The man did as he was told, and after standing there for some time, he saw a car pull up in front of the Rebbe’s house and like he was told, someone got out and opened the door on the passenger side and stood there. That must be the secretary he thought and that means the Rebbe is about to come out. Sure enough, a moment later, the door of the Rebbe’s house opened and the Rebbe began walking down towards the car.
Daily Archives: November 10, 2017
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Police detectives say that the alleged victim of anti-Semitic harassment has retracted vital portions of his story, and that the suspect in the incident has been released without charge.
A 55-year-old man who had been driving in Brooklyn Thursday allegedly ran over a 65-year-old Jewish man after a fender bender, authorities say, dragging the victim for roughly two blocks before leaving him to die in the road in front of his wife.
The Tri-State area is getting an early taste of winter following an unseasonably warm fall. A freeze warning is in effect from 6:00pm Friday until 8:00am Saturday for New York City, Westchester, Long Island and parts of New Jersey.
Poultry processor Empire Kosher (no affiliation with the Crown Heights supermarket that goes by the same name), is recalling approximately five tons of raw chicken breasts that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, including metal, the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced.
On the first of Kislev this year, Chassidim around the world will celebrate the 40th anniversary of Rosh Chodesh Kislev 5738 — the day that marked a major milestone in the Rebbe’s recovery after a heart attack some five weeks earlier on Shmini Atzeres.
This Shabbos at the Besht, Rabbi Aryeh Gurewitz will lead a discussion on the topic — Moshiach Applied: Bringing Down the Sicha of Chayei Sarah Nun-Beis.
This week, as we read in the Torah Parshas Chayei Sarah, we present a letter from the Rebbe in which he underlines the highest goal of a Jewish woman, that of akeres ha’bayis, and discusses this in light of contemporary thinking. The letter, written originally in English, is from the archives of the Rebbe’s trusted secretary Rabbi Nissan Mindel.
Courtesy of Lubavitch Archives, we present a unique photo of the Rebbe entering 770 to daven Mincha, circa late 1970s.