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Lubavitch.com Launches New Podcast
Lamplighters: Stories From Chabad Emissaries On The Jewish Frontier is a bimonthly podcast focusing on Chabad emissaries, or shluchim, their personal struggles and the people…
Today in Jewish History: Kfar Chabad Established
The village of Kfar Chabad was established 72 years ago today.
SOTW: Car Noise
The strange, funny, and meaningful things that happen out in the trenches as Chabad representatives go about their business . . .
Return To Chengdu
The Chabad emissaries in Chengdu, China must leave in a hurry to protect their children, and the community they built with love and care falls…
Book Notes
Scott Frank is a business executive. Yossi Lerman is a Chabad rabbi. Both have been on a quest to find more joy in life.
Talmud Teasers: Moses, Miracles & Matzah
Passover is packed with more traditions, customs, and historic significance than any other holiday on the Jewish calendar. The Talmud dedicates considerable discussion to these,…
Today In Chabad History: Bais Iyar
Today in Chabad History: Today is Bet (2) Iyar, the birthday of Rabbi Shmuel of Lubavitch, also known as the Rebbe Maharash. Rabbi Shmuel was…
SOTW: My Child’s Kvetching
The strange, funny, and meaningful things that happen out in the trenches as Chabad representatives go about their business . . .
Personal Journeys: A Child of the Holocaust
Dozens of eyes silently follow the slender man on the speaker's dais. The only sound in the hall is his voice, which captivates the audience.…
A Stranger in the Land
I had never seen thirty-three degrees Fahrenheit on the weather forecast. My English isn’t great, and I felt so alone.
Five Communal Leaders Share Their Dream Seder Guest
We asked Chabad representatives to tell us which biblical, Talmudic or medieval personality they'd like to have at their Seder table.
The Haggadah Collection At The Library Of Agudas Chassidei Chabad
The prestigious Haggadah collection of Chabad’s Central Library began in December 1924, when the sixth Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Yosef Yitzchak Schneersohn, acquired the collection of…
Frissons Of Redemption
The theme of redemption is universal, and, perhaps this year more than ever, it resonates on many levels. Here, we invited some writers and poets…
“And You Shall Tell Your Child” Part 1
We asked individuals engaged in various Jewish educational models to explore "how we might better nurture Jewish children today to grow proud to identify with…
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,…
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