More than 1 million illegal crossings of the US-Mexico border will have been attempted over the first seven months of 2021, preliminary data indicates — defying expectations that the illegal immigration crisis would ease as temperatures climbed.
Daily Archives: July 15, 2021
Daily shiurim on the halachos of the Beis Hamikdash are taking place in many of the Crown Heights shuls. These shiurim are organized by the Central Lubavitch Youth Organization.
To help the community stay healthy and active this summer, Crown Heights Hatzalah has published tips for staying hydrated and safe.
On a bus with his teammates on Israel’s Olympic baseball team heading to Hartford, Conn., 18-year-old Elie Kligman received a call he had long been hoping for. The Washington Nationals had just selected the Las Vegas native in the 20th round of the Major League Baseball draft.
A new website designed to track the scientific break throughs that point to the geulah has been launched. BreakofDawn.info collects and presents breakthroughs in the fields of science, medicine, technology, the environment and human relations.
During the Nine Day period – we share a letter of the Rebbe written to one whose views about the state of affairs in the Holy Land is based on misinformation. The Rebbe clarifies the writer’s equating of “orthodoxy” with “modern-day zealots” as totally unjustified. The Jewish Zealots in the time of the Roman oppression in Eretz Yisroel before the destruction of the Bais Hamikdash cannot be compared to the orthodoxy of Torah observant Jews of today.
With great sadness we report the passing of Reb Yoel Kahan OBM, a famed chossid and chozer of the Rebbe. He passed away on Thursday, the 6th of Av, 5781. Updated with Levaya information
White House press secretary Jen Psaki said Thursday the Biden administration is identifying “problematic” posts for Facebook to censor because they contain “misinformation” about COVID-19.
New York City is under a heat advisory though Shabbos with heat indexes expected to be over 100 degrees starting Friday.
Five Crown Heights schools have joined together to host a Summer Food Service Program offering children eighteen and younger free breakfast and lunch Grab-N-Go meals throughout this summer for those not receiving meals elsewhere.
Rabbi Chaim and Sora Jacobs were one of the first sixty couples to go on shlichus for the Lubavitcher Rebbe in the year 5730-1969/70. 52 years later, they still continue to be very active in the community, and in the current period of Coronavirus they are busier than ever.
Chana (nee Ainsworth) Wasserman sat and penned her feelings following the tragic passing of her parents, Tzvi and Itty Ainsworth OBM, in the condominium collapse in Surfside, Florida.
In the last election many people of Crown Heights complained about there being no Jewish Poll Workers at the sites where members of the community vote. We would like to change that with your help.
Sunday night was the grand Gan Yisrael all-star game!! (quite literally) The campers who were voted all-stars joined forces to play the most hyped basketball game in Gan Yisroel history
Rabbi Shmuel Lesches, Magid Shiur in the Yeshiva Gedola of Melbourne, Australia, has compiled a guide to the laws and customs of Tishah B’Av for the benefit of the wider Lubavitch community.
As their summer time in the French Alps comes to an end, Yeshivas Tomchei Temiim Brunoy’s Yeshiva Gedola posed for a group photo with the students and administration.
Rabbi Mosher Lazar has served as a Chabad emissary in Milan, Italy, since 1961. He was interviewed in June of 2011.