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Deaf, But Not Excluded
A Jewish overnight summer camp may be an experience most Jewish kids have come to expect. Not so deaf Jewish children.
Musicians With Special Needs Release Recording
Chauffeured in limousines, dressed in formal attire, prepped by stylists, these aspiring musicians with special needs had the red carpet rolled out for them and…
Learning Parenting To Raise Healthy Children
A parenting course that looks to Jewish values that have stood the test of time may surprise participants as it cuts the sacrosanct “what are…
Promise Made by Little Hungarian Girl During WWII Fulfilled
When Robert Rubinstein, a Toronto businessman, had to fulfill the dying wish of a Hungarian Christian woman, he reached out to the Chabad rabbi in…
Chief Rabbi of Kfar Chabad, Israel, Rabbi Mordechai Ashkenazi, 71
Long-time Chief Rabbi of Kfar Chabad and the Emek Lod vicinity, Rabbi Modechai Shmuel Ashkenazi, suffered a fatal heart-attack this afternoon.
In Prison and Desperate, But Not Alone
The photo of a rabbi reaching through the prison bars embracing the inmate on the other side, begs for background.
Eldest of Chabad Representatives, Rabbi Dovid Edelman, 90
Rabbi Dovid Edelman, dean of the Lubavitch Yeshivah Academy (LYA), in Longmeadow, Massachusetts, passed away this past Friday, at the age of 90.
Jewish, Deaf and Proud at Historic Chanukah Events
At the first ever Chanukah event for the deaf community in New York, the excitement was silent but palpable.
Students Mark Dean’s 90th Birthday with Mitzvahs
When the nonagenarian celebrated his birthday this past Shabbat, the students presented him a photo book titled 90 acts of kindness.
After Battles Fought and Won, Menorah Lights Shine
Public menorah lightings, in the past debated and controversial, are now marked across the United States as a celebration of religious freedom.
From Banks to Office Buildings: Proud to Have Their Own Menorah
It is now forty-one-years since the first Chanukah menorah went up in the public sphere by Chabad-Lubavitch. More recently this phenomenon has been taken on…
As American as Apple Pie: Chanukah at the Stadium
Over a dozen sports stadiums will be hosting Jewish Heritage Nights during the Chanukah holiday, an event that has become popular with sport fans.
Chanukah: Miracle Of The Ages For All Ages
Siblings create a Chanukah dreidel top out of Knex in Yardley, Pennsylvania. Below students make their very own Chanukah jelly doughnuts and a senior in…
A Menorah With A Past Donated To Chabad of Ottawa
The Christian family kept the menorah for years as a valuable reminder of their family history. Recently, Bloomfield decided that the menorah should be returned…
Brooklyn Beat: “Excuse Me, Are You Jewish?”
Josh Wolff, a documentary filmmaker, was annoyed. It was Rosh Hashana, and Chabad students eager to share the mitzvah of shofar, were canvassing the streets…
Home Depot, Lowes, Partner With Chabad For Chanukah
Partnering with Chabad, major hardware store chains such as The Home Dept, Lowes and Ace Hardware, will bring Chanukah crafts to dozens of locations across…
New Life Comes To Jewish Lending Library In Crown Heights
First opened in the early 1970’s, the Levi Yitzchok Library fell into disrepair. Today, the Brooklyn library is humming once again with activity as readers…
The Rabbis’ Kids: A Shared Destiny
The children of Chabad-Lubavitch representatives, ages 8-13, just arriving to Chabad-Lubavitch Headquarters from all around the globe, are nervously getting comfortable in New York’s chilly…
Kansai, Japan: New Chabad Representatives Revive Jewish Community
The Kinki (Kansai), historic Jewish community was in shambles when American bombers took out its synagogue and Jewish community center in Kobe, Japan in 1944.
Hi Resolution: Annual Photo Captures Thousands of Faces
For some photographers, thousands of rabbis standing around the red ‘no standing’ sign outside Lubavitch World Headquarters are a dream; for others, a nightmare.
Covenant Award Winner: School Is A Dwelling Place for the Divine
The principal of Harkham Hillel Hebrew Academy in Beverly Hills, California, Sufrin received the prestigious Covenant Award at an event in Washington, DC, last week.
Aleph Institute Lowers Recidivism Rate, Says Chief Justice
Decrying the high rate of recidivism among ex-offenders, Judge Joy Flowers Conti, speaking at the recent Pittsburgh Chaplains Conference, underscored the importance of community support…
Arizona’s Mountain Range Jewish Community on the Rise
With views overlooking the San Francisco Peaks, the future home of Chabad of Flagstaff will sit on a central road, close to Northern Arizona University—the…
Latino Jews At Home With Chabad in NYC
In the whirlwind of New York City anyone could be sucked in by the frenetic pace and the often impersonal attitude. For a Latin American…
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