2,839 posts categorized "Chabad"

July 25, 2014: While His Soldiers Fight And Die, Defense Minister Takes Time Off To Visit Chabad, Participate In Torah-Writing Ceremony
Comments: 16 | Categories: Chabad , Haredim , Israel , Religion
While the soldiers he commands are fighting and dying in Gaza, Israel’s Defense Minister Moshe took some time off Thursday to appear at a Chabad function some are calling a publicity stunt in Kfar Chabad near Tel Aviv. Above: Moshe...

July 25, 2014: Crown Heights Modesty Sign Illegally Warns Women
Comments: 21 | Categories: Chabad , Haredim , Religion , Women & Judaism
New Crown Heights modesty signs illegally posted on public property warn women to dress "modestly" because Crown Heights is "a Jewish neighborhood." Alexa Antopol writes via email: Yesterday on the way to the 3 train for my morning commute, I...

July 23, 2014: The Sad, Troubling And Very Self-Absorbed Life Of Rabbi Shmuley Boteach
Comments: 15 | Categories: Chabad , Crime, etc. , Media & Media Criticism
I asked if he thought [Chabad] had helped him heal from the pain of his parents’ divorce. “Well, I was hoping it would, and, yeah, it did,” he said, before continuing: “I don’t think the healing was very deep, because...

July 22, 2014: Ukrainian Jewish Leaders Condemn Chabad-Kremlin Crimean Meddling
Comments: 0 | Categories: Chabad , Court Jews , Turf Disputes
Leaders of the Jewish community of Dnepropetrovsk, Ukraine condemned actions taken by Chabad’s chief rabbi of Russia, Berel Lazar, and a group of 16 senior Chabad rabbis from across Europe. Lazar and the other Chabad rabbis visited Russian-occupied Crimea earlier...

July 22, 2014: What Chabad's Late Rebbe Really Said About The Messiah
Comments: 21 | Categories: Books , Chabad , Chabad & Christianity , Chabad & the Media , Chabad History
Rabbi Dr. David Berger has written a long review of the three new books marketed as biographies of the late Chabad-Lubavitch Rebbe Menachem Mendel Schneerson – Rabbi Joseph Telushkin's, Rabbi Chaim Miller's, and Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz's. Each book omits key...

July 18, 2014: Yitzchak Shuchat Extradited To US
Comments: 16 | Categories: Bigotry & Racism , Chabad , Crime, etc.
The Chabad hasid who, as a member of the Crown Heights street patrol Shmira allegedly beat an innocent black teen who was innocently on his was home from school, has been extradited from Israel after a long court fight. Above:...

July 17, 2014: Chabad Says Little Girls Can Protect Israel From Missiles By Dressing "Modestly"
Comments: 38 | Categories: Chabad , Haredim , Israel , Religion , Terrorism , Women & Judaism
"AS WAR RAGES IN THE HOLY LAND. JEWS AROUND THE WORLD SAY TEHILIM. IS THERE ANYTHING ELSE WE CAN DO TO HELP OUR BROTHERS IN THEIR TIME OF NEED? A GROUP OF WOMEN IN CROWN HEIGHTS SAY YES." Please click...

July 17, 2014: Video: Abuse Documentary Featuring Jewish Victim To Air On National TV
Comments: 2 | Categories: Chabad , Crime, etc. , Haredim , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
The Australian Broadcasting Corporation ABC documentary Code of Silence, which features the story of Tzedek founder and CEO Manny Waks, will be screened on ABC1 on Tuesday 12 August at 8:30pm. Tzedek writes: We are pleased to share that the...

July 14, 2014: Putin Allegedly Paid For Crimean Holocaust Commemoration To Use As A Propaganda Tool With Chabad's Help
Comments: 0 | Categories: Chabad , Chabad & Holocaust , Chabad & the Media , Turf Disputes
A delegation of Chabad rabbinic leaders joined Chabad's Chief Rabbi of Russia, Berel Lazar, for a Holocaust commemoration in Crimea that was organized by Vladimir Putin to use as propaganda to support his illegal takeover of Crimea and his trampling...

July 13, 2014: Chabad’s Chief Rabbi Of Russia Allegedly Forcibly Invades Crimean Reform Synagogue, Sparking Outrage
Comments: 7 | Categories: Chabad , Court Jews , Crime, etc. , Haredim , Turf Disputes
Chabad’s Chief Rabbi of Russia, Berel Lazar, and his entourage allegedly forced their way into the offices of a Crimean Reform synagogue Thursday whose former rabbi was harshly critical of the Russian invasion and annexation. Above: Vladimir Putin, left, and...

July 11, 2014: Chabad Front Group Calls For Jews To Wear Tefillin – To Protect Israel And Defeat Hamas
Comments: 43 | Categories: Chabad , Haredim , Israel , Terrorism
The Chabad front group the Rabbinical Congress for Peace (RCP), originally founded by Chabad leaders to combat any territorial concessions to Palestinians and to work for the restored integrity of the biblical territory of the Land of Israel (which includes...

July 11, 2014: Rocket Hits Gas Station Next To Nursing Home In Ashdod, 8 Injured, One Severely
Comments: 0 | Categories: Chabad , Israel , Terrorism
A rocket fired from Gaza struck a gas station next to a nursing home in Ashdod, severely wounding a 50-year-old man and also wounding eight others. Rocket Hits Gas Station Next To Nursing Home In Ashdod, Several Injured, One Severely...

July 1, 2014: How Chabad Really Took Russia
Comments: 20 | Categories: Chabad , Chabad History , Media & Media Criticism
Ever wonder how Chabad became so big in Russia and who got hurt in the process? Here's how to find out. Above: The late Chabad-Lubavitch Rebbe Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson Ha'aretz has an article on Chabad's "astonishing" growth in Russia...

July 1, 2014: Rabbi Aidin Steinsaltz On The Terrorist Murder Of The Three Teen Boys
Comments: 36 | Categories: Antisemitism , Chabad , Israel , MO & Chardal , Religion , Terrorism
Rabbi Pinchas Allouche was driving Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz yesterday when the phone rang. Allouche answered and was told by the caller that the bodies of the three kidnapped teenage boys – two of them Steinsaltz's students – had been found...

June 28, 2014: Report: Australian Chabad leaders Under Criminal Investigation For Covering Up Child Sex Abuse
Comments: 11 | Categories: Chabad , Crime, etc. , Haredim , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
Australian police are reportedly investigating senior Chabad leaders in both Sydney and in Melbourne for failing to report child sex abuse as required by law and for covering up the abuse (and, it seems, for sanction harassment and abuse of...

June 25, 2014: Doctor Allegedly Groped Elderly Patient, Asked For Oral Sex
Comments: 8 | Categories: Chabad , Crime, etc. , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
Dr. John Barry Myers, who has regularly prayed at Chabad's Yeshivah Centre in Melbourne, Australia for almost 25 years, allegedly groped and requested oral sex from a 68-year-old woman admitted to a hospital for depression and suicidal thoughts, an Australian...

June 24, 2014: Report: Chabad Pedophile Loses Appeal
Comments: 5 | Categories: Chabad , Crime, etc. , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
In December 2013, former Chabad Yeshivah Centre employee David Cyprys received an 8-year sentence for 17 counts of child sex abuse involving 9 children. Cyprys is currently in prison serving his sentence. Above: David Cyprys Tzedek, the Australian anti-child-sex-abuse organization,...

June 23, 2014: Crown Heights Rabbi Pleads Guilty In Get Kidnapping And Extortion Case
Comments: 21 | Categories: Chabad , Crime, etc. , Haredim , Women & Judaism
Rabbi Sholom Shuchat pleaded guilty in federal court in Newark today to one count of traveling in interstate commerce to commit an act of violence. Shuchat, of Crown Heights, Brooklyn, was part of team of eleven men, allegedly headed by...

June 20, 2014: Haredi Fear-Mongering Set To Derail Summer Camps For Needy Kids
Comments: 14 | Categories: Chabad , Haredim , Israel , MO & Chardal , Religion
The founder and president of the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews, Modern Orthodox Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein, has compared haredi attacks on the charity organization he founded to “Nazi Europe." “It makes me think of Nazi Europe in the past...

June 18, 2014: Chabad Closes New Jersey Summer Camp Only Days Before Session To Begin, Shocks Parents
Comments: 14 | Categories: Chabad
The sudden closing of Chabad’s Gan Israel Day Camp in Morristown, New Jersey has reportedly shocked parents who planned on sending their children there for the summer. Chabad Closes New Jersey Summer Camp Only Days Before Session To Begin, Shocks...

June 17, 2014: IDF Officer’s Vehicle Attacked By Jewish Settlers In Yitzhar As Officer Aids Search For Kidnapped Boys
Comments: 8 | Categories: Chabad , Crime, etc. , Israel , MO & Chardal
As the IDF scoured the West Bank for three Israeli teen boys kidnapped by Arab terrorists last week while hitchhiking in the West Bank, the tires of an IDF officer's vehicle were punctured in the Jewish West Bank settlement of...

June 15, 2014: Kidnapped Boy Called Police And Yelled, “We’ve Been Kidnapped!,” Police Failed To Act
Comments: 16 | Categories: Antisemitism , Chabad , Child Safety , Israel , MO & Chardal
One of the three teen boys kidnapped Thursday night in the West Bank as they were hitchhiking home from Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz’s Mekor Chaim Yeshiva called the police as the kidnapping was taking place and yelled, "We've been kidnapped!" Israel...

June 15, 2014: IDF Preparing To “Lay Seige” To Hebron In Effort To Find Kidnapped Yeshiva Boys
Comments: 10 | Categories: Antisemitism , Chabad , Israel , MO & Chardal
Palestinian sources said Sunday that all the main entrances to Hebron had already been blockaded by the IDF, which is preventing Arabs from entering or leaving the city. The IDF has also reportedly set up a large number of roadblocks...

June 15, 2014: Video: Kidnapped Boy's Mother Talks To Reporters, Asks For Prayers
Comments: 23 | Categories: Antisemitism , Chabad , Israel , MO & Chardal
Racheli Frenkel – mother of Naftali Frenkel, one of the three teen boys kidnapped by Arab terrorists in the West Bank Thursday night hitchhiking home from Rabbi Adin Stensaltz's yeshiva – tells reporters the army, police Shin Bet are doing...

June 15, 2014: Chabad Rabbi, Made New Chief Rabbi Of Krakow, Calls All Non-Jews Anti-Semites, Then Lies To Try To Cover Up For It
Comments: 24 | Categories: Bigotry & Racism , Chabad , Haredim
“Let’s state it very clearly: those who are not a Jew – do not like Jews. Everyone understands and knows it." Above: Rabbi Eliezer Gurary Chabad Rabbi, Made New Chief Rabbi Of Krakow, Calls All Non-Jews Anti-Semites, Then Lies To...

June 14, 2014: Three Boys Still Missing, Presumed Kidnapped By Terrorists
Comments: 10 | Categories: Antisemitism , Chabad , Child Safety , Israel , MO & Chardal
Two 16-year-olds were hitchhiking home from their West Bank yeshiva when they disappeared along with another teen and are presumed kidnapped by terrorists. Above from left: Eyal Yifrah, Gil-Ad Shayer and the American Naftali Frenkel Three Missing Boys Still Missing,...

June 13, 2014: UPDATED: 3 High School Yeshiva Students Kidnapped By Terrorists In The West Bank
Comments: 15 | Categories: Chabad , Israel , MO & Chardal , Terrorism
Three high school students of Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz’s Mekor Chaim Yeshiva were reportedly kidnapped by Arab terrorists in the West Bank last night. Above: Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz Updated and corrected at 10:24 am CDT 2 High School Yeshiva Students Kidnapped...

June 12, 2014: 3 Weeks After Chabad Child Plunges To His Death From 6th Floor Window, Some Families Still Refuse To Install Window Guards
Comments: 17 | Categories: Chabad , Child Safety , Crime, etc. , Med-Ethics
Three weeks after a 21-month-old Chabad boy fell to his death out of an unprotected six-floor window in a Crown Heights, Brooklyn apartment, some Chabad families with children who live in the same building have still not installed legally mandated...

June 10, 2014: Coverage Of Paris Get Extortion Scandal Omits Chabad's Alleged Role
Comments: 16 | Categories: Chabad , Crime, etc. , Haredim , Media & Media Criticism
The JTA presents itself as the news service of the Jewish people. The butt of the oft-repeated joke, yesterday's news tomorrow, the JTA has many problems. And as a story released today shows, lack of honesty when it come to...

June 9, 2014: Chabad Hasid Gets Suspended Sentence For Child Sex Abuse
Comments: 17 | Categories: Chabad , Crime, etc. , Haredim , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
Magistrate Williams said he needed to apply the law as it was at the time of the offense but said if it had occurred today he "would have had no hesitation in sending [Daniel "Gug" Hayman] to jail." Daniel "Gug"...

June 9, 2014: Hospital Rabbi Fired For Embezzlement, Chief Rabbinate Attacks Hospital For Lack Of Kosher Supervision
Comments: 2 | Categories: Chabad , Crime, etc. , Haredim , Israel , Kosher Scandal , Med-Ethics
Israel’s haredi-controlled Chief Rabbinate is risking the lives of hospital patients, the Health Ministry and Assaf Harofeh Hospital claim, in a cheap bid to force the hospital to rehire or replace a rabbi fired for stealing. Hospital Rabbi Fired For...

June 8, 2014: 18-Year-Old Arrested In Alleged Price Tag Anti-Arab Hate Crime
Comments: 0 | Categories: Bigotry & Racism , Chabad , Crime, etc. , MO & Chardal , Xenophobia
The man – whose name is being withheld by the courts because he was a minor when the crimes were allegedly committed – was arrested two weeks ago. He was charged today with slashing tires on 34 cars and spraying...

June 6, 2014: Baruch Dayan HaEmet: Rabbi Meir Michel Abehsera
Comments: 17 | Categories: BTs , Chabad , Outreach , Sefardim
Rabbi Meir Michel Abehsera, internationally known both as a hasid of the late Chabad-Lubavitch Rebbe Menachem Mendel Schneerson and as an herbalist, naturopath and author, has passed away. Above: Rabbi Meir Abehsera Rabbi Meir Abehsera, internationally known both as a...

June 2, 2014: Haredi Doctor Who Lied To And Misled Patient And Caused Her Painful Injury Is Featured Speaker At Chabad Event On Jewish Values In The Workplace
Comments: 27 | Categories: Chabad , Crime, etc. , Haredim , Kosher Business? , Med-Ethics , Women & Judaism
Just over a decade ago, Dr. Daniel Lanzer advertized his "qualifications as a dermatologist, skin cancer surgeon, and cosmetic laser and liposuction surgeon. But in fact he held no specialist surgical qualification," an Australian court found. That court also found...

May 31, 2014: Two Apparent Arson Attacks On Orthodox Synagogues May Be Retaliation For Price Tag Hate Crimes, Police Fear
Comments: 0 | Categories: Antisemitism , Bigotry & Racism , Chabad , Crime, etc. , Haredim , Israel , MO & Chardal
A trailer near Baqa al-Gharbiyye used as a Chabad synagogue and a synagogue in Petach Tikva were set on fire Saturday morning in what may be retaliation for price tag hate crimes. Above: The torched ark in Petach Tikva Two...

May 29, 2014: Chabad Hasid Arrested For Draft Dodging, Imprisoned
Comments: 21 | Categories: Chabad , Crime, etc. , Haredim , Israel
A Chabad hasid, Rabbi Schneur Kanelsky, has been arrested and jailed by the IDF for 35 days for dodging the draft. Kanelsky is reusing to eat IDF prison food, claiming it is not kosher. The late Chabad-Lubavitch Rebbe Rabbi Menachem...

May 29, 2014: Chabad Community Harasses, Ostracizes Child Sex Abuse Victim
Comments: 9 | Categories: Chabad , Crime, etc. , Haredim , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
Daniel "Gug" Hayman sat in court reading his siddur while his victim's impact statement was read. The victim said that his biggest loss and greatest disappointment was the response from the Chabad community. “Sadly, I have discovered that, when the...

May 28, 2014: Brooklyn Borough President Allegedly A No-Show At Chabad Dinner Where He Was Supposed To Be Honored
Comments: 11 | Categories: Chabad , Crime, etc. , Haredim
Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams was supposed to receive a community service award from Chabad's Oholei Torah school in Crown Heights last night. The school was founded by Chabad's late Rebbe Rabbi Menchem Mendel Schneersohn 58 years ago. But Adams...

May 27, 2014: Child Sex Abuse Victim Tells Court He Was Ostracized And Abused By Chabad For Reporting Abuse To Police
Comments: 5 | Categories: Chabad , Crime, etc. , Haredim , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
A victim of child sexual abuse at the hands of Chabad pedophile Daniel Robert "Gug" Hayman told a court in Sydney, Australia how he has been ostracized, bullied and intimidated by the Chabad community for reporting his abuser to police....

May 26, 2014: 3 Yeshiva Students From Radical Chabad Rabbi’s Yeshiva Charged With Anti-Arab Hate Crimes
Comments: 5 | Categories: Bigotry & Racism , Chabad , Crime, etc. , Israel , MO & Chardal , Xenophobia
Three yeshiva students from the radical Od Yosef Chai yeshiva in the West Bank settlement of Yitzhar were charged today with committing anti-Arab hate crimes in the Galilee village of Jish. Above: File photo of price tag graffiti on an...

May 25, 2014: Chabad-Linked Haredi Anti-Missionary Organization Calls On Pope To Condemn Missionary Activity By Non-Catholics – Many Of Whom Hate The Pope
Comments: 56 | Categories: Bigotry & Racism , Chabad , Haredim , Israel , Religion
Catholic Church policy has opposed attempts to convert Jews for decades. Organized attempts to convert Jews to Christianity come primarily from fundamentalist Christians and fundamentalist churches – which are from the dozens of denominations that grew out of Martin Luther’s...

May 25, 2014: New Head Of Australian Rabbis Group Says He Wants To Clean Up Child Sex Abuse
Comments: 3 | Categories: Chabad , Crime, etc. , Media & Media Criticism , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
Rabbi Meir Shlomo Klugwant wants to clean up and modernize how Australia's Orthodox community deals with child sex abuse. Above: Rabbi Meir Shlomo Klugwant The Herald Sun has a brief article on Chabad's Rabbi Meir Shlomo Klugwant's election has head...

May 22, 2014: More Victims Of Chabad Pedophile Known To Police
Comments: 0 | Categories: Chabad , Crime, etc. , Haredim , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
“Some of those victims might be on a contract not to speak [i.e., were paid hush money by Hayman or Chabad], other victims feel tremendous pressure from the Jewish culture about how it manages its own issues, some are afraid...

May 22, 2014: 2-Year Old Who Fell Out Of 6th Floor Window Dies; Hasidic Building Had Safety Code Violation That Likey Contributed To Child's Death
Comments: 41 | Categories: Chabad , Child Safety , Crime, etc. , Haredim
The hasidic developed building in Crown Heights was reportedly not up to city safety code, with at least one major violation that arguably caused the child's death. The 2-year old toddler, Levi Nemon, who fell out of a 6th floor...

May 21, 2014: 2-Year-Old Falls Out Of 6th Floor Window In Crown Heights
Comments: 28 | Categories: Chabad , Haredim
Hatzalah reportedly rushed to the scene but could not find the child. When they finally realized where he had fallen to, Hatzolah volunteer first responders had to climb down a ladder from another balcony to reach him. 2-Year-Old Falls Out...

May 21, 2014: Video: Missing Millionaire Guma Aguiar's Wife, Mother Battle In Court Over His Fortune
Comments: 14 | Categories: Chabad , Crime, etc. , MO & Chardal
Guma Aguiar, the troubled millionaire who gave generously to Chabad and Zionist Orthodox causes, primarily in Israel and in south Florida, disappeared at sea in the summer of 2012 in what many saw as a suicide or accident – but...

May 20, 2014: Video: Crown Heights Chabad-Lubavitch Lag Ba'Omer Parade Messianism
Comments: 19 | Categories: Chabad , Chabad & Christianity , Religion
A bit of Chabad messianism for children at Sunday's Chabad-Lubavitch Lag Ba'Omer parade in Crown Heights, Brooklyn. In the first video, the song is "Yechi" whose words mean, "Long live our lord, our guide, our rabbi, King Messiah forever and...

May 16, 2014: State-Funded Haredi Kotel Rabbi Apologizes For Zoo Tour On Holocaust Memorial Day
Comments: 3 | Categories: Chabad , Crime, etc. , Haredim
One day after Israel’s Channel 10 News reported that the haredi state-funded Rabbi of the Western Wall and other Holy Sites Shmuel Rabinowitz received a private tour for himself and his extended family at a zoo on Holocaust Memorial Day,...

May 16, 2014: Australian Justice Allows Chabad Pedophile To Escape Punishment Because Prosecution Undercharged Him
Comments: 1 | Categories: Chabad , Crime, etc. , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
Explaining his decision to acquit [Daniel "Gug"] Hayman, Magistrate David Williams cited a legal "absurdity" whereby he was bound to retrospectively apply an old law in place at the time of the incident. It ruled if there was any possibility...

May 15, 2014: Scandal: Haredi Kotel Rabbi Holds Outing With Family At Zoo – On Holocaust Remembrance Day
Comments: 24 | Categories: Chabad , Crime, etc. , Haredim , Israel
The haredi state-appointed and funded Chief Rabbi of the Western Wall and Holy Sites Shmuel Rabinowitz (also spelled Rabinovitch) took his family on an outing to the Jerusalem Biblical Zoo on Yom HaShoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day. The zoo, which is...

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