The Crown Heights Beis Din, in an incredible move, has signed on to a unity deal to put aside its years long split, creating a united Beis Din. The deal, signed by all members of the Beis Din, ends a feud that has split the entire community.
Daily Archives: July 19, 2019
Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps said on Friday it had seized a British oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz. According to the semiofficial Iranian Fars news agency, the British oil tanker Stena Impero and its crew members were seized for violating “international maritime rules and regulations in the Persian Gulf.” Subsequent reports indicated that a second British tanker had been seized as well. The British-operated, Liberian-flagged Mesdar, turned sharply north towards Iran’s coast after passing westward through the Strait of Hormuz into the Gulf, according to Refinitiv tracking data.
We present the Shalom Zochor list for the week of Shabbos Parshas Balak:
Thursday, the 15th of Tammuz was the yahrzeit of Rabbi Chaim ben Atar, better known as the Ohr Hachaim hakodesh, who was nistalek in 5503 (1743), and I will like to relate a few stories that demonstrate the unique relationship he had with the Baal Shem Tov.
Lamar Joseph Odom is an American professional basketball player who plays for the Los Angeles Lakers. On Thursday of this week, he was spotted at the Lubavitcher Rebbe’s Ohel in Queens New York.
You may have heard that the New York State Education Department recently published proposed Regulations about “substantial equivalency of instruction” required for students attending nonpublic schools. This is a Q&A on how it might effect Yeshivos.
We present a photo Gallery from CGI Parksville on Visiting day, as parents came to visit their sons in camp, and get a feel for the camp spirit.
Zvi Hirsch (Georgiy) Logvinsky, a Jew who serves as a member of parliament in the Ukraine, was seen handing out chocolate bars to the children of Kfar Chabad, together with the chairman of the village committee, Rabbi Shimon Rabinowitz, while on a visit to Israel. It turns out that a particularly moving story was the motivation for Logvinsky’s distribution of chocolate bars, which was published by the Kfar Chabad weekly.
Courtesy of Lubavitch Archives, we present a weekly photo of the Rebbe greeting a guest as he enters to a farbrengen, circa 1980.