A letter from the Rabonim worldwide has come out slamming the website COLLive in its conduct that goes against Chabad-Lubavitch values. The letter also applauds the shluchim and anash who have committed to refrain from using the website as a news service or platform for advertising or publishing.
Daily Archives: February 18, 2019
The Mic drop event planned for the Aliya Institute in Crown Heights has reportedly been cancelled. This comes after it publicized that it had received permission to go through with the event despite a rabbinic ban from all Crown Heights Rabbonim.
Following the recent attack on the synagogue run by Rabbi Heller in Bushwick, his students have initiated a GoFundMe campaign to help enhance the Chabad House, and give a needed boost to the activities in the center. They penned a letter to the public asking to join in this mitzvah.
A delegation of the heads of the the Rabbinical Congress for Peace, led by Rabbi Joseph Gerlitzky, Rabbi of central Tel Aviv, Rabbi Avraham Schreiber, rabbi of the Shavei Shomron settlement, and Rabbi and Yirmiya Cohen, a Chief Rabbinical Justice in Europe and Jerusalem, met yesterday with Germany’s ambassador to Israel, Susanne Vassum-Rainer.
Zagreb is a picturesque city. Its Upper Town retains historic cobblestone streets and Austrio-Hungarian architecture dating back to the middle ages. Looking out to its Lower Town, colorfully tiled clay roofs and open marketplaces in historic town squares offer stunning views. But, like most Balkan cities, its once thriving Jewish scene has long since disappeared. Today, some 3000 are formally registered as Jews, and now, it will have a mikvah.
The whole world feels that something awesome and unusual is unfolding but people don’t know what it is. We have the merit to understand, as the Rebbe told us, that we are the “last generation of Exile and the first generation of Redemption.” How can we help bring the world to realize that all this is the coming of Moshiach?
Last week, Darchei Menachem reached their goal of $360,000. They couldn’t have done it without you. The school has released a letter of thanks penned to the community thanking you for believing in them.
Watch singers Avraham Fried and Mordechai Ben David sing at the Shas-A-Thon.
World renowned singers Avraham Fried and Mordechai Ben David were spotted at last nights Shas-A-Thon learning together be’chavrusah. The photo was taken before they were scheduled to sing at the event following the Shas-A-Thon.
A fellow sister in the Chabad community shares her pain with how many woman were taken advantage of in the recent Mic Drop events. She empathizes, yet warns of the dangers of an easy fix, while highlighting the true strength of a Jewish woman.
They came, they tasted, they plotzed. More than 2,000 curious foodies and oenophiles lined up to sample an astonishing showcase of gourmet kosher food and wine at the 13th annual Kosher Food & Wine Experience in New York City, hosted by Royal Wine Corp. The sold-out event took place on Monday, February 11 at Chelsea Piers in Manhattan.
Israel’s national airline El Al Israel Airlines Ltd. now offers in-flight Wi-Fi services in trans-Atlantic flights to North America, the company announced Sunday. In July, El Al officially launched the service in all of its flight routes to Europe, following a two-year pilot program.
The IDF soldier who was injured by a bomb thrown by Arab rioters in the Gaza Strip Sunday has been identified as Yoadd Zaguri, an American immigrant and lone soldier. Hundreds of Arab rioters gathered on the Gaza-Israel border Sunday evening, hurling rocks and explosive devices at Israeli soldiers while rolling burning tires at the security fence. An explosive device thrown at a group of soldiers exploded near Zaguri, injuring him.