Monday, / June 17, 2024
Posts by: Yoni Brown
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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…
Jeff Brought Chabad to Guelph, Now It Carries His Name
This July, on Jeff’s yahrzeit, the Dr. Jeff & Lisa White Chabad of Guelph was dedicated in his honor
It’s the Going There, Not the Getting There
Torah records the forty-two journeys. Why was it necessary to recount every step of the way?
Kids Roll Up Their Sleeves and Learn Judaism at New JCrafts Center
In southern Maryland, Jewish kids are having a blast and learning Judaism at Rabbi Levi Raskin’s immersive educational center
Bar Mitzvah Lessons, 21st-Century Edition
Rabbi Aryeh Weinstein has seen the damage left in the wake of careless bar and bat mitzvah lessons.
El Paso Independent School District Becomes First to Adopt ‘ARK’
An initiative encouraging routine charity is gaining a foothold in American public schools and places of business
Second-Oldest Building in Finland is Chabad’s Newest Center
After two decades of communal growth and half a decade of renovations, and with the help of an old friend from Bogata, Columbia, Chabad of…
Chabad Comes to the Jungles of S. Teresa, Costa Rica
A thriving tropical community of Jewish spiritual seekers and surfers gets a full-time Chabad presence
Against All Odds, Kharkiv Jewish Community Welcomes a New Member
The war-weary city fell silent for a moment as the Jewish community gathered to welcome their newest member.
Nourishing Souls in Laguna Niguel One at a Time
One person at a time, a small California community outgrew their existing space. Now they purchased a new 12,000 square foot building to house Chabad…
Chabad Camps Surge Past Pre-COVID Numbers
While the world returns to a pre-pandemic normal, enrollment at Chabad day camps is surging past pre-pandemic numbers
Almonds?! From Aaron’s Staff?
What the almonds that sprung from Aaron’s staff have to say about overthinking good ideas
The Long Way Around
The spies sent to scout the Land of Israel took an unusual approach with a universal message
Two Boys Cross Front Line of Ukraine War to Rejoin Friends
Until late February, Avraham and Mendel called Zhytomyr home. The Alumim residential facility there gave a safe and nurturing environment to the two young boys…
The Perfect Verb
An unlit candle is only missing one tiny detail, but that tiny detail is its entire purpose
A Jewish Burial Ensured for a Jew from Chengdu, China
Having left his native Philadelphia behind to practice and teach law in China, professor David Ginsberg grew to appreciate the small Jewish communities he frequented…
Good Deeds for Daniel Perelman
After a young man passed away in an airplane crash, his Wisconsin community is coming together to do mitzvot in his memory
Rabbi Moscowitz Returns to Wartorn Kharkiv
Three months after the war began, Rabbi Moshe Moscowitz drove fifteen hours back to his Kharkiv community and synagogue
Rifka’s Hot & Cold Journey to Judaism
After her stormy teenage years, Rifka Chilungu gave up on atheism, got hooked on Judaism, and missed her college graduation to attend a Brooklyn seminary
Young North American Jews Bond on Volcano Getaway
Dozens of young Jewish professionals from across the United States bonded on a Chabad getaway to Antigua, Guatemala last weekend
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