We present the Shalom Zochor list for the week of Shabbos Parshas Kedoshim:
Daily Archives: May 10, 2019
Rabbi Avtzon, a veteran mechanech and the author of numerous books on the Rebbeim and their chassidim presents this weeks story. He is available to farbreng in your community and can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org.
As the rabbi of the only Ashkenazi synagogue in a country with a mostly Sephardic population in an overwhelmingly Muslim nation, Rabbi Mendy Chitrik doesn’t often get to enjoy a good Yiddish conversation or schmooze about the nuances of a Chassidic teaching. But that’s what happened this week in Istanbul when he and his wife, Chaya, hosted 80 Chabad rabbis and rebbetzins serving remote communities from around the world.
A California nursing student accused of a deadly shooting spree in a San Diego-area synagogue and arson at a nearby mosque was charged on Thursday with 109 counts of federal hate crimes and civil rights violations, prosecutors said.
What can the ancient lessons teach us about the internet age? Despite the toxicity the world wide web spews, Rabbi Mordechai Lightstone extols the potential of the internet at an official TED event, and challenges us to spread positivity and light.
With great sadness we report the passing of Mrs. Gittel Rosenberg OBM, a leading female figure in the Chabad community. She passed away on Friday the 5th of Iyar, 5779.
Rabbi Simon Jacobson, a well known Rabbi and speaker, penned a letter to the Poway Jewish community following him spending the first shabbos after the terrible attack, with the community in Poway.
A synagogue and cemetery in a central Israeli town were the targets of arson and vandalism Friday, Israel Police said. Fires were set inside a synagogue and cemetery in Bnei Ayish, near Gedera, Friday. Both the synagogue and cemetery were also vandalized, with graffiti spray-painted.
Courtesy of Lubavitch Archives, we present a weekly photo of the Rebbe as he says Shema during Maariv in the 5720’s.