The Montreal Anash community gathered for a fabrengen to mark the end of the 50th year since the Rebbe instituted the Tefillin campaign. The Farbrengen was organized by Shmuel Zalmanov, and featured as a guest speaker Rabbi Mendel Kaplan of Chabad – Flamingo, Ontario.
Daily Archives: September 19, 2017
The Mr. Greens produce shop on Albany Avenue in Crown Heights got a shipment of rare and exotic fruits for Rosh Hashana, as it is customary to say ‘Shehechiyanu’ on a new fruit at the Yom Tov meal. A CrownHeights.info photographer went to have a look.
Tzivos Hashem presents this video of a cyber-rally for Jewish children all over the world in honor of Chodesh Elul, led by Rabbi Shimi Weinbaum, part of which was the airing of the 7th episode of ‘A Quest for Oiz.’
On Monday 20th of Ellul, in the presence of delegations of distinguished local and foreign guests, sponsors and dignitaries, the Ukrainian Jewish community celebrated the grand opening of the newly refurbished building of Yeshivas Lubavitch Ukraine. Located in the thriving city of Dnepr, the Yeshiva services the children of Ukrainian and International shluchim.
Mr. Shabsi Turner is an architectural engineer who lives with his family in Chicago, Illinois. He was interviewed by JEM’s My Encounter with the Rebbe project in Brooklyn, NY, in July of 2017.
The famed photographer Reb Levi Yitzchak Freidin is known for his most amazing footage he took during his visits of Tishrei by the Rebbe. In fact, he would produce a documentary each year containing the highlights of his footage, and have it shown at a grand viewing in Eretz Yisroel. After Freidin’s passing, JEM acquired his highlight footage shown in Israel.
Just in time for the new year, one of Crown Heights’ favorite establishments — the delectible Gombo’s Bakery — debuted a fresh new look.
Two nooses were discovered hanging from trees in the Crown Heights area, and the NYPD is investigating both incidents as possible hate crimes against the African-American community.
As we get ready to usher in the New Year, JEM presents a playlist of beautiful videos to help prepare for the Yomim Noraim.
The wicked 2017 hurricane season began delivering more punishing blows Tuesday as Hurricane Maria raked across the Caribbean with “potentially catastrophic” winds of 160 mph. To the north, Hurricane Jose churned on a path to brush the Northeast coast with raging surf and potentially damaging gusts.
Dozens of Israelis, upon hearing about the sad story of a 13-year-old boy whose teacher told his classmates not to attend his bar mitzvah party, showed up to another one thrown for him at the Western Wall by the Chabad Youth Movement.
Rabbi Yitzchok Minkowicz, director of Chabad Lubavitch of Southwest Florida, delivers his insights on this week’s Parsha – Ha’azinu. This week Rabbi Minkowicz answers the question: How can we live a balanced life? Plus: Bonus video for Rosh Hashana in the extended article.