As night fell on Thursday, and Lag BaOmer spread its joyous light throughout Israel, Rabbi Shimon Matlon shared an envelope with a friend, instructing him not to open it until Sunday. Later that night, Shimon was among the 45 men and boys who lost their lives in the tragic crowding in Meron.
Daily Archives: May 3, 2021
Struck by the tragedy that befell the Jewish people in Meron this Lag B’Omer, Mrs. Rochel Kaplan of Chabad Maryland penned a heartfelt essay on the depth of the tragedy and the underlying beauty that it represents.
5 years ago, Igud Hamelamdim launched this comprehensive summer training course moderated by top mechanchim in the field of Chinuch. Now, it’s reached it’s 7th Gold Star Teachers’ Training Course, In-Person and Online.
A massive piece of Chinese space junk is unpredictably circling Earth and could rain debris down on New York or another metropolitan area in the next few days, scientists warned.
The New York City subway system will resume 24/7 service after a year of nightly shutdowns for cleaning amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced on Monday.
A Bronx judge on Sunday night reversed a previous decision to hold the Riverdale, New York synagogue vandalism suspect on $20,000 bail. The original decision had gone contrary to the wishes of the local DA.
Bella Miller was there. She remembers the tattoo being branded on her arm, the starvation, and the brutality. She also remembers the spark of humanity and the wisp of hope. Hear her spellbinding and uplifting story.
The Aronow family will be sitting shiva following the passing of Rebbetzin Golda Aronow OBM. Times and location in the extended article.
A chabad man was shot and killed Monday morning while entering his family’s home in the Jewish section of Baltimore Sunday night. The person was identified as 31-year-old Ephraim Gordan z”l, a young chabad man who was living in Eretz Yisroel and who had been visiting for a family wedding.
In 1991, Camp Emunah introduced an innovative new style of camp to the camping world. It would come to be known as “ BJJ Teen Camp”. Now, with a generous donation from Curtis Katz OBM, the teens can enjoy a new state-of-the-art pool facility.
Two words. Two words that uplift us, empower us, and inspire us to do what we do. Two words that we have heard innumerable times. Two words spoken from the soul of someone we have helped. And from their loved ones. Thank You!
A stolen car was abandoned on Balfour Pl in Crown Heights Sunday night, after the joyriding driver crashed his illegal ride. The car was left in the middle of the street with its lights on and engine still running.
With great sadness we report the passing of Rabbi Chaim Elozor Garelik OBM, an elder chossid, Shliach, and member of anash of Australia. He passed away on Sunday, the 21st of Iyar, 5781.