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Jewish Chronicle
‘Chopped’ Rabbi Shows the Joy of Kosher Cooking

“Every flavor God created on the prohibited side, he created one on the permitted side.”

The Jewish Voice
Portugal’s Jews Welcome Home a Long-Lost 15th-Century Torah Text

A new library’s priceless collection chronicles the nation’s rich Jewish history.

The Daily Illini
Portraits of Faith: ‘Physically Distant, Emotionally Close’

Jewish institutions adapt, overcome pandemic constraints
Bayonne Jews Find a Cozy Chabad Community | Faith Matters

For more than two years, a movement in Hasidic Orthodox Judaism known as Chabad has been expanding in Bayonne.

CTV News
Victoria Synagogue Receives B.C. Exemption to Restart Indoor, In-Person Services

A Victoria synagogue says it has received government approval to restart limited in-person services due to specific religious needs.

Time of Israel
Deaf Rabbi Translates Torah into Sign Language

Yehoshua Soudakoff says his project, which will see the entire Bible visually acted out, makes Judaism accessible for the deaf and hard of hearing who miss out on communal readings

Jewish Herald-Voice
Friendship Circle Members Get a Kick out of Jew-Jitsu

Beginning last February, Friendship Circle participants from around the country have been meeting and learning martial arts, taught by former Houstonian Darren Meyer, via Zoom.

Iowa City Press-Citizen
‘A Zoom Meeting Just Won’t Cut it’

Iowa City’s Jewish Community of Chabad plans COVID-safe gathering to celebrate Purim.

ABC News
Ritual Jewish Mikvah Bath Restored for Tasmania’s Faithful when COVID Shut Borders

Jewish women have used a mikvah or ritual bath for generations, but when COVID meant Tasmania’s faithful could not travel interstate for the purifying act —Launceston’s Shluchim couple stepped up.

Times of Israel
How Working on Purim Tested the Parameters of My Observance

20 years ago I was an intern at Cosmopolitan, working as the lowest hanging branch on the features desk at the famous women’s magazine.

Jewish Link
After Successful Pilot, Doors Open For High School Kids at CTeen U

Chabad’s CTeen Network at Anshei Lubavitch in Fair Lawn will be offering a unique opportunity for Jewish high school students this spring: the chance to earn two private college credits while exploring the tenets of Judaism, no strings attached and no previous Judaic knowledge required.

J Weekly
In East Bay, Traveling Holocaust ‘Center’ Uses Art to Tell Story of the Shoah

Rabbi Raleigh Resnick of Chabad of the Tri-Valley in Pleasanton is used to getting calls from local public schools.

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