Sunday, / October 24, 2021
Posts by: Dvora Lakein
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Chabad of Vancouver Game for Jewish Guests at 2010
some 55,000 fans participated in the opening of Vancouver’s 2010 Olympics last Friday night, thousands of Jewish Olympic guests were warmed by the lights
Rabbi Mom
The 22nd annual International Conference for Chabad Shluchos convenes this week Wednesday. The five-day affair pulls 2,500 women from 70 countries back to their Brooklyn…
From Carlsbad to Carlsbad: Chabad of La Costa Welcomes a Torah home
The 200-year old scroll originally belonged to the Jewish community of Carlsbad (Karlovy Vary), Czechoslovakia. Until the 1840s..
Chabad’s Haiti Relief Aid Reaches Orphans
In Parkland, Florida, two airplanes were being filled with provisions for children in a Haitian orphanage. Jerry Lowenstein has been sponsoring these children for years,…
Holocaust Survivors Find Social Support With Ivolunteer
Under Manhattan’s dazzling lights, Holocaust survivors met Tuesday at the Cooper Square Hotel’s magnificent penthouse, where they were joined by donors and volunteers in celebration…
French Consul General Visits Lubavitch Headquarters
(lubavitch.com) France’s Consul General, Mr. Philippe Lalliot, toured Chabad Lubavitch’s international headquarters in Brooklyn, Wednesday. The Consul General was accompanied by his Press and Information…
Crunch Time: Rolling Out Passover Matzahs in December
Until the last few decades, they were available only at select Judaica shops or in Brooklyn storefronts. These days, the crispy confections can be had…
Baby Boomer: A Fertility Specialist’s Conception of Life
Six babies, and the possibility for many more, were first conceived at a Mumbai memorial in Merion Station, Pennsylvania last winter.
JLI Launches Advanced Women’s Study Division
The Rohr Jewish Learning Institute, pioneer of adult Jewish education, is breaking new ground with its latest division–a women’s only study program that debuts this…
Nariman (Chabad) House To Open For Memorial
(lubavitch.com) As memorial events in India this week mark the first year anniversary of the Mumbai terror attacks, the Chabad Mumbai Relief Fund will host…
Transcendent Joy, Transcendent Vision Celebrated at Chabad Conference Banquet
An overflow crowd squeezed through more than a dozen metal detectors and into the garage-turned-gracious-lobby of the Troop C Armory in Brooklyn, New York.
U.S. Military Armory Is Transformed for Chabad Banquet
This Sunday evening, thousands will file into the Troop C Armory for the banquet session, concluding the International Conference of Shluchim.
Chabad Center Vandalized, Community Pulls Together
Three youths will be arraigned Friday morning in connection with Tuesday’s break-in at the Chabad Jewish Center of Cape Cod. The local teenagers are accused…
Chabad on Campus Draws 800 College Students To Retreat in Brooklyn
They are trading Harvard Square and College Hill for Eastern Parkway and Kingston Avenue.
“You Will All Be Listening To Him One Day . . .”
A popular speaker at Jewish functions worldwide, Luchins has been selected to present the keynote address at the banquet concluding the 25th annual International Conference…
Sunday The Rabbi Met The Queen
This past June, Rabbi Aryeh Sufrin received notice from Buckingham Palace that he was selected for a prestigious honor, to be bestowed upon him by…
Torah Café Invites Users to Explore Jewish Themes Online
In this classroom, you can chew gum and sit with your feet up. And while the teacher is in your living room, your office, and…
Jewish Teens Explore Identity With Chabad Teen Network
Roughly 93% of teenagers use the internet today, with 70% regularly accessing social networking sites such as facebook and myspace. Three out of four teens…
Seoul Stirrings
A simple melody can resonate more powerfully than the most profound sermon or even a moving service. So says Rabbi Avi Lesches, at least. Lesches…
Lone no More: Austin Jewish Community Celebrates 25 Years With Chabad’s Representatives
    When Rabbi Yosef and Rochel Levertov moved to the Lone Star state in 1984 ...    
Jewish Encounters in the Wild
“What in the world are you doing here?” The truth is, Michoel Harari barely knew himself. As director of Yeshiva Outdoor Adventure Camp, Rabbi Harari…
Chabad of Vancouver Recipient of $1.2 Million Government Grants
The Canadian government bequeathed $633,333 from the Infrastructure Stimulus Fund to Lubavitch BC...    
In Central Africa, Chabad Helps Jews Celebrate High Holidays
  Several hours before Rosh Hashanah set in, Chabad Rabbi Shlomo Bentolila found himself in the offices of Joseph Kabila, President of the Democratic Republic…
Sushi in the Sukkah, Pizza in the Hut, Hookah in the Sukkah . . . It’s Holiday Time on Campus
The recent University of Colorado graduate will spend the entire Thursday and Friday assembling...            
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