Friday, / July 30, 2021
Posts by: Ashira Weiss
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Bissli, Bamba and Bolognese Warm a Mother’s Heart
Ayelet Mamo Shay was feeling helpless. The Israeli businesswoman and author who lives in Gibraltar got word that her son, a university student in London,…
Ancient Scroll Sparks New Journey For Iranian Teen
It was about thirty years ago when an old Sephardic Jew named David Abtan walked into my office and said ‘Rabbi, I need a favor…
New Shluchim To West Bel Air, California
Rabbi Mendy and Dobie Mentz were recently appointed to establish a Chabad community in West Bel Air, Los Angeles.
Chabad Rabbi Becomes Colorado National Guard’s First Jewish Chaplain
At a small, socially distanced ceremony held last week in Colorado, Rabbi Yerachmiel Gorelik made history as he became the Colorado Army National Guard’s first-ever…
Cranberry Township, On The Precipice Of A Jewish Future
New Shluchim bring Jewish community to Pittsburgh suburb
New Center For Chabad At Oberlin
New Chabad center is first permanent Jewish presence in Ohian city
Creative Beginnings: Rosh Hashana 2020
What is Chabad around the world doing for Rosh Hashanah?
After a Dreary Summer, a Ray of Sun
When she opted to study musical theatre in England at Chichester College, Las Vegas native Jessica Plummer didn’t envision spending this summer alone and under…
Idaho: The Gem State
Think Idaho, and you’re likely to envision potatoes. While the state’s potato crop comprises around one-third of the national yield, Idaho’s draw lies in its…
Gateway To The Galapagos
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 #TravelThursday…
Mental Health Support and Memorial in Mineola
Rabbi Anchelle Perl has officiated at what he called “an inordinate amount” of funerals since the coronavirus pandemic began.
Fire at UD Chabad Ruled Arson
Authorities have ruled that Tuesday night’s fire at the Chabad Center for Jewish Life at the University of Delaware in Newark, Delaware, was intentionally set.…
Gone To Ghana
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…
Four Babies And An 11-Year-Old Brit in Hong Kong
Community navigates pandemic regulations to import mohel from Israel
Out West in Wyoming
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…
Standing Up To Antisemitism In The Bluegrass State
When a Kentucky rabbi found himself the target of a white supremacist last week, he vowed not to be intimidated.
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…
Blowing Into Newfoundland!
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…
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 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. To…
Camp Gan Israel, Sleepaway Edition
55 Attend CKids’ Inaugural Overnight Camp
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