VIDEO: Simchas Bais Hashoayva 5774 in Crown Heights

The Yossi Cohen Band rocks the streets of Crown Heights at Simchas Beis Hashoeva early Monday morning. Continue Reading

VIDEO: New Shliach profiled

MISSOULA - With the goal of enhancing a more traditional Jewish philosophy in Western Montana, a Rabbi from the East Coast has made his way to Missoula. Just four short months ago Continue Reading

VIDEO: The Path to Achdus with Reb Yoel Kahan


The parsha of Nitzavim, unlike Va'yeilech, always immediately precedes Rosh Ha'shana. The Baal Shem Tovalso noted that the customary ceremony wherei Continue Reading

REBBE VIDEO: The Closest Time, the Dearest Place

Despite events in the Middle East, the days leading into Elul should not be viewed as “difficult days.” To the contrary - at this time of year, G-d is even closer Continue Reading

VIDEO OF DAY: Chazzan Shneiny Kaplan sings @ Hecht-Greenberg wedding

SHMAIS.COM EXCLUSIVE: Chazzan Shneiny Kaplan sings @ wedding of Shlomie Hecht (Crown Heights) to Chana Greenberg (Crown Heights) @ OT
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VIDEO: Crown Heights ‘Knockout Game’

Wednesday, August 13, 2014 at 11:45PM: Three male blacks are seen punching a Hasidic teenager in what appears to be a “knockout game” attack. The incident occurred on Albany A Continue Reading

VIDEO: Brazen Thieves Steal Bikes

Sunday, August 10, 2014 at approximately 5:40PM two male blacks who appear to be in their teens entered CH-Cycles bicycle shop on Empire Blvd and after a quick look around make of Continue Reading

VIDEO OF THE DAY: What the Rebbe told Rabbi Gutnick

Rabbi Mordechai Gutnick relates that his father, known as a powerful orator, once confided in the Rebbe that he wonders how much he is actually accomplishing with his speeches. Th Continue Reading

VIDEO: Brana Shaina Deitsch Recalls Simchas Torah 1958

In an interview conducted in 2012, Mrs. Brana Shaina Deitsch recalls how the Rebbe taught the Niggun Shamiel on Simchas Torah, 5719. The interview with Mrs. Deitsch, who passed Continue Reading

LIVE: Vov Tishrei Farbrengen Webcast - Marking 50 Years

This year, on Vov Tishrei (September 30th), we mark 50 years since the passing of Rebbetzen Chana Schneerson o.b.m., mother of the Lubavitcher Rebbe. Join Chassidim from around th Continue Reading

VIDEO OF THE DAY: Avremel sings Boruch Haba

Avremel Fried sings Boruch Haba @ the wedding of Arik Denebeim (Palm Springs, CA) to Chaya Friedman (Crown Heights) 

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VIDEO: Officials closing in on killer of rabbi in NE Miami-Dade

NORTHEAST MIAMI-DADE, Fla. (WSVN) -- Officials may be coming closer to solving the murder of Rabbi Joseph Raksin, who was shot and killed on Aug. 9 as he walked to synagogue in No Continue Reading

VIDEO: Staying Out of Beis Din


The parsha of Re'ei contains the laws of the year of shmita, one of which is that all loans are erased once shmita begins. The pasuk cautions us, howe Continue Reading

Mourners in Brooklyn gather en masse at funeral of rabbi shot down in Miami

NY DAILY NEWS - A beloved Brooklyn rabbi gunned down as he walked to a Miami synagogue was mourned by thousands Monday on Eastern Parkway in Crown Heights, many crying out for jus Continue Reading

VIDEO OF THE DAY: Rabbi JJ Hecht's Miracle saved every Rabbi In USA!

In connection with the 24th Yahrtzeit - on the 15th of Av 5774 - of Rabbi Yaakov Yehuda (JJ) Hecht, is pleased to repost an exclusive  video from an address  in 77 Continue Reading