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It’s A Lemon. It’s An Orange. It’s An Esrog!
It may bear resemblance to its cousins, but the esrog is no simple citrus.
Sweet and Sweeter
The Meaning Behind High Holiday Traditions
Small Town, Small Miracles, Big Impact
A Chabad couple puts their gift for leadership, friendship, and partnership to work, enriching the Jewish community of Las Cruces, NM
Someone’s Always Watching
“The bank closed all our loans and wanted to take our building,” Sufrin shares. “It was bad.”
Tuesdays With Steve
Berger’s pomegranate trees are so verdant that every student picks his own glossy red fruit to bring home each Rosh Hashanah
A Place At The Table
Four students share why they choose to claim their place at the table
A Family Affair In Africa
Off The Beaten Path: Chabad Houses You Didn’t Know Existed, Part 4
Living in the Bush
Off The Beaten Path: Chabad Houses You Didn’t Know Existed, Part 3
Finding Fred After 80 Years
Off The Beaten Path: Chabad Houses You Didn’t Know Existed, Part 2
Chabad Rabbi Returns Large Sum Of Cash Found in Couch
Rabbi Mendy Yitzchaki stuck his hand deep into the couch last Thursday in search of his daughter’s missing earring. Nestled in a crack was a…
Batter’s Up . . . But Never on Shabbat
Infielder and pitcher Elie Kligman has been running the bases as long as he can remember. One of the top-ranked youth players in Nevada, the…
A Year and Counting: On Covid and Campus and Chabad
College is a time of expanding horizons and new experiences. For the last 12 months, it’s also been a place of the great (and sometimes…
A Searching Teenager Becomes Rabbi to His Hometown
One afternoon in the mid-nineties, an unaffiliated teenager from Krefeld, Germany, signed onto his AOL account to find G-d. He typed the words “rabbi” and…
Growing Gains in Toronto
Even as he cut the ribbon on the doors of the Romano Chabad Centre, Rabbi Mendel Bernstein knew it was too small. To Read The…
When Jewish Life Goes Viral: A Quiet Goodbye
In this multimedia mini-series, we look at Chabad’s response to the effects of the coronavirus pandemic on Jewish life events. As people die and are…
Aleph Gives Alternative Sentencing A Go
Rabbi Moshe Mayir Vogel is the Executive Director of the Aleph Institute-North East Region. Together, with a team of social workers, Vogel ensures that “No…
It’s Never Over Even When It’s Over
“Many of the girls come from dysfunctional homes or don’t have a home,” says one of the camp’s organizers, Sheva Rapoport. “YEKA is a safe,…
New Chabad Representatives In Cornhusker State
Rabbi Daniel and Chaya Blotner arrived in Omaha, Nebraska last Thursday morning. The couple join Rabbi Mendel and Shani Katzman in their work here in…
1200 USC Students Reserve for Campus’s Shabbat Dinner for 1000
“What do you do when Shabbat 1000 becomes Shabbat 1200, and it's only Wednesday?” Rabbi Dov Wagner posted on Instagram and tweeted that evening.
It’s Not A Hand-Out, It’s A Hand-Up
The clothing drive was a project of Chabad of Markham’s sweeping Tikkun Olam program, a venture that brings suburban families into the lives, and hearts,…
Still a Dollar
In the spring of 1981, the Lubavitcher Rebbe spoke about Jewish unity as an antidote to looming threat of warfare and terror at the time.…
The All for All Synagogue
Every Shabbat, Rabbi Anchelle Perl invites congregants to step forward with requests for prayers during the traditional Misheberach ceremony. What’s less traditional is the type…
You say Worrier, We’ll Give you Warrior
The Rohr Jewish Learning Institute’s new course is turning worriers into warriors and attendees are suiting up in droves. JLI’s latest six-week syllabus is being…
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