Thursday, ‎ / August 13, 2020
Posts by: Ashira Weiss
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Rabbi Dukes Conscious and Communicating
Borough President recognizes Rabbi hospitalized since March from COVID19
It’s Grenada, Not Granada!
Bitten by the travel bug? Flying is not what it used to be—not since the pandemic. Thankfully, there’s still virtual travel. Join us each #ThursdayTravel…
New Shluchim to Erie, PA
Just as soon as coronavirus restrictions ease up, Chabad will open in Erie, Pennsylvania. Rabbi Dovie and Mushkie Kivman will move from their home in Brooklyn to serve…
Chicago Teens Paint The Town
Thirty-five Skokie teens who have been cooped up at home for the last four months had an opportunity to get their creative juices flowing recently.
A Jewish School Beyond Borders
Sixth-grader Hadasa Perez has never met her teacher. Or her classmates.   Yet, while parents, teachers, and children around the world are flailing like fish out…
A Final Passage, From China to Israel
A Jewish man dies alone in Suzhou, China. Chabad engages an international effort to prevent cremation and bring his body for burial to Israel.
Camp Gan Israel, Sleepaway Edition
55 Attend CKids’ Inaugural Overnight Camp
Emerging From Lockdown, Romance Returns to Rome
With a tragic national death toll of 34,000, these moments of joy are particularly poignant for the Jewish community of Rome.
20,000 Party For Shabbat
First-ever global pre-Shabbat party brings together families of special needs individuals and celebrities.
770 Food Packages For Muslim Families
25,000 meals delivered to 770 single-parent Muslim families in Nigeria as Ramadan ends.
Lag B’Omer Innovation Under Lockdown
On Monday evening at 18:00 sharp, 45,000 individuals tuned into the livestream at 18for18.com.au. Narrated and presented by children and individuals from Jewish communities across Australia…
Adopted at Age 91, A Holocaust Survivor Finds Love and Hope
Patty Picarelli wasn’t very hopeful as she dialed the number for the Chabad Jewish Center of Barrie, Ontario.
A Hebrew School Becomes A Community
How has one innovative Hebrew School made the Big Apple the city of choice for Jewish families?
When Jewish Life Goes Viral: Baby Blues
In this multimedia mini-series, we look at Chabad’s response to the effects of the coronavirus pandemic on Jewish life events. In this, part three, we…
When Jewish Life Goes Viral: What a Wedding!
In this multimedia mini-series, we look at Chabad’s response to the effects of the coronavirus pandemic on Jewish life events. In this, part two, we…
When Jewish Life Goes Viral: Home for Shabbat
In this multimedia mini-series, we look at Chabad’s response to the effects of the coronavirus pandemic on Jewish life events. In this, part one, we…
Amid School Shutdowns, Thousands Attend Virtual Hebrew School
With school closed in cities and countries around the world, thousands of Jewish children have logged in to the Virtual Hebrew School, a project of…
Coronavirus Couldn’t Stop This Pre-Purim Joy
On Wednesday, with a little help from technology, a coronavirus-related setback was averted for a group of seniors and children.
Teens Pledge Soul Support at Shabbaton
Saturday night, two thousand and seven hundred high school students, from six hundred and twenty cities in twenty-four countries around the world, gathered in Times…
Conference Conversations
Once a year, Chabad leaders serving communities around the world, meet at the Annual International Conference of Shluchot (Chabad women emissaries). At the last Kinus,…
Inaugural Scroll For Island Nation
Uri Krauss was turning 50. His wife, Adina was determined to mark the occasion with a memorable surprise—the dedication of a brand new Torah scroll.…
Serving With Love, Focus At Gala Banquet
At finale banquet of five-day conference, Chabad representatives focus on serving their communities with love.
International Conference Convenes In Brooklyn
They speak a variety of different languages, range in age from early twenties to late seventies, and hail from 100 different countries, but these 3,100…
European Chabad On Campus Reps Gather For Conference
Chabad representatives serving twenty university campuses Europe-wide met up in London last weekend for Chabad on Campus Europe’s annual conference
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