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/ 35587 <![CDATA[Rally Launches Mitzvah For Chaya]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=35587 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=35587 Fri, 22 May 2015 16:16:19 GMT

The global Shavuos children's rally launched the Mitzvah project in memory of 11-year-old Tzivos Hashem General Chaya Spalter.
]]>
35593 <![CDATA[Grand Opening for New Mikvah]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=35593 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=35593 Fri, 22 May 2015 14:54:03 GMT

A grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony will be held for the highly anticipated state-of-the-art Mivkah Mei Chaya Mushka in Crown Heights.
]]>
35567 <![CDATA[100 Girls Use Free Time to Help]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=35567 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=35567 Fri, 22 May 2015 13:22:24 GMT

Despite a rigorous learning schedule, 100 Chabad girls in Melbourne volunteered their time to help families and elderly this year.
]]>
35569 <![CDATA[Watch 11 Chabad Cantors in Action]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=35569 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=35569 Thu, 21 May 2015 21:49:13 GMT

Music is already allowed, but don't miss the highlights clip of 11 Lubavitch cantors who recently performed in Crown Heights.
]]>
35580 <![CDATA[Israel's Rabbinate Revises Its Logo]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=35580 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=35580 Thu, 21 May 2015 21:09:45 GMT

Historic: Israel's Chief Rabbi Dovid Lau is switching the rabbinate's logo for the authentic squared Luchos - noted by the Rebbe.
]]>
35571 <![CDATA[Directions From a "Passerby"]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=35571 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=35571 Thu, 21 May 2015 13:43:43 GMT

Rabbi Avraham Pinter, a NY Yeshiva Principal, relates that his parents were once lost on Eastern Parkway in Crown Heights, and were helped by a passing "nice Jewish man"...
]]>
35557 <![CDATA[Zoning Meeting Turns Violent]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=35557 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=35557 Wed, 20 May 2015 21:21:40 GMT

NYPD intervened in a property zoning meeting in Crown Heights which turned chaotic and violent thanks to activist Alicia Boyd.
]]>
35561 <![CDATA[Volunteers Thanked at Final Event]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=35561 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=35561 Wed, 20 May 2015 18:43:20 GMT

200 volunteers of the Friendship Circle of Brooklyn gathered with their proud mothers for an end-of-year appreciation event.
]]>
35558 <![CDATA['13 Reasons To Keep That Beard']]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=35558 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=35558 Wed, 20 May 2015 17:20:11 GMT

When businessman Berel Weiss asked to be blessed with wealth and Torah knowledge, the Rebbe gave an answer he didn't expect.
]]>
35539 <![CDATA[At Last: Fallen CIA Officer Honored]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=35539 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=35539 Wed, 20 May 2015 12:41:47 GMT

Jewish CIA officer Gregg Wenzel was honored a decade after he was killed in Ethiopia. One of his possessions was Tefillin.
]]>
35547 <![CDATA[Apple Bank Confirms ATM Scam]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=35547 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=35547 Wed, 20 May 2015 01:38:42 GMT

After COLlive.com breaking the news, Jim Matera of Apple Bank finally admitted several hundred customers were defrauded.
]]>
35546 <![CDATA[Thank A Teacher, $25 Donated]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=35546 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=35546 Tue, 19 May 2015 20:00:08 GMT

Share and help your favorite school: For the next 24 hours, say thanks to your favorite teacher, and Target will donate $25 to the school they teach in.
]]>
35521 <![CDATA[New Practical Halacha Webcast]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=35521 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=35521 Tue, 19 May 2015 15:29:34 GMT

A new web series will have halachic expert Rabbi Yosef Shusterman of Los Angeles review Jewish law as it applies to real life.
]]>
35502 <![CDATA[4 Recipes for a Delectable Shavous ]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=35502 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=35502 Mon, 18 May 2015 14:43:54 GMT

Grace your Shavuos table with asparagus and goat cheese croissants, sweet potato and feta salad, salted caramel and chocolate tart and refreshing mango raspberry sangria.
]]>
35498 <![CDATA[So How's Your Cheesecake?]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=35498 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=35498 Sun, 17 May 2015 13:03:43 GMT

So you think you make a good cheesecake? Joy of Kosher's Shifra Klein will judge cheesecakes at the Women's Circle's 3rd annual bake-off.
]]>
35493 <![CDATA[Grad's Solution for Shabbat Speech]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=35493 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=35493 Fri, 15 May 2015 20:17:33 GMT

Engineering student Don Greenberg found a solution for his graduation speech which he would not deliver on Shabbat - inspiring many.
]]>
35492 <![CDATA[Dr. to Give Summer Safety Tips]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=35492 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=35492 Fri, 15 May 2015 20:02:30 GMT

Popular community physician Dr. Eli Rosen will be giving tips and advice on sun and summer safety, at the first community street festival on Kingston Avenue Sunday. Also: Street closures for Sunday.
]]>
35489 <![CDATA[Monsey Cheder Holds Gala Dinner]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=35489 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=35489 Fri, 15 May 2015 19:27:00 GMT

350 parents, educators and supporters joined Cheder Chabad of Monsey for its 16th Anniversary Dinner on Sunday.
]]>
35482 <![CDATA[Detroit Unites at Community Event]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=35482 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=35482 Fri, 15 May 2015 15:51:39 GMT

The Detroit community united for a Lag B'Omer event featuring a concert by Jewish music star Dovid Gabay.
]]>
35470 <![CDATA[Invocation Concludes With Song]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=35470 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=35470 Thu, 14 May 2015 18:08:58 GMT

Rabbi Mendy Kotlarsky, Director of Merkos Suite 302, gave the invocation at New York State Senate and concluded with a song for peace.
]]>
35457 <![CDATA[Event Honors Moms, Bubbies]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=35457 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=35457 Thu, 14 May 2015 15:40:55 GMT

An event at Bais Chaya Mushka of Los Angeles girls school honored mothers, grandmothers and great-grandmothers.
]]>
35465 <![CDATA[Jerusalem Parade Unites, Inspires]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=35465 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=35465 Thu, 14 May 2015 14:18:57 GMT

A crowd of 200 joined for a Lag B'Omer unity parade with Chabad of Baka in Jerusalem, with music and an entertaining Jewish Theatre performance.
]]>
35458 <![CDATA[ATime Live Auction Event]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=35458 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=35458 Thu, 14 May 2015 01:12:16 GMT

ATime auction drawing featured speaker Rabbi YY Jacobson, acapella music by Yisroel Werdyger and comedy.
]]>
35451 <![CDATA[Yeka Camp Adds Girls Division]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=35451 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=35451 Thu, 14 May 2015 00:52:01 GMT

The Yeka camp for Ukrainian Jewish boys will be opening a new girls division this summer and can use the public's help to make this summer a reality.
]]>
35446 <![CDATA[Chief Rabbi Makes Use of Stopover]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=35446 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=35446 Wed, 13 May 2015 17:46:49 GMT

Israel's Chief Rabbi David Lau had a layover in Frankfurt, Germany, on Tuesday so he connected with the local Chabad Yeshiva.
]]>
35444 <![CDATA[Mrs. Itta Bistritzky, 85, OBM]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=35444 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=35444 Wed, 13 May 2015 15:08:18 GMT

Mrs. Itta Bistritzky, wife of Hatzalah founder R' Leibel Bistritzky OBM of New York and recently of Jerusalem, passed away.
]]>
35435 <![CDATA[Sunday: Community Street Festival]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=35435 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=35435 Wed, 13 May 2015 01:29:49 GMT

The first ever Crown Heights Summer Fun Safety Street Festival will take place Sunday with free rides, refreshments, entertainment and more.
]]>
35436 <![CDATA[High School's 24 Hour Celebration]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=35436 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=35436 Wed, 13 May 2015 01:47:53 GMT

Bais Rivka High School spent Lag B'Omer with a 24 hour celebration, bonding with friends over a bonfire, archery and a trip to a park.
]]>
35429 <![CDATA[Job Openings For Brooklynites]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=35429 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=35429 Tue, 12 May 2015 17:24:45 GMT

Job openings at some major New York City businesses will be offered at the Brooklyn Job Fair this Wednesday at Borough Hall.
]]>
35428 <![CDATA[Health Advice at Teva Drugs]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=35428 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=35428 Tue, 12 May 2015 15:14:40 GMT

A large crowd turned out at Teva Drugs on Kingston Avenue Sunday for advice on raising healthy children from nutritionist and author Mr. Eliezer Gruber.
]]>
35430 <![CDATA[Raitport Thanks His Supporters]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=35430 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=35430 Tue, 12 May 2015 16:48:53 GMT

Crown Heights businessman Mendy Raitport thanks his supporters and the Crown Heights community after his run for an assembly seat of the 43rd District.
]]>
35414 <![CDATA[JEM Captures 17 More Interviews]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=35414 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=35414 Mon, 11 May 2015 22:44:10 GMT

A filming crew from JEM's My Encounter with the Rebbe project flew to Manchester for 8 interviews. They ended up with 17.
]]>
35411 <![CDATA[Apple Clients Skimmed at ATM]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=35411 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=35411 Mon, 11 May 2015 19:41:23 GMT

Account holders at the branch of Apple Bank in Crown Heights have been skimmed at the ATM multiple times, COLlive was told.
]]>
35412 <![CDATA[The Most Special Art Around]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=35412 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=35412 Mon, 11 May 2015 19:17:35 GMT

Hundreds attended the viewing of a unique art gallery created by children and young adults of the Friendship Circle.
]]>
35410 <![CDATA[Family Fun Day in Five Towns]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=35410 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=35410 Mon, 11 May 2015 18:47:01 GMT

Thousands joined for Chabad of the Five Towns' annual Lag B'Omer Family Fun Day in Cedarhurst Park, with entertainment by a Pogo Stunt team, archery, a petting zoo and a bonfire.
]]>
35405 <![CDATA[Baptized at 8, Bar Mitzvahed at 31]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=35405 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=35405 Mon, 11 May 2015 14:59:13 GMT

Last week, a Chabad Rabbi fulfilled a promise he made to Jewish woman on her deathbed. It took 29 years to get it done...
]]>
35343 <![CDATA[8th Day Clip Will Have You Dance]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=35343 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=35343 Wed, 06 May 2015 17:11:25 GMT

The new high energy music clip from 8th Day's upcoming album "Inner Flame" will put you in a dancing mood for Lag BaOmer.
]]>