Sunday, / May 19, 2024
Posts by: Esther Gopin
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St. Thomas: Preparing for Rosh Hashana Amid Irma Recovery
It’s been nearly a week since Hurricane Irma smashed through St. Thomas in the U.S. Virgin Islands on September 6, and Chabad Rabbi Asher Federman…
Torah Receives Royal Welcome in Queensland, AUS
Two hundred people danced through Kewarra Beach’s streets Sunday accompanied by a live band, a passel of photographers, and a ritual canopy. The center of…
Kosher Comes to Jamaica—in the Form of Jerk Falafel
With the opening of the Kosher Hot Spot & Welcome Center in Montego Bay, Chabad of Jamaica is fusing two different food styles into an…
Breaking Bread in Buenos Aires—With 1,499 Friends
Students and young Jewish professionals celebrated Shabbat dinner at the La Rural convention center. They talked and sang and bonded over a three-course catered dinner…
Locals Work Together to Build Merrick’s First Mikvah
It seemed an unlikely prospect that the women of the small suburban community of Merrick-Bellmore-Wantagh in Long Island would one day have their own mikvah.
Stained Glass Windows Shine Light on Mitzvah Campaign
It was a hot August morning in Mequon, Wisconsin, when Rabbi Dovid Rapoport completed the Shacharit services and gently closed his siddur. “I don’t mind…
Arson at Chabad of Las Vegas and Southern Nevada
An arsonist at The Chabad Jewish Center of Las Vegas and Southern Nevada Monday set fire to cars in the building’s parking lot shortly after…
As French Jews Arrive In Israel, Chabad Reaches Out
French students and residents in the port area now have a Chabad center of their own
Reshaping the Jewish Landscape in Northern Arizona
A groundbreaking ceremony this past Sunday, March 26, for the Molly Blank Jewish Community Center, now marks a new era for Flagstaff's Jewish community.
Virginia Tech Fights Back
It was another ordinary Saturday afternoon when Chabad Rabbi Zvi Yaakov Zwiebel stepped out of the Chabad Librescu Jewish Student Center, located just across the…
Chabad at University of Illinois Opens Hospitality House
Students and parents at the University of Illinois Urabana-Champaign now have a place to unwind and spend a quiet night.
Chabad of Vail Overturns 1970s Amendment, Establishes Religious Center
Chabad Jewish Center has just purchased a building to be used as its permanent home, overturning a longstanding amendment in the process.
Hebrew Academy Attempts Guinness World Record for Biggest Latka
Bring on the puns: Huntington Beach community members, along with students and faculty of Hebrew Academy, took the adage “go big or go home” very…
Stapleton Community Unites Across Faiths To Combat Anti-Semitism
After encountering anti-Semitism in their community, Jews and non-Jews unite to show support in Stapleton.
Lehigh University Students Celebrate New Chabad Center
On Sunday, October 30, 2016, Jewish students at Lehigh University in Pennsylvania were celebrating—and it wasn’t because of Halloweekend.
Bethlehem Chabad Purchases Historic Adams House for New Center
Adams House, a local landmark located in Bethlehem, NY, has had a long and varied history. First built in 1838 by Nathaniel Adams, the founder…
A Jewish Wedding In Seoul, South Korea
When Rachel and Jeff Czerniak came to the Chabad rabbi in Seoul asking that he officiate their marriage, they made history with the first Jewish…
It Takes a Community: Vernon Hills Jewish Residents Renovate New Chabad House
When the Susskinds moved their Chabad into new premises, they had to renovate the entire building. Luckily, they didn't have to do it alone.
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