“A Taste of Crown Heights” brought foodies to the neighborhood for a ‘crawl’ through some 20 local eateries, in an event aimed at raising funds for NCFJE’s Toys for Hospitalized Children program and hosted together with JMenu.com.
The organizers of the Vaad Hatmimim’s hospitality program for the thousands of guests who arrived for Tishrei gathered last night for a Farbrengen, taking stock of what was accomplished and making note of how to improve even more for the coming year.
In anticipation to the new Zman beginning in Yeshivos worldwide, a special conference – Kinus Talmidim Hashluchim was held by the Vaad Talmidei Hatmimim on Monday, 26 Tishrei, for the Shluchim traveling to Yeshivos around the world.
Just in time for winter, the Chabad-run Federation of Jewish Communities (FJC) partnered with the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews (IFCJ) and the Gloria Jeans clothing franchise to distribute clothing gift certificates to 5,000 Jewish children from across Ukraine and Russia.
The first of its kind heritage expedition took place this summer in Ukraine, when young rabbinical students toured the country on mobile synagogue trailers, trying to bring a spark of Jewish identity to every Jew they met on their way.
A grand outdoor Simchas Beis Hashoeva took place in Monsey on Sunday Chol Hamoed Sukkos, where thousands of men, women and children participated in dancing, singing and celebrating Zman Simchaseinu.
A Simchas Beis Hashoeva celebration was organized on 13th Avenue in the heart of Boro Park by local Shliach Rabbi Aron Ginsberg. The event was attended by thousands, who danced joyously into the late hours of the night.
Following the formal panel of the Shluchim sent by the Rebbe to Eretz Yisroel in 1956 following the deadly terror attack on a Kfar Chabad School, the jam-packed Oholei Torah Zal emptied out slightly, some tables were moved together, and a Chasidisher Farbrengen comenced with those remaining, which lasted until the early hours of the morning.
Thousands of Tishrei guests, Shluchim and Anash participated Sunday night in the historic panel and first time reunion of the first group of Shluchim the Rebbe sent to Eretz Yisroel in 1956, following a harrowing terror attack in Kfar Chabad.
The Jews of Kiev, from young to old, celebrated the holiday of Sukkos with a variety of activities that were even more successful than the Shluchim themselves could have imagined.
Under the auspices of Shaul and Beverly Spigler, Jews all across Rural and Regional Australia were able to participate in record breaking Jewish programs during the Month of Tishrei.
Simchas Beis Hashoeva on Monday evening in Crown Heights began with early music and dancing specially catered to children. Beginning at 7:00pm, Fitche Benshimon — accompanied by a boys’ choir — played music to the delight of hundreds of children who joyously danced with their parents.
Chabad of Orange County, directed by Rabbi Pesach and Chana Burston, held a community “Shakshukah in the Sukkah” at the Burston home in Monroe, New York. The event featured a gourmet Israeli Breakfast spread, a dynamic fire show, and enabled more than 100 people to partake in the mitzvos of Sukkos.
An enormous sukka that can fit about 1,000 people was built just outside of Moscow’s Jewish Community Center in the Marina Roscha neighborhood.
Jews of all backgrounds descended upon Crown Heights Sunday night to partake in Simchas Beis Hashoeva — the Simcha commemorating the drawing of the water in the times of the Beis Hamikdash. The live music and joyous dancing continued until sunrise.
A massive sukkah was erected in the courtyard of Bais Rivkah by the Vaad Hatmimim, and now serves as the main “dining room” for the thousands of guests who arrived for Tishrei, after they outgrew the other Sukkahs in Kehot’s courtyard and elsewhere.
Montreal’s Chabad community celebrated Simchas Beis HaShoeva on Motzai Shabbos in front of the Lubavitch Yeshiva with live music, cotton candy, popcorn and a barbecue.
Outgrowing the small building courtyard on Empire Boulevard, the “Yemenite Simchas Beis Hashoeva” moved to the large hall at Lubavitcher Yeshiva and with hundreds in attendance they danced all evening to the tunes true to their Yemenite heritage.
Vladivostok’s Beit Sima synagogue celebrated its 100th-anniversary last week. It is the only synagogue in Primorsky Krai region and the oldest functioning synagogue in all of Russia’s Far-East.
Thousands flocked to Crown Heights to participate in the first gathering of Simchas Beis Hashuevah accompanied by live music on Kingston Avenue in Crown Heights.
This Sukkos, close to 100 young men and women from Melbourne’s Young-Yeshivah community gathered for a Simchas Beis Hashoevah BBQ Bash Party. Young-Yeshivah is a vibrant satellite community of Melbourne’s Yeshivah Centre, and caters for singles, couples and families ranging from the not-yet-twenties through the past-thirties.
CrownHeights.info photographer Sholem Srugo captured the hustle and bustle of Sukkos preparations in Crown Heights through the lens of his camera.