Thursday, / December 8, 2022
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Giving Back: New Jersey Teens Partner With Local Crisis Helpline
Last year, the New Jersey teens packed care packages that were personally delivered to needy children in Mozambique by Posner. But there are needy people…
Chabad on Call Distributes Seder Kits To Hospitalized And Homebound
There are more Jews attending Passover Seders than Yom Kippur services, according to a Pew Research study, but those spending the Holiday of Freedom in…
Two New Centers Open in Japan in Time for Passover
Two new Chabad centers opened in Japan, just in time for Passover this year, bringing the total in the country up to four. Rabbi Shalom…
Chabad of Sarasota Florida Presents Geriatric Compassionate Care Symposium
This prompted the rabbi to arrange the Dr. Schwartzbaum Geriatric Compassionate Care Symposium, taking place this Sunday. A half-day event, the program features four prominent…
Historic Village in Mexico Welcomes Chabad Presence
There are no traffic lights in the historic village of S. Miguel de Allende, Mexico, but now there is Chabad. Rabbi Daniel and Raizel Huebner,…
Chabad Opens in Chicago Suburb
Illinois just got a new Chabad center! The Chicago suburb of Arlington Heights now has its own Chabad presence. Since moving to the area at…
Holocaust Survivor Meets With Students Pictured In Swastika Photo
The rabbi invited Holocaust survivor Eva Schloss, the stepsister of the famous diarist Anne Frank, to share her story of survival and her message of…
New Pop-Up Restaurant in California Staffed by Adults with Special Needs
The kosher restaurant, which is open for dinner once a month at Chabad of Poway, is an opportunity for individuals with special needs to learn…
Center City, Philly: New Mikvah in Old Synagogue
Center City, Philadelphia is home to some of the oldest synagogues in the United States, like the first Ashkenazic congregation established in the Western Hemisphere…
Atlanta Coworking Space By Day, Addiction Recovery At Night
Awareness about mental illness and addiction has grown in the Jewish community, but there is yet stigma associated with these issues. Jeff’s Place, a cafe…
New Book Celebrates Women
Tapping into the current public focus on women’s empowerment, Boca Beach Chabad in Florida launched a new platform where women’s life journeys, stories, and lessons…
Somebody Has It, Somebody Needs It
The goods and clothing donation exchange is marking thirteen years of humanitarian aid in the tri-state area. They match donors to recipients for almost any…
3,000 Chabad Women Leaders Convene For International Conference
The thirtieth annual International Conference of Shluchos, known as “The Kinus,” begins today in Brooklyn, New York. Over 3,000 women” directors and lay leaders of…
Jewish Leader in the Bronx Inducted into Local Jewish Hall of Fame
This November, the Bronx Jewish Historical Initiative, in conjunction with the Bronx Borough President’s office, inducted its Hall of Fame class of 2018. One of…
Chabad of Short Hills Opens New Space
After decades of running activities out of two small family homes, Chabad of Short Hills, New Jersey opened a state-of-the-art 28,000-square-foot center on a nostalgic…
Old Books Find New Home
In a casual conversation with the inmate librarian at the Grafton Correctional Institute in Ohio, Rabbi Shlomo Elkan learned that the library was in dire…
500 Honor 40 Years of Chabad School on the French Riviera
Over 500 people gathered in the iconic Negresco Hotel this past November to celebrate forty years of the Chabad Kerem Menachem school, directed by Sara…
U.S. Ambassador to Israel Joins Chabad in Packing Staples for the Needy
Every day, dozens of local and visiting volunteers head to the Colel Chabad warehouse in Jerusalem to pack food staples to be distributed to thousands…
Tackling the Text in Braille, JLI Teaches Torah to the Blind
Not one to shy away from a challenge, Rabbi Rivkin called up the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute (JLI), the course creators, known for their cutting-edge…
Chabad House Bowery Goes Apping
A new app was launched by Chabad House Bowery, providing students and young professionals in the Bowery area of Manhattan (including students at NYU) with…
TanyaClass.com Celebrates Completion of Fourteen-Year Series
What started as a class of ten people studying the Tanya at Chabad of the Upper East Side in Manhattan became a global network of…
Synagogue Confiscated By Soviets Now A Jewish Orphanage
In a place where Jewish activities-were once conducted in secret, the Jewish community of Dnipro, Ukraine celebrated the renovation and reopening of its orphanage for…
Ottawa Student Gives Back
More than ten years after he first met the local Chabad representatives, Harley Finkelstein and his wife Lindsay Taub, have decided to give back to…
A Veteran Torah for Veteran Soldiers
What was once an unused, invalid Torah scroll, dedicated to army veterans, is now fully-restored and being used at a Chabad center serving Jewish uniformed…
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