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.
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.
Author and Historian, Rabbi Chaim Dalfin, gave a tribute of memories from Rabbi Yehuda Leib Denberg OBM, who passed away over Pesach. The tribute includes insights into his life, his activism and personality.
You know that Merkos’s new Ambassador program that aims to empower others to become Shluchim is working well when you can’t get away from reminders to count Sefira. Would the person who got this stewardess to remind an entire plane full of Jewish people returning after Pesach to count Sefira please stand up?
A chemical attack on the Chabad House in the Rechavia neighborhood in Yerushalayim sent Shliach Rabbi Yisroel Goldberg to the hospital this week, and is being investigated as a possible hate crime.
The USS Johnston, captained by Ernest Evans – the first Native American in the Navy to be awarded the Medal of Honor, was sunk during World War II while in combat by multiple Japanese Vessels. For the first time since it disappeared below the waves, we received a full view of the sunken ship.
Rabbi Chaim Dalfin, author and Chasidic historian shares interesting facts, many revealed for the first time. The purpose of his program is to inspire all but especially the youth. Watch another installment here on CrownHeights.info.
Another day, another odd case of mask enforcement on an ultra low-cost carrier. Last month it was Frontier that had some explaining to do. Today’s it’s Spirit.
A new surveillance video of the crash that flipped a Canarsie Hatzalah ambulance on Sunday, the second day of Yom Tov sheds light on the events leading up to the incident.
Eight people have been injured, including multiple Hatzalah volunteers after a car t-boned a Canarsie Hatzalah ambulance while it was transporting a critically ill person.
The global Lubavitch community is gearing up for an unprecedented event scheduled to take place on 28 Nissan, April 10th.
A security incident at the entrance to the Capital building in Washington DC has the building locked down, and all those inside told to shelter in place.
A Montreal Hatzalah volunteer driving on a Pennsylvania roadway came across the scene of a major car crash Thursday, and jumped head in to save lives.
Almost three years ago producer and director, Chaim Hershkowitz sat down with Chanale Fellig-Harrel, the writer and composer of Bella Bracha to come up with an idea for the next video. Finally, Bella Bracha #3 has arrived.
Elon Musk’s SpaceX lost another prototype Mars rocket early Tuesday as its latest Starship test flight crashed while trying to land in heavy fog in Texas.