Tuesday, / April 13, 2021
Posts by: Mussi Sharfstein
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New Chabad to Open in Zambia
Rabbi Shlomo Bentolila, Director of Chabad of Central Africa, announced his intent to open a new Chabad center in Zambia in memory of his wife,…
Travel Deals, Points, Miles, And a Jewish Burial
How anonymous points hobbyists helped complete the burial of Dr. Jay Goldstein
Nature & Nurture at New Colorado Chabad Campus
Everything in Colorado circles back to outdoor recreation, and Chabad of South Metro Denver’s new $6 million campus is no exception.
A Moment of Silence, a Year of Hard Work
Larry Pearson does not have school-aged children. He isn’t a teacher. Nor is he a rabbi. So why is he attending local school board meetings?
If the Shirt Fits, Pass It On
Cancer patients are already finding support, financial assistance, home-cooked meals, and even wigs at The Circle of Hope center in Merrick, Long Island. Now, they’re…
Turning Lament to Laughter
“I will never forget that horrific day,” says Rabbi Friedman. “I’ll never forget when Andy told me his daughter was probably among the fatalities. And…
Today in Jewish History: 24 Tevet, Passing of Rabbi Schneur Zalman of Liadi, founder of Chabad Lubavitch
The end of 1812 found Rabbi Schneur Zalman of Liadi, also known as the Alter Rebbe, journeying through small towns and villages, distancing himself and…
Driving Rural Georgia
The last place Rabbi Chaim Markovits expected to hear an authentic, heimish Yiddish with a Brooklyn accent was in Macon, Georgia (pop. 150,000).
New Jewish Cemetery for Southwest Florida
A new Jewish cemetery was consecrated in Fort Myers last week under the leadership of Rabbi Yitzchok Minkowicz of Chabad Lubavitch of Southwest Florida.
Monday is CTeen’s Kippah Day: Answer to anti-Semitism
As Jewish organizations worldwide stand in solidarity and unite to fight anti-Semitism, Jewish teen boys all over the world are doing their part on January…
Seven Menorahs in North East, London: A Grateful Man Gives Back
When Grant was a child in the sixties, living in Stamford Hill, in a non-observant home just two streets away from the Lubavitch Foundation of…
Chabad Rabbis Join Substance Use Disorders Educational Initiative
18.7 million Americans have a substance use disorder. That’s one in twelve adults. Joining the fight against addiction are three Atlanta-area Chabad rabbis, who have…
Amidst A Decline in Synagogues, Chabad Builds in Stony Brook
Village Chabad Stony Brook just built a new $4.6 million, 13,000 sq. ft. Jewish center in the heart of the New York town. “We are…
Miami and Rostov Bat Mitzvah Girls Celebrate Together
When Ava Greenwald celebrated her bat mitzvah last September in Bal Harbour, Florida, her parents went all-out. The party included a DJ, a special dress,…
Chabad Counts Over 130 New Emissary Couples Since Last Year’s Conference
The thirty-first annual International Conference of Shluchim is taking place this weekend in Brooklyn, New York. Among the 5,800 directors and lay leaders of Chabad…
Hungarian Government Recognizes Chabad of Hungary
Today, the government of Hungary officially recognized EMIH, the Orthodox Jewish Communities Association, the umbrella organization of Chabad of Hungary, granting them “special status.
Amid Unrest, New Emissaries Join Chabad of Hong Kong
Rabbi Mordechai and Goldie Avtzon at Chabad of Hong Kong are maintaining steady calm and focus. Last month, they recruited Rabbi Chaim and Menuchy Birnhack…
Isolated, But Not Alone
What’s it like to keep a kosher home where kosher food isn’t available? Or to give your children a Jewish education where none exists? The…
Poway Street Renamed For Terror Victim
“This is an important moment to pay tribute to a life ended far too soon and one more special than I think we will ever…
Montenegro Appoints Country’s First Chief Rabbi
On Thursday, Montenegro, in the Balkans, appointed its first Chief Rabbi, at the opening ceremony of the Mahar conference.
Hot Meals and Warm Jewish Spirit Uplift Stranded Passengers in Barcelona
After technical delays forced a Norwegian airline traveling from Israel to New York to land in Barcelona, Spain, more than 100 passengers found themselves stranded…
Breaking Ground In Clearwater
One hundred and fifty community members gathered to break ground and lay the cornerstone of the new Feldman Campus for Jewish Life and the Tabacinic…
Historic: Two Synagogues and Two Torahs at the Banks of the Danube
At the shores of the Danube River, seventy-five years after 20,000 Jews were murdered there, the Jewish community of Budapest, Hungary celebrated this week the…
Chabad Regains Rights to Krakow Synagogue Before High Holy Days
Judge Jacek Blat of the court of Krakow ruled today that the Izaak synagogue must be returned to Chabad of Krakow and reopened to the…
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