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Posts by: Dvora Lakein
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What’s Your Hunger?
A members-only operation like Costco, The Family Store sells subsidized groceries and home goods to over 500 Jewish families. In a city where a bottle…
My Heart Is In Samara…
Dina Deutch served as an emissary in Samara, Russia, since 1997. With 5,000 Jewish residences on their mailing list, Dina and her husband have built…
Chasidic And Unconventional
Chavie Bruk moved to Bozeman, Montana with her husband Chaim in 2007. Their community has grown steadily since and so has their family, but not…
Park Slope Redux
Sarah Hecht is the founder of Chai Tots, an award-winning group of preschools in Brooklyn. As the mother of 13, the 51-year-old is a dynamo:…
Woman of the Amazon
Dvora Raichman is no newbie to the Amazon. The 29-year-old grew up in the region’s largest city, Belem, Brazil, and now serves as an emissary…
G-d Doesn’t Work For Me
Highland Park, Illinois, is an affluent suburb north of Chicago where Michla Schanowitz and her husband Rabbi Yossi serve as directors of North Suburban Lubavitch…
Mikveh Renaissance
For a growing number of women in the digital age of 2017, the ancient ritual of mikveh immersion is becoming the spiritual restorative of their…
If You Build It, You Will Come
Bob Tennenbaum was 28 years old when he was hired as the chief architect and planner for one of America’s early planned communities, Columbia. Now…
Jewish Federation of Chapel Hill Recognizes Chabad Representative
Rabbi Zalman and Yehudis Bluming receive the Earl and Gladys Siegel Award
Yeshiva Offers Progressive Masters In Chaplaincy
Chaplaincy opens up a world beyond the rabbinate, for women and others who want to be involved in pastoral care.
First & Only Food Truck on Campus at Vanderbilt University, And It’s Kosher!
Craving Bubby's Brisket? Chabad of Vanderbilt's got you covered. "Aryeh's Kitchen" is the first and only food truck on campus at Vanderbilt University, and it's…
Adults in Preschool: A Peek Inside Osher’s Classrooms
The school’s parents bequeathed it the name “Osher,” meaning both happiness and wealth, reflecting the joy and enrichment Osher provides.
On the Prowl: Missionaries in The Holy Land
One day, after arming soldiers with maps, he watched them enter their armored personnel vehicles and drive off on a routine mission. As he watched…
UpStart Awards ZABS Place National Recognition
The store began as a response to young adults with special needs who were aging out of established programming. Before its inception, this population often…
Chabad Rabbi Competes on CHOPPED
It is Leap of Faith, literally and otherwise, the latest episode of the Food Network’s popular cooking competition, Chopped. Rabbinic contestant, Rabbi Hanoch Hecht, Chabad’s…
Changing the Landscape of Jewish Life in the FSU
On Sunday, the Jewish community will celebrate the holiday of Shavuot, marking the Sinai revelation, when the Jews received the Torah 3,328 years ago. Now…
Tefillin on the Run: Chabad at the Comrades
The Comrades Marathon is to South Africa what the New York City Marathon is to the United States. Only two times as long.
European Jewish Forum for Women Meets in Prague
When the Nazis invaded Prague in 1939, they seized Judaica collections from around the region. Their goal: to replace the Jewish Quarter’s residents with the…
Jewish by Design: Chabad at FIT
They meet weekly in A320, an unassuming club room at the iconic Fashion Institute of Technology. Students of toy design, fashion, and business, they gather…
Mental Health Awareness Grows on College Campuses
The first crisis the young Chabad rabbi encountered when he arrived at the University of Pennsylvania was a suicide. The victim was the son of…
Former Choir Boy Turns Chabad Campus Rabbi
During a two-week period several years ago, Matthew Devlin felt hopeless. The 18-year-old came to rest his head one night on a table in a…
260,000 Study Sessions And Counting
The organization, which matches people as study partners, celebrated its 10th anniversary at a gala dinner honoring its volunteers. Those volunteers, who commit to weekly…
Uruguay: Looking Back, Moving Forward
Uruguay’s tight-knit Jewish community was stunned last month when a prominent Jewish businessman was murdered in Paysandu, a small city 235 miles north of the…
JLI Toward Inclusion
RCII has teamed up with JLI, the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute, creating Toward Inclusion, a compelling course that will advocate for, and advance, the inclusion…
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