The Frierdiker Rebbe arrived on these shores of America 90 years ago on the 12th of Elul, and remained in New York into the month of Tishrei. Watch as Rabbi Chaim Dalfin walks through the Frierdiker Rebbe’s stay in the Boro Park section of Brooklyn.
Daily Archives: September 12, 2019
During the month of Elul and the days from Rosh Hahsanah through Yom Kippur we place particular emphasis on the saying of tehillim. The letter we share this week gives some fascinating facts about the origins of Tehillim from a historical perspective and about its emphasis by kabbala and chassidus.
Heritage Quest, CTeen’s annual trip through Poland and Israel, recently concluded its fourth year. 90 teens traveled back in time through Jewish history in Poland, and continued with visiting and experiencing Jewish life in Israel. The teens learned about their heritage and their role in the Jewish future at the source.
Chabad of Flagstaff Arizona, hosted a celebration for the opening of their new $7 Million Dollar Chabad center on Sept. 5th. The 12,500-square-foot structure that sits on 2.2 acres of land, consists of a synagogue, social hall, kosher kitchen, mikvah, classrooms, offices and guest lodgings.
An arrest has been made in the beating of a Crown Heights Resident that occurred at the end of last month. The man arrested is presently being held in a psychiatric ward of a local hospital.
A Florida man threatened to shoot up a local synagogue and in text messages said he hates Jews. Hanson Larkin, 25, of DeLand, was arrested Friday by the FBI and appeared later that day in Orlando federal court. He was charged with making threats using interstate communication, the Miami Herald reported.
US Army Chaplain, Rabbi Menachem Stern, blew the shofar at a 9/11 memorial gathering Wednesday. As he stood by the podium, he spoke words of unity, thanks to those who served, and remembrance for those that were lost.
Due to the upcoming yomim tovim, the 71st Precinct has requested NO PARKING on specific blocks during the holidays. Some blocks will be closed to parking to accommodate crowd sizes, others for security precautions.
Rabbi Bentzion Vishedsky is the principal of Cheder Yiddish in Kfar Chabad, Israel. He was interviewed in his home in August of 2010.
An investigation by security forces in the United States has led to the suspicion that Israel is behind the placing of eavesdropping equipment on cellphones in the White House area, Politico reported, citing “three former senior US officials with knowledge of the matter.”
Elul is a time when chasidim have the custom to check their tefillin and mezuzos by a scribe to ensure they are kosher. Presented is a video montage of different people advised by the Rebbe to check their tefillin and mezuzos.