Thousands of Crown Heights residents took advantage of Kapores being offered at a subsidized price of just $5. The discount was offered thanks to the generosity of a number of philanthropists who enabled NCFJE to offer the deep discounts. Also, This year special pens were set up to allow the chickens to roam freely.
Daily Archives: September 26, 2017
Marking the 53rd anniversary of the passing of Rebbetzin Chana, two girls schools in Crown Heights – Bnos Chomesh and Lamplighters – joined together for a unity challah bake.
As today is Vov Tishrei, the Yahrtzeit of the Rebbe’s mother, Rebbetzin Chana, we present our weekly story – one final chapter in the story of Malka, the orphaned girl who learned from the Rebbe that she wasn’t abandoned, and her incredible encounter with Rebbetzin Chana.
The explosion of a hot water boiler in the mikvah of the Chabad House in Bulgaria has left the site unusable. The powerful blast rocked the Chabad House, according to Shliach Rabbi Yossi Solomon, who explains that almost the entire Beis Chabad was destroyed as a result of the explosion.
With sadness we inform you of the passing of Mrs. Toby Fried, OBM, of Florida, sister of Shaindel Simon of Crown Heights. She was 87 years old.
Join Machon Chana online tonight at 7:00pm EST for an incredibly inspiring program of great men and women and their encounters with this great woman – Rebbetzin Chana – who has given birth and raised the Tzadik and leader of our generation!
Via Yeshiva World News: It is unknown where this flight was flying to, or if this was a privately chartered flight, but the video speaks for itself. After the screens are covered, some passengers break out in applause.
Kapparos is once again available to year-round residents of Crown Heights at a deeply discounted price, thanks to the involvement of two philanthropists with a history of supporting the Crown Heights community.
Rabbi Yoel Kahn, chief Chozer of the Rebbe, and Rabbi Yitzchok Yehudah Yeruslavsky, Mazkir of Beis din rabbonei Chabad, have come out publically urging the continued support of the Vaad Hatmimim, among whose many initiatives is providing room and warm meals to the many guests who come in for Tishrei, and which is currently running a matching campaign.
Our Chazal tell us “Aniyei Ircha Kodmim” – The first and foremost tzedakah goes to the poor and needy in your community. CSSY, the organization that helps needy Crown Heights families celebrate Shabbos and Yomtov, is the embodiment of this directive.
“Every year, when the Jewish Telegraphic Agency summarizes the top ten Jewish moments of the year (“that had the most significance for Jews”), I am reminded of how out-of-touch and how irrelevant the JTA are to the Jewish community in general, and to the Orthodox Jewish community in particular,” Writes Los Angeles attorney Baruch C. Cohen in this op-ed he submitted to CrownHeights.info.
An Israeli border policeman and two security guards were killed and another was critically wounded in an early morning terror attack at a security checkpoint near the neighborhood of Har Adar, the terrorist was shot and killed.
Rabbi Yitzchok Minkowicz, director of Chabad Lubavitch of Southwest Florida, delivers his insights on Yom Kippur. This week Rabbi Minkowicz answers the question: What is the quickest way to attain forgiveness?