The Nelken family will be sitting Shiva following the passing of Rabbi Yechiel Dov Nelken OBM. Times and location in extended article.
Daily Archives: July 29, 2021
The first children’s Sefer Torah was finalized in 5741 (1981), on the 20th day of the Hebrew month of Av, the anniversary of the passing of the Rebbe’s father. Exactly 40 years later, the seventh Torah scroll was finished in the same place.
It’s straight out of a movie. A pair of gunpoint carjackers were tracked and caught on Washington Ave in Crown Heights Wednesday night, and the car recovered.
On the first day of the Kinus Hashluchim for the countries of the former Soviet Union, a series of iconic moments were captured on camera by photographer Yehezkel Itkin.
During our present confusing times, when even men of science seem to be compromised, afraid to lose their position, and we cannot truly know what is fact and what is not – we present a letter of the Rebbe that addresses this very question: if men of science are aware of what modern science says about “laws” and “theories” of science, especially as it pertains to the theory of evolution (one of the weakest theories) – why are they not saying it?
Two lucky CGI Detroit campers travelled to New York today in honor of Chof Av. Schneur Zalman Backan and Shea Shmotkin were the winners of a raffle held at camp and represented the boys’ division by the Rebbe today.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has a message for Jewish New Yorkers: If you want to be fully vaccinated by Rosh Hashanah, you need to get your first Pfizer shot by Monday.
With great sadness we report the passing of Rabbi Yechiel Dov Nelken OBM, a former member of anash of Montreal, Canada and more recently of Toronto. He passed away on Thursday, the 20th of Av, 5781.
As the chinuch of our children is primary in each of our lives, we are always looking for the correct balanced approach to maximally engage and impact them. In this interpretation of the Gemara, Reb Levik points out the proper approach.
Rabbi Mendy and Dobie Mentz officially moved to their Makom Hashlichus this Chof Av, and penned a special thank you message to the Crown Heights Jewish community.
The community is invited to join The Baal Shem Tov Library and Rabbi Psachya Korf at 9:00pm here on CrownHeights.info.
The National Weather Service has published a Hazardous Weather Outlook for New York City, with Thunderstorms, showers, and heavy winds expected Thursday afternoon.
During the year 1827 in Russia, Jewish boys were taken from their homes to military training camps know as ‘Cantons’. These boys became to be known as ‘ Cantonist’ were never heard from again. This is a story of one of the Cantonist.
A farbrengen was held at the Chabad of Flandre in Paris, France Wednesday night, to mark the Yartzeit of the Rebbe’s Father, Reb Levi Yitzchok Schneerson obm. The farbrengen, which was broadcast live, was led by Rabbi Levi Azimov, Rabbi Elchanan Morozow, Rabbi Yitzchok Gabbai and Rabbi Binyomin Mergi.
Tech giant Google is expected to officially announce today the launch of its subsea cable project that will connect Asia and Europe through Israel.
There is nothing like waking up to a hot cup of Coco and a few lines of Tanya. Welcome to CGI Parksville Coco Club.
On Wednesday the 19th of Menachem-Av, Camp Gan Israel Philadelphia, celebrated a great milestone, the first printing of Tanya on the 10-acre grounds where hundreds of kids have enjoyed their summers.