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.
Synagogue plans sports center, playground and athletic fields for its camp on additional 3 acres of donated adjacent property.
CTeen of Chabad of Orange County spent the day recently volunteering on the Pardess Chabad Farm in Hopewell Junction.
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 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.”
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.
Chapters at nearly 200 campuses engage with the young and assimilated.
Rabbis Mendel Slonim and Berel Marozov are spending two weeks in rural Arizona this summer finding and connecting with rural Jews.
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.
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.
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
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.”