On the heels of a recent controversy involving a Rabbinic prohibition on attending an event titled “MicDrop,” in a recorded interview Rabbi Shea Hecht likened the phenomenon to the Call of the Shofar, a cult-like therapy program. R’ Hecht has now doubled down on his claims saying, “not only is it another Call of the Shofar, it is ten times worse.”
Daily Archives: February 14, 2019
In our service of Hashem – symbolized by the mishkan in these parshios – we utilize the material world to commune and connect with Hashem. In this letter, the Rebbe gives a clear and concise explanation of how this is possible. The letter, written originally in English, is from the archives of the Rebbe’s trusted secretary Rabbi Nissan Mindel.
A suspicious individual was shot at a Chabad girls high school in Los Angeles on Thursday afternoon. The school was placed on lockdown, and will continue to be on lockdown until further notice that all has been cleared by the police.
Amazon will not follow through on plans to build a new headquarters in Queens, New York, the online retail giant announced Thursday. Another planned headquarters in North Carolina will proceed as planned.
Over 1,000 students from more than 75 Hebrew Schools around the world showed off their Jewish knowledge last week at the JewQ School Championships. At different locations across the globe, Jewish boys and girls participated in the live game show style competition in an effort to be crowned the JewQ champions of their respective Hebrew School.
Letitia “Tish” James,currently serving as the Attorney General of New York, spoke in front of a crowd following the death of a New York City Police officer while on duty. She calls for a moment of silence, then makes reference to the Crown heights community. Watch as she calls herself an honorary Lubavitcher, and thanks everyone for the Jewish vote.
Volunteer first responders attended an evening of training sponsored by Councilman Chaim Deutsch on Homeless intervention. The event was attended by volunteers from across NYC.
More than 2000 people gathered in Dock Pullman Salons to support the institutions of Beth Lubavitch. Beth Lubavitch works day after day with to perpetuate our tradition. It should be noted that this gala evening marked the 20 years of anniversary of the Beth Haya Mouchka complex in the 19th district in Paris.
Rabbi Meir Wunder is the founder and director of the Center for Torah Libraries. He was interviewed in his home in Jerusalem in February of 2011.
This Shabbos at the Besht: Rabbi Yosef Shmukler runs the smicha program in the kolel of Chabad of upper west side Manhattan. He will be speaking on the topic of How to keep food warm on shabbos.