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/ 33986 <![CDATA[Live: The Secret of Chabad]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33986 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33986 Fri, 30 Jan 2015 00:29:20 GMT

Watch live: Litvish Rosh Yeshiva Rabbi Bezalel Rudinsky and world renowned teacher ​Rabbi YY Jacobson​ will explain "The Secret of Chabad."
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33985 <![CDATA[Who Got The First 'Rebbe Dollar'?]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33985 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33985 Thu, 29 Jan 2015 22:27:44 GMT

Who was the first Chossid to give a Pan and receive a dollar from the Rebbe? The story of a bochur from Williamsburg in 1949, and where he is on Shlichus today.
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33944 <![CDATA[Campaign To Fly In Shluchos]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33944 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33944 Thu, 29 Jan 2015 19:56:41 GMT

A group of Shluchos have undertaken to assist fellow Shluchos who can't afford to attend the Kinus in NY.
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33972 <![CDATA[The Rebbe Paid For the Mashke]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33972 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33972 Thu, 29 Jan 2015 14:15:56 GMT

Mr. Charles Roth, a resident of Crown Heights during the Frierdiker Rebbe's times, tells how the Shabbos Mevorchim Kiddush custom got started.
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33959 <![CDATA[Cheder Ohel Learns Despite Snow]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33959 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33959 Thu, 29 Jan 2015 14:26:10 GMT

Due to severe weather, Cheder at the Ohel cancelled classes at school. Not to be deterred from learning, the principal made other arrangements.
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33971 <![CDATA[Kosher Burns Supper With Chabad]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33971 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33971 Thu, 29 Jan 2015 13:50:04 GMT

60 people attended a Scottish traditional Burns Supper with Chabad of Scotland, led by Rabbi Chaim and Sora Jacobs.
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33947 <![CDATA[Memorable Shabbaton in Mequon]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33947 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33947 Wed, 28 Jan 2015 22:58:53 GMT

Chabad of Mequon's 19th annual Shabbaton this past weekend was a memorable and inspiring experience, with guest speaker Rabbi Shlomo Yaffe and Cantor Chazzan Aryeh Hurwitz.
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33910 <![CDATA[10 Letters From Rabbi Mondshine]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33910 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33910 Wed, 28 Jan 2015 21:30:33 GMT

Rabbi Elie Matusof shares 10 letters from a decades-long correspondence with bibliographer Rabbi Yehoshua Mondshine OBM.
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33963 <![CDATA[Rabbi Ariel Rav-Noy, 36, OBM]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33963 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33963 Wed, 28 Jan 2015 19:04:15 GMT

Shock and pain: Rabbi Ariel Rav-Noy, Shliach in Los Angeles California and father of 7, passed away suddenly this morning.
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33957 <![CDATA[United Family Fun Day in Miami]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33957 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33957 Wed, 28 Jan 2015 16:34:11 GMT

Over 4,000 people from around the world gathered for a united family fun day at Jungle Island in Miami.
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33956 <![CDATA[KSCVK Is Raffling Off What?!]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33956 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33956 Wed, 28 Jan 2015 15:15:56 GMT

Watch what this adorable little guy wants to order from KSCVK's auction book, sent to Keren Simchas Chosson V'Kallah by a fan.
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33935 <![CDATA[Russian N'shei Join for Farbrengen]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33935 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33935 Tue, 27 Jan 2015 21:29:00 GMT

Over 100 women gathered for the Russian Junior N'shei Chabad 15th Annual Farbrengen at Lubavitch Yeshiva this week.
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33939 <![CDATA[Snow Didn't Stop The Rebbe]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33939 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33939 Tue, 27 Jan 2015 17:22:12 GMT

Archive Video: As the northeast digs out from a blanket of snow (albeit less than predicted for most), watch a video of the Rebbe arriving to 770 in the blizzard of 1969.
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33934 <![CDATA[Band Performs Haneiros Hallalu ]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33934 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33934 Tue, 27 Jan 2015 14:25:56 GMT

Warm up in the winter storm with a soulful performance of the Chabad Haneiros Hallalu by singer Shloime Daskal accompanied by a full orchestra.
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33931 <![CDATA[Syria Launches Rockets at Israel]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33931 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33931 Tue, 27 Jan 2015 12:38:52 GMT

Rockets launched from Syria struck the Golan Heights Tuesday and Israel responded with artillery fire.
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33929 <![CDATA[Which Hat Came First?]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33929 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33929 Tue, 27 Jan 2015 00:40:43 GMT

From the COLlive inbox: A Lubavitcher explains his confusion about an op-ed critical of Bochurim who want to swap fedora hats for kasket caps.
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33915 <![CDATA[Producer Finds Reel-to-Reel Audio]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33915 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33915 Mon, 26 Jan 2015 19:33:25 GMT

Acclaimed Chabad music producer Zalman Goldstein found old reel-to-reel audio of an early Chabad symphony in the late 1960's.
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33925 <![CDATA[Machon Chana Preps for Yud Shvat]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33925 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33925 Mon, 26 Jan 2015 18:19:13 GMT

Students and alumnae of Machon Chana are preparing for Yud Shvat with events featuring speakers Rabbi Shloma Majeski, Gitty Rappaport, Dalia Sanoff and others.
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33919 <![CDATA[Germany's Growing Chabad Family]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33919 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33919 Mon, 26 Jan 2015 14:52:51 GMT

At the conclusion of a united Shabbos marking 25 years of Chabad activities, the families of Chabad Shluchim in Germany took a group photo of their growing numbers.
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33918 <![CDATA[Torah in Memory of Rabbi Loschak]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33918 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33918 Mon, 26 Jan 2015 14:04:40 GMT

A Torah in memory of S. Barbara Shliach Rabbi Yosef Loschak will be dedicated on Sunday at Chabad at UCSB.
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33909 <![CDATA[Crown Heights Landmarks Relined]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33909 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33909 Sun, 25 Jan 2015 22:11:43 GMT

Watch how designer Tsuriel Eichenstein takes Crown Heights landmarks and recreates them with "line art."
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33896 <![CDATA['Historic' Blizzard Headed For NY]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33896 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33896 Sun, 25 Jan 2015 13:54:53 GMT

The first blizzard of 2015, which Mayor Bill de Blasio described as "one of the largest snowstorms in the history of this city" could dump up to 3 feet of snow on NY.
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33904 <![CDATA[L'Chaim: Vogel - Spielman ]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33904 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33904 Sun, 25 Jan 2015 18:57:59 GMT

The L'Chaim of Levi Vogel and Chanie Spielman, both of Crown Heights, took place at Chovevei Torah hall in Crown Heights.
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33902 <![CDATA[Soul II Soul Tickets On Sale Today]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33902 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33902 Sun, 25 Jan 2015 17:42:55 GMT

Tickets for the annual Soul II Soul concert, starring Benny Friedman and Chaim Yisrael, go on sale today.
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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.
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33898 <![CDATA[Yud Shvat Prep in Pittsburgh ]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33898 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=33898 Sun, 25 Jan 2015 16:03:09 GMT

Students of Pittsburgh Mesivta collectively learned thousands of chapters of the Rebbe's Sichos in preparation for Yud Shvat.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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