The Yeshiva Gedolah of Greater Miami in Florida announced that it will be traveling to Rostov-on-Don, Russia, to commemorate the 100th yartzeit of the Rebbe Rashab, the 5th Rebbe of Chabad-Lubavitch.
Daily Archives: December 15, 2019
The topics in this week’s 287th episode of the highly acclaimed MyLife: Chassidus Applied series, with Rabbi Simon Jacobson, will include: Why Was Chassidus Not Taught Earlier? How Can We Compare Tanya to Torah She’Be’Ksav? Why Don’t We Follow the Opinion of the Majority Regarding Chassidus? Does the Body Have Its Own Energy Besides the Life Force Coming to It from the Soul? How Do We Explain the Seemingly Unacceptable Behavior of the Tribes? What Is the Role of Yud Tes Kislev in the Development of Chassidus?
The people of Modi’in have some pretty big shoes to fill come every Chanukah. The city, located in Israel’s center midway between Jerusalem and Tel Aviv, is the illustrious epicenter of the Chanukah story and hometown of its heroes—the larger-than-life Maccabees and their emboldened leader and father, Matisyahu, the Hasmonean priest.
The Trump administration intends to announce the drawdown of about 4,000 troops from Afghanistan as early next week, three current and former US officials told NBC News on Saturday.
Over the past few months’ Jewish women and girls all over the globe have been praying for the continued health and recovery for Rebbetzin Hecht (Chave Bas Esther Leah). BH Rebbetzin Hecht’s health has slowly been making improvements and we are hopeful that she will be back in camp this upcoming summer of 5780.
Freshman Rep. Jefferson Van Drew (D-NJ), a vocal opponent of impeachment, plans to switch parties and join the Republican Party after meeting with President Donald Trump on Friday, Democratic sources told The Hill on Saturday.
A pawn shop owner in Keyport, New Jersey has been arrested on weapons-related charges after his phone number was found on one of the suspects in the Jersey City shooting.
Nessah Synagogue, one of the largest Iranian Jewish synagogues in Beverly Hills, was vandalized on Friday overnight. Windows and doors were broken, and nine Torah scrolls were destroyed as well as prayer books. Police are investigating.