Laws and Customs: Tishah B’Av

Rabbi Shmuel Lesches, Magid Shiur in the Yeshiva Gedola of Melbourne, Australia, has compiled a guide to the laws and customs of Tishah B’Av for the benefit of the wider Lubavitch community.

Video: The Secret of Jewish Survival

The secret of our continued survival is to invest in the future. Rabbi Adin Even-Israel Steinsaltz looks to our children for our future continuity. We are running a race against time and diminishing numbers and we need schools and enhanced education to keep up.

97-Year-Old in Wyoming Wraps Tefillin for the First Time

Edmond Gerald Meyer turned 13 in 1933 in Albuquerque, N.M., where his mother’s German-Jewish family had settled during the Civil War and founded a successful business that spanned the territory (as it was then known). Although the family occasionally attended synagogue services, “E.G.,” as he was called, never went to Hebrew school and cannot remember celebrating his bar mitzvah. That is, until this week.

Video: How Great Is the Power of Torah?

Rabbi Yitzchok Minkowicz, director of Chabad Lubavitch of Southwest Florida, delivers his insights on this week’s Parsha – Vaeschanan. This week Rabbi Minkowicz answers the question: How great is the power of Torah? Offers Early Look at New Siddur App

The Siddur — the Jewish prayer book — is one of the essential texts in every Jewish home and is an important part of daily Jewish life both at home and beyond. It can be found in cars, briefcases, purses and backpacks of Jews of all backgrounds.