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Ohel, The: (lit. “tent”); in chassidic usage, the structure built over the resting place of a tzaddik and frequented by chassidim in prayer.
It’s 5:30 a.m. and faxes and e-mails are coming in nonstop. A maintenance worker hauls fresh chocolate cookies off a truck while another stacks endless pairs of non-leather shoes into a wooden shelf.
Thousands of young people are among the 50,000 who visited the Ohel for Gimmel Tammuz
When 16-year old Eitan Suss of Teaneck, N.J., first heard about the Ohel a few years ago, he told his parents that he wanted to go, and they were happy to oblige. Eitan first went with his father and then with friends from school. Late last week, he retur...
Prayer, meditation, study and mitzvahs mark the 23d anniversary of the Rebbe’s passing
More than 50,000 people from around the world waited patiently on the line this week to visit the Ohel in Queens, N.Y., the resting place of the Lubavitcher Rebbe—Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson, of righteous memory—in honor of the 23d anniversary of his pas...
Participants leave New York energized and ready for greater commitment to Jewish observance
As 1,200 college students prepared to leave the Crown Heights neighborhood of Brooklyn, N.Y., earlier this week after the invigorating “JewFest” Shabbaton experience, their last stop was the Ohel in Queens, N.Y., the resting place of the Rebbe—Rabbi Menac...
Around the world and at the Ohel, a time for reflection, learning and positive action
A bus full of passengers left Tenafly, N.J., on Tuesday for a trip to Queens, N.Y. More specifically, the group was headed to the Ohel, the resting place of the Lubavitcher Rebbe—Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson, of righteous memory. The visit is timed to hon...
A guest at the shluchos convention is proud to no longer have ‘to hide her religion’
Rimma Alexeeva is back home in San Carlos, Calif., which sits halfway between San Francisco to the north and San Jose to the south. She returned to 60-degree weather, which by Sunday is expected to reach nearly 70. It’s a far cry from last week, when she ...
The Sunday sports section might not be where a reader would expect to see a conversation about the Ohel, the resting place of the Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson, of righteous memory. Yet in an article today suggesting ways fans of the New...
Chief Rabbi David Lau is known for his ability to connect with diverse Jewish communities
Tens of thousands of people visited the resting place of the Rebbe and the Sixth Lubavitcher Rebbe on occasion of the 10th day of the Hebrew month of Shevat, the date in 1950 that the Sixth Lubavitcher Rebbe passed away.
The Chabad-Lubavitch International Student Shabbaton & Conference closed Oct. 28 with a trip to the Queens, N.Y., resting place of the Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson, of righteous memory.
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