Qassem Soleimani, head of the Quds Force of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), was eliminated in a US drone strike near the Baghdad International Airport in Iraq overnight Thursday, the Pentagon confirmed.
Daily Archives: January 2, 2020
Thanks to an alert Shomrim volunteer, a Crown Heights package thief along with his girlfriend were taken into custody. A witnesses video of the action went viral, spotlighting the risks to the volunteers safety.
Life has just gotten a little easier for parents of chassanim and kallahs who’d like to book Oholei Torah’s grand ballroom for their child’s wedding. With the launch of its new website, anyone trying to book the perfect date for their wedding or other event can now easily see all open availability, and reserve the dates they’d like.
As Yaakov and his family are now moving to Mitzrayim, devoid of anything Jewish, Yehudah is sent to prepare the proper Torah environment for the family. This has been the Jewish custom ever since – to ensure that our place of residence should be conducive to Torah living. The Rebbe’s letter this week is in answer to one who is asking about accepting a position in a city where there is no organized orthodox community and the education of the children would be a challenge.
Several years ago, the legendary mashpia, Rabbi Schneur Zalman Gafne, moved to Tsfat and brought most of his collection of rare seforim with him. A fund has been established to preserve and digitize the rare library.
The Lubavitch community of Paris France came together for a Farbrengen to mark the day of Hei Teves.
Chanukah was filled with constant activity for Chabad of Georgetown in Brooklyn. On the last night, as per recent tradition, a Public Menorah Lighting was performed at the Local Fairway Supermarket.
Ten hard-working boys from 10 Lubavitch mosdos around the country were the recent lucky winners of magnificent Rambam-style silver plated Menorahs. The Menorah prizes were part of the monthly raffles held for the Gemara Bifnim project, a unique initiative of Crown Heights-based Igud Hamelamdim.
I’m not sure if this guy is high on drugs, or has some spiritual reason he needed to so this, but breaking into a building just to steal a doormat seems a bit foolish. Of course this happened in Crown Heights.
After leading congregations in Washington DC, Jersey City, New Jersey, and Norwich, Connecticut, Rabbi Sidney Shulman worked as a stock broker for over forty years. He was interviewed in December of 2019. The full text of the Rebbe’s letter to him can be found in Likkutei Sichot vol. 6 page 276.
An elderly person accidentally reversed their car into a Crown Heights building Thursday morning. the driver was uninjured, and no one was hit during the incident.
A terror attack was foiled south of Jerusalem Thursday afternoon, when an Arab terrorist attempted to stab Jews at the Gush Etzion Junction on Route 60 south of the capital.
The man accused of using a machete to hack five Orthodox Jews at a Hanukkah party had Jewish friends while growing up — and even did Sabbath chores for them.