Video of the Day

Watch as the first Lag B’Omer bonfire of the year is lit in Bangkok, at Chabad of Thailand. Chabad of Bankok is run by Rabbi Yosef and Nechama Kantor.

Mikvah Started by Early Chasidim Excavated in Tsfat

During the remodeling of the Tzemach Tzedek Shul in Tzfat, an area of the land that had not been part of the initial restoration was explored. Rabbi Marzel, a Chabad Shliach in Tzfat, was surprised to find a bor (halachic gathering) of pure mikveh water that had been dug out and used as a mikvah generations before.

JNet: An Everlasting Friendship

The term “chavrusa” traditionally refers to a small group of students who learn Torah together. For Aura Chaya Gispan (Bitton) and Barbara Freedman, two chavrusas who were paired together by JNet in 2007, their learning partnership quickly evolved into the more literal definition of the word chavrusa: in Aramaic, “friendship” or “companionship.”