As the Coronavirus continues to spread and wreak havoc, and every day bringing new disturbing news, the Meaningful Life Center’s Rabbi Simon Jacobson has determined launch a counter offensive: A short empowering video called Your Daily Spiritual Antidote. Watch Daily Spiritual Antidote #1.
Daily Archives: March 23, 2020
A ninth update of guidelines for the Crown Heights Jewish community has been published with new recommendations from the CDC as well as reminders for measures that will keep Crown Heights safe.
by Aharon Loschak – chabad.org Rabbi Messod Touboul, the beloved principal of Chabad-Lubavitch’s Beis Chana School in Paris, passed away on March 20, soon after being infected with the coronavirus. He was 64 years old. Born in Marseille, Touboul was […]
An excerpt from a Shiur given by Rabbi Naftali Silberberg on Shaar Yichud V’Emunah tackles the question “Why Am I Stuck At Home During This Virus Outbreak?”
Chof Zayin Adar, marks 28 years from when the Rebbe suffered a stroke, while at the Ohel — resting place of the Frierdiker Rebbe. One day prior, on Sunday 26 Adar, the Rebbe stood on his feet for several hours greeting thousands of people, handing each a dollar bill, a piece of advice, or a blessing.
With scant information on the extent and scope of the coronavirus that has hit Crown Heights, Hatzalah is asking that each community member fill out the form below to help them better understand and track the virus.
The hospitals of New York City are already beginning to feel the pressure of the COVID-19 pandemic. With the Governors requirement foe each hospital to increase its bed compacity by at least 50%, many hospitals have taken to erecting outdoor tents to handle the extra load. Maimonides Hospital, a staple hospital for the Crown Heights Jewish community, erected three large tents, this one outside its main entryway to triage arriving patients and facilitate intake.
Rabbi Mendy Katz, from Miami Florida, writes an emotional memoir of his experiences of the events surrounding Chof Zayin Adar.
New Chabad Nigunim project, HasidX, just released their first two singles, “Tzoma Lecha Nafshi” and “Ki Anu Amecha”. HasidX features traditionally sung Chabad Nigunim over an EDM arrangement, fused with Mediterranean flavor.
Rabbi Yeshaya Braun, a member of the Beis Din of Crown Heights, published a request for all members of the Crown Heights Jewish community to say Tehillim each day in an effort to combat the virus plaguing our community. He also noted that Monday, Chof Zayin Adar would be marked as a day of Prayer.
Twenty five Chabad Centers around San Diego are working non-stop to help ease the spiritual and humanitarian crisis that is evolving around the COVID-19 virus. The centers have pooled their resources and assembled vast resources of virtual classes for all levels of scholarship and age groups.
As we all are somewhat shocked at how everything somehow became upended so suddenly, this Shabbos as I was thinking about it, I remembered the following story as Rabbi Avraham Barnetzky related to me.
President Trump on Sunday said the National Guard had been activated in New York, California and Washington and that the federal government would provide additional resources to help those states combat the coronavirus.
With great sadness we report the passing of Rabbi Yehuda Refson OBM, a veteran Chabad Shliach in Leeds England. He passed away Sunday night, the 27th of Adar, 5780 after contracting the COVID-19 virus.