Sunday, / November 28, 2021
Articles Filed Under “Holiday & Shabbos”
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…
Purim in Hollywood
With its weekend parties and packed bars, outlandish clubs and celebrity-studded Sunset Strip, Chabad of Los Feliz has learned how to compete for a crowd.
Crunch Time: Rolling Out Passover Matzahs in December
Until the last few decades, they were available only at select Judaica shops or in Brooklyn storefronts. These days, the crispy confections can be had…
Chanukah First At Staples Center
"Fans came out to support their team and were privileged to witness the first Menorah lighting at Staples Center," said Rabbi Backman.
At McGill University, Jewish Students Host Inaugural Shabbat Dinner
On a recent Friday night, Rabbi Shmuly Weiss and his wife Rashi were guests in their own Montreal home.
Uruguayan President Vázquez meets with Chabad
Uruguayan President Tabaré Vázquez met last Monday with members and friends of Chabad-Lubavitch of Uruguay, headed by Rabbi Eliezer Shemtov.
Menorah Lights To Shine At the Games
In town squares and shopping malls and along well-travelled highways, the Menorah lights are a familiar sight. And now, they shine in sporting arenas from…
A Hakafah for Daniel Pearl
The Jewish American journalist murdered by Al Qaeda terrorists in Karachi, Pakistan, in 2002, would have celebrated his 46th birthday on Simchat Torah.     …
In Central Africa, Chabad Helps Jews Celebrate High Holidays
  Several hours before Rosh Hashanah set in, Chabad Rabbi Shlomo Bentolila found himself in the offices of Joseph Kabila, President of the Democratic Republic…
Sushi in the Sukkah, Pizza in the Hut, Hookah in the Sukkah . . . It’s Holiday Time on Campus
The recent University of Colorado graduate will spend the entire Thursday and Friday assembling...            
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