Sunday, / November 28, 2021
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Detroit Jewish News
Chabad Jewish Center of Troy Signs Lease for Jewish Community Center

The move signifies a permanent location for the Chabad Jewish Center of Troy after it operated out of multiple locations for the past two years.

KRIS 6 News
Chabad Coastal Bend now whole with arrival of their first Torah

For the beginning years of Chabad Coastal Bend they’ve always had to borrow a Torah. Sunday they celebrated their own Torah, welcoming the holy scripture to it’s new home.

Cleveland Jewish News
Chabad to open synagogue in Twinsburg

Rabbi Mendy Greenberg and his wife, Mussie, have been running Chabad programming from their home since 2017, when the couple moved to Twinsburg to establish a Chabad presence there. After receiving conditional use and building permits from the city of Twinsburg, construction is starting this week on the interior of the building, which has been an empty shell.

Arizona Jewish News
As pandemic drove Judaism online, Chabad invests in future in-person growth

Chabad of North Phoenix Rabbi Mendy Levertov and his wife, Leah, are looking forward to making their Chabad center better suited to their needs. They’re considering expanding the sanctuary, upgrading the kitchen and, maybe, adding sensory and art rooms for the kids and adults who are part of Friendship Circle, which supports people with special needs.

Orange County RegisterFinal letters of first Torah for Chabad at Chapman University are celebrated
Final letters of first Torah for Chabad at Chapman University are celebrated

The Jewish community of Chapman University had cause for celebration Sunday when the last of the 304,805 Hebrew letters were painstakingly inked onto a parchment scroll, marking the completion of the Chabad’s first Torah scroll.

Pittsburgh Jewish Chronicle
Chabad Young Professionals finds a home in the East End

Rabbi Henoch Rosenfeld is very specific when describing Chabad Young Professionals of Pittsburgh’s new home: It is not a house. “It’s a loft,” Rosenfeld said. “It’s the second floor of a building. We call it the CYP Loft.”

Jerusalem Post
Vanderbilt Chabad opens fund in young kosher chef’s memory

The Rohr Chabad House at Vanderbilt University has started the Aryeh Fund in memory of Zack “Aryeh” Freeling, a former student who ran a kosher food truck at the university and is remembered for his perseverance in working for his community despite personal hardship.

Jewish Telegraphic Agency
As pandemic drove Judaism online, Chabad bet on more than $137 million in real estate

In some regards, Chabad seems like an anomaly in the Jewish world. Many non-Orthodox Jewish institutions are unsure about what the future holds for their physical spaces after a year and a half of largely digital engagement — and after decades of declining synagogue membership for Judaism’s largest American denominations. Chabad, meanwhile, appears to be confident about its capacity to attract large numbers of people to its centers.

Israel National News
Hundreds of bereaved children celebrate bar and bat mitzvah at unique ‘fun day’ event

Colel Chabad, Israel’s longest continuously-running charitable organization since 1788, was chosen to serve as the producing partner for an event for Bar and Bat Mitzvah children who have lost a parent to illness of tragedy. The 4000-person event took place at the Superland amusement park in Rishon Lezion, adapted for the day to serve as “Mitzvahland.”

The Duke University Chronicle
‘Every Jew is welcome here:’ Fleishman House official opening celebrated by students, families

On Sunday morning, family and friends of Duke’s Jewish community gathered from all around the country to celebrate the Fleishman House’s ribbon cutting ceremony.

Pittsburgh Jewish Chronicle
Students flocking to Shabbat dinners at CMU Chabad

Friday night, home-cooked dinners at Rabbi Shlomo Silverman’s Chabad house are attracting dozens of students each week.

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