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Articles Filed Under “Holiday & Shabbos”
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…
A Woman, A Prayer, A Shofar at the Grand Canyon
The natural beauty of the environment was an ideal setting for the contemplative and introspective mood of the pre-Rosh Hashana days. Against the scenic backdrop…
Shofar In The Park
Chabad rabbis, students and volunteers, will be canvassing army bases, senior centers, hospitals and even prisons, and sounding the shofar blasts for any Jew who…
The Rabbi and The Bees
He has some 40,000 bees in his backyard, and dressed in a beekeeper suit, he brings them with when visiting schools in preparation for the…
Rugrats Chanukah Special Screenwriter Turns to Jewish Roots
San Buenaventura, California is a picturesque middle class town draped in Spanish-revival stucco homes and wide, palm-lined avenues. More commonly known as Ventura, the city…
After 20 Years, the Sukkah Reunites Old Friends
Schechter noticed a familiar face when he entered the Sukkah with the other guests, but he could not be sure of the man’s identity. Then…
Rome Officials Join Chabad Rep in City Sukkah
On Monday, September 27th, dozens of dignitaries joined Rabbi Yitzhak Hazan, Chabad representative to Rome, Italy, for the "Sukkah of Peace" inauguration ceremony.
Celebrating Judaism in a Changing Europe
According to Prof. Robert S. Wistrich, head of Hebrew University's Vidal Sassoon International Center for the Study of Anti-Semitism, the Jews of Europe must brace…
Pollinating New Holiday Growth
In Israel, honey jars fly off store shelves during the High Holiday season, when Jews pray for and wish each other a New Year filled…
A Rosh Hashana Moment for Mom [Blog]
My name is Jodi Brody and I am writing to you to tell you of the incredible act of chessed shown toward me and my mother this…
Getting A Head Start On Rosh Hashana With Chabad
Rosh Hashana is probably the best known and most widely observed Jewish holiday. And, with hundreds of thousands of free seats available and prayer services
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…
Passover Parade In Chicago
(lubavitch.com) Sporting T-shirts with “This Passover, Experience Your Freedom,” 75 rabbinical students and schoolchildren packed into 13 fifteen-passenger vans last Tuesday on a parade that…
Paying for Passover
In a tight economy, it takes smarts and efficiency for Chabad representatives to bring Passover to their communities.
Purim Journal Part II
Friday Morning  Got up early this morning. Drove out towards a hotel where we were going to make sure the Jewish guests knew about Chabad…
Purim Notes From The Chasidic Rebbes
Mordechai was a Benjaminite, but he is called "Yehudi,” literally meaning a descendant of the tribe of Yehudah. Likewise, the Megillah refers to the Jewish…
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