Rabbi Shmuel Lesches, Maggid Shiur in Yeshiva Gedola of Melbourne, Australia, has compiled a guide to the laws and customs of Tu B’Shvat for the benefit of the wider Lubavitch community.
Daily Archives: February 6, 2020
The Jewish people are referred to as the tzivos Hashem – “G-d’s Hosts” who were liberated from Egytian bondage. In this connection we share a letter in which the Rebbe explains the idea behind the establishment of the now–famous “Tzivos Hashem” Jewish children’s organization.
On Sunday January 26th, the Rohr Chabad Center for Jewish Life at GW held a screening of a Holocaust documentary followed by a Question & Answer session with survivors to commemorate 75th anniversary of the liberation of Aushwitz-Birkenau by the Russian army on January 27th, 1945.
Honoring February’s designation as “Jewish Disability Awareness and Inclusion Month,” more than 500 communities will be participating in ShabbaTTogether, an annual weekend focused on championing inclusion. This year, a focus will be placed on mental health and supporting and welcoming those who live with mental illness.
Mark Frerichs, a civil engineer who routinely travels to conflict zones to consult on logistical contracts, was abducted in Khost, a province near the Pakistan border, according to Newsweek, citing US officials who spoke anonymously.
Oholei Torah students from Rabbi Barnett’s class were treated today to a tour of all the unique and exotic fruits that arrived at Mr. Greens fruit and vegetable store in honor of Tu B’shvat, which will be this coming Monday.
A farbrengen held in Paris for Yud Shvat drew a full house. Rabbi Mendel Azimov inspired the attendees in putting additional energy towards the coming year with extra Mivtzoim.
The number of anti-Semitic incidents documented in Britain increased for the fourth consecutive year in 2019, reaching a record tally of 1,805 cases, JTA reported Wednesday, citing the Community Security Trust (CST) annual report on anti-Semitism in the UK.
Rabbi Ezra Schochet is the Rosh Yeshiva of Yeshiva Ohr Elchonon Chabad in Los Angeles, California. He was interviewed June of 2007.
It can be argued that Charlie Buttons is perhaps the most well known person in the Simcha scene in Crown Heights. Dressed in his overalls and tzitzis, he never missed a L’Chaim or wedding to give out balloons to the children. But have you ever seen Charlie in a Tuxedo?
An Israeli soldier was lightly wounded Thursday afternoon in a shooting attack near the community of Talmon in the Binyamon region. The terrorists escaped the scene.
A police officer was wounded around noon on Thursday in a shooting attack near one of the Temple Mount gates. His condition is defined as light.