At the Chabad of Pleasanton California was severely damaged last night after a fire broke out in the rear of the building, engulfing nearly the entire exterior. The interior was miraculously nearly untouched, and no foul play is suspected.
Daily Archives: August 9, 2019
We present the Shalom Zochor list for the week of Shabbos Parshas Devorim:
As this Monday, the eleventh of Menachem Av is the yahrzeit of Reb Hillel Halevi Paritcher, I decided to post a story about him, that I plan to include in the expanded edition of my book on him.
A Buenos Aires synagogue inaugurated in 1907, one of the first in Argentina, was recovered after 20 years of being overrun with squatters. City police and security cleared the building of squatters this week following orders from the Justice Ministry and a lawsuit filed by a Chabad-Lubavitch rabbi working in the La Boca area.
France agreed not to target Arab terrorists who killed French Jews in Paris in 1982 if they refrain from carrying out further attacks on French soil, a former top spy revealed.
Due to the Muslim holiday of Eid al Adha, the Ma’aras HaMachpela will be closed to Jews on Tisha B’av this year. Eid al Adha is a four day Muslim holiday that begins this year on Sunday, August 11th, the date when Tisha B’Av will be commemorated by Jews around the world as the mourning is being pushed off until after Shabbos.
Courtesy of Lubavitch Archives, we present a weekly photo of the Rebbe.