Friday, ‎ / September 25, 2020
Posts by: R. Wineberg
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Among the Mystics of Safed
Rafi Kaplan wasn’t looking for inspiration. The 22 year old L.A. native, exploring the world with a backpack and a buddy in the early months…
Torah Study in Japan
In most respects, it’s a Torah study class much like any other. Like in thousands of Chabad centers around the world, the class starts up…
Chabad-Lubavitch Holds Regional Conferences
Eighty Chabad emissaries from across the North-Eastern United States—from Portland, Maine to Providence, Rhode Island—convened in New Haven, Connecticut last Sunday for a two- day…
A School Grows in S. Petersburg
From the vantage point of Natan Sharansky, the former Russian refusenik now an Israeli Cabinet Minister, Jewish life in S. Petersburg is looking dramatically different…
Turning Ordinary People into Leaders
When Elizabeth Parks lost her brother in the tragedy of Spetember 11, 200, the Long Island high school student responded in a way that people…
Living Jewish, Feeling Safe, in Muslim Azerbaijan
Hardly a Muslim country in the world today can claim kind hospitality to Jewish people. And yet, in Baku, Azerbaijan, Rabbi Meir Brook is routinely…
Living Jewish in Muslim Azerbaijan
Hardly a Muslim country in the world today can claim kind hospitality to Jewish people. And yet, in Baku, Azerbaijan, Rabbi Meir Brook is routinely…
New Center To Rise in Montreal
The 7-million dollar, 35,000 square-foot full service Jewish community center and synagogue currently under construction in the heart of Hampstead, marks an exciting milestone for…
Torah Center To Rise in Heart of Montreal
The 7-million dollar, 35,000 square-foot full service Jewish community center and synagogue currently under construction in the heart of Hampstead, marks an exciting milestone for…
An Oasis in Paradise
Rolling green hills, lush tropical foliage and picturesque beaches of St. George, Grenada, create a landscape of scenic beauty and tranquility, about as far removed…
An Oasis in Paradise
Rolling green hills, lush tropical foliage and picturesque beaches of St. George, Grenada, create a landscape of scenic beauty and tranquility, about as far removed…
Reaching All Our Children
What to do about kids who just don’t cut the grade in school? How can we save them from falling through the cracks in classrooms…
All Floured Up
Until last week, Teddy Hector thought Matzahs came from a box. At five years old, he could hardly be expected to know better, says his…
Russian Jewry Gives Back
This time last year, over 120 Yeshiva students from the US traveled to 63 far-flung cities in Russia to conduct Passover Seders for Jewish communities…
A Decade of Jewish Unity
Celebrating 10 Years of Chabad in Thailand” was held last Monday at the Brooklyn Marriot Hotel, drawing over three hundred friends and supporters of Chabad…
Chabad Celebrates “Purim Jerusalem” Worldwide
As Chabad centers across the globe ready themselves for the joyous holiday of Purim, which begins tonight at sundown, a new concept in celebrating the…
Jewish Marriages Made In Denmark
Jeppe Lilholt, a native of a small village north of Copenhagen in Denmark was always looking for something to believe in. “I think I always…
Torah Cup Competition for Jewish Children of the Far East
What would it take to unite Jewish kids living in tiny Far East communities so isolated that their closest Jewish friends could be a three-hour…
Children of Shluchim: A Yeshiva of Their Own
High academic standards, a rigorous curriculum and small teacher-student ratios set Yeshivat Tzeiri Hashluchim in Safed, Israel apart from other schools of its kind, says…
A Sense of Permanence
When Jack Mezrahi was growing up in Barranquilla, Colombia, a small city one hour from the capital, most Jewish people he knew were on their…
An Anchor for Jewish Life: Downtown Chicago
In architect Daniel Coffey’s drawing of the Center for Jewish Life in Downtown Chicago, large panes of glass are all that stand between most of…
What Makes Them Tick? Chabad-Lubavitch Women On Home Turf
Sylvia Rothblum came to New York from Munich last week “not knowing what to expect,” she admits. Vice President of Warner Brothers in Germany, Switzerland,…
Microsoft’s New Neighbor
The very last thing Ron Aaron expected to find on the Microsoft Campus in Redmond, Washington was a lunch-hour Talmud class. Aaron, a program tester…
MAGEN: Counter Missionary Force Fights Soul Snatchers
A flyer appears in a Russian city inviting the Jewish community to celebrate Shabbat. Illustrated with Jewish symbols, it offers dinner and inspiration at no…
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