Friday, / September 17, 2021
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Parkland and Coral Springs Teens Mark One Year from Tragic Shooting
As the first anniversary of last year’s tragic Parkland, Florida shooting arrives, memorial services and events are being held across Parkland and the Coral Springs…
Shabbat of Inclusion to be Celebrated on Six Continents
This weekend hundreds of communities around the world will celebrate a global Shabbat of disability-inclusion and mental-health awareness. Dubbed ‘ShabbaTTogether,’ it is set for the…
Families of Parkland Victims Mark Anniversary in Quiet Service
Memorial services were held this week at the Star of David Cemetery in North Lauderdale, Florida and at Chabad of Parkland for some of the…
For Pittsburgh, New Jersey Kids Design Mezuzah Cases
In the days after the tragic synagogue shooting in Pittsburgh, an email from a Chabad rabbi in Pennsylvania helped a New Jersey teacher channel her…
1,000 Expected at 10th Annual Russian Shabbaton
Three generations of Russian-speaking Jews will travel from twelve states to celebrate Jewish pride and identity at this year’s Connecticut-based Shabbaton. Rabbi Kasriel Kastel, program…
From 100 Countries: Chabad’s Female Emissaries Celebrate Success and Empowerment
Thousands of women” Chabad emissaries and their guests” gathered at the U.S. Armory in Brooklyn last night for a gala banquet, the finale of the…
Thousands of Children “Grow” Goodness for Tu BiSh’vat
“We are each responsible for the atmosphere around us,” said Mrs. Altie Wolvovsky to the group of twenty 5- to 11-year-olds gathered around her. A…
Belgian Rabbis Resolute Despite Kosher Slaughter Ban
For many of Belgium’s 30,000 Jews, 2019 brings with it some uncomfortable restrictions. A law proposed in June 2017, now implemented after a unanimous vote,…
New Chabad Center for America’s Fastest Changing City
With an eye on the upward trending growth of the local population, Chabad House of Asheville recently celebrated the opening of a new, permanent center.…
Latkes and Lights at the Oregon Zoo
Rachel is a program manager at the Union for Reform Judaism. She works to build inclusivity daily and is responsible for bringing diversity and equity…
Germany: Light in the Footprint of Hate
As a light drizzle fell, thousands gathered for a historic Menorah lighting in Berlin, Germany. “I just watched a light extinguish a dark history at…
NBA Teams Partner with Chabad for a Night of Jewish Pride
The American Airlines Arena in Miami, was transformed into a Chanukah celebration this Sunday as the Miami Heat hosted their tenth annual Jewish Heritage Night…
Four Days of Chanukah Fun in Queens
Families in Queens, New York, once again have something to look forward as the annual Queens Chanukah Experience opens for four days of interactive, thematic…
Chabad Waterloo Celebrates Ten
The room erupted with a standing ovation at the tenth anniversary gala for Chabad of Waterloo as Rivky Goldman was presented with a bouquet of…
They Come With Hate; We Bring Joy
“When I saw the swastika and the infamous Nazi slogan ‘Arbeit macht frei’ (work sets one free), I was shocked and hurt,” Rabbi Benjy Brackman…
Historic Synagogue Rises Once Again, Eighty Years After Destruction
Destroyed by the Nazis, one of Europe’s most impressive Jewish monuments, the New Synagogue of Konigsberg, has now been restored to its former glory.
Largest-Ever International Conference of Chabad Rabbis Concludes in New York
“Unbelievable to be at the world’s largest kosher dinner,” he tweeted
Seven In The Sunshine State: New Chabad Families In Florida
Since the last November, the state of Florida has welcomed thirteen Chabad families. Lubavitch.com caught up with seven of the most recent of these young…
North Carolina Towns Welcome Chabad Presence
Thirty five miles north of Charlotte, suburban Lake Norman, named as one of “the best places in North Carolina to bring up a family,” is…
Shining a Light in Pittsburgh
As Shabbat ended, Chabad centers around Pittsburgh began to react to the tragic shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue, this morning. Eleven people are…
In Jerusalem, Special Residents Get New Home
In the heart of Jerusalem, a stone’s throw from the famous Machaneh Yehuda outdoor market, stands Beis Finger Rehab Center. A state-of-the-art residence, it was…
Creating a Home For the Young and Professional in Jerusalem
As a young, single, immigrant to Israel, Levi Margolin struggled to find a community he felt comfortable calling his own. Now, eight years later, Levi…
$3.2 Million Student Hub for Dartmouth Chabad
The details fell into place like the pieces of a puzzle perfectly completed. That, say those in the know, is how last weekend’s grand opening…
Chicago Mayor Proclaims Day in Honor of Holocaust Survivor
Chicago’s Mayor Rahm Emanuel has proclaimed Tuesday, October 9th, Eva Schloss Day in Chicago. Eva Schloss, stepsister of Anne Frank, has been sharing her personal…
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