Keynote Address: Transforming the World
The grand finale of the Kinus Hashluchim banquet was a heartwarming, inspiring and encouraging speech by Rabbi Reuven Wolf, Shliach in Los Angeles, California. Rabbi Wolf told over his personal fascinating story, and how he came to the immense Koch in Moshiach that every Shliach has to have.
Chanukah Miracle: R’ Sholom Mordechai Rubashkin Freed
President Donald J. Trump commuted the prison sentence of Sholom Rubashkin, an action encouraged by bipartisan leaders from across the political spectrum, from Nancy Pelosi to Orrin Hatch.
New Nigun Chosen for Kapitel 117
A panel of seasoned Ba’alei Menagnim selected the Nigun for Kapitel 117 in Tehillim, in honor of the Rebbe MH”M’s birthday. For several hours, R’ Mendel Raices, R’ Shlomo Leib Abramowitz, R’ Zalmen Shanowitz and R’ Eliyahu Eidelman listened attentively to over 50 (!) Nigunim submitted by Chasidim from around the globe.
Rov’s Sharp Decry, Protest
At the Farbrengen in 770 held Monday night in honor of Beis Iyar, the Rebbe Maharash’s birthday “lechatchila Ariber” and Chof Ches Nissan, the Mara D’Asra, Horav Yosef Yeshaya Braun spoke sharply against an event encouraging college in the community, and websites publicizing such events.
Motzei Shabbos Shluchos Banquet
Over the weekend of Chof Beis Shevat, Shluchos came from all over the world for the Rebbetzin’s Yartzeit and to participate in the Kinus Hashluchos. The highlight of the convention was the banquet Motzei Shabbos, which took place in the Lubavitcher Yeshiva ballroom.
New Plaza Plans Proposed To City
Activists and Crown Heights community organizations, have proposed an idea to create a permanent plaza outside of 770 Eastern Parkway. As the Crown Heights Jewish community keeps on growing, safety concerns are growing as well.
New App: Uber for Tefillin
Wrapp is a mobile app that links those with Tefillin with those desiring to wrap Tefillin. High technology removes all barriers, enabling you to Wrapp conveniently and comfortably. Wrapp fits your schedule. Wrapp fits in your pocket. Wrapp fits in your lifestyle. Wrapp fits you.
RebbeDrive Releases 1,900 New Photos
In connection to Yud Shevat, RebbeDrive has digitalized a new photo collection from the years 5739 – 5743. The unique collection features a total of 45 Farbrengens, and 20 children Rallies.
Poconos Thanks Mikvah Benefactors
On the grounds of the Poconos Yeshiva, a special ceremonial ribbon-cutting event took place to thank the generous donors. The supporters; R’ Yosef Yitzchok Popack, R’ Menachem Fredfertig, R’ Ofer Shaked and R’ Yaniv Shagai participated in the event.
Shliach Nominated ‘Father of the Year’
Rabbi Chaim Bruk is known for being the first Rabbi to open a Chabad in Montana. He’s also known for adopting five kids with his wife, Chavie, and for being a very nice guy with incredible patience and a realistic approach to fatherhood.