Here's My Story: I grew up in a typical Jewish-American family – we were not completely Torah observant, but we were traditional. Although I attended a Jewish after-school program, I had no interest in Judaism whatsoever.
It's a great day when something new comes through the door; an unknown reel, a video, or new photos. We're pleased to share the latest and newest collection we received, the Lag B'omer photos of photographer Avraham Slavin.
Exactly 31 years ago today, the 2nd of Iyar 1988, then newly elected Knesset Member Bibi Netanyahu visited the Rebbe. The Rebbe encouraged him to hold strong, and blessed him with success in his new role.
Operation Exodus, the Chabad effort that saved 1,800 Iranian Jewish children, took place exactly forty years ago. Although not overtly involved, the Rebbe directed and encouraged the efforts behind the scenes, and JEMCentral presents a glimpse into that involvement.
Tomorrow, the 2nd of Iyar, marks the birthday of the Rebbe Maharash, the fourth Chabad Rebbe, Rabbi Shmuel Schneersohn. Watch the Rebbe pray on the night of the yartzeit, distribute dollars for charity, and speak on the importance of the day.
Jews in the Holy Land have been experiencing a barrage of deadly missiles from terrorists over the past week. What is the appropriate response? How can those affected be strengthened? How can those far away help?
Ashreinu released a beautiful collection of the Rebbe singing various niggunim throughout the years.
After reviewing the galley proof and giving the go-ahead to print, the first copy of My Encounter's Hasipur Sheli book arrived at JEM's office today.
Currently, we find ourselves in the 7 weeks between Pesach and Shavuos, the period known as the Omer. We count each of the 49 days in preparation for Shavuos, the day of the giving of the Torah.
Tomorrow is the 28th of Nissan, the day that in 1991 the Rebbe spoke sharply about Moshiach, exhorting chassidim and all Jews to do everything in their power to bring Moshiach.