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.
Daily Archives: July 31, 2017
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.
An arrest has been made in connection with the burning of a mini-bus, dubbed the “Mitzvah Bus,” that was torched just over one month ago. The suspect was charged with arson and criminal mischief, but was not charged with a hate crime.
For centuries, Krakow was a center of Jewish learning and growth in Eastern Europe. Home to a thriving community, Krakow represented virtually every section of the Jewish-European demographics of the 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.
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?
200 Rabbis and community members joined Yeshiva Gedolah Lubavitch of London for the 35th annual Siyum, celebrating the completion of Mesechtas Kesuvos by a number of its students.
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.
More than 40 years ago, the Rebbe instructed Rabbi Shmuel and Sorah Gurewitz, Shluchim to Lyon, France, to do their utmost to ensure every Jewish child has an education in a Jewish school.
The Chabad Shluchim in Tzfas, under the leadership of Rabbi Chaim Kaplan, set up a large tent at the gravesite of the Arizal to accommodate the thousands of Jews who came to mark his Yahrtzeit on the 5th of Av.