When one hears the words "Purim in 770," they are transported to memories of vibrant Farbrengens, insightful discussions on the Megillah, jubilant singing and festivities, and the experience of praying and reading the Megillah in the presence of the Rebbe. Now, with the launch of new event pages from JEM, all media content related to this joyous holiday is easily accessible in one place.
Following the successful pilot of the Yud Shevat "event pages" from JEM, the next selection of pages have been published ahead of the Rebbetzin's 35th Yahrtzeit. Access all media content related to Chof Beis Shevat, beginning with 5748, the year of the Histalkus, and the 4 years which followed. Watch, listen, and read about the … Continue reading Chof Beis Shevat: One accessible place for video, audio photos from JEM.
each events page provides easy access to the video, audio, photos, stories and transcripts associated with a Farbrengen, to allow you to dive in and fully appreciate the precious moments in all available forms.
In recent weeks, staff at JEM received a call from Rabbi Chaim Shaul Brook of Lahak Hanachos. Efforts to transcribe the Farbrengen of Yud Shevat 5736 ran into an issue when it was discovered that the tape of the Farbrengen was missing a few words in the middle of a Sicha. Does JEM have the … Continue reading Missing audio discovered: The Rebbe’s “United Nations Resolution.”
Behind the scenes look at publishing high-quality audio of the Rebbe’s Farbrengens In an office 2 floors above Eastern Parkway, a carefully maintained reel-to-reel machine hums gently as hours of audio are transferred to digital form. From the archives of Rabbi Sholom Yisroel Hodakov, meticulously preserved audio reels containing decades worth of audio of the … Continue reading The authentic Yud Tes Kislev experience – Accessible as ever
The Rebbe distributes a printed booklet of Kuntres Hechaltzu of the Rebbe Rashab. This unique distribution was met with much surprise and excitement. Hundreds of people flocked to 770 to pass by the Rebbe on Thursday Chof Cheshvan to receive this Kuntres as well as a blessing for “A Hatzlachadiker Chof Cheshvan.'' With time, many … Continue reading New Footage Released – 20-21 Cheshan 5748
Ahead of the upcoming election day, JEM presents a 16mm film received from Machne Israel. This one-of-a-kind striking color footage shows the Rebbe receiving New York Governor W. Averell Harriman for a private audience, shortly before the 1958 New York Gubernatorial election. Also included on this reel is footage of a gathering in the small … Continue reading Vivid color scenes from 1958: The Rebbe receives New York Governor Harriman before election
In time for the High Holidays, privately-commissioned films of the Rebbe published “Levi Yitzchak Freidin was the closest 770 had to an in-house photographer,” says Rabbi Elkanah Shmotkin, JEM’s executive director. Every year 1975 and 1992, the Russian-Israeli photographer would film the special moments of Tishrei with the Rebbe on his 8 mm film camera. … Continue reading Forty-Five Years in the Making, Historic Collection Finally Completed
A short film featuring a story of loss and empowerment. After their father’s passing in 5750 (1989), the Rebbe ‘adopted’ the four siblings of the Scharf family, showering the young orphans with attention and affection.
On the night before Gimmel Tammuz, 300 guests and supporters from over a dozen countries gathered at the TWA Hotel ballroom at JFK Airport in New York for a moving and inspiring gala dinner in support of the JEM Foundation.