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Posts by: Rivka Chaya Berman
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Chabad-Lubavitch Brings Rosh Hashana Preparations To A Small New England Town
Return to your roots: The call of the High Holiday season took on a vibrant tone at the Jewish New Year Fair hosted by Chabad…
Chabad Expands Jewish Communities in Tennessee’s Top Three Cities
In honor of its Bar-Mitzvah year in Memphis, Chabad of this city home to some 15,000 Jews, purchased six lush acres and a sprawling building…
Chabad-Lubavitch of Greater Boynton Attracts A Young, Booming Community
Opening a brand new preschool with an Italian twist, buying a new 3-acre plot for expansion, and planning for more satellite centers, Chabad of Greater…
Kids on Campus: The Surprising Power of Chabad Babies
At Hofstra University’s Student Union, Mendel Lieberman is a familiar face. Sorority sisters expect him to be at the table next to theirs. Students stop…
Chabad-Lubavitch To Give Palm Harbor Its First Mikvah
Backhoes hungrily bit into the concrete shell of an empty pool to make space for two new mikvahs, the first in Palm Harbor, FL. Jaw…
At Albert Einstein, Med Students Explore Spirituality With Chabad
Today, more than two-thirds of medical schools in the U.S. offer courses on religion, spirituality and medicine. Tomorrow’s doctors are taught to value the prayer…
Chabad School Embraces Multiage Classroom Model
Chabad continues to push the envelope of the possible. While large Chabad schools are important education providers in major cities, Chabad centers increasingly sustain schools…
Before the Bullying Begins: Chabad Educators Explore Character Development
Not a topic normally associated with nice Jewish kids, bullies have garnered a lot of attention lately. According to a study published in the Journal…
Spiritual Children of Chabad Now Reach Out To Others
By now, Bracha Sara Leeds’s degree from UC Berkeley would have paved her way to medical school. But she’s chosen a different road: life as…
Shabbat in an Altoids Tin
Mod design, eco colors and a spiritual message allow FridayLight kits to cross into new frontiers, program director Rabbi Ari Baitelman told Lubavitch.com. Inside each…
Tisha b’Av: Making It A Meaningful Fast Day
Cut off shorts, t-shirts, flip-flops: Israeli backpackers in Thailand don’t shed their travel uniforms when they join Chabad for the saddest day on the Jewish…
On Campus: Chabad Couple Named To New Virginia Tech Librescu Chabad House
In an exclusive interview with Lubavitch.com, Rabbi Yossel Kranz, executive director of Chabad of the Virginias, named the young couple who formally accepted the offer…
A Picture Perfect Friday Night
On the first Friday of the month, hundreds of culture hounds out to sniff and sneer at contemporary paintings and sculptures catch a whiff of…
South Korea, Taiwan, on Chabad’s Summer Itinerary
Before the ink dried on a free trade deal between U.S. and South Korea, a first-time ever import arrived in Seoul: two young Chabad rabbis.…
French Jews Find A Sunny Home in Miami Beach
When French Jews bid au revoir to their country’s laissez faire attitude toward anti-Semitism, where do they go? Israel and French-sections of Canada are classic…
A Six-Day War Inspiration: Forty Years Later, And Still Binding
In the months before the Six Day War earned its name and blazed into the history books as an open miracle, pundits were predicting a…
Asleep at Sinai? Chabad Raises Shavuot Awareness
What if the Torah threw a party and nobody came? Shavuot, the holiday that celebrates G-d’s gift of the Torah to the Jewish people at…
At Year-End: Despite Statistics, Chabad on Campus Deepens Jewish Commitment
When Ethan Samuels clutches a freshly printed diploma in his hands in a few weeks, he will be among the tens of thousands of college…
Teenagers Take Charge
During Zoe Pinter’s freshman year in Frankel Jewish Academy she absorbed notebooks and textbooks full of knowledge, but she learned even more from Matthew. Matthew…
Jewish Outreach: A Lifelong Calling
By the time Rabbi Levi and Brynie Stiefel were old enough to follow their dreams of becoming Chabad representatives, all the major, easily accessible cities…
Ida Crown Academy Honors Chabad Representative
“It’s quite a feat for one woman to be able to change an entire family’s lineage, but Rebbitzen Michla Schanowitz is capable of just that.”…
Chabad of Brandeis: Success Invites New Challenges
For 85 Brandeis University students, Sunday night marked the end of an experimental semester of seminar style Jewish classes.   A paradigm shift for Chabad of…
In Hamburg: Holocaust Remembrance Every Day
In Germany, civil authorities choose to honor the memories of the 6 million on the anniversary of Kristallnacht and the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau. Yet even…
Bringing the Spirit of Freedom to Israel’s Neediest
During the weeklong holiday of Passover, when crisp flatbread represents freedom and horseradish roots the bitterness of slavery, Chabad’s activities can be viewed as so…
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