The Israeli cabinet this week approved the establishment of a new neighborhood for Jewish residents of Hebron. The decision gives Israelis living in caravans permission—a first after sixteen years—to build new homes in Hebron. The 99,000 square foot lot of the new neighborhood was part of a piece of land purchased by Chabad in 1909.
Daily Archives: October 17, 2018
A new single debut by Crown Heights singer Peretz Chein truly comes from the heart. Written while undergoing a serious medical procedure, it shows that Simcha can actually break boundaries.
A rocket fired from the Gaza Strip overnight Tuesday exploded near a home in the southern Israeli city of Be’er Sheva. Magen David Adom paramedics gave medical treatment to a woman about 50 years of age and a 40-year-old man who suffered light injuries while running to a protected area. In addition, a 20-year-old woman who suffered from shock was evacuated to the Soroka Hospital.
In November, Rabbi Daniel and Raizel Huebner will move with their three children from New Jersey to San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, to run a Chabad center. They’ll be taking with them a traveling Torah dedicated by Rabbi Tuvia Teldon, regional director of Lubavitch of Long Island, and his wife, Chaya, in honor of their son Boruch, who passed away 27 years ago at the age of 13 from complications related to cystic fibrosis.
Rabbi Mendy and Tzipi Lipskier inaugurated 4,500 square-foot center just in time for Rosh Hashana. “Having a new, beautiful and permanent home gets people excited and lets them know we’re here to stay,” Rabbi Mendy offered in a conversation with Lubavitch International.