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/ 33342 <![CDATA[Menorah Parade Lights Baltimore]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33342 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33342 Fri, 19 Dec 2014 03:06:08 GMT

A Menorah car parade lit up the streets of downtown Baltimore, ending with a grand Menorah lighting and ice skating.
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33332 <![CDATA["Light the Night" in Los Angeles]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33332 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33332 Fri, 19 Dec 2014 00:29:54 GMT

High spirits were felt in the Pico Robertson neighborhood in West Los Angeles Wednesday night as hundreds gathered for the annual "Light the Night" Chanukah festival.
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33328 <![CDATA[Lighting in Memory of Yossi Raksin]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33328 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33328 Thu, 18 Dec 2014 22:20:01 GMT

A Menorah lighting ceremony took place at Aliya, with Zalmen Raksin lighting the Menorah in memory of his father R' Yossi Raksin obm who was murdered last summer.
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33325 <![CDATA[Dvar Torah From Celtics Stadium]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33325 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33325 Thu, 18 Dec 2014 20:38:36 GMT

Musician Chony Milecki and singer Benny Friedman zoom up to the camera to present a 90 second Dvar Torah for Chanukah from Boston Celtics stadium.
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33301 <![CDATA[Chanukah Lights in Lantau Island]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33301 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33301 Thu, 18 Dec 2014 20:15:22 GMT

Over 500 were in attendance at Chabad of Lantau Island, Hong Kong's 4th annual Menorah lighting with Shluchim Mendy and Lifshy Ajzenszmidt.
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33323 <![CDATA[Stab Victim Home From Hospital]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33323 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33323 Thu, 18 Dec 2014 18:42:52 GMT

Levi Rosenblatt, who was stabbed in 770 8 days ago, was released from the hospital after a miraculous recovery.
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33320 <![CDATA[Ice Menorah Glows in Manhattan]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33320 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33320 Thu, 18 Dec 2014 17:26:49 GMT

Thousands enjoyed the Chanukah spirit in Manhattan with Chabad of Midtown's ice menorah lit by famed fashion designer Elie Tahari.
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33321 <![CDATA[Parents Day at Chicago Preschool]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33321 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33321 Thu, 18 Dec 2014 16:49:28 GMT

Parents of students at the Cheder Lubavitch Preschool in Chicago joined their children for an interactive day in honor of Chanukah.
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33317 <![CDATA[Classic With a Twist: Stuffed Latkes]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33317 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33317 Thu, 18 Dec 2014 16:07:26 GMT

Update on the classic: a latke with a surprise in the middle. Try salmon and green goddess, pulled brisket and BBQ sauce, cheese and marinara sauce or apples and sour cream.
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33292 <![CDATA[Rohr Encourages Young Startups]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33292 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33292 Thu, 18 Dec 2014 13:05:59 GMT

At a New York networking event for CHYE, philanthropist George Rohr encouraged the growth of new businesses who support Shluchim and schools.
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33316 <![CDATA[Reaching Out, Igniting Souls]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33316 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33316 Thu, 18 Dec 2014 13:00:51 GMT

A group of boys in Sydney, Australia go out into the community every Friday afternoon to share the warmth of Judaism, impacting themselves and those around them.
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33314 <![CDATA[The Rebbe's Influence on a Senator]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33314 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33314 Thu, 18 Dec 2014 11:11:59 GMT

Professor Alan Dershowitz, an American lawyer, author, and political commentator, tells of the Rebbe's far reaching influence, even on a politician and his policies.
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33295 <![CDATA[Vice-Mayor at Public Menorah]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33295 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33295 Thu, 18 Dec 2014 01:00:19 GMT

At a public Menorah lighting, the Vice Mayor of Amsterdam stressed that public displays of religious freedom are the answer to rising anti-Semitism.
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33306 <![CDATA[Menorah at Minnesota State Capitol]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33306 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33306 Wed, 17 Dec 2014 23:55:46 GMT

Frigid weather didn't stop the annual Menorah Lighting at the State Capitol in Minnesota by Head Shliach Rabbi Moshe Feller.
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33296 <![CDATA[Spirited 19 Kislev in Boston]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33296 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33296 Wed, 17 Dec 2014 17:10:32 GMT

The Boston community celebrated Yud Tes Kislev with a farbrengen inspired by Rabbi Levi Garelik and a children's concert with singer Chaim Fogelman.
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33279 <![CDATA[Conference Warns of US Terror ]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33279 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33279 Wed, 17 Dec 2014 14:05:43 GMT

At a recent anti-terrorism conference co-hosted by the Ari Halberstam memorial fund in New York, speakers discussed the increasing number of terror threats in the US.
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33280 <![CDATA[Tallest Mayor Lit Tallest Menorah]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33280 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33280 Tue, 16 Dec 2014 15:05:24 GMT

On the first night of Chanukah, the tallest mayor of NYC Bill de Blasio lit the world's tallest Menorah at Prospect Park in Brooklyn.
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33291 <![CDATA[Prayer Series: Morning Blessings]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33291 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33291 Wed, 17 Dec 2014 02:38:37 GMT

Prayer series with Rabbi Shmuel Kaplan: The morning brachos which express our thanksgiving, plus: why a blessing for not making me a woman?
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33287 <![CDATA[First Candle Lit in 770]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33287 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33287 Tue, 16 Dec 2014 22:36:51 GMT

Hundreds gathered in the main Shul of 770 Eastern Parkway for the lighting of the first Chanukah candle by Rabbi Shloma Leib Abramowitz Tuesday night.
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33284 <![CDATA[Chanukah Music from Chony]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33284 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33284 Tue, 16 Dec 2014 19:20:48 GMT

Chony Milecki presents his sixth dance track in two years, with the latest and greatest Chanukah tunes for your modern Chanukah party sung by Eli Marcus.
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33285 <![CDATA[Build a Menorah: Mexico Style]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33285 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33285 Tue, 16 Dec 2014 19:44:40 GMT

Shliach Benny Hershcovich of Los Cabos, Mexico, back under sunny skies after a devastating hurricane a few months ago, puts together a large public Menorah - Mexico style.
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33268 <![CDATA[Flatbush Hosts 19 Kislev Event]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33268 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33268 Tue, 16 Dec 2014 16:09:41 GMT

Mayan Yisroel of Flatbush hosted a standing room only 19 Kislev farbrengen with inspiring words by Rabbi Yosef Yitzchak Jacobson.
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33276 <![CDATA[Shliach Visits Sydney Hostage Site]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33276 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33276 Tue, 16 Dec 2014 13:33:26 GMT

Sydney Shluchim Levi and Chani Wolff placed a Menorah at the site of yesterday's hostage site, delivering a message of hope to the families of the victims.
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33272 <![CDATA[Boro Prez Throws Chanukah Bash]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33272 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33272 Tue, 16 Dec 2014 09:28:18 GMT

Chabad was well represented at a festive Chanukah bash thrown by Borough President Eric Adams, with Rabbi YY Jacobson as MC and entertainment by singer Eli Marcus.
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33273 <![CDATA[Chanukah at Canadian Parliament ]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33273 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33273 Tue, 16 Dec 2014 03:37:11 GMT

Ministers, members of Parliament and senators joined for Chabad's Chanukah celebration on Canada's Parliament Hill.
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33259 <![CDATA[Watch Live: RCCS Auction Show]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33259 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33259 Mon, 15 Dec 2014 20:24:08 GMT

The RCCS annual auction drawing, a not-to-be-missed event, will take place tonight with Modi, 8th Day, Shloime Dachs and host Charlie Harary, live on COLlive.com.
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33269 <![CDATA[Girls Spend Meaningful 19 Kislev]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33269 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33269 Mon, 15 Dec 2014 19:46:44 GMT

Bais Rivkah High School students marked Yud Tes Kislev visiting Chabad Houses in the NY area, then enjoyed farbrengens and a Friday night Shabbat meal together.
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33242 <![CDATA[Dinner Fetes Bentleigh Preschool]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33242 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33242 Mon, 15 Dec 2014 18:01:05 GMT

A gala dinner event celebrated the Bentleigh, Australia Early Learning Center and honored MP Elizabeth Miller for a grant which will fund a new building.
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33254 <![CDATA[Shliach's Visit Saves A Life]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33254 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33254 Mon, 15 Dec 2014 14:44:58 GMT

Miami Shliach Getzy Rubashkin's visit to a sick member of his Shul ended up saving her life.
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33255 <![CDATA[3 Days of Farbrenging in Toronto]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33255 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33255 Mon, 15 Dec 2014 10:28:34 GMT

Three days of farbrenging took place at Yeshivas Lubavitch Toronto to mark the auspicious days of Yud Tes and Chof Kislev.
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33251 <![CDATA[Rambam Siyum at Miami Yeshiva]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33251 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33251 Mon, 15 Dec 2014 09:51:28 GMT

The Anash community and Temimim in Miami joined for the 33rd Siyum HaRambam, hosted by the Yeshiva Gedolah of Greater Miami.
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33249 <![CDATA[Gad Elbaz Thankful for "Miracle"]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33249 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33249 Mon, 15 Dec 2014 03:59:02 GMT

Popular singers Gad Elbaz and his father Benny Elbaz are thankful for a "Chanukah miracle," having left the Lindt Cafe which is being held hostage only moments before.
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33236 <![CDATA[750 Join Los Angeles Farbrengen]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33236 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33236 Sun, 14 Dec 2014 12:10:27 GMT

An unprecedented 750 people attended a chassidic unity farbrengen in Los Angeles that was organized by 21 Chabad institutions.
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33166 <![CDATA[Amsterdam Surprises Its Shliach]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33166 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33166 Wed, 10 Dec 2014 15:24:49 GMT

Shliach Rabbi Akiva Camissar had no idea what was waiting for him until the doors to an event hall in Amsterdam were opened.
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33170 <![CDATA[Some Shluchim Join 'Special' Kinus]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33170 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33170 Wed, 10 Dec 2014 13:14:18 GMT

There was another "Kinus" this past month in Crown Heights: Shluchim who have children with special needs serviced by Yaldei.
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33100 <![CDATA[A Menorah From 96 Lego Pieces]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33100 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33100 Tue, 09 Dec 2014 22:32:21 GMT

Get this: Yitzy Kasowitz, a father and expert LEGO builder, created a custom Chanukah set out of genuine LEGO elements.
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33168 <![CDATA['770 Reminiscent of Har Nof Attack']]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33168 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33168 Tue, 09 Dec 2014 19:44:56 GMT

At a press conference about the 770 stabbing, a speaker said it was "reminiscent" of the terror attack on a Jerusalem synagogue.
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