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Purim Notes From The Chasidic Rebbes
Mordechai “The Jew” Mordechai was a Benjaminite, but he is called “Yehudi,” literally meaning a descendant of the tribe of Yehudah. Likewise, the Megillah refers…
Unfurling The Scroll: Part 2
Women in leadership share some of the salient points in the Story of Esther that are instructive to them in their own lives.
Unfurling The Scroll: Part 1
Women in leadership share some of the salient points in the Story of Esther that are instructive to them in their own lives.
A Homecoming
Rabbi Shmuel and Shterni Freedman arrived with their baby in December, just as the annual Chabad menorah lighting was about to begin. The community turned…
Today In Jewish History: The Passing Of The Rebbes Wife
Today marks a notable date in Chabad history: 22 (Chof-Beis) Shevat, the 32nd anniversary of the passing of Rebbetzin Chaya Moussia Schneerson, wife of the…
Remembering the Life of Rebbetzin Chaya Moussia Schneerson
Greatness comes in many forms. Often we imagine the character of a giant...
Feeling Stuck? Roll On!
When the Chabad rabbi of Los Alamitos was feeling stuck some months ago, he wrote a song. “I thought about the Jews who came before…
New Shluchim to Casa Grande, AZ
Casa Grande, located approximately halfway between Phoenix and Tuscon in Arizona is quickly becoming a city of choice for families and individuals looking for cheaper,…
Today in Jewish History: 10 (Yud) Shevat
Yud Shvat is the anniversary of the passing of Rabbi Yosef Yitzchak Schneersohn, sixth Rebbe of Lubavitch, of blessed memory, (5710/1950). On the same day,…
New Shluchim to Tracy, CA
As many people transferred to a work-from-home model during the last year due to COVID restrictions, many, especially those with young children, began to look…
College-Level Courses for Jewish Teens Picks Up Pace
CTeen U, the Chabad teen program will be launching a new college-accredited course in February. The 14-week Spring course, titled “Introduction to Jewish Law,” a…
Today In Jewish History: 20 Teves
Today in Jewish History: 20 Teves, Passing Of Maimonides The “Rambam,” acronym for Rabbi Moshe ben (son of) Maimon, passed away today, the 20th of…
New Shluchim to Burien, WA
Rabbi Moshe and Devorah Wolff have been appointed to establish a new Chabad center to service the cities of Burien, Federal Way, and the surrounding…
SOTW: Kosher in Indiana
The strange, funny and meaningful things that happen out in the trenches as Chabad representatives go about their business . . .
Today in Chabad History: 5 Tevet
On the 5th of Tevet (Hei Teves) in 1987, the extensive library of the sixth Rebbe, Rabbi Yosef Yitzchak Schneerson, was declared as belonging to…
Talmud Teasers: Teacher Training
The word Chanukah in Hebrew comes from the same root as chinuch—education, and, indeed, one of the central messages of Chanukah concerns the significance of…
Do Menorahs Belong in the Public Square?
The public menorah has become a ubiquitous symbol at shopping malls, parks and public spaces the world over. But arguments over holiday displays and the…
Sofia, Bulgaria: Fire Destroys Home, Chabad Family of 12 Safe
A Saturday night fire sparked by an electric short, left the home of the city’s Chabad representatives and their ten children a charred skeleton.
19 Kislev: Rosh Hashana of Chassidut
Yud-Tes Kislev, also known as the "Chag HaGeulah—The Holiday of Redemption," or the "Rosh Hashana of Chassidut," begins tonight and continues until sundown tomorrow. On…
SOTW: Shabbos Goy
The strange, funny and meaningful things that happen out in the trenches as Chabad representatives go about their business . . .
Ckids International Crowns Australia’s First ‘JEWQ Champion’
Ethan Ickowiz from JEMS Bondi, NSW is the new JEWQ Champion. Ckids International crowned Ethan “Ultimate JewQ champion of Australia” at the JEWQ grand finale…
14 Kislev, 1928: Marriage of the Rebbe and Rebbetzin
It was on today’s Hebrew date in November of 1928 that the marriage of the Rebbe and Rebbetzin, Menachem Mendel and Chaya Mushka Schneerson, took…
Today in Chabad History: 9 (Tes) Kislev
The 9th of Kislev marks both the birthday and passing of the Mitteler Rebbe (the second Chabad Rebbe), Rabbi Dov Ber of Lubavitch (1773-1827).
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