A new electricity workshop was inaugurated, at an impressive ceremony, at the ‘Ohalei Tmimim’ Yeshiva in Kfar Chabad.
Honoring the Rebbe’s request and encouragement, a Kinus Torah was held in Paris, France, following the Yomtov of Pesach.
MK Aryeh Deri, a close family friend, visited the Deutsch family in their Jerusalem home to comfort them after the loss of their father and brother, Rabbi Mendel Deutsch, HYD, who passed away on Pesach six months after he was brutally beaten by thugs in the Ukrainian city of Zhitomir.
For the first time ever, thousands of teens participating in March of the Living will enjoy the complete CTeen experience beneath a large pavilion erected in Warsaw specifically for the occasion.
Police Commissioner of the NYPD James O’Neil visited the Precinct Council Meeting of the 71st Precinct on Thursday evening, answering questions from residents and detailing actions the NYPD is taking to further reduce crime beyond record lows.
On Wednesday, Isru Chag of Pesach, the Miami Beach community partook in a Kinus Torah, organized by Hatomim Sholom Dovber Korf.
Acharon Shel Pesach is particularly associated with Moshiach and the future redemption. The Baal Shem Tov instituted the custom of partaking of a “Seudas Moshiach” on the afternoon of the last day of Passover; in addition to the Matzah eaten at “Seudas Moshiach”, the Rebbes of Chabad added the custom of drinking four cups of wine, as in the Seder held on Passover’s first days.
Hundreds of children gathered in 770 for a Rally in honor of Chai Nissan, the birthday of the Reb Levi Yitzchok father of The Rebbe.
Spanning the vast country, from Moscow, Siberia, and to the Far East – over 500 Pubic Seders were attended by thousands upon thousands of Russian Jews. On Erev Pesach, Russian President Vladimir Putin sent his Passover greetings to Russian Jewry.
A joyous and emotional Farbrengen was held last night, Wednesday, at Beis Aguch-770 in Kfar Chabad to celebrate the early release from prison of Rabbi Yosef Y. Aronow, head of Tzeirei Agudas Chabad and director of Chabad’s outreach activities in Israel.
Tens of thousands of Jews visited the Western Wall Thursday morning for the traditional Bircahs Kohanim ceremony on Chol HaMoed Pesach.
Rabbis Moshe Bogomilsky and Shimon Hecht gathered in the offices of National Committee to do the traditional sale of the Chometz [leavened breads] to a gentile.
Crown Heights residents set out this morning to fulfill the custom of Biur Chometz – the burning of the leavened bread before Passover. As in previous years, an area in front of 770 was designated as the main location for this purpose.
Biur Chametz in Montreal was coordinated by Rabbi Dovid Cohen with the Police and Fire Departments, who took the necessary safety measures to allow Lubavitchers to burn their chometz on Erev Pesach in front of the Yeshiva.
Hatomim Naftali Hertz Pawzner and his chavrusa Hatomim Menachem Sassonkin arrived last weekend in Reykjavik, the capital of Iceland and the northernmost capital of the world, to prepare for the public seder they will hosting for the Jewish residents of the city as well as for the Jewish tourists. This pair is one of 310 additional chavrusas who arrived in hundreds of locations around the world in order to prepare for the public Sedorim, as part of Merkos Shlichus program.
The senior staff of New York’s division of El-Al paid a visit to the Lubavitcher Rebb’s Ohel from their offices at the nearby JFK Airport in honor of Yud Aleph Nissan.
Hundreds gathered last night, Thursday, for a Farbrengen in honor of Yud Aleph Nissan, the Rebbe’s birthday, in the main Shul of 770.
The Lubavitch community of Paris gathered last night at the Beis Chaya Mushka girls’ school for a Farbrengen marking the 115th anniversary of the Rebbe’s birth, led by Rabbi Mendel Azimov and Rabbi Elchonon Marozov.
Marking the 115th birthday of the Lubavitcher Rebbe, dozens of ‘Mitzvah Tanks’ took to the streets of New York City to spread a message of redemption and of Pesach, as a ‘gift’ to the Rebbe.
Hundreds of Jewish children in Antwerp, Belgium, are enjoying a special “Pesach Experience,” brining the story of Yetzias Mitzraim and Pesach to life.
53 Crown Heights seventh graders competed against each other in the ‘Chidon Halichos Olam,’ demonstrating their broad knowledge of the laws of Tefilin.
Rabbi Dovid Tiechtel of Chabad at the University of Illinois joined his brother, Rabbi Yehuda Tiechtel, Director of Chabad-Lubavitch of Berlin, in leading 18 Jewish students on a week-long display of Jewish pride in Berlin.