As I grapple with the emotions of having finished saying Kaddish, I am reminded about something I read in a book called Kaddish by Leon Wieseltier who was a journalist that wasn’t religious and after his father passed away decided Continue reading Kaddish No More
With Gratitude to Hashem, we are happy to announce that the Bris of our dear son will take place, G-d Willing, on Friday morning, 12th of Shevat ~ January 22nd, Shacharis at 8:00am – Bris at 9:00am at: The Shul in Continue reading Mazel Tov Shmuly & Rivkah Greenwald – Baby Boy – Bris Info
The following is an article that Mommy HK”M wrote for her yearbook (in Hebrew) and pictures from the book and 3 links to download the full yearbook in PDF format if you would like to read it. The links will Continue reading Mommy HK”M Yearbook From Chicago Jewish Academy – June 1947
This past Sunday was the grand opening of the new Chabad house of North Ranch, CA and a Hachnosas Safer Torah. Ventura County Star – By Robyn Flans -Dec. 18, 2015 As music played, men sang and danced as they passed Continue reading New Chabad House Opens In North Ranch And Hachnosas Safer Torah
From the Freidiker Rebbe’s Safer Hatoldos:
The following are three documents from Rabbi S. Gourary requesting the help of the US government to arrange to get the Lagovier’s out of Europe.
On 11/11/1942 Levi and Rochma Lagovier were put on a transport from Drancy France to Auschwitz. We have the document showing that they were on the transport but nothing about arriving in Auschwitz which usually meant that they died on Continue reading TIOFH – Yartzheits Of Levi And Ruchma Lagovier
A brief history on Tulsa in slides and pictures TIP – click the double arrow button on the bottom right to expand the screen.
From the Jewish Chronicle Newspaper dated August 15, 1919 Click here Travis Brothers Donate Oil Lands to YU 1919 for a PDF of the page in the newspaper.
Engraver Alters Die of a Postage Stamp By CLYDE H. FARNSWORTH, Special to the New York Times – Published: August 16, 1987 WASHINGTON, Aug. 15— An unauthorized Star of David, invisible to the naked eye, was etched into the die of Continue reading FTP – Revel – Engraver Alters Die of a Postage Stamp
On September 9, 1985 there was an unveiling Ceremony of the Bernard Revel Commemorative U.S. postage stamp in honor of his 100th birthday and the 100th year of the school. Dov Revel was married to Aunt Chaya Sara Travis – Continue reading TIOFH – Dov (Bernard) Revel Stamp Unveiled
The following is a glimpse into the history of the Congregation B’nai Emunah Shul that the Travis family helped build and fund in Tulsa, OK. Click here Bnei Emunah 1-44 highlighted for a PDF of the first 44 pages (till about Continue reading FTP – A Glimpse Into The History Of Tulsa, OK – Cong. B’nai Emunah And The Travis Family
Summer Yeshiva In North Ranch The picturesque neighborhood of North Ranch, CA was filled with Torah this summer, with a temporary Yeshiva in taking place in the newly-built Chabad Center.