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Posts by: Rena Greenberg
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Tu B’Shevat: Where’s the Fruit?
But in fact this plant-based holiday takes place in the middle of winter. Considering that the fruits of the trees haven’t yet begun to grow,…
Jewish Life Grows at McGill University
After being displaced from their campus Chabad House digs for some three years, hundreds of Jewish students who find a haven at Chabad of McGill…
Terror on the French Riviera: Nice Jewish Community Reels From Attack
The girls saw tens of people killed, including “babies in carriages and elderly,” before they ran to take shelter in a nearby restaurant.
Jewish and Lost in Mormon Country
In 1996, a young rabbi walked onto the grounds of Youthcare, a residential treatment center for troubled teens in Provo, Utah on a mission. He…
If You Build, They Come
The spa-like ritual bath has has been lauded in local media for its beauty and elegance, drawing hundreds of visitors eager to have a look…
Women’s Mikveh To Open in Nigeria
West Africa will open the doors to its very first state-of-the-art mikveh in late spring 2016.
Elevating Life Inside America’s Prisons
As the iron cell door clanged shut behind her, 37-year-old Marcia Singer* felt herself going numb. Staring down at her prison issued jumpsuit she thought…
Kivun: A New Model for Jewish Charter School Children
A group of second graders sit in a circle in a colorful New York City classroom as their teacher leads them in a guided meditation…
Chabad of Cambodia Acquires New Center for Growing Activities
Located in Daun Penh district’s Chaktomuk commune, the new facility will serve Cambodia’s small expatriate Jewish community,
Chanukah Lights Will Illuminate Paris After All
In the weeks since the heinous attacks last month that killed and wounded hundreds, Paris police prohibited large public gatherings and events as a heightened…
Chabad Turns the Lens on Jewish Teens, Young Jewish Professionals
Some 75 young Chabad couples were appointed emissaries to communities around the globe over the past 12 months with the intention of cultivating two particular…
Where BDS Threatens, Jewish Pride Beckons
As a direct response to the rising anti-Semitism and anti-Israel sentiment nationwide, Chabad on Campus headquarters will be opening 19 new campus centers across North…
Shabbat for A Million? International Project Gains Traction
The Shabbos Project anticipates the participation this weekend, October 23-24, by possibly a million Jewish individuals and families worldwide in the observance and celebration of…
For Donetsk’s Jews A New Year Begins With Hope But Not Enough Help
Dina Vishedski and her six children fled the war-torn city a year ago, at the end of August, when the bombing and gunfire made it…
100 Year Celebration of Kazan’s Historic Synagogue
Kazan, the capital of Russia’s Muslim-majority autonomous republic of Tatarstan, celebrated the 100th year anniversary of its grand central synagogue this week. In preparation for…
Helping Jews Meet & Marry
Pamela Kandil and David Danciger’s “Meet Cute” is a jet-setting tale of Jewish dating with a uniquely European flair. Seated next to each other at…
In The Footsteps of Their Parents
At a time when other faith communities are experiencing a dearth of young religious leadership, within Chabad there are many like Mendel and Avremel: 20…
Bethesda, Chevy Chase Jewish Communities See Remarkable Growth
Spurred to action by one woman who “gave of herself 110%” to build facts-on-the-ground, inspire meaningful connections and a joyful Jewish present, this is a…
Chabad Families, Communities, Grow in Small, Remote Communities
A growing number of Chabad couples who give up the material bounty and spiritual security of life in a developed, Jewish community, choosing instead to…
Jewish Teen Volunteers Take “Power” Prize
Chloe Dahan, 13 and Jamie Zimmerman, 14, spent the summer before their 8th grade year avidly planning the various details of a new performing-arts program…
Unseen, Unheard, Poor Philadelphia Demographic Becomes Community Concern
Philadelphia’s Jewish Relief Agency a meeting ground for goodness
France: In Face of Anti-Semitism, Jews Deepen Identity
Friday's terror siege on a kosher supermarket in France, in which four people were killed, is the most recent of anti-Semitic violence that has targeted…
Town with “No Jews” Gets Its Own Jewish Center
Back in 1850, Solano County’s Indian Chief didn’t bargain for a Chabad Center, but chances are he’d be a proud man today knowing that one…
Building Bridges Across the Ocean with Israel Connect
An innovative program recently established in canada is fast becoming an international story of building bridges that answers with a resounding “yes.”
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