As we prepare to welcome 5780, the number of Jews worldwide stands at 14.8 million, compared to 14.7 million in 5779. Of these, 8.1 million live outside Israel (including 5.7 million in the United States). In Israel, the number of Jews is 6.7 million (compared to 6.6 million in 5779).
Daily Archives: September 26, 2019
As the assault on Yeshiva Education reaches an important junction, the Menehalim of the Crown Heights Yeshivos came together to ask the community to once again rally together to and protect this important cause.
In preparation for Rosh Hashana – we present a letter where the Rebbe points to the interesting fact that man, unlike other species, was created single and underlines the significance of this fact: Man, one single person, has the capacity and power to “transform” the world. Each Jew has the fullest capacity and duty to reach the highest degree of fulfillment and do the same for the world of Creation.
The United States branch of Israel’s international defense electronics company, Elbit Systems, was awarded an $85 million contract by the US Navy for the repair of digital systems on F/A-18 aircraft on Monday.
Mitzvah Treehouse, is a new interactive series, geared towards the younger audience. Featuring the energetic and popular Rogers Park duo, they teach all about mitzvos through song and drama.
With Tishrei Guests pouring into Crown Heights, the 71st Precinct has taken measures to protect the community. The usual street vendors were prohibited from opening up shop in front of 770, and this sign was placed above the Shul entrance.
In a Rosh Hashanah greetings video published by the US Embassy in Israel, Ambassador David Friedman visited Kfar Chabad in search of honey for Rosh Hashanah.
Several weeks ago, we published a story from an anonymous source for the first time. This inspired one reader, who had a very moving encounter with the Rebbe during a particularly difficult time in his life, to come forth and share his experience in writing.
A 34-year-old female police officer was stabbed in the Old City of Jerusalem Thursday afternoon, in an apparent terror attack.