VIDEO: Shmira Recovers Stolen Sefer Torah

Friday November 21, 2014 2:00AM: A family who just arrived from a day long trip from Montreal, were unloading their luggage on union street and Albany avenue. A male black passing Continue Reading

The Rebbe, on what is good for the bank

The Rebbe ,on what is good for the bank When the director has a happy family life, it’s also good for business. 5 Cheshvan, 5752 – October 13, 1991 Continue Reading

REBBE VIDEO: Lamplighters

When a chasid asked the Rebbe Rashab, “What is a chasid?” The Rebbe Rashab answered him, “A chasid is a lamplighter.” He has an obligation to ignite the sp Continue Reading

REBBE VIDEO: Rain of Blessings

In Israel, the prayers for rain begin on the seventh of Cheshvan. May we have the type of rain which brings blessings in tow, especially the blessing of the final r Continue Reading

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: Chokehold Mugger Arrested

Thursday, November 13, 2014 Approximately 3:45PM: A young man was walking down Carroll Street between Kingston and Albany when two thugs jumped him from behind. One perpetrator p Continue Reading

VIDEO OF THE DAY: Bibi tells Masa volunteers to follow Lubavitcher Rebbe's words

Israel's Prime Minister tells Masa volunteers to follow Lubavitcher Rebbe's words: "Dispel the darkness with the light of truth" Skip ahead to 6:45 for his remarks Continue Reading

VIDEO: A Whole Different Species with Reb Yoel Kahan

SCROLL DOWN FOR THE VIDEO Prepared by  Rabbi Shraga Dovid Homnick     The story of Avraham, as told in the Written Torah, begins when he is already 75. The Torah completely 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