Two hundred people danced through the Cairns, Australia suburb of Kewarra Beach this Sunday accompanied by a live band, a passel of photographers, and a ritual canopy. The center of all that attention? A brand-new Torah scroll.
Daily Archives: August 10, 2017
A Russian entrepreneur has launched the initial offering of a cryptocurrency aimed primarily at the Jewish market on Wednesday that would conform to Jewish law and offer participants interest-free loans. The name of the digital currency: BitCoen.
Rabbi Mendy and Mussie Greenberg, with their 2 month-old daughter, Rachel, are moving to Twinsburg, Ohio, this month to start the Twinsburg Chabad Jewish Center.
While two Bochurim are traveling across the country printing Tanyas, they met with the Secretary of State of Maine, Matthew Dunlap, with whom they posed for a selfie while printing Tanyas in the Maine Capitol building.
“What kind of cushy lifestyle have we gotten accustomed to that so many want to thrive off the culture of victimhood?” asks D.J. Granovetter in this op-ed he submitted to CrownHeights.info.
A Sydney council which blocked the building of a Chabad synagogue it deemed a ‘terror threat’ is reportedly set to backflip on its decision in the wake of widespread outrage.
Chof Ov, which is this coming Shabbos, is the Rebbe’s father’s Yortzait. The Rebbe expressed a personal request that on this day we reflect on his father and his Torah. Rabbi Levi Yitzchok Garelik shares this video of personal accounts he had regarding the Rebbe’s parents and a glimpse into Reb Levi Yitzchok’s Torah.
Mr. Louis Gavin is partner and Chief Creative Officer at The Open Collaboration, a company based in Benmore, South Africa. He was interviewed by JEM’s My Encounter with the Rebbe project in August of 2014.
A broad base of Orthodox groups, city officials and others have filed briefs in support of Chabad of East Boca Raton, whose efforts to build a permanent facility have met legal opposition from locals and secularist legal advocates, as their case heads to a federal appeals court.