This coming Yomim Noraim, hundreds of communities will be inspired by Sparks of Wisdom. A recent addition to the JLI’s array of educational tools for Shluchim, the small booklets containing ten powerful nuggets of Torah wisdom are published before special days on the Jewish and Chassidic calendar. Each section is followed by a question designed to spark discussion or thoughtful contemplation.
Daily Archives: September 19, 2019
The Mivtzoim Depot, a project of Lubavitch Youth Organization, is organizing a pre-Tishrei Mivtzoim campaign for girls and families of Crown Heights, happening today and tomorrow (Thursday and Friday). Participants choose a stop along the 3 train line, come pick up a kit with stencil, chalk and chalk spray, and head out to their location. There, they are going to leave a chalk message about the Shabbos candle lighting time, and distribute neshek and Tishrei guides to passersby.
During the days leading to Rosh Hashana our focus is on teshuvah. This letter from the Rebbe’s underlines the power of teshuva – even in the face of depression and despondency and in the case of relapse to sin, and adds some practical advice.
The Ashreinu team have rolled out a new tagging feature on My Moment App. Tag yourself and anyone you know, so that everyone can find their moment with the Rebbe.
A New Jersey man affiliated with Hezbollah scouted potential terror targets in Boston, New York City and Washington, DC, according to a 33-page federal complaint published on Thursday.
With Selichos just a few short days away, Zevi’s Shul hosted a Chai Elul farbrengen on Tuesday night, featuring JLI’s Rabbi Naftali Silberberg.
Imagine you were a guest visiting “770” with your smartphone? Imagine your friends and family could follow your experiences on social media? Meet Sholom B, an eighteen-year-old student visiting the Rebbe who recorded everything he saw, and shared it in real time for all to see.
Just about thirty miles from the Caspian Seashore, in the northeast of Azerbaijan, lies the only all-Jewish town outside of Israel and Kiryas Joel and New Square in the USA. Krasnaya Sloboda, or Qirmizi Qəsəbə in Azerbaijani was founded in 1742 by Fatah Ali Khan, the Muslim emir of the town of Quba, located on the other side of the river as a haven for the Mountain Jews.
One of the featured songs from ‘The Rebbes Niggunim vol. 2’ is “Rachama”. This niggun is customarily sung after Slichos, which we begin saying this coming Motzei Shabbos.
The Armenian government decided on Thursday to open an embassy in Israel for the first time since relations were established between the two nations in 1992. The embassy will be opened in Tel Aiv and not Jerusalem.
Rabbi Gershon Avtzon of Yeshivas Lubavitch Cincinnati, was invited to give the invocation in the senate of the state of Ohio. Rabbi Avtzon spoke about Chai Elul, the upcoming Yomim Noraim and the idea of Melech Basadeh in connection to Sheva Mitzvos Bnei Noach.
Rabbi Shmuel Lesches, Magid Shiur in the Yeshiva Gedola of Melbourne, Australia, has compiled a guide to the laws and customs for the period of Selichos for the benefit of the wider Lubavitch community.
A federal judge cited new evidence of potential terrorism sympathies in denying bail for a former American Airlines mechanic charged with sabotaging a jetliner at Miami International Airport.
A security briefing held at 1 Police Plaza took place Tuesday evening, with representatives from Jewish communities across New York City. One of the topics discussed was the recent wave in hate crimes perpetrated against the Orthodox Jewish community.
Mr. Ami Pykovski, a real estate investor, lives in Jerusalem. He was interviewed in April of 2015.
With many people uneasy and unsure about the achdus celebrated by the three Crown Heights Rabbonim, this photo should put your mind at ease. All three Rabbonim sat proudly together at the head table at the Chai Elul Farbrengen that took place in 770 Wednesday night.
Melbourne Anash celebrated Chai Elul with a Beis Midrash L’Chassidus. Over 140 members of Anash came together to learn the Rebbe’s Maamarim on Chai Elul and Rosh Hashana. The hall was packed with Bochurim, Kollel Yungeleit, Shluchim and Balabatim from across the community.