This year, with the dreaded virus still raging, Budapest rov and shliach Rav Boruch Oberlander has issued a plea to those considering visiting the gravesite of Reb Shaya of Kerestier not to come.
Rabbi Moshe Zaklikowski, a longtime shliach in Detroit and editor of sifrei Chassidus, and recently of Crown Heights, passed away on Shabbos, Rosh Chodesh Iyar. He was 72 years old.
1 Iyar is the yahrtzeit of Reb Mendel of Horodok/Vitebsk, a prime talmid of the Maggid of Mezritch, and to whom the Alter Rebbe traveled after the Maggid’s passing for almost five years.
In 5738 the Skulener Rebbe made a dinner to benefit his kollel in Crown Heights. The Rebbe‘s response showed the deep respect and appreciation he had for the rebbe who remained in the neighborhood when many fled.
A new batch of loans for small businesses is about to be approved. Yaakov Spaeth of Pomona is helping shluchim, non-profits and small businesses apply before it’s too late.
27 Nissan is the yahrtzeit of Reb Sholom Feldman, a “balabus” and legendary mashpia in Kfar Chabad and Chulon, who personified truth and exemplified pnimiyus.
A vintage photo of three Chassidim meeting in 770 circa 5740s/1980s.
We bring you four rare photos from the Kinus Torah that took place in the main shul of 770 in 5734/1974.
Rabbi Boruch Oberlander, head shliach and rov of Budapest, Hungary, held a Yizkor ceremony on Zoom complete with Sefer Torah and sermon.
We regret to inform you of the passing of R’ Sholom Rosenblum of Montreal/Crown Heights. He was 80 years old and passed away on Monday, 26 Nissan.
Rabbi Efraim DovBer Majeski, a scion of a famed Lubavitcher family, passed away on Sunday evening, 26 Nissan. He was 74 years old.
On a day when hundreds would normally visit the resting place of the Divrei Chaim of Sanz, shliach Rabbi Eliezer Gurary of Krakow made sure that at least their requests would be read there.
25 Nissan is the yahrtzeit of Rav Shmaryahu Yehuda Leib Medalie, HY”D, rov of Vitebsk, Karelevitz, Tula, and Moscow, who was killed in 5698/1938 for spreading Yiddishkeit.
Judge and former NYC Councilman Noach Dear, who was a regular by the Rebbe and a supporter of the Crown Heights community, passed away today.
The Rebbes of Novominsk, including Rav Yakov Perlov who passed away before Pesach, had a long-standing connection with the Rebbe.
R’ Gedalya Schmalberg, a longtime Crown Heights resident, passed away on Wednesday, Shvi’i shel Pesach, 5780.
Mr. Yehuda Backer, a longtime resident of Crown Heights and a supporter of many Jewish causes, passed away Thursday morning, Achron shel Pesach, 5780.
Our hearts are still bleeding from the sudden and tragic passing of Motty Kopman. Will his family have to deal with crushing financial bills in addition to their grief? Am Yisrael can prove otherwise!
The former Sefardic Chief Rabbi, the Rishon LeZion, Rav Eliyahu Bakshi-Doron, who passed away Sunday evening, 19 Nissan, at the age of 79, was a good friend of Chabad in Eretz Yisrael and around the world.
Mrs. Esther Stern, a longtime Crown Heights resident, passed away on Shabbos, 17 Nissan, 5780.