Son of a Tree of Life Victim Says Tefillin the Best Memorial to His Mother

Anthony Fineberg could think of no better way to honor his slain mother, Joyce Fineberg, and the 10 other victims of the Tree of Life massacre in Pittsburgh on its one-year anniversary than to invite the public to lay tefillin on the institution’s grounds.

Picture of the Day

Chabad bespoke tailor Rabbi Yosel Tiefenbrun met Steven Salen a Holocaust survivor who is now 100 years old. Salen was a very successful tailor who went on to making suits for president Ford and Nixon amongst many other famous clients. Tiefenbrun delightedly accepted a pair of shears Salen had used in his work.

Attempted Stabbing Attack Thwarted in Old City of Jerusalem

A terrorist attempted to stab a young man near Herod’s in Jerusalem and when he realized he could not perform his plot attempted to escaped the scene. The terrorist, a 16-year-old boy, was wounded by gunfire from security forces who tried to neutralize him and brought to the hospital for treatment. Two suspected aides were also arrested.

BDE: Avi Taub, 68, OBM

With great sadness we report the passing of philanthropist Avi Taub OBM, who had a close connection to the Rebbe. He passed away on the 28th of Tishrei, 5780.

ISIS Spokesman Killed Hours After Leader

A spokesperson for the Islamic State (ISIS) jihadist group has been killed in a Joint Special Operations Command raid by the US and the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Fighters (SDF), an SDF official confirmed on Sunday, according to The Hill.