Nov 5, 2015
Photos: Shneur Schiff
Op-Ed by Rabbi Yossi Lipsker: Why the Rebbe insisted on the yearly gathering of the Shluchim from all four corners of the globe. Full Story, Photos
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Enjoy a light dairy buffet featuring food and beverages from Kaf Kaffe, Brooklyn Artisan Bakehouse and Chocolatte.
The program begins at 9 PM featuring "A Dollar and a Dream" by the acclaimed Rus Devorah Wallen followed by a stunning musical performance.
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Oct 23, 2015
Photo by Mendy Hechtman
From the COLlive inbox: Space, mechitza and security are needed to allow a Simchas Beis Hashoeva for women in Crown Heights. Full Story
Oct 22, 2015
From the COLlive Inbox: A few years ago I did not understand Domestic Abuse. I naively believed there were two sides to every story. Full Story
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Oct 13, 2015
Op-Ed: Talking about shidduchim can get very personal and intimate. That's why you need a trusted 'outsider' to speak to. Full Story
Aug 15, 2015
Illustration photo by Chaim Twito
Australian educator Toby Lieder says there are many things in life you would regularly do if only you knew that...
Please do the best you can to help the family.
When the last of the movers left the house, Yossi couldn’t keep it in anymore: “Mommy”, he burst into tears, “why do we have to move every few months? Why can’t I be a child like all my friends, with a home of our own?”
“Yossi”, mommy answered, trying not to expose her overflowing feelings, “we don’t have a choice. We had to sell our home in order to pay for Tatty’s healthcare and treatment. It costs a fortune, and with the money we got from the house, we pay can afford the expensive treatments for Tatty.”
But this unfortunately didn’t help.
A month ago, on motzei Rosh HaShana, R’ Shulem Globerman passed away, 9 months after he started bravely battling cancer. He left his wife and 9 children alone, with no roof over their head, after they were forced to sell their home in an attempt to save his lift.
Please do the best you can to help the family. Donate to save family
Aug 6, 2015
Op-Ed: The demands by the group Yaffed to investigate Yeshivas are not to improve them, but to disrupt and destroy them, writes Ezra Friedlander. Full Story
Aug 5, 2015
Mother of 14 children Mrs. Toby Lieder of Sydney, Australia says she had a sudden a realization about her family. Full Story
Father of 8 Kids Lost his Job - Please Help
When tragedy strikes, we are all enthusiastic to help. When we see children with torn shoes and clothes or a disabled man we help them as much as we can.
But would you recognize a father that lost his job and was left with enormous debt and has no income for the past few months?
Would you be able to see a fellow friend that davens in your shul or lives in your building, would you be able to see the weight of bills on his shoulders?
And the day to day pressure to provide for his family?
I'm writing this with no other choice asking to please help us at this time in our life.
Please help a father and his family of 8 children ka"h while he's still with his family thank G-d, rather than wait for the worst.
Please send your donations with PayPal to email@example.com and Hashem will surely repay you! May we help each other only for simchas!
Aug 4, 2015
Clearly, there are critical lessons to be learned from the tragic death of Faigy Mayer, says counselor and therapist Raphael Aron. Full Story
Jul 29, 2015
From the COLlive inbox: A mother of youngsters at overnight summer camp explains why she dreads the monthly Visiting Day. Full Story
Jul 29, 2015
Secretary Kerry Speaks With Hossein Fereydoun and Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif in Vienna * State Dep. photo
I don't care if you're Republican or Democrat, the fine print of the Iran nuclear deal stinks, says David Suissa of the LA Jewish Journal. Full Story
Jul 28, 2015
Russian transportation magnate David Aminov explains why he purchased a house near the Old Montefiore Cemetery in Queens, NY. Full Story
Jul 28, 2015
Billy & Lieba Rudolph with grandchildren. Inset: Maya Rudolph (MingleMedia)
The ties of the Rudolph family of Pittsburgh with their famous relative, actress Maya Rudolph, had led to a startling revelation. Full Story
Jul 16, 2015
From the COLlive inbox: I went to my friend's engagement party with happy feelings and then someone made me cry. Full Story
Jul 2, 2015
Illustration photo* People in the photo are not connected to the article
Psychologist Rabbi Dr. Yosef Shagalow offers 6 important guidelines for internet usage at Chabad overnight summer camps. Full Story
Jun 27, 2015
From the COLlive inbox: Whether you are the organizer of the 450 person event or making a difference one-on-one, this applies to you. Full Story
Jun 16, 2015
A Crown Heights teacher writes that a group of Rabonim finally showed her and her high school students what leadership should be. Full Story
Jun 15, 2015
Op-ed: On a flight to New York, after describing farbrengens and "dollars" to my 6-year-old Chayele, she turned to me and asked the question which shook me to the core: "Mommy, so will we also have all this, when we get to New York?" Full Story
Apr 22, 2015
From the COLlive inbox: A mother writes what happened to her son and his friend after working for a Shliach on campus. Full Story
Apr 20, 2015
Illustration photo by Israel Bardugo
From the COLlive inbox: A Head Counselor shares thoughts with fellow yeshiva classmates struggling with summer camp culture. Full Story
Apr 19, 2015
A man wears a Yarmulka with Israeli and American flags * Photo: Idobi
Op-Ed: For those of you that forget, there was a time when Israel allowed its civilians to be attacked so the U.S. military could succeed. Full Story
Mar 26, 2015
Every Agunah is our sister and every man going through a divorce is our brother too, writes a Crown Heights father.
Mar 24, 2015
Shlucha Layah Lipsker, who is active with the Boston Bet Din, says Get Refusal must be treated as a domestic abuse issue. Full Story
Mar 23, 2015
Response op-ed: A Jewish woman shares her personal journey through a difficult marriage, calling it like "being locked up in a cell." Full Story
Mar 23, 2015
From the COLlive inbox: A Crown Heights woman has strong words for the campaigners behind "Every Agunah is My Sister." Full Story
Mar 19, 2015
From the COLlive inbox: Right now there are 6 crying children that need our help but instead there's a public march being planned. Full Story
Mar 15, 2015
From the COLlive inbox: A 20-year-old Chabad bochur writes an open and sincere letter to current and former staff of JEM.
Feb 16, 2015
From the COLlive inbox: The trend in the traditional and social media has been progressively towards the unholy. Let's fix that. Full Story
Feb 15, 2015
From the COLlive Inbox: "I recently witnessed a scene of an elderly man in Shul which was so beautiful and touching," Nechama Dina Reinitz writes. Full Story
Jan 27, 2015
Illustration photo: Baruch Ezagui
From the COLlive inbox: A Crown Heights resident encounters an elderly man and a mom with a stroller a day after a snow storm - and wonders if we have forgotten something. Full Story
Dec 24, 2014
Illustration photo: Mendy Hechtman
From the COLlive Inbox: Some pearls of wisdom from Mashpia Rabbi Yossi Paltiel to a boy at his bar Mitzvah, on core questions in life. Full Story
Dec 22, 2014
Op-Ed: Does a "Chasidishe education" mean teaching our mesorah in the exact same way that it has been taught for thousands of years? Full Story
Nov 30, 2014
Illustration photo by Meir Alfasi
From the COLlive inbox: A 'small town' Shliach writes about a comment said at the Kinus Hashluchim banquet and bothered him. Full Story, Video
Nov 14, 2014
Abrahams Tent by Michoel Muchnik
From the COLlive inbox: A reader asks for the source of the notion that Sarah's tent had bread or challah with a long shelf-life. Full Story
Nov 10, 2014
(L to R): Rabbi Yossel Kranz of Chabad of Virginia, Neil Ackerman and Rabbi Mendy Weiss of Chabad of Virginia.
As he left to join last year's Shluchim Kinus, Neil Ackerman writes, "I couldn’t help but wonder: was my assessment of Chabad correct, or did I just have one too many l’chaims?" Full Story
Nov 9, 2014
Op-Ed: The type of beverage you prefer—Coke Classic, Diet, and Zero—might say something about the Lubavitcher you are. Full Story
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|71st PCT. Community Council Meeting
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Found a pearl necklace on Carroll st and Troy Ave. Someone must have dropped it on shabbos. Please email me to give details. Broch89@gmail.com
Lost a set of Infinity car keys near 770. If found please call Sara
I found a Sony Xperia on Motzei Shabbos Parshas Chazak Bereishis, Carroll Street between Kingston & Albany. Please call if it's yours or if you know who the owner is...
I lost my cell phone today on Kingston Ave.
Iphone 5c, White, starbucks cover
If found contact 7182495641
I found a watch on Eastern parkway on Thursday Jan 12
If it's yours TEXT only
Tefilin - Rashi lost on New York train around Chanukah. Tefilin bag has the name Shmuel Gordon stitched in in Hebrew letters, and the outline of 770. If anyone has any information call 1 631 746 0283
Found bracelet at Goldberg mochkin wedding in oholei torah on Jan. 4.
If anyone lost text me 516 320 4911
I lost a navy blue wallet with an m monogrammed on the front. It should have a license with the name Sarah Kashani on it and other cards along with $23 in it. If you see it, it would be amazing to do the mitzva of hashavas aveida and please call me! Thank you so much! 310 869 4515 Sarahnechama358@gmail.com
Friday night in the Colel, someone took my son's size xl gap coat (parka), and left him a size m. Please call 718-753-6421, so that we can exchange coats.
If anyone found a jeep key near 770 plz call
Lost sheitel (in a sheitel box) in front of 706 Eastern Parkway. Left by mistake on the curb when loading into a taxi. Please help and call or text if you've found it! Thank you so much!
+1 (718) 288-4926
If someone lost a wholesome bagels gift card on Kingston ave please call me with the details if no answer then text me thank you 3478216302
found an envelope with money on Montgomery st.
Bundleme from a stroller found on corner of President and Brooklyn.
917 488 6436
Lost a pair or bose
Bose in ear charcoal earphones
On the corner of Kingston and Montgomery around early evening
I Lost spare copy of car keys for a Chrysler town & country minivan, recent model. It had a split hard plastic tag (used to have Leasing Direct's tefilas haderech paper, and it split to two pieces).
May have possibly been near 770 area, but not certain. Could be anywhere on Kingston too. From December 27th morning thru December 28th evening, was when it was lost.
Very much appreciated!