Chabad News

Crown Heights: New Name, New Director for Famous Women’s Yeshiva

The women’s division of NCFJE’s programs for baalei teshuva will now be known by its new name, Machon L’Yahadus – Bnos Hannah. NCFJE has been running programs for baalei Continue Reading

FLASHBACK PHOTOS: Garbage Truck Trashes Lubavitcher's Candy Store

Sunday the 18th of Tammuz marks the 19th "Yahrtzeit" of Sweet Corner, a candy store located on Main St. in Woodbourne, NY that Levi Hodakov, CEO of Shmais News Service & S Continue Reading

REBBE VIDEO: Collection of photos and videos for 17 Tammuz

JEM presents an uplifting collection of photos and videos as the Rebbe sheds light on the 17th of Tammuz. Continue Reading
By Rabbi Shimon Raichik

Es past; yah or nisht?

This last week we commemorated Yud-Beis and Yud-Gimmel Tammuz, the release and redemption of the Previous Rebbe from prison in Soviet Russia. During a Yud-Beis Tammuz fabrenge Continue Reading

London rabbi inspires on anniversary of late leader’s passing

In the years since the June 12, 1994, passing of the seventh Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson, at New York City’s Beth Israel hospital, the anniversary of that Continue Reading

LIVING WITH MOSHIACH #3628

In memory of Rabbi Levi Yitzchok ben R' Zalman Yuda Deitsch OBM
Our preparation for building the Holy Temple should involve building new houses, and adding to existing houses, so Continue Reading

24 VINTAGE PHOTOS: Rebbe Visits Camp Gan Yisroel - 15 Tammuz 1957

The 15th of Tammuz is a special day for Camp Gan Yisroel and Camp Emunah as it marks the date in 1957 and 1960 when the Rebbe visited both camps.

Open story for 24 vintage picture Continue Reading

LIVING WITH MOSHIACH #3627

In memory of Rabbi Levi Yitzchok ben R' Zalman Yuda Deitsch OBM
King David writes in Psalms (132:17): "I have kindled a light for My anointed - Orachti ner liMshichi." This refer Continue Reading

LIVING WITH MOSHIACH #3630

In memory of Rabbi Levi Yitzchok ben R' Zalman Yuda Deitsch OBM
Regarding the burnt offering, it says that it had to stay on the fire "the entire night until the morning." The co Continue Reading

Shabbos Parshas Balak 5776 in Crown Heights

On Friday night there were at least 5 Sholom Zochors k"ah.   Eli Edelman Davened Shachris @ the Umud downstairs.  There was 1 Choson. Bentzi Spritzer Davened  Mussaf @ the Um Continue Reading

LIVING WITH MOSHIACH #3629

In memory of Rabbi Levi Yitzchok ben R' Zalman Yuda Deitsch OBM
Before the coming of Moshiach, a very special rainbow will appear. This rainbow will be so bright that all rainbow Continue Reading
By Amanda Gordon

Krinsky dishes on his baking methodology and aspirations as a restaurateur

The aroma of butter and cinnamon led me around a Crown Heights street corner and into Brooklyn Artisan Bakehouse. The kosher bakery transitioned from operating as an exclusively Continue Reading
by Baila Olidort

We Used To Call It A Mitzvah

(Lubavitch.com) There is no remembrance of former things . . . And I hated all my labor wherein I labored under the sun, seeing that I must leave it unto the man that shall be Continue Reading
By Mordechai Lightstone

First Project for New Emissaries to Panama: A Jewish Cemetery

(Chabad.org) Most Chabad-Lubavitch emissaries launch their arrival in a new city or country with programs such as one-on-one study, holiday programs, summer camp and Hebrew schoo Continue Reading
by Rena Udkoff - Hungary

Hungarian Yeshiva Desecrated by Nazis Restored to Jewish Community

(Lubavitch.com) Hungarian-born Jewish children may not appreciate the rich background to their summer camp experience. An old synagogue in Mád that has stood empty and dilapid Continue Reading
Rabbi YY Jacobson

Stalin Vs. Schneersohn - 90 Years Later: Who Won?

The year is 1924. Vladimir Lenin, the father of the communist revolution, is dead; over 900,000 people pass through the Hall of Columns during the four days and nights that Continue Reading