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Posts by: Rivka Chaya Berman
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International Conference Draws Chabad Women in Leadership To Study
(Lubavitch.com/LNS) Perusing the instructions a Chabad leader leaves behind before she attends the annual Shluchos Convention in New York is exhausting. It takes lists, sticky…
In Remote Halifax, A Jewish Community Comes Into Its Own
(Lubavitch.com/LNS) Nova Scotia’s most populated city with a Jewish community 1800 strong is far, far away from major centers of Jewish life. It’s an eighteen-hour…
While Jewish Birth Rates Lag Chabad Encourages Growing Families
Jewish People Policy Planning Institute reported that Jewish women in their 30s in the U.S. had about 1.2 children, while the general U.S. population checked…
Chabad Flagship Yeshiva: A Winter Break Destination
(lubavitch.com/LNS) David Altman figures he’s in for a lot of vacuuming when he gets home. His wife, Alicia, pregnant with their fourth child, gave him…
Mayanot Yeshiva Opens Women’s Division in Jerusalem
(Lubavitch.com/LNS) The graduating senior has had her last Chabad on campus Shabbat dinner; the birthrightisrael experience is over. But the idea is to keep that…
Chabad-Lubavitch Announces Partnership With Bramson ORT
(Lubavitch.com) Merkos L’inyonei Chinuch, the educational arm of the Chabad-Lubavitch movement, announced the establishment of a new Jewish vocational training school in partnership with International…
While Tunisian Jewry Dwindles, Many Recall A Leader With Love and Awe
(Lubavitch.com) In the eyes of census takers, the Jews of Tunisia are circling the drain. Since 1948, they’ve experienced a 99% population drop, with fewer…
Chabad of Upper Midtown Launches Building Campaign
On a chilly Sunday night last week,  just across the street from the U.N., New York City moms and dads and their preschoolers, museum patrons…
Rome Municipality Posts Chanukah Billboards City-Wide
City officials plastered Rome with 500 signs wishing all of its citizens, Buon Chanukà, proclaiming the holiday’s dates and urging everyone to attend Chabad’s 20th…
Menorah-Topped Cars A Growing Trend
Like chocolate coins in plastic mesh bags, Chabad rabbis driving around with menorahs strapped atop their cars are familiar sights during Chanukah. A surprising trend…
Chabad at University at Madison, Wisconsin, To Open New Building on Campus
Recently, a young UW student approached Chabad's Rabbi Mendel Matusof with a request for private study sessions. The student’s father had studied a book in…
In Denmark, Chabad-Lubavitch Draws Assimilated Jews Back In
Of the 30 children who will be attending Chabad of Copenhagen’s Vinter Lejr, winter overnight camp, a good many will arrive a day late, after…
Chabad to Bring Chanukah Light to Recovering Substance Abusers
When Jewish substance abusers in recovery receive permission to light up, it’s usually a cigarette – one of the few vices allowed in treatment centers…
Jewish Children in Public School: Chabad to Combat Assimilation
A conspicuous 66% of Jewish kids are missing in action. They are, according to National Jewish Population and Avi Chai studies, the number of Jewish…
Down Under, Chabad Builds A Kitchen, Everyone’s At the Table
In Sydney, a 3,200 square foot example of Chabad’s service to the community at large opened. “Our Big Kitchen” housed in a basement space excavated…
Jew, Gentile, Everyone’s Sitting At Chabad’s Kitchen Table Down Under
In Sydney, a 3,200 square foot example of Chabad’s service to the community at large opened. “Our Big Kitchen” housed in a basement space excavated…
Shabbaton Happy, College Students Deepen Jewish Identity With Chabad
Quadrupling its usual Shabbat dinner attendance, Chabad of USC had no choice but to put up a vast outdoor tent to accommodate all the students that…
Chabad Opens Student Center At Vanderbilt University
Of the top 20 American universities still without a Chabad-Lubavitch Campus center, only two remained. One was the private Catholic university Notre Dame. The other,…
Chabad Boosts Jewish Activity in Small Suburbs
Next month’s meeting between Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert will turn international media attention to Annapolis. But one Jewish…
Chabad “Heightens Spiritual, Moral Consciousness of City,” Mayor Says
Mayor Terry Bellamy proclaimed a “Chabad Day of Goodness and Kindness” in honor of Chabad of Western North Carolina’s inauguration of its new home on…
On Campus: After Katrina, Chabad Builds New Student Center At Tulane
Two years after Hurricane Katrina put Chabad of Tulane’s plans for expansion on hold indefinitely, a new 6,000 square foot Rohr Chabad Student Center, with…
Ottawa’s Largest Sukkah Expands
Ottawa’s largest sukkah now has a living room and a fireplace, bringing real Jewish warmth to Chabad Jewish Youth Library’s holiday activities. Chabad Jewish Youth…
At Johns Hopkins Chabad: Students and Non-Students Come For Yom Kippur
In the snazzy Inn at the Colonnade, across the street from Johns Hopkins University, half the assembled crowd clattering across the gleaming marble lobby to…
Chabad Offers Women of Bucks County Reprieve From The Mommy Wars
In Newtown, PA, they’ve called a truce on the Mommy Wars. Much has been made over full time moms and working world moms facing off…
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