The streets and shops of Crown Heights were full on Friday as residents and guests prepared for Shabbos Parshas Vayeshev – Shabbos Chanukah – Shabbos Mevorchim Teves.
The Crown Heights Jewish community came out in large numbers after Hamas supporters on campus organized an antisemitic panel on “Medical Catastrophe in Gaza”, to coincide with the menorah lighting.
Students, families, staff, and friends joined the Darchei Menachem Menorah lighting and Chanuka bash with donuts, dancing and Chanuka Gelt for all.
City Hall of Cincinnati hosted the annual Menorah lighting with Mayor Aftab Puravel, Vice Mayor Jan-Michele Kearney and members of City Council.
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Residents of Southern Crown Heights gathered on Thursday evening for a grand community Chanuka party and Menorah celebration complete with music and a ventriloquist show.
In this week’s Anash Magazine, you’ll read a newly published English letter by the Rebbe, a story about mesiras nefesh for chinuch, and a discussion about a multi-level menorah. Download here and print.
For the very first time, dozens of cars topped with brightly lit LED Menorahs paraded the local streets of Marine Park (Brooklyn), bringing the light and joy of Chanukah to every part of the neighborhood.
The wedding of Mendy Konikov of Orlando, Florida and Sheina Danow of Leeds, England took place at the Razag Ballroom.
When a visitor insisted on receiving from Chanukah gelt given especially to those who went on mivtzoim, the Rebbe explained that he should “trust the Rebbe” that the bracha did not depend on getting the gelt.
A host of shiurim, farbrengens and seudas were on the schedule of the American bochurim learning in 770 over the weekend of Yud Tes Kislev.
War Summary, Day 62: As the world lit Chanukah candle number one, the IDF continued with its war goals, killing two senior members of Hamas and arresting dozens of terrorists; an Israeli farmer in the north was killed by Hezbollah anti-tank fire.
Shluchim worldwide invite thousands to share Menorah Selfies with Merkos 302’s #LightForIsrael initiative.
The L’Chaim of Yisrolik Bernstein of Richmond Hill, Ontario and Mushka Kaplan of Wallingford, CT took place on Wednesday night at Lubavitcher Yeshiva.
German Chancellor Olaf Scholz helped light Berlin’s public Chanukah menorah at the Brandenburg Gate on Thursday evening. This marked the first time in history that a German chancellor attended a public-menorah lighting ceremony.
Hundreds packed the main zal of 770 on Thursday afternoon for the kindling of the first Chanukah light of 5784, followed by a hearty rendition of Haneiros Halalu.
A crowd gathered in the Rebbe’s holy room in 770 for the kindling of the first Chanukah light of 5784. The menorah was lit by Harav Shlomo Segal.
Join Live at 4:00 PM ET: The National Chanukah Menorah located on the Ellipse at the White House in Washington D.C. will be lit in a ceremony featuring the United States Navy Band and The Three Cantors.
Derher published ‘Eight Illuminations’ a printable pamphlet that will offer some extra inspiration and insight to illuminate each one of the nights of Chanukah. Download here.
Children from Crown Heights schools helped assemble the iconic 770 menorah, modeled after the menorah of the Beis Hamikdash, just hours before the lighting of the first candle. They also watched as Moshiach’s Sefer Torah was prepared for Chanukah.
Rabbi Yigal Kirshenzaft, who served as the shliach to Gush Katif until the Disengagement in 2005, received a special permit to return to Gaza to light a large menorah, bringing light to a place of so much darkness.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky lit the first Chanukah candle in his office on Thursday evening alongside Chabad shluchim who also serve as rabbis in various Ukrainian cities.
As Jewish people around the world are witnessing the horrors of anti-Jewish propaganda, Rabbi Zalman and Raizy Mendelsohn of Chabad in Jackson Hole, Wyoming are mailing a Menorah, candles, and a dreidel to every resident of Jackson Hole.
The Lincoln Place Shul is inviting the entire Crown Heights community to nightly public menorah lightings that will be held in North Crown Heights on seven nights of Chanukah.