Saturday, / October 23, 2021
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New York Times
In Surfside, Age-Old Jewish Traditions Bring Comfort Amid Grief

After the deadly collapse of Champlain Towers South, local residents and volunteers mobilized to ensure that Jewish burial customs were maintained for all who wanted them.

Atlanta Jewish Times
North Fulton Chabad’s $1.3 Million Camp Expansion

Synagogue plans sports center, playground and athletic fields for its camp on additional 3 acres of donated adjacent property.

The Photo News
Chabad of Orange County Teens Promote Animal Welfare at the Pardess Chabad Farm

CTeen of Chabad of Orange County spent the day recently volunteering on the Pardess Chabad Farm in Hopewell Junction.

The Jerusalem Post
Hundreds Attend Jewish Solidarity March in Alaska

The solidarity march protesting a recent antisemitic event in Alaska was combined with a dedication ceremony for a new Torah scroll belonging to the campus Chabad.

The Jewish News of Northern California
New West Portal Chabad Brings the Beef

The deli night is Levin and his wife Devorie’s first event as co-directors of the new “Chabad of the Neighborhood.” The couple’s arrival marks the 7th Chabad center in San Francisco, but the first in the area of West Portal and Balboa Terrace, where Menachem said he sees “tremendous untapped potential.”

Jewish News
Arizona Teens Return from Israel

After more than a year, buses filled with youth tour groups were again zipping around Israel this summer. Colin Morris, a teen from Arizona, just returned from a three-week tour in Israel on Aug. 1, organized by Cteen, the Chabad teen network.

Wall Street Journal
Chabad Ministers to ‘Jews of No Religion’

Chapters at nearly 200 campuses engage with the young and assimilated.

Jewish News
Young Rabbis Rove through Rural Arizona Looking for Jews

Rabbis Mendel Slonim and Berel Marozov are spending two weeks in rural Arizona this summer finding and connecting with rural Jews.

Cleveland Jewish News
The Jews of Key West: Making a home again in Margaritaville

An intriguing monument overlooks the Atlantic Ocean for a few days a year: a menorah erected during Hanukkah by Chabad Jewish Center of the Florida Keys & Key West. Billed as “the nation’s southernmost menorah,” the gimmick is just one way that Rabbi Yaakov Zucker attracts Jews among the 2.5 million tourists who flock to the Keys annually.

Wall Street Journal
Team Israel’s Shlep for the Best Kosher Tuna in Japan

Before the Israeli baseball team improbably made the Olympics, they came to Japan for the World Baseball Classic. They left after a meal they would never forget.

Haaretz
A Gold Mikveh, Judaica Museum and Ballroom: Taiwan to Get First-ever Jewish Community Center

For decades, the island nation’s Jewish community, numbering between 500 and 1,000, has come together in small makeshift spaces for services and social events but has lacked a large central meeting place

Cleveland Jewish News
Peysin New Director of Youth Engagement at Friendship Circle

As part of Friendship Circle of Cleveland’s plan to expand its services, Rabbi Yosef Peysin was named its new director of youth engagement.

“I had just finished my Ph.D. in applied behavior analysis and I was working as a special education teacher as well as conducting field research. I also have experience as a rabbi building Jewish community, so I intended to come here and work in Jewish education.”

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