Wednesday, ‎ / September 23, 2020
Posts by: Shaindle Fogelman
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Celebrating this Year: Sukkot
This week marks Sukkot, the holiday of booths (or huts). The seven-day Festival of Joy comes begins tonight, October 13, at sunset, commemorating the Clouds…
Rosh Hashanah, Not Only a Jewish Celebration
This week, Jewish people the world over will be marking Rosh Hashanah, a holiday commemorating the beginning of creation. In most locations, public schools and…
What’s Joe DiMaggio Got To Do With Chabad?
Joe DiMaggio walks into a Chabad synagogue. This is not a joke. Although he died years ago, Joe has become a friend of our center.…
President of Germany Visits Berlin Rabbi After Attack
But this week, Germany showed its intolerance of the incident when President Frank-Walter Steinmeier showed up on the rabbi’s doorstep. "I have come here to…
Aeroflot Passengers Stranded on Shabbat No More
For the typical traveler, a delay will cause an important event to be missed, vacation days cut short, and work to be postponed. But Shabbat…
Limmud FSU Conference Addresses Anti-Semitism
Leading the commemoration for victims of recent anti-Semitic attacks at Limmud FSU’s second annual conference for Jewish Russian-speakers was Rabbi Avi Bukiet, director of the…
A First for Jamaica: Governor-General Declares Education and Sharing Day
Jamaica, a tiny 4,000 sq. mi. island in the Caribbean, declared April 16, 2019 as Education and Sharing Day. “This is incredibly historic,” says Rabbi…
From Imprisonment To Freedom
It’s a 220 year old celebration. And it happens all over the world. The 19th of Kislev, beginning at sunset on Monday evening and lasting…
Mumbai: On Tenth Anniversary, Nariman House Becomes Nariman Lighthouse
In the decade since Islamic terror group Lashkar-e-Taiba left 166 people in Mumbai dead, including Chabad representatives Rabbi Gavriel and Rivkah Holtzberg, the city has…
Jewish Life Thaws in Remote Arkhangelsk
Government archives show that Arkhangelsk, some 750 miles north of Moscow and more than three degrees higher than Anchorage, Alaska, was once home to two…
Arizona State To Add Kosher Option For Jewish Students
Arizona State University (ASU) is becoming especially friendly to Jewish students. The research university, made up of five campuses across the Phoenix metropolitan area, is…
In Zhitomir, A Community Celebrates Life With A New Torah
A traveling Chabad emissary was left for dead last winter when beaten in an anti-semitic attack at the Zhitomir central train station in Ukraine. This…
Florida Governor Meets With Parkland Chabad Community Leaders
“We cannot just wait to respond to the next crisis. We need to deal with the fundamental moral void and emotional darkness that currently exists…
February Is Jewish Inclusion Month
Inclusion seems to be the buzzword of the year. But what does it mean? This February the Ruderman Chabad Inclusion Initiative has partnered with Friendship…
Moscow’s Jewish Museum Remembers Sobibor
Today in Moscow, Israel’s Prime Ministers Benjamin Netanyahu and Russian President Vladimir Putin paid tribute to the Sobibor uprising. At an exhibition hosted at the…
Kosher At NFC Championship
Last night’s NFC Championship in Philadelphia gave Kosher football fans something to chew on. As the Philadelphia Eagles headed off against the Minnesota Vikings in…
Critical Thinking Meets Chanukah Fun
STEM-based learning has come to Chabad houses, and it’s here to stay. STEM is a new-age curriculum designed to engage children in science, technology, engineering…
Chanukah Lights at the Polish Parliament
Poland’s new Prime Minister was sworn in Tuesday evening, December 12, as Chabad kindled the first light of Chanukah, in the Polish Sejm (Parliament), where…
Chabad Mumbai: Remembering, Rebuilding
Nine years ago this week, terrorists stormed the Nariman Chabad House in Mumbai. Members of the Islamic terror group Lashkar-e-Taiba held Chabad representatives Rabbi Gavriel…
Thinking About Giving Thanks
What are you thankful for? At the 6th annual International TGIS Shabbaton, the hundreds of teenagers who participated said they’re thankful for Shabbat. High school…
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