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Daily Archives: May 24, 2020
A fire on Lincoln Pl in Crown Heights is being investigated as a possible arson Sunday, after firefighters became suspicious. Firefighters quickly extinguished the flames without any injuries, and called the Fire Marshall to investigate the incident.
In an exciting new program, United Lubavitcher Yeshiva will be hosting Shluchim from around the world every Monday and Wednesday. Every 30-minute program will visit another country. The participants will meet 3 Shluchim families from that day’s country.
The topics in this week’s 310th episode of the highly acclaimed MyLife: Chassidus Applied series, with Rabbi Simon Jacobson, will include: When Shuls Are Closed, How Should We Fulfill the Rebbe’s Request That All Men, Women and Children Go to Shul and Hear the Ten Commandments on Shavuos? How Do We Explain This to Our Children Who Were So Anticipating Going? What Possible Benefit Is There in Us Being Deprived of Our Shuls and Schools? Is the Pandemic a Punishment? Can We Question G-d’s Ways? Can We Go on Strike and Stop Doing Mitzvos Until G-d Ends the Plague? Chassidus Applied to Rosh Chodesh Sivan and Shavuos Addressing Our Challenges; The Power of Unity.
Baruch Hashem we had over 600 people on the Zoom Achdus Melava Malka Farbrengen, and I’m being told that hundreds more watched it live via other links. Many thanks to each of the speakers who inspired, gave Chizuk and practical suggestions for increased Achdus and to prepare for Kabalas HaTorah.
This year, with social distancing measures still in place, a new interface has been developed to enable all to hear Aseres Hadibros. All are asked to visit AseresHadibros.com and submit your Torah reading times.
Dr Zev Zelenko, The Lubavitch Kiryas Joel doctor who became famous over his treatment plan for the COVID-19 virus, published a letter advised Shluchim in six languages on how to treat the terrible illness.
Americans and other non-Israeli citizens studying in Israeli yeshivas and religious seminaries will be permitted to return to Israel to resume their studies, Israel’s Interior Ministry has ruled.
CKids opens the discussion to all high school and seminary students wondering what this summer will bring. With uncertainty on what camps will be open, comes the question what will each person do?
If you needed to quote someone on the importance of time management, who would you choose? Homeland Security decided to quote the Rebbe in one of it’s online courses taken by millions of people a year. Curiously, the quote was dated to 2017……
A government election is scheduled to take place on June 23rd that has significant ramifications to the representation of the Jewish community in the US Government. The Beis Din of Crown Heights published a letter encouraging the community to take action and vote.
New Yorkers have had enough. As part of the #ReOpenNY coalition, 200 stores in Boro Park and Williamsburg have made plans to open their stores Sunday, in open defiance to city and state officials.
Another resource for children is now available to help keep your children occupied while at home as the Jewish Children’s Museum’s virtual workshop kicks off today.
Do you want to be one of ten men allowed into 770 for the Rebbe’s Minyan? There’s a lottery for that. The Gabboim of 770 have published a form that members of Anash can fill out to join a lottery for who can participate in each minyan in 770.
Just a month ago AskTheRav announced the dedication of their much used and loved platform in memory of our unforgettable Mara D’Asra – Rabbi Schwei. Become A Member In A Way That Works For You!
The Russian Federal agency responsible for the maintenance and restoration of sites of historical value has announced plans to hold a design competition, aimed at the restoration of a historical synagogue in the Siberian city of Tomsk.
American car rental company Hertz filed for bankruptcy protection Friday in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic that has crippled global travel and with it, the heavily 102-year-old car rental company’s business.