Watch Live at 8:30pm: A Tribute Event for Chof Av will be streamed live from the Jewish Children’s Museum. The event will feature famed speaker Rabbi Shais Taub, and entertainer Eli Marcus.
Daily Archives: August 20, 2019
The Fund that was founded in honor of the Rebbes’s father: What is Keren Levi Yitzchak? What is Magbis? How did Magbis work? Does Magbis still exist?
Yeshivas Kayitz Tzeirei Hashluchim – Tzfas has recently completed a most amazing four day Shabbaton in Yerushalayim. The trip included site seeing, a visit to Yad V’Shem, and a Friday night at the Kosel Hamaravi.
In honor of Chof Av 5779 תשע”ט The schedule for davening times at the Rebbe’s House 1304 President Street, is as follows:
Chabad.org will host a four-part online course on consecutive Tuesdays starting Aug. 20 titled R-E-S-P-E-C-T: The Commandment That Shapes the Parent-Child Relationship. Presented by Rabbi Raleigh Resnick, director of Chabad of the Tri-Valley in Northern California, the course will walk students through the reasons, parameters and ramifications of the Fifth Commandment, the requirement to honor parents.
A 21-year-old Lubavitch Bochur R”L drowned on a beach in Mexico. It happened on a beach on the island of Cozumel, a mostly undeveloped Mexican island in the Caribbean Sea. The island is famed for its scuba diving. The victim is a resident of Be’er Sheva.
Police are investigating an incident of anti-Semitism in Ridgewood after residents discovered hundreds of obscene flyers bearing anti-Semitic language near an entrance to the Halsey Street L station in Ridgewood on Wednesday evening.
Chof Av (20 Av) is a day that was very dear to the Rebbe’s heart. On this day in 1944, Rabbi Levi Yitzchak Schneerson, the Rebbe’s saintly father, passed away while in exile for spreading Torah Judaism in Soviet Russia. Presented here is a unique presentation, created this year, that provides a glimpse into the story of Reb Levik’s life. The video features a firsthand story of Reb Levik, as well as highlights of Chof Av by the Rebbe – leading the prayers in his father’s memory, singing his father’s niggun, and drawing a lesson from his exile.
Rabbi Elkanah Shmotkin, the founder and director of JEM, gives a speech on the incredible life and mesiras nefesh of R’ Levi Yitzchok Schneerson, the Rebbe’s father.
Bais Rivkah Day Camp celebrates the birthday of the beloved Mr Tzvi Fass. Campers signed a massive birthday card in appreciation for all his hard work in maintaining the building and ensuring a successful summer.
The city of Alma Ata in Kazahkastan, the resting place of the Rebbe’s father Reb Levi Yitzchak Schneerson z”l, saw the influx of anash and Jews from across the globe who came to commemorate Chof Av, the date of his passing.
The tefillin (phylacteries) of slain IDF soldier Benny Hanani, who fell in Tal Saki in the Golan Heights during the Yom Kippur War, remained in a closet for 46 years, together with the notebook with songs which was discovered after his death. Eventually, Hanani’s family decided to donate his tefillin to a lone soldier serving in as an IDF paratrooper, as part of the project “1000 Pairs of Tefillin for Soldiers.”
In an inspiring event, the Chabad Shteible at 41 Flood street, in Bondi, Sydney Australia, held this years first farbrengen for Chof Av. The Rebbe’s head Shliach to NSW, Australia, Rabbi Pinchus HaCohen Feldman, spoke at length about the great self sacrifice of Reb Levi Yitzchok, the Rebbe’s father, and his own impressions from the amazing Kibbud Em the Rebbe had for his mother Rebbetzin Chana.
New Jersey’s right-to-die law just went into effect earlier this month but now a judge has halted it after a Bergen County doctor opposed it. Judge Paul Innes of Superior Court in Mercer County sided the opposition, and has issued a temporary restraining order on the law. Though not required to participate, doctors are required to refer patients to another doctor, which Smith said his client did not want to do.