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Posts by: Tzipora Reitman
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Wine, Torah, and Song
After years of intensive training and a brilliant debut, a budding opera star took a trip to Israel and finally found his voice.
Fighting For His Life, A Rabbi Inspires Music and Mitzvot
Sarah Dukes is sure that her comatose husband hears the music she plays for him. The accomplished composer sits at her piano every night, her fingers…
Popping Bottles With Intention
“I’m still popping bottles, but instead of popping them at a bar or nightclub, it’s at the Shabbat table. It’s the same hustle but with…
Demand Soars for DIY Seder Kits
The COVID-19 pandemic during the days leading up to Passover challenges Chabad to help people throughout the world celebrate the holiday while sheltering in place,…
Learning Leadership, Life Skills, Love At South Florida Jewish Academy
They come from public schools, day schools, and yeshivahs, from homeschool and from no school. Fewer than half have diagnosed disabilities. Others are academically gifted,…
Florida Community Steps Up to Bring Holiday Joy
In celebration of its 40th year, Chabad of South Broward, Florida, has launched a campaign to raise $40,000 for needy families in their area. Rabbi…
New $7 Million Chabad Center Opens in Flagstaff
Flagstaff, AZ - Dr. Merrill and Rhoda Abeshaus were among Northern Arizona’s pioneers of Jewish life back in the 1970s. When in 2006, they heard…
Come From Away: A 9/11 Broadway Musical’s Holy Message
Sudak’s ordeal is dramatized in Come From Away, a Tony award-winning musical in which his character plays a key role. The show is still running…
Union College Chabad Celebrates First Shavuot with a Torah of its Own
When Sara Covelli walked across the stage at Union College last spring and accepted a rolled parchment proclaiming that she had earned her bachelor’s degree…
South London’s First Kosher Shop Honors Memory of Rabbi’s Slain Brother
London's new kosher shop had previously operated informally out of the home of Rabbi Nissan and Sarah Dubov, who founded Chabad of Wimbledon in 1988.…
Nurturing Leaders and Influencers at Chabad of Princeton University
“Chabad at Princeton was the first place I saw a Jewish community that was truly and equally open to Jews of all kinds””Jews whose theory…
When is a Hill Not Just a Hill?
The natural playground is a living outdoor classroom where the children’s natural curiosity leads them to study caterpillars and collect millipedes. The playground uses materials…
After Hate Crime, People of Flagstaff Show their Hearts
On Monday, March 25, Rabbi Dovie Shapiro, director of Chabad of Flagstaff with his wife Chaya, was horrified to discover vandalism at the construction site…
Rashi’s Campus Rises
The event brought a measure of consolation and optimism to the 800 people who came to celebrate the grand opening of Rashi’s Campus, the magnificent…
Princeton Chabad Breaks Bread — And Barriers
For the first time in the Princeton Club’s history, a kosher caterer took full charge of the facility, serving a kosher sit-down dinner for 130…
A Magnet for Millenials: Chabad Builds on Atlanta’s Beltline
“The growth of Intown Atlanta points to the need for a reimagined urban Jewish community center,” says Rabbi Eliyahu Schusterman, who, together with his wife,…
Vanderbilt: An American Campus Where Jewish Students Feel Safe and Welcome
When the Chabad rabbi walks the streets of Nashville, he’ll often be greeted by strangers. “Bless you, rabbi!” or “Bless Israel, we pray for you,”…
The Case for Religious Freedom: the Struggle to Expand a NJ Synagogue
Rabbi Dov Drizin never imagined that his Chabad House would become the centerpiece of a federal lawsuit. Arriving in suburban Pascack Valley, New Jersey, he…
How To Help Victims of California’s Most Destructive Fire
“The Zwiebels provided us with food and some gelt just to tide us over,” said Randy, who likes to pepper his sentences with Yiddish phrases.…
The Future Is Here: Tuition-Free Jewish Day School in Myrtle Beach
Can Jewish day school education ever be tuition-free? Leah Aizenman analyzed the question. And then she acted. Under her leadership as Chabad representative in Myrtle…
The Abiding Optimism of Chabad Emissaries in Africa
When Paul told the visiting students about his father’s situation, they arranged to visit him after the holiday. “According to the map, Kitengela seemed to…
Rohr Chabad House University of Wisconsin Nearly Triples Its Space
The new construction gives students 10,000 sq. feet of space over the current 4,000. The $4 million project gained major support from the Irwin A.…
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