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Gravesite of Rebbe’s Father Designated National Heritage Site
On the rabbi’s 76th yahrtzeit, Kazaky officials and US Commissioner designate National Heritage status
Remembering the Rebbe’s Father
Today in Jewish History, the passing of Rabbi Levi Yitzchak Levi Yitzchak Schneerson (1878-1944), father of the Lubavitcher Rebbe.
The Rebbe’s Yahrzeit
The life of a tzaddik is not a life of the flesh, but a spiritual life consisting wholly of faith, awe, and love of G‑d.
EARTHQUAKE ROCKS ZAGREB
Panic swept residents of Zagreb Sunday morning when, while sheltering at home from the coronavirus, a 5.3 magnitude earthquake--the largest in 140 years--struck the city.
A First for Canberra: Jewish School Opens
The first Jewish school for the Australian Capital Territory and region has opened its doors this week in what is being hailed as a historic…
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…
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,…
Masks for the Elderly in Shanghai
Monday, February 3, Rabbi Shalom Greenberg from Chabad-Lubavitch of Shanghai donned his mask and made his way to the Shanghai Jewish Refugee Museum with a…
Today in Jewish History: Asarah (10) B’Tevet
On the 10th of Tevet in the Hebrew year 3336 (425 BCE), the army of Babylonian emperor Nebuchadnezzar surrounded Jerusalem’s stone walls and laid siege…
Ukraine Chabad Builds Apartment Complex For Emissaries
Yesterday, Chabad of Dnipro, Ukraine, laid the foundation for an apartment complex located near the iconic Menorah Center, one of the largest Jewish community centers…
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…
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).
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…
Chabad Marks Birthday of Movement’s Founder
On 18 Elul, Jewish communities the world over will mark the anniversary of the birthdate for Rabbi Schneur Zalman of Liadi, founder of the Chabad-Lubavitch…
Five New Books For End-of-Summer Reading
There's lots of new books on the market this summer. Many of them have been created especially for the 25th anniversary of the Rebbe's passing.…
Anniversary of Rebbe’s Liberation from Soviet Prison
Today, on the Jewish calendar, marks the 91st anniversary of the miraculous liberation of the late Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Joseph Isaac Schneersohn, from Soviet prison.
Leadership Training Trip to Begin for Young, Jewish Professionals
This upcoming June 16-23, Chabad's Young Professionals program is organizing a leadership trip to Russia for a select group of "ambassadors." Eligibility is restricted to…
Getting High on Jewish Pride
Did someone say Jewish teens are feeling intimidated? Not the two-thousand-five hundred who converged on Manhattan’s Times Square for a spectacular havdalah and Jewish concert…
Five Communal Leaders Share Their Dream Seder Guest
Some of us would have loved to be a fly on the wall at the Seder described in the Haggadah: It happened that Rabbi Eliezer,…
Rabbi Aharon Serebryanski, 86
The Chabad-Lubavitch community world-wide mourns the passing of Rabbi Aaron Serebryanski, director of Austalia's Chabad educational arm.
A Mezuzah for the Minister
He wouldn’t be the Chabad rabbi if he didn’t remember to offer the Jewish minister a mezuzah for her door.
Kids Torah Competition Crowns Championship Winners
Zachary Shapiro, 10, looked out from the stage to his family in the crowd. His hand hovered over the buzzer. The questions came fast, and…
New In Adult Education: Crime And Consequence
Crime, punishment and justice from a distinctly Jewish perspective will be the topic of a new course launched by the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute (JLI).…
Today in Jewish History: Asarah (10) B’Tevet
On the 10th of Tevet in the Hebrew year 3336 (425 BCE), the army of Babylonian emperor Nebuchadnezzar surrounded Jerusalem’s stone walls and laid siege…
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