COLlive.com http://www.collive.com/ COLlive is a highly popular, rapidly-growing blog bringing news of the chabad lubavitch Jewish community to its followers around the world. Relevant, up-to-the-minute news, reporting on the issues that matter to our readers most en-us editor@collive.com editor@collive.com COLLive © COLLIVE.COM http://members.collive.com/images/col_eng.png COLlive.com http://www.collive.com/ 31831 <![CDATA[Picture of the Day]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=31831 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=31831 Mon, 01 Sep 2014 20:10:23 GMT

Binyomin Wolowik helps a Jew put on Tefillin at his parents' Chabad Center in Five Towns, NY, ahead of his Bar Mitzvah which took place last week.
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31822 <![CDATA[Lubavitcher Running for Senator]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=31822 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=31822 Mon, 01 Sep 2014 04:30:07 GMT

Lubavitch business owner and Crown Heights resident Mendy Raitport has announced that he is running for Senator of the 20th District."We live here, and we deserve better," he says.
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31815 <![CDATA[Kosher Vacation in the French Alps]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=31815 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=31815 Mon, 01 Sep 2014 01:28:50 GMT

French Shluchim Chmouel Mergui and Aharon Crubi organized a kosher vacation at the Hotel Club MMV Les Bergers in the Alpe d'Huez ski resort.
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31814 <![CDATA[Benny Sings 'Nigun Hastureh']]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=31814 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=31814 Sun, 31 Aug 2014 16:47:09 GMT

Singer Benny Friedman and Yedidim Choir sing this summer's hit "Nigun Hastureh" at a recent wedding.
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31812 <![CDATA[Monday: Crown Heights Closed Off]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=31812 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=31812 Sun, 31 Aug 2014 15:46:25 GMT

The annual Labor Day Parade in Crown Heights will take place all day Monday, with street closures from Empire Blvd. to Eastern Parkway. Some streets will be closed on Sunday too.
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31798 <![CDATA[Old Faces Provide New Look]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=31798 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=31798 Sun, 31 Aug 2014 14:05:53 GMT

An alum heard that his Yeshiva needs a major repair and sprung into action, recruiting some fellow former students.
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31807 <![CDATA[Thailand's First Chasidic Wedding]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=31807 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=31807 Sun, 31 Aug 2014 13:36:10 GMT

Historic: The first Chasidic wedding in Thailand took place last week for Gabi Kaltmann of Melbourne, Australia and Mushka Kantor of Bangkok, Thailand.
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31783 <![CDATA[L'Chaim: Loksen - Shaw ]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=31783 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=31783 Fri, 29 Aug 2014 13:03:57 GMT

The L'Chaim of Peretz Loksen of Crown Heights and Frumie Shaw of Worcester, MA took place on the rooftop of 580 Crown St.
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31772 <![CDATA[Missing Bochur Found Dead]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=31772 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=31772 Thu, 28 Aug 2014 13:34:07 GMT

Breaking: The body of Aron Sofer, the 23 year old yeshiva bochur who went missing on Friday, has been found in the Jerusalem Forest.
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31773 <![CDATA[UK Camps Instill Life Lessons]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=31773 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=31773 Thu, 28 Aug 2014 13:11:52 GMT

Camp Gan Israel UK overnight camps for both boys and girls recently ended a successful summer of fun, inspiration and hiskashrus.
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31645 <![CDATA[Luncheon Aids Talmidim-Shluchim]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=31645 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=31645 Thu, 21 Aug 2014 18:17:38 GMT

A luncheon next week in Crown Heights will mentor the group of Talmidim Shluchim traveling to Chabad Yeshivas worldwide.
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31653 <![CDATA[Bochur Chases Down his Attackers]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=31653 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=31653 Tue, 19 Aug 2014 17:31:33 GMT

Watch how 24-year-old Avrohom Wolosow isn't fazed after being the victim of a knockout attack and quickly chases down his attackers.
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31649 <![CDATA[New Edition of Mafteach Published]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=31649 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=31649 Tue, 19 Aug 2014 13:33:01 GMT

Rabbi Michoel Seligson's Sefer Hamaftechos L’Sichos Kodesh, an index of all the Rebbe's Sichos, has been reprinted.
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31644 <![CDATA[800 Attend Jersey Summer Fest]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=31644 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=31644 Tue, 19 Aug 2014 13:25:16 GMT

More than 800 people participated in the 10th Annual Jewish Summer Fest at the Jersey Shore on Sunday.
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31639 <![CDATA[Officials Decry Recent Violence]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=31639 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=31639 Tue, 19 Aug 2014 00:43:39 GMT

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams was joined by elected officials and community leaders in Crown Heights to decry recent violence against Jews.
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31633 <![CDATA[Raksin Family Begins Torah]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=31633 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=31633 Tue, 19 Aug 2014 00:21:33 GMT

The family of Rabbi Yosef Raksin hy"d gathered at his home to begin the writing of a Sefer Torah in his memory before the unveiling of the Matzeiva today.
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31635 <![CDATA[Postville Yeshiva Ends on High Note]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=31635 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=31635 Mon, 18 Aug 2014 22:41:57 GMT

By the time Postville Yeshivas Kayitz came to an end, some parents were talking about sending their sons back for the year.
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31598 <![CDATA[8 Precious Chof Av Moments]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=31598 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=31598 Fri, 15 Aug 2014 16:05:17 GMT

In honor of the 70th yartzeit of the Rebbe's father, JEM presents 8 moments on this day that were captured in photo and video.
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31596 <![CDATA[After Attacks, a Call to the Mayor]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=31596 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=31596 Fri, 15 Aug 2014 14:11:37 GMT

Marco Carrion, a top aide for Bill de Blasio, made a midnight visit to Crown Heights to discuss violent incidents.
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31460 <![CDATA[Wedding Held in War-Torn Ukraine]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=31460 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=31460 Fri, 15 Aug 2014 13:23:36 GMT

Fewer guests showed up at a recent Chabad wedding in Dnepropetrovsk, due to dangers on the roads, but the joy was evident.
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31585 <![CDATA[N. Miami Meets Following Shooting]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=31585 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=31585 Thu, 14 Aug 2014 16:47:27 GMT

Residents of North Miami Beach gathered to hear from police, homeland security officials and prosecutors after the shooting of Yosef Raksin hy"d in their neighborhood.
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31549 <![CDATA[16 Quick Ways To Improve Marriage]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=31549 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=31549 Thu, 14 Aug 2014 16:33:07 GMT N'shei Chabad Newsletter

The Beis Medrash Women's Circle in Crown Heights collected 16 bits of insight about improving marriage and living better.
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31577 <![CDATA[Teens' Life-Changing Travel Camp]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=31577 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=31577 Wed, 13 Aug 2014 21:32:59 GMT

Learning, sports, inspiration and fun came together for 90 teens at CTeen's Extreme Travel Camp along the West Coast.
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31566 <![CDATA[Shluchim take Ice Bucket Challenge]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=31566 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=31566 Wed, 13 Aug 2014 19:08:04 GMT

What's behind the videos on Facebook of Shluchim in the U.S. pouring ice cold water on themselves (and family members).
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31572 <![CDATA[Female Stashes Gun After Fight]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=31572 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=31572 Wed, 13 Aug 2014 13:52:47 GMT

A gun that was used in a fight between two non Jewish females was found in a dumpster on Kingston Avenue Wednesday morning.
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31570 <![CDATA[Rezoning Meeting Irks Local Jews]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=31570 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=31570 Wed, 13 Aug 2014 13:04:41 GMT

A meeting about rezoning Empire Boulevard in Crown Heights was set for Friday evening in a Church - barring Jewish attendance.
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31557 <![CDATA[Bike Thief Quickly Arrested]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=31557 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=31557 Tue, 12 Aug 2014 16:39:33 GMT

A teen who stole a bike outside a store on Kingston Avenue was identified and arrested moments later.
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31548 <![CDATA[Shliach Helps Injured Druze]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=31548 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=31548 Tue, 12 Aug 2014 14:22:09 GMT

3 Israeli Druze touring Switzerland were killed Monday in a train crash. Shliach Chaim Drukman is assisting the families.
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31530 <![CDATA[Fried Performs Israel Tribute]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=31530 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=31530 Tue, 12 Aug 2014 03:42:18 GMT

At a concert in Jerusalem Sunday, superstar Chassidic singer Avraham Fried said he is "humbled by the Israeli spirit."
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31544 <![CDATA[This Teacher Can Carry a Beat]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=31544 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=31544 Tue, 12 Aug 2014 01:11:00 GMT

Tzvi Schwartz, a Los Angeles teacher raps with students in a new music video about global "Jewnity".
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31542 <![CDATA[My Dear Teacher, Mrs. Zaklos]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=31542 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=31542 Mon, 11 Aug 2014 22:51:33 GMT

A Seminary student who was in Mrs. Tzivi Zaklos' obm class this year writes: "After an hour of pain and tears, I told myself, 'Mrs. Zaklos wouldn't want us to be sad now.'"
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31541 <![CDATA[Marriage According to the Rebbe]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=31541 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=31541 Mon, 11 Aug 2014 19:57:49 GMT

In honor of the 15th of Av, COLlive presents excerpts from the new book "Advice for Life: Marriage," with the Rebbe’s teachings on love, dating, and marriage.
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31500 <![CDATA[Rocket Attacks Resume, 2 Injured]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=31500 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=31500 Fri, 08 Aug 2014 13:58:58 GMT

After 72 hours of relative quiet, the cease-fire ends and Hamas rocket fire resumes with a barrage on southern Israel from Gaza.
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31499 <![CDATA[Woman Attacked on Eastern Pkwy]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=31499 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=31499 Fri, 08 Aug 2014 13:53:25 GMT

A Jewish woman walking on Eastern Parkway was assaulted by a group of six females on Thursday evening.
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31496 <![CDATA[MBD's Twist on "Timche"]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=31496 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=31496 Fri, 08 Aug 2014 13:11:48 GMT

Singer Mordechai Ben David is joined by 8th Day singing a twist on the classic "Timche...Zecher Hachamas" at a recent Simcha.
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31488 <![CDATA[No Men at This Duo's Show]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=31488 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=31488 Thu, 07 Aug 2014 16:38:18 GMT

Chasidic rock band Bulletproof Stockings' Dalia Shusterman and Perl Wolfe told the NY Post they had a hard time convincing their upcoming concert producer to ban men from the show.
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31484 <![CDATA[My Son Still Has No Yeshiva]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=31484 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=31484 Thu, 07 Aug 2014 15:18:44 GMT

From the COLlive inbox: Yeshiva starts in two weeks, and as of this writing, our son has not been accepted in any Yeshiva.
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