Sunday, / November 28, 2021
Articles Filed Under “Holiday & Shabbos”
Lag B’Omer After The Earthquake
This year, Lag B’omer comes at a difficult time for Chabad of Nepal. While sitting down to create her poster, Chani’s husband, Rabbi Chezki was…
In Montreal, Communal Seders Not Just for Needy
Sarah Yevzeroff, well into her 80’s, would have celebrated last Passover by herself in her Montreal apartment. “My husband died and I have only one…
Kharkiv’s Woes Didn’t Stop Purim Pomp
With Ukraine’s war in the east and the nation’s economic collapse, you’d think Purim might have taken a back seat this year to this struggling…
Jewish, Deaf and Proud at Historic Chanukah Events
At the first ever Chanukah event for the deaf community in New York, the excitement was silent but palpable.
IDF’s Lone Soldiers Honored in Jerusalem
At least a thousand people came out to celebrate at a menorah lighting saluting some 100 IDF Lone Soldiers.
Florida Stolen Menorah Replaced with Bigger One
When a nine-foot menorah standing outside the Chabad House in Boca Raton, Florida, was stolen last year, the rabbi promised that if that menorah was…
After Battles Fought and Won, Menorah Lights Shine
Public menorah lightings, in the past debated and controversial, are now marked across the United States as a celebration of religious freedom.
Council of Europe Leader Honors Chanukah
Chanukah, it turns out, is a favorite with the Secretary General of the Council of Europe, Thorbjørn Jagland.
Baltimore’s City Hall Unveils Large Menorah
When a Chabad rabbi visiting Baltimore’s city hall last year Chanukah was greeted by a small menorah dwarfed by the dominating seasonal displays, he suggested…
#ShareTheLights: Menorah’s Message to Millions
Now trending, the hashtag #ShareTheLights is getting millions of people in on the Chanukah tradition of sharing the lights and the inspiration of this ancient…
Menorah at the Kremlin
At the Kremlin, Aleksander Torshin, Acting Chairman of the Russian Parliament, lit the shamash candle, and congratulated thousands of Jews celebrating Chanukah. “Mazel Tov and…
U.S. Vice President Joins Menorah Lighting
“Tonight is about miracles, the miracle of courageous warriors overcoming the great odds,” Biden said, pointing to another noteworthy miracle: “Thousands of years later, Judaism…
German Interior Minister Notes Berlin Chanukah Miracle
At the Brandenburger Gate, where Germans once marked the rise of the Nazi party and Hitler announced his plans to make the world Judenrein, thousands…
Chanukah at Sporting Events
This year’s Chanukah will be celebrated at more than a dozen sporting venues. To read about these, go to As American as Apple Pie: Chanukah…
Texas Gov’s Most Memorable Moment: Dancing with the Rabbis
“It’s been fun,” Governor Rick Perry told reporters of his life as Governor. “Some of you got to watch [my son] Griffin walk in the…
From Banks to Office Buildings: Proud to Have Their Own Menorah
It is now forty-one-years since the first Chanukah menorah went up in the public sphere by Chabad-Lubavitch. More recently this phenomenon has been taken on…
As American as Apple Pie: Chanukah at the Stadium
Over a dozen sports stadiums will be hosting Jewish Heritage Nights during the Chanukah holiday, an event that has become popular with sport fans.
Vice President to Attend National Menorah Lighting
U.S Vice President Joseph Biden will participate at the lighting of the National Menorah with Chabad-Lubavitch on the first night of Chanukah, December 16th.
Chanukah: Miracle Of The Ages For All Ages
Siblings create a Chanukah dreidel top out of Knex in Yardley, Pennsylvania. Below students make their very own Chanukah jelly doughnuts and a senior in…
A Menorah With A Past Donated To Chabad of Ottawa
The Christian family kept the menorah for years as a valuable reminder of their family history. Recently, Bloomfield decided that the menorah should be returned…
Brooklyn Beat: “Excuse Me, Are You Jewish?”
Josh Wolff, a documentary filmmaker, was annoyed. It was Rosh Hashana, and Chabad students eager to share the mitzvah of shofar, were canvassing the streets…
Home Depot, Lowes, Partner With Chabad For Chanukah
Partnering with Chabad, major hardware store chains such as The Home Dept, Lowes and Ace Hardware, will bring Chanukah crafts to dozens of locations across…
Have Lulav?
Sukkot begins this Wednesday night, and in the days prior, Chabad-Lubavitch centers are encouraging community members to obtain their own set of the lulav and…
Shake the Lulav, Save a Life
Chabad of the East Valley, in Chandler, Arizona, is hosting a stem-cell and bone-marrow registry drive coupled with the shaking of the Lulov and Etrog…
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