Misha Leah Bertch is a family friend of Rabbi Oirechman. She realized his family isn’t used to needing help. More often, they offer solace to others in need. “I expect him to take care of everyone else because that’s how they are. We’re trying to be here for them,” she said.
Rabbi Mendel Goldstein has become the first Chabad Lubavitch member of the Board of Trustees of the United States Holocaust Memorial.
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (WCIA) — In an unusual support rally, 28 basketball teams played in an event on Sunday to support Ukraine.
Hundreds of people showed up to UIUC Hoops for Ukraine hosted by the Illini Chabad and Ukrainian Student Association. There was food, fun and 3×3 tournaments. Members of the Fighting Illini men’s basketball team were even there.
Bashir and 15-year-old Yusuf ended up living at Chabad of Fremont through the help of the Aleph Institute, a Chabad-affiliated Jewish nonprofit that began airlifting hundreds of former U.S. employees and judges (including Bashir’s siblings) out of Afghanistan when the Taliban took back control of the country in August 2021.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The Jewish community in Louisville is still devastated, having received more bad news after not one, but two fires destroyed Chabad of Kentucky this weekend.
To honor its brothers and sisters in Ukraine, the Chabad of NW Metro Denver’s Passover Seder will include a batch of the famous Jewish food that was actually handmade in Ukraine. They were able to get a shipment in December before Russia invaded.
“The shluchim in the Ukraine act as our social workers. They call and say they need help and we help,” Chabad Rabbi Traxler said.
Rabbi Stambler and his wife, Dina, are welcoming Ukrainian refugees day and night for more than a month
Ukraine was at the heart of this year’s Living Legacy conference, attended by high-profile guests from the White House, Foggy Bottom and Capitol Hill
“Our main goal isn’t to only compensate for what the refugees don’t have but to give them a good feeling and make them happy,” says Chabad emissary Shmulik Zalmanov.
Thank you Chabad and all the amazing shluchim/heroes for helping so many Jews in Ukraine and opening so many orphanages for all these lost kids.