Wednesday, ‎ / September 23, 2020
Posts by: Miriam Davids
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Sober and Spiritual
Some 100 Americans die every day from drug overdose. According to the Center for Disease Control, drug abuse is now the leading cause of fatalities…
Attractive Jewish Community Grows Up in Canberra
By official census numbers there are some 600 Jews in all of Canberra. But Rabbi Feldman says there are more than 1200, and even more…
Albanian Jews Slowly Reclaim Heritage, Muslims Bound by Besa Help
With no infrastructure for so long, the deep-rooted desire by Albanians Jews to reclaim a lost heritage has gone unanswered until now.
Netanyahu Recalls Rebbe’s Advice: Dispel Lies, Darkness, With Truth
"You will go into a house of lies," he said the Rebbe told him. 
President of Dominican Republic Meets With Chabad Leadership
President of the Dominican Republic, Mr. Leonel Fernandez visited the international headquarters of Chabad-Lubavitch...              
Chabad of Sweden: Jewish Community Stands With Israel
 The recent article in a mainstream Swedish newspaper claiming that Israeli soldiers harvested body organs from Palestinians has many in Sweden’s Jewish community deeply...    
Once in a Rare Sun: Birkat Hachamah
(lubavitch.com) The waxing and waning of the moon is regularly celebrated in Jewish life. The Jewish calendar is based on the lunar cycle, familiar to…
In FSU, Chabad Schools Educate Students in Living Jewishly
(lubavitch) Zhitomir, Ukraine–Their grandparents were forced to hide their Jewish identity, and their parents didn't know details of an identity to hide. But increasingly, students…
Got Question? Askmoses Website Counts More Than 1 Million Questions
(lubavitch.com) Askmoses.com, possibly the largest online Jewish knowledge base, took its one millionth chat session recently, garnering a spot on CBS's 6:15 Spotlight. After 10 years…
Judge Orders Russia To Report on Status of Chabad Library
(lubavitch.com) In the case of Chabad-Lubavitch vs. Russia, US District Court Judge Royce C. Lamberth today accepted Chabad’s request to deny Russia’s legal counselors release…
Chabad of Wall Street to Launch Fundraiser With New Torah Scroll
(lubavitch.com) Chabad-Lubavitch of Wall Street has disclosed plans to launch a fundraiser and dedicate the writing of a new Torah scroll in memory of the…
Visit to Israel Confirms Mayor Bloomberg’s Support of Israel’s Strike Against Hamas
(lubavitch.com) Returning Monday from a solidarity visit to Israel, Mayor Michael Bloomberg held a press conference with the media and representatives of Jewish organizations in…
New Rabbinical Yeshiva To Open in New York City’s Financial District
(lubavitch.com) Chabad-Lubavitch of Wall Street will be opening a yeshiva in the world financial district this week. The new international Yeshivat Hakedoshim, named for the…
Slain Professor Librescu’s Widow, Son, Students Honored At NCFJE Dinner
(lubavitch.com) In his opening remarks at Sunday night’s annual dinner of the NCFJE (National Committee for the Furtherance of Jewish Education), Rabbi Sholom B. Hecht,…
Jewish Life On Campus Grows With Chabad
(lubavitch.com) Jamie Zebrak, a senior at the University of Oregon, has seen Jewish involvement on campus grow five-fold since she started here as a freshman.…
Novosibirsk: Purim Will Be Joyful Despite Anti-Semitic Posters
(lubavitch.com/lns) Authorities in Novosibirsk have yet to determine who was behind the anti-Semitic posters put up on the doors of residential buildings in this Siberian…
Women, Children of Arab/Jewish Intermarriages Seek Help From Chabad
While the topic of how to reach out to children of intermarried couples animates discussion in communities, synagogues and schools, it’s a whole different brew—with…
Stranded in the Brutal Cold: Chabad to the Rescue
Some claim that the last time the mercury fell to 30 below zero in Russia, it was 1927; others say it’s a ten year cycle.…
Chabad: Sent As Angels To Watch Over Us
She’s ten years old today, but the last five years of her life have been robbed of the carefree innocence characteristic for children this age.…
Forward, March, Together!
To Jewish boys impatient for the chance to beat a drum in a marching band, and little girls who fancy twirling a tasseled baton, Lag…
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