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Dutch Government Acknowledges Failure To Protect Jews
On Wednesday April 28, members of the Dutch government apologized to Holland's Jewish community at the site of the former Westerbork concentration
Reaching For Heaven: An Observant Jew Navigates the Skies
In the cockpit of an Air France Airbus 330, about an hour after takeoff, on a flight from Paris to Senegal...
Lag B’Omer: Of Mystics and Merriment
More than a million people visit annually, but it is during the 24-hour period of Lag B’Omer that the gravesite of Rabbi Shimon bar Yochai…
The Hidden Jews of Solano County
(lubavitch.com) It’s an 820 square mile swath in Northern California with a population of about 500,000. Until recently, anyone living there who happened to be…
The Greenbergs 17: A Leader in Every Time Zone
(lubavitch.com) Some call it “fate,” but the Greenbergs prefer “mission.” The children of Rabbi Moshe and Devorah Greenberg—there are seventeen in all—are dispersed around the…
Transition in Lubavitch: January 28, 1950
Today, the tenth day of the Hebrew month of Shvat, marks the sixtieth Yahrtzeit of the Sixth Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Yosef Yitzchok Schneersohn of Lubavitch.
Holocaust Survivors Find Social Support With Ivolunteer
Under Manhattan’s dazzling lights, Holocaust survivors met Tuesday at the Cooper Square Hotel’s magnificent penthouse, where they were joined by donors and volunteers in celebration…
Major Jewish Philanthropist Explores Chabad’s Russian Roots
Guma Aguiar is making up for lost time. Last week, the young billionaire sprinted through blizzard conditions in Russia and Ukraine, tracing the early history…
Allegheny vs. ACLU: Good for Chanukah
When the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that placing Chabad-owned menorahs in public spaces did not violate the establishment clause, it set a slab of precedent…
Scion of Chabad Musical Family Passes Away
Rabbi Shamshon Charitonow, an expert on Chasidic melodies and a survivor of Soviet oppression, passed away last Thursday, Nov 26, in Brooklyn. He was 91…
Remembering Mumbai: A Traveler’s Reflections On the First Yahrzeit
On November 26, 2008 at 9:45PM, two terrorists stormed the Chabad House in Mumbai, India.
U.S. Military Armory Is Transformed for Chabad Banquet
This Sunday evening, thousands will file into the Troop C Armory for the banquet session, concluding the International Conference of Shluchim.
Have Bed, Will Host: Crown Heights Residents Host Travelers Year Round
The Crown Heights community’s hosting marathon begins in September...
In Conversation: Rabbi Yehuda Krinsky
Rabbi Yehuda Krinsky was secretary to the Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson, for a period of 40 years. As a young boy of 13,…
Dear Rebbe, I Have A Story For you
The following letter was sent to the Lubavitcher Rebbe probably in the early 1980s, and brought to the attention of the Wellsprings journal by the…
Drug Rabbi Gets High Award
(lubavitch.com) Queen Elizabeth II celebrated her 83rd birthday last week with a parade in her honor (moved several months beyond her actual birthday due to…
Chabad Remembers Israel’s Efraim Katzir
(lubavitch.com) Efraim Katzir, Israel’s fourth president who served from 1973 to 1978, internationally recognized biophysicist, and Zionist activist, died Saturday evening in his home at…
A Jerusalem Landmark: Chabad’s Tzemach Tzedek Shul
(lubavitch.com) Visitors to the Jewish Quarter of Jerusalem’s Old City are often moved by the sight of the Hurva Synagogue. Destroyed by the Jordanians in…
Jewish Organization Implores Pope To Help Identify Hidden Children of Holocaust
(lubavitch.com) Pope Benedict XVI’s scheduled visit to Israel May 11-15 is eliciting mixed reactions among Israelis. But Chabad Rabbi Shalom Dov Lifshitz hopes the visit…
Building Jewish Futures in Reno, Nevada
(lubavitch.com) Three mornings a week, Tracy Kutler straps five-year old Griffin into the family car for the 45-minute drive from Truckee, California to Reno, Nevada.…
Books: Meditations on Mitzvot
(lubavitch.com) The face of Chabad in the twenty-first century has been the shliach and the shlucha. Incredibly dedicated and energetic couples have fanned out around…
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