform the front desk prior to your arrival and/or at the time of making the appointment.
Dr. Eli Rosen & Associates
Dozens of gravestones were desecrated in the Jewish section of the Verano cemetery in Rome, Italy. The Chabad emissary in Rome, Rabbi Menachem Lazar, is helping families who live abroad and whose loved ones’ tombstones were vandalized in rebuilding them.
Sunshine or rain, Sunday or in middle of the week, Montreal always holds a Lag BaOmer Parade with much fanfare. This year was no different.
Hundreds of Jewish children of all stripes joined the Lag Ba’omer Parade in Boro Park, marching proudly down 18th Avenue. The event was organized by Tzivos Hashem of Boro Park, under the leadership of Rabbi Aron Ginsberg.
On Friday, May 12, U.S. District Court judge André Birotte, Jr. granted a legal victory to the Chabad of Irvine, California. The judge dismissed a lawsuit brought against them by animal rights activists, who sought to end the 1200-year-old Orthodox Jewish ceremony of Kapparos practiced by the synagogue on the eve of Yom Kippur.
Heavy rains were pouring down at 7am as organizers of Florida’s Great Parade were setting up. The weather report showed definite storm showers for the entire day. Florida’s Head Shliach Rabbi Abraham Korf immediately wrote into the Ohel, asking the Rebbe for a special blessing for great weather and great success for the Sunshine State’s Great Parade.
Hundreds of families and thousands of onlookers took part in one of Sydney’s greatest Lag Ba’omer parades in recent times.
A technical glitch at the Great Parade prevented many from enjoying a video clip that was specially produced for the event. The popular Maor Kids Videos released a Parade Special, welcoming everybody to the Great Parade and helping kids get started with their brachos. We present it here for our readers to enjoy.
Not a single Jewish family lives in Cusco, Peru – which sits high in the Andes Mountains over 11,000 feet above sea-level – except for the local Chabad Shluchim, who cater to the 10,000 annual Jewish visitors who come by.
This past Friday, an 11-year-old boy fell 12 feet off of a stairwell railing and landed directly on his head onto the floor below. He fractured his skull, and suffered traumatic damage.
50 years ago, on June 7, 1967 Israeli paratroopers captured the Old City of Jerusalem. The little alley in front of the Western Wall was soon flooded with the Jewish soldiers—religious and non-religious, kipah-wearers and kibbutzniks. Photos and film of that day depict battle-hardened men breaking down in tears as they encountered the Kotel. A shofar was blown. Soldiers prayed, even those not used to doing so. Less than a week later, on Shavuot, the Western Wall plaza opened to the public. The next morning four Chabad-Lubavitch Chassidim stationed themselves at the wall with tefillin, offering throngs of Jews the opportunity to transform their raw emotions into concrete action. The men were on the front lines of the newly-launched tefillin