The very first gathering was in 1987 with hundreds in attendance. Today, 30 years later, there are nearly 4,700 families of shluchim in more than 90 countries around the world that have come together for this annual event. Source: Bentzi Sasson
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Um dos momentos mais emocionantes de hoje no Fest Rio Judaico. Colocando tefilin com um sobrevivente de Auschwitz, Boris Bessen, de 98 anos, que diz: “nunca tive mais orgulho de ser judeu do que hoje.” One of today’s most exciting moments at Rio’s Jewish festival, ‘Fest Rio Judaico’. Putting […]
Check out these amazing Humans! Thanks to Chabad of Puerto Rico along with WIZO Florida for their tremendous relief efforts on the ground. But there is still more to be done. How can you help? Click here to contribute: chabadpr.com/reliefmatch Every dollar counts, please donate what you can.
Representing WIZO Florida, Goldy Retchkiman and Fuente Latina’s Gloria Garces headed to Puerto Rico today with a camera crew from Telemundoand the Mayor of Miami Beach. They arrived with tons of aid and essentials to assist the victims and survivors together with Chabad of Puerto Rico. Their goal is to […]
“My great great great grandfathers ultimate wish was to one day visit Israel. He lived until 94 but never fulfilled his life long dream.”
“Last summer I went to Israel and prayed at the Kotel with his siddur and in some way I helped fulfill it for him. G-d truly works wonders. My name is Menachem Mendal Krashunsky. I’m 18 years old I had my Bar Mitzvah 5 years ago, but it was not […]
About an hour into the 8 hour flight, one of the young passengers, a little boy with Autism, started to have a meltdown.
“So we just flew back from chaperoning an amazing trip thanks to MAYANOT: Taglit-Birthright Israel. The connecting flight had been delayed 3 hrs. and everyone was tired. About an hour into the 8 hour flight, one of the young passengers, a little boy with Autism, started to have a meltdown. […]
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Today marks the 23rd yartzeit of the Lubavitcher Rebbe, Menachem Mendel Schneerson. “We are all one.” 🕯 May his memory be a blessing
“On my way back from my army base up north in israel, my bus was full with soldiers who were on their way home”
“So I ask them if they want to put on Tefillin and they all said yes. This is a photo of one of them that I took, a photo that I just can’t stop looking at again and again. #ShabbatShalom #IDF #Tefillin50” – Yair Meir Atar
Check out this #TELFIE from Machu Picchu, one of the 7 wonders of the world. Where is an interesting place you’ve put on Tefillin? We would love to see it! Join us as we celebrate together with Chabad.org, 50 years devoted to the wonderful work of the Lubavitcher Rebbe, placing […]
Source: Bentzi Sasson 🌸 #MothersDay: This Sunday
“Today we were walking up Amsterdam Ave. after having brunch with two delicious alumni. Soon we realized that we needed to get back to our apartment to prepare for an alumnus’ wedding this evening.”
Shortly after getting ourselves seated in the back of a taxi, we noticed that the driver was an older, white woman. Unusual. She soon asked where we were from. First we replied Boston and then added Brooklyn. “Where in Brooklyn?” she asked. “Crown Heights?” “Yes,” we replied. “You are Lubavitchers. […]
“Thank G-d all arrived well and mostly sane after the seemingly endless flight. As I rose from my place for a seventh “inning” stretch, a fellow passenger made his way up the aisle and greeted me with “shalom”. He was hands down the most exotic looking passenger on the plane, […]
This past friday, as we walked past the great synagogue of Florence, we saw a man standing with a bouquet of flowers.
He shared the following story, “My dad was in the US army during WWII and was a liberator of two concentration camps. Dad told me, “I liberated the camps. I saw the carnage with my own eyes. We mustn’t ever forget. And if we make sure to never forget it […]
‘Are you Jewish?’ The Chabad boys asked. “No, I just like your music,” he answered. “Where do I recognize you from?” “I’m Jimmy Fallon.” Source: www.COLlive.com
Grandchildren of holocaust survivors, light the first candle of Chanukah in Auschwitz ll-Birkenau concentration camp,
At the ‘Living Links – Chabad on Campus’ trip to Poland, Deena, Noa, and Rachel, grandchildren of holocaust survivors, light the first candle of Chanukah in Auschwitz ll-Birkenau concentration camp, promising to continue the flame. #LivingLinks #SharetheLights #AmIsraelChai Source: Bentzi Sasson
Outside the Chabad Jewish Center of Laguna Beach, California
On Tuesday November 22, 2016 Wayne State Police officer Colin Rose, 29 was shot in the head while patrolling a neighborhood in Detroit.
WSP has been a good friend and neighbor to Chabad of Greater Downtown Detroit helping out Rabbi Yisrael Pinson with setting his famous shipping container Sukkah and providing security patrols for the Chabad House. Rabbi Pinson, who represents Jewish Hospice and Chaplaincy Network in the city of Detroit was getting […]
Over 3,000 Rabbis from around the world came together and took a photo breaking the record of the amount of Rabbis taking a photo together. This took place over a weekend at Chabad – Lubavitch Headquarters in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, NY. It was truly an amazing site to see so […]
Last night it was finally official, South Dakota will have it’s own resident Rabbi. Now that is worth celebrating! Some 5,600 Chabad-Lubavitch emissaries and their guests gathered last night in Brooklyn for the Gala banquet of the annual International Conference of Chabad-Lubavitch Emissaries. #Kinus #Chabad #Lubavitch #Rabbi Source: Bentzi Sasson
When an #Imam tells you they made sure to get you a special #kosher meal. When you don’t have to worry about shaking the male attendees’ hands because they all get it. When there are breaks for prayer (that was so beautiful). And when everyone in the room has an […]
“Telfie – Chabad house Girona, Catalunya, Spain” #Tefillin #Selfie #Telfie
“My Shabbat Story: went for breakfast to a kosher burger joint in the Jewish ghetto of Rome since my mom can’t tell me I can’t have a burger for breakfast. Didn’t really care too much to see the Coliseum but did it anyway since it was walking distance and if […]
“My name is Anabel Granger. I am currently 14 years old. I was raised in a home where Judaism was not taught very well for my mother was born Jewish, but my father was not. Growing up, I always felt a strong calling for Judaism but did not know how to act on it.”
“Being the only Jewish kid in my school, I was bullied and harassed by other kids. No one understood the enlightenment of Judaism, and therefore they could not understand what being Jewish meant. My mother and I went to shul on high holidays with my grandparents, but nothing more. Around […]