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Honoring Rabbi Sacks, a”h, In Song

Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks, a”h, will remembered as a world-famous author, a Jewish philosopher, and the chief rabbi of the United Kingdom for 22 years. Never one to shy away from difficult challenges and pushing against all odds, Rabbi Ruvi New, the spiritual leader of the Chabad of East Boca Raton, Florida, sat down with great trepidation to compose a song.

The New York Times
The Brooklyn Man Who Set Out to Track Every Jew Lost to Covid

The coronavirus hit some Jewish communities especially hard. As he followed his own odyssey during the pandemic, Tzali Reicher tallied the dead — and learned about the lives they lived.

Tap Into New Brunswick
President Holloway Meets with Rutgers Jewish Leaders

Jonathan Holloway and his chief of staff, Andrea Conklin Bueschel, met with Rabbi Yosef Carlebach, the executive director of Chabad House, and other staff rabbis and administrators.

Cleveland Jewish News
Friendship Circle Honors 62 Teens with Volunteer Awards

Friendship Circle of Cleveland presented its Weinberg Teen Volunteer Award to 62 teens who gave their time to the organization throughout the 2020-21 program year at its annual awards reception, “Sparking Friendship,” June 6 at Acacia Reservation in Lyndhurst.

The Forward
Why Jewish Charities are Now Accepting Bitcoin

Forget the check book or credit card. Next time you make a donation to your favorite Jewish charity, consider doing it with Bitcoin.

Tap Into Yorktown
Chabad of Yorktown Hebrew School Reopens for In-Person Classes

Chabad Hebrew School of Yorktown is opening registration for the 2021-22 school year.

After close to a year and a half of virtual classes, Chabad is glad to be opening in-person classes this coming September.

ABC11
Dozens Gather in Downtown Raleigh to Stand Against Antisemitism

Dozens of members of the Raleigh Jewish community gathered in Moore Square on Monday evening for a show of solidarity against antisemitism.

Rabbis from three local Jewish communities–Chabad Young Professionals Raleigh, Chabad Center of Raleigh, and Chabad of Cary came together to stand against antisemitism and show support for Israel.

Bakersfield
Work Continues on Local Holocaust Memorial

In March, Chabad of Bakersfield introduced plans for the Holocaust Button Memorial, reaching out to the community with a goal of collecting a total of 6 million buttons for the memorial at the Chabad Jewish Community Center

Jewish News Syndicate
Wounded Israeli Soldiers Get Some Rest at Jerusalem Resort

Wounded Israel Defense Forces’ veterans got the five-star treatment recently when the New York-based nonprofit Belev Echad hosted them at the Ramot Hotel Resort in Jerusalem.

Founded in 2009 by the Viglers, co-directors of Chabad Israel Center on New York City’s Upper East Side, Belev Echad began as an annual tour of New York as a gesture of solidarity and support for wounded Israeli soldiers.

Foster's Daily Democrat
Seacoast Chabad Jewish Center Opening Hebrew School of the Arts

As the Seacoast of New Hampshire reopens amid slowing COVID-19 transmission rates, The Seacoast Chabad Jewish Center is betting big on the Jewish community’s continued growth as it will be opening up a Hebrew School which will explore Judaism through the arts

Jerusalem Post
US Jewry is Shifting Profoundly and Chabad is on Rise – Pew Research

The Chabad emergence, documented in this Pew Report, is a game changer for American Jewish life. The numbers are startling: 38% of all US Jews have engaged in some way with Chabad programs.

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