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/ 33901 <![CDATA[Picture of the Day]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33901 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33901 Sun, 25 Jan 2015 17:01:32 GMT

Musician Fitche Benshimon brings power to the dance floor with 30 complimentary phone chargers for guests to use at weddings. "I watch the phones while the guests hit the dance floor!" he says.
]]>
33893 <![CDATA[Tracking Down MBD...]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33893 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33893 Sat, 24 Jan 2015 23:44:29 GMT

By popular request, Shmuly Brashevitzky and Dovi Minkowicz go out looking for Chasidic Jewish Music star Mordechai Ben David to perform at the KSCVK annual auction event.
]]>
33892 <![CDATA[A New Torah For Africa's Chabad]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33892 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33892 Sat, 24 Jan 2015 23:11:42 GMT

A gala event celebrated the completion of a new Torah for Chabad of Central Africa, directed by Rabbi Shlomo Bentolila.
]]>
33842 <![CDATA[What Will Be Next After the Hats]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33842 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33842 Sat, 24 Jan 2015 22:12:21 GMT

From the COLlive inbox: A bochur takes issue with the calls to swap the pricey Borsalino hats for an affordable Russian kasket cap.
]]>
33891 <![CDATA[Bris Brings Family Back Together]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33891 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33891 Sat, 24 Jan 2015 22:04:43 GMT

A Jewish mother who married an Arab and suffered personal turmoil was finally reunited with her parents at the bris for her son.
]]>
33885 <![CDATA["Safe" Yarmulka Or Cop Out?]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33885 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33885 Fri, 23 Jan 2015 18:41:16 GMT

An Israeli barber has fashioned “magic” yarmulkes out of hair, designed to wear without attracting unwanted attention.
]]>
33882 <![CDATA[10K Prize For Chassidus Essay ]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33882 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33882 Fri, 23 Jan 2015 17:52:49 GMT

A new contest from the Meaningful Life Center will award $10,000 to an essay which applies a concept or idea in Chassidus.
]]>
33883 <![CDATA[JNet Holds Yud Shvat Campaign]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33883 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33883 Fri, 23 Jan 2015 17:59:17 GMT

In honor of the auspicious day of Yud Shevat, JNet is holding a worldwide learning campaign with a raffle.
]]>
33874 <![CDATA[Boeuf, Bun Serves Artisan Burger]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33874 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33874 Fri, 23 Jan 2015 04:02:11 GMT

Slow cooked pulled beef, fried egg and chili burgers are just part of what the new Boeuf and Bun will serve customers in Crown Heights.
]]>
33858 <![CDATA[Why Mayor de Blasio Flew to Paris]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33858 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33858 Thu, 22 Jan 2015 23:38:00 GMT

The reason New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio gives for traveling to Paris this week will win him respect even from his usual critics.
]]>
33868 <![CDATA[Parshas Bo: "For No Reason"]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33868 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33868 Thu, 22 Jan 2015 20:44:37 GMT

Singer Benny Friedman is back this week with musician Chony Milecki in a 90 second Dvar Torah for Parshas Bo.
]]>
33865 <![CDATA[Netanyahu To Address US Congress]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33865 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33865 Thu, 22 Jan 2015 20:36:14 GMT

While Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will address the U.S. Congress in March, President Barack Obama will not meet with him during his visit.
]]>
33864 <![CDATA[Torah To Mark Rashi's Yahrtzeit]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33864 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33864 Thu, 22 Jan 2015 17:31:22 GMT

A year after her passing, friends of Alpharetta Shlucha Rashi Minkowicz obm are eternalizing her memory and all those she inspired around the world.
]]>
33859 <![CDATA[Friendship, Caring at Aliya Shabbat]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33859 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33859 Thu, 22 Jan 2015 14:01:32 GMT

Friendship and caring for others was a theme seen often on the Aliya of Crown Heights getaway ski Shabbaton in upstate New York.
]]>
33855 <![CDATA[Shliach Opens Senate With Prayer]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33855 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33855 Thu, 22 Jan 2015 02:49:28 GMT

Tacoma Shliach Zalman Heber was honored to open the Washington State Senate floor with the prayer invocation Wednesday.
]]>
33820 <![CDATA[Top Lineup for Russian Shabbaton]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33820 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33820 Thu, 22 Jan 2015 01:32:04 GMT

OU's Vice President, a mentalist, 2 known singers and many rabbis are on the roster of speakers of the 6th National Russian Shabbaton.
]]>
33853 <![CDATA[What Meir Roness Collected For]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33853 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33853 Wed, 21 Jan 2015 15:49:02 GMT

R' Meir Roness OBM would be at every simcha in Crown Heights for the last 50 years to collect Tzedaka. The cause was less known.
]]>
33849 <![CDATA[Longtime Chavrusas Mark Siyum]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33849 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33849 Wed, 21 Jan 2015 13:41:47 GMT

A chance meeting in 770 in 2008 led to a 7 year study partnership between a Crown Heights and Monsey resident.
]]>
33845 <![CDATA[Chief Rabbi Pledges Smooth Access]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33845 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33845 Wed, 21 Jan 2015 02:06:59 GMT

At an exclusive meeting with Shluchim on the West Coast, Israel's Chief Rabbi Dovid Lau pledged to assist Chabad Rabbis with any issues that may arise.
]]>
33835 <![CDATA[Winter Break Used for Exploring]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33835 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33835 Wed, 21 Jan 2015 00:39:24 GMT

A group of Jewish students spent their winter vacation in Crown Heights in a program that offered a world of knowledge.
]]>
33828 <![CDATA[Birthday Tribute To The Rebbetzin]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33828 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33828 Tue, 20 Jan 2015 19:22:22 GMT

Mrs. Esther Sternberg shared stories about Rebbetzin Chana at a farbrengen in honor of the Rebbetzin's birthday at Machon Chana.
]]>
33832 <![CDATA[De Blasio Visits HyperCacher Site]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33832 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33832 Tue, 20 Jan 2015 16:27:26 GMT

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio visited the site of the terror attack at the kosher grocery in Paris and told a Chabad rabbi about his Crown Heights connection.
]]>
33829 <![CDATA[Rebuilding R' Levi Yitzchak's Kever]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33829 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33829 Tue, 20 Jan 2015 14:35:57 GMT

Sofya Nayer tells her involvement in rebuilding the gravesite of R' Levi Yitzchak in her hometown of Berdichev, Ukraine.
]]>
33817 <![CDATA[BRHS Convention Ends on a High]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33817 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33817 Mon, 19 Jan 2015 20:44:31 GMT

This weekend, over 800 girls experienced a Shabbos that will impact their lives, long after the 72 hours are over.
]]>
33818 <![CDATA[Eli Marcus to Release Debut Album]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33818 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33818 Mon, 19 Jan 2015 20:58:21 GMT

The debut album from Eli Marcus, the newest performer from the famed Friedman and Marcus families will be released next week.
]]>
33813 <![CDATA[Mayanot Alumni Come Full Circle]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33813 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33813 Mon, 19 Jan 2015 17:50:41 GMT

7 years of Mayanot women gathered to celebrate their annual Gala Dinner, with student Alyssa Kirsch noting that she attends because of Shlucha Miri Birk, an alum herself.
]]>
33810 <![CDATA[Rare $20 From Rebbe Raffled Off]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33810 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33810 Mon, 19 Jan 2015 14:52:16 GMT

A rare $20 bill given by the Lubavitcher Rebbe will be raffled off at the Shifra and Puah organization's annual dinner on Wednesday.
]]>
33808 <![CDATA[Today: Rebbetzin Chana's Birthday]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33808 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33808 Mon, 19 Jan 2015 14:17:19 GMT

Rebbetzin Chana Schneerson, mother of the Lubavitcher Rebbe, was born on Teves 28. Watch a brief biography.
]]>
33807 <![CDATA[Special Musicians Release CD]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33807 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33807 Mon, 19 Jan 2015 13:49:36 GMT

22 musicians with special needs had the red carpet rolled out for them as they celebrated the release of their own music album.
]]>
33802 <![CDATA[Cake Boss Highlights Auction Event]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33802 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33802 Sun, 18 Jan 2015 23:50:53 GMT

Live Event Ended: Hundreds attended Lubavitch Yeshiva's Annual Chinese auction event featuring the first ever Kosher Cake Boss followed by the auction drawing. Update: Winners List.
]]>
33783 <![CDATA[Contest For Jewish Deaf Kids]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33783 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33783 Sun, 18 Jan 2015 19:35:38 GMT

A contest in Israel invites Jewish deaf children to create a video on their favorite Jewish holiday.
]]>
33798 <![CDATA[Tour The New Mikvah Mei Chaya]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33798 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33798 Sun, 18 Jan 2015 14:40:05 GMT

Tour of the brand new state-of-the-art luxurious Mikvah Mei Chaya Mushka of Crown Heights with founder Rabbi Moshe Pinson.
]]>
33794 <![CDATA[Hundreds Attend ULY Men's Event]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33794 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33794 Sun, 18 Jan 2015 03:50:59 GMT

Lubavitch Yeshiva of Crown Heights held their men's auction event on Motzei Shabbos, with entertainment by comedian Modi and full barbecue buffet.
]]>
33786 <![CDATA[Girls Inspired At Convention]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33786 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33786 Fri, 16 Jan 2015 18:57:01 GMT

"At convention, we get the feeling that we young Lubavitch girls can actually "ker a velt", can actually make a difference," writes a participant of the High School Inter-School convention.
]]>
33778 <![CDATA[R. Wolfson Joins For Farbrengen]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33778 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33778 Fri, 16 Jan 2015 16:54:23 GMT

Rabbi Moshe Wolfson, Mashgiach of Torah V'daas, joined Florida Head Shliach Rabbi Avraham Korf for a farbrengen in Miami Beach.
]]>
33770 <![CDATA[Oholei Torah Honors Their Staff]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33770 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33770 Fri, 16 Jan 2015 01:55:43 GMT

Oholei Torah began its "60th Year" campaign with honoring their very own staff and faculty at a gala dinner event.
]]>
33768 <![CDATA[Torah Honors Scotland Shluchim]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33768 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33768 Thu, 15 Jan 2015 22:56:38 GMT

A historic Sefer Torah dedication took place to honor 45 years of devoted service in Scotland by Shluchim Rabbi Chaim and Sora Jacobs.
]]>