Tuesday, / November 29, 2022
Posts by: Yoni Brown
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Celebrating Gains in Jewish Life at Largest Ever Chabad Conference
Record-breaking attendance at this year’s International Conference of Chabad-Lubavitch Emissaries, set to take place this weekend in Brooklyn, New York, highlights a year of continued…
Kenosha, Wisconsin, Gets New Jewish Home in Stunning Turnaround
After three years of meticulous planning fell apart, Rabbi Tzali and Rivkie Wilschanski found a new home for their 118-year-old Jewish community in just three…
A Rabbi, a State Senator, and Seven Hundred Winter Coats for Ukrainian Orphans
Rabbi JJ Hecht and Senator Ray Lesniak gifted toys and designer winter coats to over seven hundred orphaned Ukrainian children, and got a glimpse of…
After Joyous Sukkot, Long Road Ahead for Fort Myers Jewish Community
The Chabad of Fort Myers community took time out from urgent repairs and water-damaged homes to celebrate a “phenomenal” community Sukkot complete with dancing.
Jewish Community and Culture Comes to Life in Martha’s Vineyard
Ahead of the summer of 2022, the Alperowitzes booked a one-way ticket to the island on the ferry and launched Chabad of Martha’s Vineyard out…
Holidays after the Hurricane: Chabad of Cape Coral Observes Yom Kippur
Despite flooded streets, power outages, and evacuations, Cape Coral’s Jewish community came together for Yom Kippur services at Rabbi Yossi Labkowski’s Chabad center
Chabad Centers Gear Up for Relief Efforts in Hurricane-Battered West Florida
With thousands still trapped by Hurricane Ian’s storm surge, local Florida Chabad centers are offering a helping hand, delivering meals, and coordinating rescue and cleanup…
Chabad of Puerto Rico Preps for New Year While Delivering Post-Hurricane Aid
In the wake of the severe damage to Puerto Rico’s infrastructure this week, caused by Hurricane Fiona, Rabbi Mendel Zarchi has worked with U.S. companies…
To Grow or to Give?
On Rosh Hashanah, we reflect on Elkanah and Chana’s different approaches to the value of self-development, and how it relates to the value of helping…
Historic Moment for Jewish Life and Leadership
(Cambridge, MA) — In a first for Jewish student life on campus, Harvard Chabad announces the establishment of the Harvard Chabad Endowment for Jewish Leadership,…
The Cryptography of Blessings
When Rabbi Shimon bar Yochai’s son came for blessings, why did the Sages respond with hurtful words?
Russia’s Rabbis Issue Joint Resolution at Emergency Conference in Moscow
Over seventy-five rabbis who lead Russia’s Jewish communities issued a joint resolution reaffirming their commitment to remain at their posts, and calling for peace
No Muzzles in the Field of Life
How does G-d fulfill the mitzvah to “not muzzle an ox when it treads the grain”?
Young Professional Keeps Her First Shabbat On “CYP Encounter” in Panama City
Shely Finberg surprised her own rebbetzin by keeping Shabbat for the first time while on a Chabad-run jungle getaway
Israeli Terror Victim Teens Gifted Tefillin and Shabbat Candlesticks on Canadian Trip
A Montreal community member surprised a group of teenage terror victims from Israel on Shabbat, August 20, by offering to donate a pair of tefillin…
Marching to the Song of Victory
What can the Jewish way of preparing for battle teach us about affecting change in our lives and the world around us?
After Fire Destroys Delaware Student Center, Chabad Builds Eight Times Bigger
Two years after arson destroyed the Jewish Student Center at the University of Delaware, Rabbi Avremel and Shulie Vogel broke ground on a new center,…
A Jewish Community Unites, Celebrates Jewish Life at Akron Family Festival
A resurgence of summer Jewish Family Festivals is bringing Jewish communities together for delicious deli sandwiches and Jewish culture in parks and synagogues across America
Trailblazing Former CTeener to Open Innovative Atlanta CTeen Center
Once a CTeener himself, Dovid Goldschmidt and his wife Talya are opening an innovative CTeen center in Atlanta, GA.
Georgia Native Returns as Chabad Rabbi
Rabbi Chaim grew up just north of Atlanta in a home that was traditional, but didn’t practice all the particulars of a religious Jewish lifestyle
The Evening Shema: The Perfect Place to Begin
Parshat Ve’eschanan contains probably the most well-known verse of the Torah, the Shema. The Talmud opens with the Mishnah’s discussion of the Shema. In particular…
Triple the Numbers! CTeen Summer Inspires Jewish Pride for Public School Students
Yakov Vinnik went from being asked to wrap tefillin at the White House, to sharing the mitzvah with a fellow Jew in Warsaw, Poland. That's…
Tisha B’Av and Mount Nebo
The Book of Devarim is thematically tied to spiritual descent and yet hints at the Ultimate Redemption. Is there a spiritual treasure buried in exile?
Chabad of Illinois’ “First Responders” Prepare to Confront Mental Health Crisis
On July 24 and 25, one hundred Chabad emissaries gathered for a Mental Health training conference in the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Northbrook, Illinois, just…
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