Aaron Black (West Hartford, CT) to Goldie Bernhard (Atlanta/Miami, FL)
We present the Shalom Zochor list for the week of Shabbos Parshas Shemini, Shabbos Mevorchim Chodesh Iyar:
This Shabbos at the Besht: Rabbi Yacov Barber for many years was a Shliach in Melbourne Australia. He was a Dayan on the Melbourne Bes Din. He is currently residing in Crown Heights and is a Motivational Speaker, Life Coach, and Advocate in Beis Din Proceedings. This week he will give a lecture on Intellectual Property: Who owns the recordings and pictures of the Rebbe?
Being that I am still in midst of Shiva for my sister Chaya Rivkah bas HaRav Meir, I wasn’t going to write something new, so therefore this week was going to be blank. Then as many people contacted the family because of last week’s story, I decided to post a story from my collection of my father’s stories.
A full schedule of the 24-hour Zoom Farbrengen in honor of 30 years since 28th of Nissan is now available. The event begins this Motzei Shabbos at 9:30 ET.
In his weekly letter, Rabbi Zalmen Wishedski discusses Kosher Food in Judaism, and how by following the dietary laws we are elevating what we consume and use for holiness.
TEMPLE TRAGEDY!, Expert Educator Demonstrates Kosher, Alert: Pig Prankster on the Loose, and ads. Shazak has released a special edition of their weekly Parsha Post for Parshas Shemini and has made it available for all here on CrownHeights.info.
Prince Philip, the longest-serving royal consort in British history, who was a constant companion to Queen Elizabeth II during their 74 years of marriage and the father to royal heir Prince Charles, died Friday. He was 99.
A Chabad House in Victoria, British Columbia, run by Meir and Chani Kaplan, was vandalized this week with the words “Kill Jews.” The building’s surveillance cameras caught two suspects as they “tagged” the center, according to the police.
After tens of years without, a group of people are arranging a Large Lag B’Omer Parade on the scale of those the Rebbe participated in when Lag B’Omer fell on a Sunday. Look at what the Rebbe has to say about it, and why the NCFJE has been careful not to do one until now.
In honor of the annual cycle of learning Meseches Sotah during the days of Sefirah, kovetz Chassidus Meluketes, a remarkable compilation of Chassidus and Kabbalah on Daf Yud Aleph of Sotah has been published.
Anyone who walked into the central Marina Roscha shul in Moscow during this past month of Nisan was greeted by a phenomenal sight; dozens of yeshiva students, Tmimim, sitting and learning Torah from the early morning hours until night.
In this week’s letter, in connection with the topic of kosher animals, the Rebbe gives some food for thought to a medical doctor on the mitzvah of kashrus.
Halina Friedman was born in Lodz, Poland in 1933, the only child of her parents Wolf and Anna Herling, who were prosperous merchants. Anna spoke fluent German, had an “Aryan” appearance, and was a practical and resourceful woman – which would help her save Halina and other family members during the Holocaust.
Zehava Gealel was born in 1935 in The Hague, the Netherlands, the middle of Jocheved and Zeev Stahl’s three children. The family owned a kosher dairy products store. In 1942, two years after the conquest of the Netherlands, when Dutch police accompanied by Germans arrived to take the family members into custody before internment in the Netherlands pending deportation, Zeev claimed that all his children had a contagious disease.
Holocaust Survivor Testimony: Shmuel Naar was born in 1924 in Thessaloniki, Greece, to a family of 11 people. His father Shlomo was a journalist for local Jewish newspapers. Shmuel attended the Jewish school in Thessaloniki, and later the Alliance High School, but he did not get to complete his studies there. In the spring of 1941, the Germans occupied Thessaloniki and persecution against Jews began.
As the race for Governor of New York heats up, a new contender has entered the ring. Jewish Republican Congressman Lee Zeldin made the announcement of his run for the office of Governor this week.