Rosh Chodesh Shevat, the Chabad House for Russian speaking Jews in Montreal, directed by Rabbi Yisroel Sirota, celebrated a triple Bar Mitzvah. A father and his two sons all put on Tefilin for their first time.
Reb Shalom Mordechai Rubashkin was seen Erev Chof Teves, the Rambam’s Yartzeit, in the Chabad House of Kiev, Ukraine, together with the local Rabbi and Shliach, Moshe Reuvan Asman.
Isaac ‘Bougie’ Herzog, former chairman of the Labor Party and chairman of Jewish Agency for Israel, during his trip to Russia, held a visit with the Chief Rabbi of Russia, Rabbi Berel Lazar • Additional Photo
Chasidic music star Nissim Black and his brother in law Rabbi Yosef Brown together with Crown Heights District Leader Geoffrey Davis.
Last night at a family Simcha in Crown Heights, Crown Heights activist Mendel Mintz was seen discussing ‘770 Plaza’ plans with philanthropist George Rohr.
Yesterday, the work for fixing the Farbrengen Bima started, along with painting the Krias Hatorah Bima. This comes after the work done a few weeks ago on the Rebbe’s Davening Bima • More Photos
Thanks to the generous sponsorship of R’ Gadi Blizinsky, the original Shtender and Aron Kodesh, in the small Zal of 770 received a restoration. The Shtender and Arn Kodesh are in 770 since the times of the Frierdiker Rebbe • More Photos
During his visit to Eretz Yisroel, R’ Chanina Sperlin, a local Askan of Crown Heights, was seen together with David Friedman, the United States Ambassador to Israel, standing in front of the new American Embassy in Yerushalayim.
The Marcus brothers of 8th day on location with producer Chaim Hershkowitz filming a music video for the soon to be released “The Rebbes Niggunim #2” • More Photos
Last night, Monday, in 770, the nightly Siyum was led by member of the Beis Din of Crown Heights, Rabbi Yosef Yeshaya Braun. As per the Rebbe’s directive, the Siyumim continue through the fifteenth of Av • More Photos
Yeshivas Lubavitch Cincinnati went for the summer to the beautiful Naperville grounds for Yeshivas Kayitz, not too far from Montreal. Last week, they posed for a group picture, with the beautiful scenery in the background.
One of the highest ranking google employees in the world, David Krane, the CEO of GV, was seen putting on Tefillin for the first time in his life. He celebrated his Bar Mitzvah together with his son, at the Kosel • Additional Photo
Reb Zalman Chanin, Menahel of Vaad L’hafatzas Sichos and Kehot, was seen earlier today at JFK airport putting on Tefillin with a fellow Yid, during his flight delay.
Marking 70 years since its founding, the Bochurim and Hanhallah of Yeshivas Tomchei Temimim Brunoy, France, posed for a group photo. The Yeshiva which was founded by the Frierdiker Rebbe, and merited encouragements from the Rebbe, serves as the largest Yeshivah in Europe today.
A Lubavitch soldier on the front lines of the Gaza border, was seen with a volume of the Rambam close by, while protecting Eretz Yisroel.
Mark Levin, syndicated talk show host, author and political commentator, is currently in Eretz Yisroel for the opening of the US Embassy in Yerushalayim on Monday. Chabad bumped in to him at the Kosel, and put on the Tefillin with him earlier on Sunday • Full Photo
Last week, in what has become a recent custom, the French Bochurim and Kollel Yungerliet, studying in 770 and around Crown Heights, gathered for a group picture in front of 770.
Rabbi Yitzchok Minkowicz, Shliach of the Rebbe to Southwest Florida, with Congressman Ron DeSantis who is running for governor for the state of Florida. Ron DeSantis shared with Rabbi Minkowicz his strong support for the Jewish people and for Eretz Yisroel.
During a historic event in Toronto, where tens of Torahs are being sent to Eretz Yisroel, the Shliach, Rabbi Yirmi Cohen can be seen with the Chief Rabbi of Eretz Yisroel, Rabbi Lau, holding Torahs that are headed to Eretz Yisroel.
Rabbi Yitzchok Minkowicz of Chabad of Southwest Florida hosted Torah Ohr Yeshiva Bochurim & Shluchim for an inspiring Shabbos. Bochrim leibel Tzvi Blander & Noach Yoder as well as Shluchim Naftali Spielmam & Yosef Chaim Tobi, inspired the Southwest Florida Jewish community • More Photos
The Shliach of the Rebbe to Springfield, IL, Rabbi Mendy Turen met with the Governor of Illinois, Bruce Rauner. Rabbi Turen expressed appreciation to the Governor for his support of the Jewish community across Illinois and for standing strong with Eretz Yisroel.
Rabbi Chesky Tenenbaum, Shliach in Baltimore, Maryland gave the invocation prayer earlier today, at the Baltimore City Police Headquarters for the Baltimore Police Department graduation class 17-02.
On Thursday morning, new Mechitzas were brought into 770. These Mechitzos have a very stable feel, yet are easy enough to move around. The Mechitzahs were placed under the Ezras Nashim, where the Minyanim take place throughout the day • More Photos
The Israeli Minister of Science, Technology and Space, Ofir Akunis, was in London, England meeting with the British Minister of Science. During his trip he came to the Golders Green area in London, and had the opportunity to hop on board a Mitzvah Tank and lay the Tefillin.
In the midst of the immense fundraising campaign for the Tzfas Yeshiva, the Rosh Yeshiva, Rabbi Yosef Yitzchak Willshansky, arrived in New York. Rabbi Willshansky came in to fundraise to make sure the Yeshiva doesn’t lose their building • Donate
Baby boy to Mendy & Aidella (nee Avtzon) Blesofsky – Springfield, NJ
Yitzi Goldwasser – Pittsburgh, PA to Miri Schild – Monsey, NY
L’Chaim: Tuesday night at Nemes Hall
Baby boy to Betzalel & Devory Broh – Crown Heights
Mendy Babayov – Queens, NY to Dassi Ladaev – Crown Heights
Baby boy to Yanky & Rochel (nee Zirkind) Abrams – London, England
Naftali Marasow – Montreal, Canada to Leah Chein – Crown Heights
L’Chaim: Tonight, Sunday at the Jewish Children’s Museum
Noach Tanenbaum – Houston, TX to Chaya Sara Isenberg – Morristown, NJ
Shimon Warszawski – Cleveland, OH to Mushkie Chayempour – Toronto, Canada
L’Chaim: Sunday night at Lubavitch Yeshiva
Like everyone else, I was smitten by the horror video posted regarding the state of Safrus today. I needed clarity and decided to dig deeper. I found out that the noise is all pathetic and the truth is there for anyone looking for it. Written by Yossi Hecht • Full Article
After more than a year-long search, Temple Zion welcomed a new spiritual leader last year. Rabbi Zalmen Hertz, 22, joined the congregation in February. Hertz, a Brooklyn native, said he has plenty of plans for the temple for the new year • Full Story
At the conclusion of the Shiva, the Matzeiva of Rabbi Yonah Avtzon, OB”M, was put up. On the Matzeiva, many unique accomplishments from his life are specified • Full Image
Fellow Shluchim, family, friends and community members gathered together in honor of Rabbi Sholom and Gittel Eidelman, as they celebrated a major milestone – sixty years of Shlichus in Morocco • Photos