Despite predictions of heavy rain yesterday, over 2,500 men, women, and children attended the largest annual Lag Ba’omer festival in Brooklyn, at Chabad of Georgetown organized by Shliach Rabbi Avraham Holtzberg.
Daily Archives: May 26, 2019
The topics in this week’s 262nd episode of the highly acclaimed popular MyLife: Chassidus Applied series, with Rabbi Simon Jacobson, will include: Who Authored the Zohar and What Are Its Origins? Why Did G-d Create Poor People? How Can I Deal With Conflicting Feelings About Yiddishkeit and Chabad – I Feel That I Am Living a Double Life? Is Rabbi Akiva’s 24,000 Students a Rounded or an Actual Number? Should Non-Jewish Spouses Be Welcomed in Synagogues? Does a Tinok She’Nishba Have Free Will? What Is the Legal and Theological Perspective on Comatose States and Brain Death? Anti-Semitism – Follow-Up; Who Repairs the “Shattered” Containers of Tohu – G-d or Us?
The more than one thousand fires which led to the evacuation of thousands of people from their homes have been extinguished, Israel’s National Fire and Rescue Services announced.
A large crowd came to bid farewell at the levaya of Berel Raskin OBM. Berel, known fondly as Berke, was an icon of the Crown Heights community, and world renowned for his deeds and accomplishments.
The Raskin and Laine families will be sitting shiva following the passing of Rabbi Berel (Berke) Raskin OBM, at 395 Crown Street. Times in extended article.
Every Jew is a gem, and some people have a knack for finding gems. This Chassid found a group of nuns and monks visiting the Kever of David, and zeroed in on one particular monk, asking him if he was Jewish. The rest can be seen in the photo.
Immigration authorities in the U.K. have reportedly refused to allow Sholom Rubashkin entry moments ago. Sources confirm that Rubashkin arrived at the Manchester Airport, where his entry was denied.
We present a photo gallery from the bonfire lighting at the central Marina Roscha Synagogue in Moscow. The lighting was attended by the Chief Rabbi of Russia Rabbi Berel Lazar, and special guest Rabbi Yitzchak Ginsburg. The bonfire was followed with a Chassidic farbrengen.
Alternate side parking (street cleaning) and parking meter regulations are suspended on Memorial Day, Monday, May 27th, 2019.
A group of teenaged yeshivah students in Boston saved a man with a swastika from drowning in the Chestnut Hill Reservoir in Boston last week, according to a report by NBC10 Boston.
The rabbi of Berlin, Rabbi Yehuda Teichtal, on Sunday morning urged Jews to continue to wear kippot with pride, after a German government official advised that Jews not wear kippot “everywhere, all the time.”
Rabbi Hami, the Rosh Yeshiva of Mesivta Lev Tmimim Lubavitch of Monsey, wrote this opinion piece to bring awareness to a matter most would rather not think about.
The viewing of the Rebbe’s Lag B’omer parade on Wednesday for Crown Heights schoolchildren and their parents outside 770 was a smashing success.