Thursday, / September 23, 2021
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Chabad Conference Goes All-Inclusive
A collaboration by the Ruderman Chabad Inclusion Initiative (RCII) and the International Conference of Chabad-Lubavitch Shluchim will ensure that the conference, taking place this weekend…
It’s Just About Being Jewish
The ballroom pulsated with the energy of 1200 college students meeting, dancing, playing games and snacking at the penultimate event of the 2019 Chabad on…
As Getty Fire Burns in LA, Chabads Offer Assistance
At about 1:34 on Monday morning, in the hills of Brentwood, California, a eucalyptus branch fell onto a power line, sparking a fire that quickly…
University of Pittsburgh Marks One Year for Tree of Life
On October 27, 2018, the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh became the site of the worst mass killing of Jews in America. At the…
Fiftieth Chabad in the Lone Star State
In October, Rabbi Sholom and Chaya Block will be packing up the home they’ve lived in since their marriage eighteen months ago and setting out…
A Spiritual Injection for Azerbaijan’s Hidden Jerusalem
Just about thirty miles from the Caspian Seashore, in the northeast of Azerbaijan, lies the only all-Jewish town outside of Israel and Kiryas Joel and…
In the Birthplace of Hippies: A New Chabad Center
It is known as the birthplace of the Hippie Movement (and counts some well-known Jewish hippies in its history), and on Sunday, the Haight Ashbury…
Gan Izzy in the City
It’s mid-summer and somewhere in a train car way below New York City a group of ninety kids are playing a lively, volley-ball like game…
Shabbat Brings Young Singles Together in Latin America
Over the last 30 years, every August the Peguisha has brought thousands of young Jews together for 4 day of workshops, lectures, kumzits and inspiration.…
They Biked Across America for Friendship
Chaim Weiss is about to enter his junior year of high school at a yeshivah in Far Rockaway, New York, with a summer experience under…
Williamsburg Hosts Inaugural Jewish Arts Festival
When Rabbi Shmuly and Devorah Leah Lein arrived in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, the area’s palindrome ZIP code, 11211 was the address of a thriving art scene.…
Greenpoint, Brooklyn Gets First Permanent Center
High-rises are going up along the waterfront of Brooklyn's northernmost neighborhood, and now the eclectic locale has got its own Greenpoint Chabad House—Jewish Center. Rabbi…
10 Things to Know Before Sending Your Kid to Chabad Camp
Summer is here, school is out and if you’re one of the thousands of parents who have enrolled their kids at your local Chabad camp,…
A Lone and Destitute Jewish Woman Gets A Jewish Burial
A convivial funeral home owner, a retired insurance investigator and a Massachusetts rabbi teamed up to bring an abandoned body to Jewish burial this morning.…
Jewish and Canadian Law Contrasted at Westmount Symposium
A lawyer and a rabbi come together in the opening line of many a joke, but at Chabad of Westmount they come together twice annually…
Serving Up Kosher at Wimbledon Tennis
Wimbledon Tennis starts this Monday and for the eleventh year, a kosher food stand will serve the needs of Jewish patrons.
Poway Rabbi Addresses UN Session on Anti-Semitism
Rabbi Yisroel Goldstein of Chabad of Poway addressed the UN General Assembly this morning during a special session on combating anti-Semitism. “Anti-Semitism is not a…
Tennis Capital Gets New Center and Scores “Advantage Chabad”
It's a little over thirty years in the making, but Chabad of Wimbledon now has its very own center! Original concern: regulations in England specify…
Poway Ceremonies Mark One Month
Last month, darkness made its way into the foyer at Chabad of Poway, California. On Wednesday, it was a scene of joyous celebration.
Hundreds Expected to Shabbat in the Heights
This weekend, hundreds of adults and children from seventy five cities around the world will spend Shabbat in Crown Heights exploring the Chabad heartland.
Bat Mitzvah Club Ladies’ Edition
Twelve young women and their families gathered around the Shabbat dinner table last month at Chabad of Whitefield in Manchester, England, to celebrate the completion…
National Recognition for LA Preschool
A Chabad preschool in the heart of urban Los Angeles, California has recently received certification and commendation from the organization Nature Explore for “fostering highly…
Chabad for the Deaf Celebrates One Year
Based in the central Israeli city of Rishon Lezion and directed by California-born Rabbi Yehoshua Soudakoff and his Israeli wife Cheftziba, this unique Chabad center…
Young Professionals Encounter Crown Heights
Two hundred and fifty Jewish young professionals arrived in the Crown Heights neighborhood of Brooklyn, NY last week for a weekend dubbed "Encounter: Crown Heights."
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