MOST VIEWED ARTICLES OF 5777
1. Moving Scene on Flight to USA
When a boy with autism had a meltdown on a flight without any help, a Chabad Shlucha stepped up in a moving gesture.
2. Frum Mom of 6 Thrown In Jail
A frum mother of 6, who has been battling her ex-husband to allow her to raise her children in an Orthodox Jewish home, has been thrown in jail by an Ohio Judge.
3. More Shocking Than Leggings
An open letter to Rabbi Motty Gurary, Director of Bnos Menachem girls school in Crown Heights, over his new tznius rules.
4. Historic Chuppah in Times Square
The wedding of JJ Hecht of Crown Heights and Hadassah Halperin of Toronto brought an unusual sight to NY’s famed Times Square: a traditional Chuppah.
5. The Problem With Dor Yeshorim
Genetics activist Sarah Dworcan says singles tested by the Dor Yeshorim organization are not “safely assured.”
6. Rochel Goldberg, 32, OBM
Mrs. Rochel Goldberg, a young Shlucha who brought joy to families and the elderly in Minnesota, passed away.
7. Kallah Electrocuted in Her Home
Newlywed Shani Levi-Berdichevsky passed away during the week of her Sheva Brachos after being electrocuted in her apartment.
8. Lubavitch Man Killed In Florida
Aaron Rajman, a 25-year-old Lubavitch martial arts fighter, was fatally shot during a home invasion in Boca Raton, Florida.
9. 3 Rabbis Endorse Tznius Rules
Crown Heights Rabbis are backing a set of modesty rules for women and girls detailed by fellow rabbis in Israel.
10. Mendel Brikman, 43, OBM
Mendel Brikman, a young father from Crown Heights, passed away at 43.
11. Rabbi Elimelech Zweibel, 75, OBM
Rabbi Elimelech Zweibel, one of the greatest Chabad scholars and Mashpia of the Yeshiva in Morristown, NJ, passed away.
12. Moty Scheinfeld, 52, OBM
Moty Scheinfeld, a young father from Crown Heights, passed away suddenly during the night at the age of 52.
13. Ivanka Trump Visits Rebbe’s Ohel
Ivanka Trump, daughter of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, was at the Rebbe’s Ohel after Shabbos.
14. Rabbi Shlomo Schwartz, 71, OBM
Rabbi Shlomo Schwartz (Schwartzie), a Lubavitcher known for his colorful and unconventional approach to outreach in Los Angeles, passed away.
15. Deadline to Sign Rubashkin Petition
A petition for prison reform that can help Sholom Mordechai Rubashkin already has 48,000 signatures. Help them reach 50,000.
16. Live: The Shluchim Gala Banquet
5,000 Shluchim and guests celebrated at the Gala Banquet of the International Kinus Hashluchim at Pier 8 in Brooklyn.
17. Trump’s Note to Crown Heights
President Donald Trump handwrote a note to the congratulatory letter from the Crown Heights Jewish Community Council.
18. Dvorah Eidelman, 48, OBM
Mrs. Dvorah Eidelman, a Crown Heights resident and mother of 9 children, passed away.
19. White House Hosts Kosher Seder
Chabad helped lead what is perhaps the first completely Glatt Kosher Seder to be held in the White House on Pesach.
20. Impact of Bochur’s Final Call
Avremi Goldman HYD made a phone call before being murdered by thugs in Crown Heights. That call has a lasting impact.
MOST COMMENTED ARTICLES OF 5777:
More Shocking Than Leggings | 380 Comments
3 Rabbis Endorse Tznius Rules | 233 Comments
‘These Hakafos Aren’t For You’ | 152 Comments
Working Bochur: Is That a Crime? | 142 Comments
Rabbis Take Sides In Pizza Battle | 139 Comments
A Little Shame Goes a Long Way | 131 Comments
Beis Rivkah: What Can Be Done? | 131 Comments
The Problem With Dor Yeshorim | 130 Comments
The Bas Mitzvah Problem | 128 Comments
We Can’t Afford Crown Heights | 124 Comments
Masked Bochurim Vandalize Mural | 115 Comments
Musings On 379 Comments | 114 Comments
Try the ‘Shlichus’ Method to Tznius | 109 Comments
Rabbi Elimelech Zweibel, 75, OBM | 109 Comments
Can We Please Date Like Adults? | 105 Comments
To My Friend Thinking of Divorce | 105 Comments
Calls to Fire Arab Activist’s Brother | 104 Comments