Shluchim from across Eretz Yisroel gathered for the annual Kinus, which took place this year in the northern part of Eretz Yisroel. The Shluchim stood for a group picture in Meron, near the Kever of the Rashbi.
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Yossi Tewel (Crown Heights) to Galit Zupnik (Crown Heights)
L’Chaim Thursday night at Rubashkin’s
Shmuli Korf (Toronto) to Brina Mochkin (Rochester, NY)
L’Chaim tonight in F.R.E.E.
Baby girl to Yossi and Mushki (nee Uzvolk) Myhill – Rechovot, Eretz Yisroel
Yossi Shtroks – Crown Heights to Shaindy Shkedi – Pittsburgh
L’chaim Weds. at Rubashkin’s
Baby boy to Avremi and Ita (nee Goodman) Drizin – Crown Heights
Baby girl to Yoni and Kesem Mia Hetsrony – Philadelphia
Baby girl to Yossi and Rivka (nee Maltz) Freeman – Crown Heights
Levi Shemtov (West Bloomfield, MI) to Esther Kulski (Paris, France)
L’Chaim tonight at Rubashkin’s at 8:00
A sizable group of bochurim headed to New York’s iconic Times Square where they promptly kicked off a night of mivtza chanukah, handing out menorahs and engaging Jewish passersby. The group linked up with Manhattan’s French-speaking community for a public menorah lighting, singing and dancing the night away in a great kiddush Hashem. Images captured by photographer Dov Ber Hechtman • Photos
Another day, another controversy started by someone on WhatsApp. Social media exploded with viral messages on Thursday, that Grey Goose Vodka, a drink used by many Kosher homes, was non-Kosher. Some Kashrus agencies released statements, and some kosher liquor stores immediately pulled the products from their shelves • Full Story
Witnesses said that as Shay Pesso, a 30-year-old Israeli from Haifa, was waiting outside the Chabad house in the Columbian city of Medellín next to his car, two motorcycles pulled up next to him and one motorcycle driver pulled out a gun and shot Pesso ten times from point-blank range. Pesso passed away in the hospital shortly later.
Central America’s largent Chanukah event was held Sunday night. Over 3,000 people filled the central park located near Chabad on the Mexican island of Cozumel. Local Shliach Rabbi Dudi Kaplin spoke to those gathered about them having the ability to bring the geulah to the world by using the opportunity to reach the over five million travelers that pass through Cozumel each year • Full Story, Photos