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/ 32455 <![CDATA[Mrs. Irene Vagner, 63, OBM]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=32455 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=32455 Tue, 21 Oct 2014 00:20:05 GMT

Mrs. Irene Vagner, a Chabad Shlucha who survived Communist oppression, passed away suddenly this past Shabbos.
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32466 <![CDATA[Global Class Completes Study]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=32466 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=32466 Mon, 20 Oct 2014 21:22:06 GMT

The worldwide class by Rabbi Yehoshua Gordon will complete the 3 year Rambam study, while preparing for their next project - the Talmud.
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32365 <![CDATA[Chabad, Police Teams Face Off]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=32365 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=32365 Mon, 20 Oct 2014 20:17:15 GMT

Chabad supporters were on one side with police officers on the other, but it was all done with a smile and for a charitable cause.
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32459 <![CDATA[Course to Explore Halachic Issues]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=32459 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=32459 Mon, 20 Oct 2014 17:47:53 GMT

A Halacha course for Shluchim led by Melbourne posek Rabbi Feitel Levin will explore issues like intermarriage, divorces, autopsies, abortions and more.
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32460 <![CDATA[Boys "Sukkah Hop" Around Town]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=32460 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=32460 Mon, 20 Oct 2014 15:51:52 GMT

7th Grade boys visited Sukkahs around Crown Heights to make a bracha, learn Torah and did Mivtzoim along the way.
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32326 <![CDATA[Family Publishes Father's Work]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=32326 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=32326 Mon, 20 Oct 2014 14:03:59 GMT

A week before his passing in 2010, Rabbi Eliezer Wenger submitted a compilation about shidduchim and marriage. It was published now.
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32454 <![CDATA[Support for Israel In Front of UN]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=32454 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=32454 Mon, 20 Oct 2014 15:10:38 GMT

Diplomats and Congressmen gathered at Chabad's Sukkah in front of the United Nation to express their support for Israel.
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32450 <![CDATA[Muslim Student Brings a Gift]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=32450 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=32450 Mon, 20 Oct 2014 02:33:05 GMT

After meeting Rabbi Shmuli Brown and hearing about Sukkos, a Muslim Liverpool Universities student came over with a gift.
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32442 <![CDATA[How to Avoid the Hangover]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=32442 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=32442 Sun, 19 Oct 2014 23:23:31 GMT

Rabbi Simon Jacobson in a special post-holiday edition - How to avoid the hangover: What possible message does the post-holiday season have for us?
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32441 <![CDATA[Montreal Gathers for Kinus Torah]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=32441 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=32441 Sun, 19 Oct 2014 17:35:28 GMT

A Kinus Torah was held on Chol Hamoed Sukkos with Rabbi Dovber Bell and Rabbi Moshe Stern at the Beis Medrash Lubavitch of Montreal.
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32424 <![CDATA[Mivtzoim at Paris Landmarks]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=32424 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=32424 Sun, 19 Oct 2014 14:45:32 GMT

Lubavitchers visited Paris landmarks on Chol Hamoed, on foot or via Sukkah Mobile, to offer pedestrians the opportunity to perform the Mitzvah of blessing the Lulov.
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32426 <![CDATA[1000 at Paris Simchas Beis ]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=32426 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=32426 Wed, 15 Oct 2014 19:33:18 GMT

1000 people participated Wednesday night in the largest Simchas Beis Hashoeva in Paris with dancing and entertainment.
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32422 <![CDATA[Hoshana Rabbah Night in 770]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=32422 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=32422 Wed, 15 Oct 2014 15:24:14 GMT

The main shul at 770 Eastern Parkway was filled Tuesday night, eve of Hoshana Rabbah, with many learning and reciting Tehillim. Apples and honey were given out.
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32421 <![CDATA[Last Dance Before Hakafos]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=32421 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=32421 Wed, 15 Oct 2014 15:00:41 GMT

Crown Heights residents and visitors danced one last time at Simchas Beis Hashoeiva on Tuesday before the dancing will move indoors for Simchas Torah.
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32413 <![CDATA[Donor Visits With 'Miracle Baby']]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=32413 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=32413 Wed, 15 Oct 2014 05:14:08 GMT

Businessman Yerachmeal Jacobson came to inspect R' Nachum Markowitz's food distribution site at 770 which he credits for his son's birth.
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32411 <![CDATA[Officials Denounce Deli Attack]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=32411 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=32411 Tue, 14 Oct 2014 23:29:50 GMT

Elected officials gathered Tuesday to denounce a recent attack by a group of teens who ransacked Gourmet Butcher deli in Crown Heights.
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32409 <![CDATA[Dancing Continues in the Rain]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=32409 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=32409 Wed, 15 Oct 2014 00:25:24 GMT

The joyous Simchas Beis Hashoeiva dancing in the streets of Crown Heights continued Monday despite showers throughout the night.
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32410 <![CDATA["Pizza in the Sukkah" in Sydney]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=32410 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=32410 Tue, 14 Oct 2014 23:18:49 GMT

Many hundreds of Sydney residents turned out to participate in Sukkot celebrations, including a Pizza in the Sukkah event.
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32404 <![CDATA[Hundreds Enjoy Family Fun Fair]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=32404 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=32404 Tue, 14 Oct 2014 14:43:34 GMT

Hundreds of Crown Heights families enjoyed a Sukkos Family Fun Fair on Eastern Parkway, with rides, shows, food and fun.
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32379 <![CDATA[Donors Thanked at Banquet]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=32379 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=32379 Mon, 13 Oct 2014 17:03:49 GMT

Sponsors of the programming and meals for girls spending Tishrei in Crown Heights were thanked at a grand banquet event.
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32385 <![CDATA[Berliners Usher In New Year]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=32385 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=32385 Mon, 13 Oct 2014 16:47:07 GMT

Rabbis, dignitaries and public figures gathered for a reception celebrating the Jewish new year at Chabad in Berlin, Germany.
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32381 <![CDATA["Cirque-Tacular" Shows at the JCM]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=32381 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=32381 Mon, 13 Oct 2014 13:57:59 GMT

Families from around the NY area are enjoying Chol Hamoed at the Jewish Children's Museum, with exhibits, crafts, miniature golf, and topped off by the thrilling "Cirque-Tacular" acrobatic experience.
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32376 <![CDATA[Architect's Real-Life Sukkah Home]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=32376 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=32376 Sun, 12 Oct 2014 23:21:47 GMT

Architect Diklah Yafeh in Israel created a homey feel to her Sukkah, covering the walls with paper and sketching the furniture with some actual props.
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32369 <![CDATA[Mystery Men (62)]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=32369 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=32369 Sun, 12 Oct 2014 20:44:01 GMT

COLlive Mystery Men series: Google Street View Car took a stroll down Tikvah Way in Morristown, NJ, during Sukkos. Can you identify the 2 chassidim?
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32367 <![CDATA[Thousands at Birchas Kohanim]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=32367 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=32367 Sun, 12 Oct 2014 15:54:17 GMT

Thousands of Jews from around Israel and visiting from the Diaspora attended the Birchas Kohanim ceremony at the Kotel in Jerusalem, in a beautiful scene of Jewish unity.
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32364 <![CDATA[Shliach Receives Mayor's Award]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=32364 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=32364 Sun, 12 Oct 2014 15:39:12 GMT

Shliach Rabbi Menachem Mendel Blum received the Mayor’s City Builder Award for his contributions to Ottawa’s Jewish community.
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32359 <![CDATA[Thousands Dance on Kingston]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=32359 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=32359 Sun, 12 Oct 2014 14:21:41 GMT

Thousands from around the world gathered on Kingston Avenue in Crown Heights Motzei Shabbos for the Simchas Beis Hashoeiva celebration.
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32360 <![CDATA[Dancing Begins With Kids Program]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=32360 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=32360 Sun, 12 Oct 2014 14:07:47 GMT

Before the night's festivities began, hundreds of children enjoyed their own Simchas Beis Hashoeva celebration led by Rabbi Shmarya Katzen and Rabbi Levi Goldstein. Tonight's program begins at 8:00 pm.
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32354 <![CDATA[Crown Heights Preps for Sukkos]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=32354 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=32354 Wed, 08 Oct 2014 19:40:11 GMT

Building Sukkahs, buying arba minim and shopping: preparations for the Sukkos holiday were in full swing Wednesday in Crown Heights.
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32352 <![CDATA[Authorized vendors at Simchas Beis]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=32352 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=32352 Wed, 08 Oct 2014 18:28:41 GMT

There will be "Authorized Vendors" at this year's Simchas Beis Hashoeva celebration in Crown Heights, as well as Benny Friedman, Avi Piamenta and Eli Marcus.
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32349 <![CDATA[A Sephardi Dish for the Sukkah]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=32349 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=32349 Wed, 08 Oct 2014 18:35:12 GMT

Holiday cooking with Chanie Apfelbaum from BusyinBrooklyn blog: A Sephardic "Mechshie" - stuffed zucchini and tomato.
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32342 <![CDATA[Should Women Build a Sukkah?]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=32342 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=32342 Wed, 08 Oct 2014 11:51:07 GMT

The laws and customs of the Sukkos holiday, according to Chabad Minhagim. Plus: Rabbi Nachman Wilhelm of Online Smicha on women building and eating in a Sukkah, and making an Eruv Tavshilin. Reminder: Make an Eruv Tavshilin.
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32337 <![CDATA[Mendel Cotlar, 13, OBM]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=32337 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=32337 Tue, 07 Oct 2014 19:31:58 GMT

Mendel Cotlar, the 13-year-old who inspired many to say Tehillim and do a Mitzvah, passed away from GSD disease.
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32336 <![CDATA['Pedi-Sukkahs' Parade on 5th Ave]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=32336 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=32336 Tue, 07 Oct 2014 17:57:04 GMT

Ten bochurim on ‘Pedi-Sukkahs’ paraded on Fifth Avenue in New York City on Monday, to create awareness for the upcoming holiday of Sukkot.
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32332 <![CDATA[My Memories of R' Hershel]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=32332 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=32332 Tue, 07 Oct 2014 14:32:08 GMT

Rabbi Fishel Jacobs tells how R' Hershel Backman obm, who passed away this week, changed his life after visiting his college dorm one Sukkos.
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32321 <![CDATA[Bochurim's Panel on Rebbe's Torah]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=32321 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=32321 Tue, 07 Oct 2014 04:55:47 GMT

A panel on the Rebbe's Torah was given to bochurim in Crown Heights for Tishrei with Rabbis Yankel Chazan, Shmuel Chaim Bluming, Nachman Shapiro and Yonah Avtzon.
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32323 <![CDATA[Lulav Rings Used by the Rebbe]]> http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=32323 http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=32323 Tue, 07 Oct 2014 02:26:32 GMT

A COLlive reader shared photos of rings the Rebbe used on his Lulav set. As told, the Rebbe would make them on his own.
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