Bochurim Mendel Danow and Levi Loewenthal describe an amazing encounter they experienced while traveling through rural Denmark to find isolated Jews and light their spark as part of the ‘Merkos Shlichus’ program.
Daily Archives: August 29, 2017
Smiling Talmidim with their proud parents filled the halls at United Lubavitcher Yeshiva in Crown Heights, excited for their first day of the 5778 school year.
A sudden sinkhole in a Williamsburg street swallowed a man’s foot, trapping it there until it was extricated by the Fire Department.
The Jewish community of Kherson in southern Ukraine celebrated the opening of a memorial complex at the burial site of Rabbi Hillel from Parich, one of the region’s most prominent rabbis in the 19th century.
Air Canada has confirmed today that they will honor tickets that were priced without a fuel surcharge due to a glitch that lasted for four hours on Sunday morning, leading to unimaginably cheap fares – such as $200 tickets from Miami to Tel Aviv.
Early Friday morning, police officers and Shomrim volunteers working together apprehended four men after they allegedly broke into several cars to steal valuables left inside.
It’s been another busy summer for CTeen Headquarters. With four travel programs and a new initiative assisting chapters to facilitate local road trips, CTeen has used the summer months to reach and engage over 200 teens by providing them with an immersive overnight experience. The summer trips, spearheaded by Rabbi Nachman Rivkin, have succeeded in instilling yet another generation of teens with an inspired connection to Yiddishkiet.
Brazilian Jewish singer Micha Gamerman is back with his forth animated music video. He released the first this past Purim with a Purim Medley and continued with the Pesach Medley and then the Shavous Medley. Together each music video has over, 86,360 views on Youtube alone.
Hurricane Harvey flooded two of the main kosher supermarkets in Houston, and caused the other two to shut down as well—one has been turned into a shelter by authorities—and supplies are now beginning to run low.
A world-wide registry of ‘open Sukkahs’ all around the world has been set up, and is listed online at www.localsukkah.org. The directory has been designed for Jews to locate a Sukkah near to them, so that they can go there to eat.