Rabbi Yitzchok Minkowicz, director of Chabad Lubavitch of Southwest Florida, delivers his insights on the Holiday of Pesach. This week he answers the question: What is the message of Passover? – based on the teachings of the Lubavitcher Rebbe.
Daily Archives: March 28, 2018
Alternate side parking (street cleaning) regulations are suspended on Thursday, March 29, 2018; Friday, March 30, 2018; and Saturday-Sunday, March 31 and April 1, 2018 for Passover (1st/2nd Days). All other regulations, including parking meters, remain in effect.
The Jewish communities in Paris, France marked Yud Alef Nissan, the birthday of the Rebbe, with Mivtzoim on Mitzvah Tanks and a farbrengen.
Leibel Gniwisch Wins $10K Prize in the 2018 MyLife: Chassidus Applied Essay Contest and 17 year old Chana Hendel, Shlucha from Athens, Greece wins 2nd place $3,600 prize; 21 year old Shterny Fogelman wins 3rd place $1,000 prize; Menachem Mendel Yishayahu from Haifa, Israel and Yakir Havin from Wilkes Barres, PA each win the $500 student prize.
Ker a Velt productions released a new song, titled “Make it Rain” and performed by Menachem Weinstein, in tribute to Shua Polonksy OBM, who inspired tens of thousands to add in good deeds in his merit.
From the Safer Haminhagim: Every day from Rosh Chodesh Nissan until the twelfth of the month, one reads the passage that describes the offering brought on that day by a particular Nasi, or tribal prince, for the dedication of the altar of the Mishkan. Yehi Ratzon in the Extended Article.
Before moving to California to take up his post as a Chabad on Campus rabbi, winemaking was the last thing Rabbi Chaim Leib Hilel imagined himself doing. The closest he came to viniculture as a child was watching his grandfather’s annual efforts to eke out a few bottles in his Montreal basement before Passover.
With dozens of “Mitzvah Tanks” departing to spread the message of Pesach and Freedom on the anniversary of The Rebbe’s birthday, photographer Mendel Grossbaum deployed his drone and captures some phenomenal aerial footage of the parade departing.
The Chief Rabbi of Russia, Rabbi Berel Lazar came personally to oversee the hiddurim at the matza bakery, together with the Heads of the Kashrut Department, Rabbi Yosef Yitzchak Marzel and Rabbi Yosef Verzov.