Chai Lifeline presents “Going Through It, Growing Through It: Torah Perspectives and Mindful Coping in the Age of COVID-19,” a new lecture series offering divrei chizuk, psychological, and practical guidance during the current health crisis. The series will include video and audio recordings of renowned rabbanim, speakers, and mental health experts, as well as members of Chai Lifeline’s crisis intervention team, Project Chai.
Yossi Nagar (Crown Heights) to Yael Nahari (Israel)
Yisrael and Chaya (nee Yiftach) Frimerman (Crown Heights)
Watch Live: Watch history unfold today as NASA and SpaceX launch astronauts to the International Space Station in the first mission since the retirement of the space shuttle in 2011 that human beings will be flown to the space station from U.S. soil.
A reminder from the 71st Precinct. “770 continues to be closed to the public. Please do not come to pray for Shavuot. Please do not pray outside of 770. Please continue to social distance and pray from your homes, yards, porches.”
Mikvah Meir has announced that it will be reopening on Thursday morning – Erev Shavuos, and going forward, will keep to the regular opening hours. The Mikvah will be open on the first night of Shavuos at 2:00am.
Anash women from communities all over the world came together to learn the Rebbe’s Torah this Lag B’Omer. Of course, “together” looked a little different this year, but thanks to Zoom and the creativity of a dedicated team of Shluchos, a new way of learning is gaining momentum.
Dr. Velvl Greene (1928-2011) was a bacteriologist who served as professor of public health at the University of Minnesota and Ben-Gurion University, as well as director of the Lord Jacobovits Center for Jewish Medical Ethics in Be’er Sheva, Israel. He had previously worked for NASA’s Planetary Quarantine Division, which was charged with trying to find life on Mars. He was interviewed in April of 2008.
In the files of Rabbi Yaakov Schwei, ע”ה, were a group of photos from the 1940’s and early 1950’s. The portraits from chassidim in the DP Camp in Pocking, Germany, Paris, France and Montreal, Quebec, were seemingly given as mementos from their time together during a difficult era.
Planning on joining your local porch Minyon for Shavuos? The weather might have other plans. Weather forecasts show that this weekend will be a wet one, with rain starting as early as Thursday night, and continuing through Shabbos.
This past Tuesday afternoon, Rabbi Vogel’s 7th grade class at ULY, were treated to a sumptuous brunch at “Ohel Benish” on President Street, the very first and oldest porch minyan in Crown Heights .
Just in time for Shevuos, Parsha Puzzler, an animated Parsha video for children, has released a special episode about Matan Torah.
Today, Gimmel Sivan, marks the start of 30 days of preparation for the 26th Hilula of the Rebbe on Gimmel Tammuz. To assist Chassidim in following the Rebbe’s words, and keep our Hiskashrus strong, Vaad Or Vechom Hahiskashrus presents resources for your Hachana.
Rabbi Shmuel Lesches, Magid Shiur in the Yeshiva Gedola of Melbourne, Australia, has compiled a guide to the laws of the month of Sivan, Eiruv Tavshilin and the Yomtov of Shavuos for the benefit of the wider Lubavitch community.
The “Learning for Raizel” initiatve will continue tonight at 8:00pm with a Zoom Shiur by Rabbi Shais Taub. The Shiur is open to Men and Women.
Now, for the first time, the michtavim klaliim of the Rebbe have been published by the Kehot Publication Society in a two-volume annotated compilation entitled To the Sons and Daughters of Our People Israel, Everywhere–Letters by the Lubavitcher Rebbe on the Jewish Festivals.
Yitzi and Leah (nee Schapiro) Shpalter (Crown Heights)