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Chabad of Northeast Portland celebrates High Holy Days and a new home

Celebrations of the High Holy Days have new meaning this year for a Jewish organization that was, in effect, homeless because of the pandemic.

Chabad of Northeast Portland now owns a building on Northeast Ninth Avenue that allowed the community to hold in-person services earlier this week for Rosh Hashana, the Jewish New Year. Similar services are planned Tuesday for Yom Kippur, the Jewish Day of Atonement.

‘A Jewish home away from home’: Chabad at Pitt opens new Atwood location

About 200 students gather together on Saturday every week to celebrate Shabbat — the Jewish day of rest. Students enjoy food, sing songs and socialize on this day. Rabbi Shmuli, the mentor of the group, previously hosted Shabbat at his house on Lytton Avenue in Oakland. However, with so many students signing up to attend, Chabad at Pitt has opened a new location for their social events this year.

The Harvard Crimson
Harvard Chabad Announces $5 Million Endowment

Marking 25 years since its founding, Harvard Chabad announced last month the establishment of a $5 million dollar gift toward the Harvard Chabad Endowment for Jewish Leadership.

Jewish Community Voice
Chabad at the Shore growing with purchase of new building

After a recent campaign lasting only six weeks, Chabad at the Shore raised $500,000 to secure a second location in Ventnor. The center will be dedicated to Flo and Bob Ackerman and will be aptly named the Bob and Flo Ackerman Jewish Family Center. It will be located at 300 N. Dudley Ave. in Ventnor Heights and will have a preschool, a small sanctuary, as well as a space for teenagers to use.

Gloucester Daily TimesNew Chabad of Cape Ann Center opens on Main Street
New Chabad of Cape Ann Center opens on Main Street

One of the latest additions to America’s oldest seaport, the Chabad Jewish Center of Cape Ann held its first services on the Jewish New Year of Rosh Hashanah last week at its new permanent home downtown at 37 Main St. in Gloucester. It plans to hold Yom Kippur services starting with Yom Kippur Eve on Tuesday, Oct. 4.

Tamarac Talk
Chabad of Tamarac Collects Items For Residents Affected by Hurricane Ian

Chabad Jewish Center of Tamarac is collecting supplies and donations for residents of the West Coast of Florida who were affected by Hurricane Ian.

Tap IntoThe Chabad Center in Wayne Celebrates 30 Years - Opening of New Pre-School
The Chabad Center in Wayne Celebrates 30 Years – Opening of New Pre-School

WAYNE, NJ – On Sunday, 9/11, close to 200 friends and supporters of the Chabad Center of Passaic County gathered in Wayne to celebrate a trifecta of occasions: The completion of a new Torah scroll, the dedication of the new Gan Chabad Preschool, and the 30-year anniversary of Chabads presence in Passaic County.

Chabad of Bonita Springs dedicates Torah scroll rescued from the Holocaust
Chicago Tribune
Congregants celebrate as Chabad of Glencoe finally completes its own Torah

Morning rain ended by the time the Glencoe Torah Celebration took place in downtown Glencoe on Aug. 28 on a banner blue sky Sunday.

The Chabad of Glencoe event celebrated what was a once in a lifetime opportunity for many to witness the completion of an inked Torah scroll.

Easy Reader News
Friendship Campus a groundbreaking effort

“If you want to light a candle, if you want to inspire other people, first you need to be a candle yourself,” Rabbi Yossi Mintz is fond of saying, even when he is unabashedly that candle.

Last Wednesday, Rabbi Mintz shared that advice with the more than 1,000 people attending the Friendship Campus groundbreaking last Wednesday. The private school, on Inglewood Avenue in Redondo Beach, will offer vocational training for special needs students.

Jewish Telegraphic Agency
How Russia’s war is undoing 30 years of Jewish community building in Ukraine

“It feels like we’ve gone back in time to 30 years ago because the pillars of the community have pretty much all gone out of Ukraine,” Rabbi Shaul Horowitz, the Chabad-Lubavitch movement’s emissary to Vinnytsia, told the Jewish Telegraphic Agency. “The wheel rolled back. We need to rebuild it all. Back to square one.”

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