A group of famous Jewish celebrities recently got locked in a tricky situation. They found themselves trapped together in The Jewish Escape Room and needed to use their wits, skills and cunning to escape. Why escape ffrom the escape room? To kick off the RCCS Annual Auction?
Daily Archives: November 18, 2019
A siren was sounded on Tuesday morning, just before 5:00am in the Golan Heights area. Residents reported hearing explosions. The IDF confirmed that four launches were identified from Syria towards Israeli territory which were intercepted by the Israeli air defense systems.
Tucked in the far southeastern corner of the globe, the Jewish community of Wellington, New Zealand, is in the process of rebuilding its aging community mikvah. For many, the endeavor is especially meaningful in the light of the special significance that the Rebbe—Rabbi Menachem M. Schneersohn, of righteous memory—attached to its construction as far back as 1944.
Amid a deterioration in relations between some Jewish groups in Hungary, the country’s government elevated the status of the EMIH organization affiliated with the Lubavitch-Chabad movement.
Amid the hustle and bustle of Jerusalem’s iconic First Station, new flashes of color adorn the walls of the historic railroad station, now an outdoor mall. Three Shabbat candles shine brightly from a pop art mural, spreading their glow on a colorful backdrop. Street art is a very contemporary medium, but the message of this piece is timeless.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo stated that the American government does not consider Israeli Jewish communities in Judea and Samaria to be in violation of international law. Rather reversed policy, states that Israeli courts make that determination.
The CSO (Community Security Organization) will be giving an exclusive Kinus workshop to Chabad Shluchim on Thursday, November 21st at 4:45 pm covering low to no cost enhancements, systems and items to make your Chabad location secure while remaining warm and welcoming.
Crown Heights Shomrim held a safety training class for its volunteers presented by Jewish professional fighter Yuri Foreman. The class focused on deescalation, awareness and prevention.
A number of Jewish WhatsApp news accounts have been closed down and banned by the app’s administration in what looks like a targeted attack. The shutdown, which affected CrownHeights.info as well, was done without warning.
The Jewish Community of Rostov-on-Don in Russia is planning a series of landmark events that will commemorate the 100th yartzeit of the Rebbe Rashab, the 5th Rebbe of Chabad-Lubavitch. These events are set to be held around 2 Nissan 5780 (March 26-29, 2020), and bring together local Jews with Lubavitcher chassidim and bochurim from around the world.
It was a festive and joyful day for the city of Krasnodar which lies in Western Russia. Under the leadership of dynamic Shliach Rabbi Menachem Mendel Lazar, the Jewish community decided to join together in writing a Torah scroll that would unite all of the city’s Jews.
Dramatic and far-reaching agreements have been made between MK Avigdor Liberman’s Yisrael Beytenu party and the larger Blue and White party chaired by MK Benny Gantz. The parties’ negotiating teams agreed, among other things, to pass legislation allowing municipal rabbis to open Jewish courts for conversion, which will not be supervised by the government conversion system.