Friday, ‎ / August 14, 2020
Articles Filed Under “New Centers”
New Shluchim to Erie, PA
Just as soon as coronavirus restrictions ease up, Chabad will open in Erie, Pennsylvania. Rabbi Dovie and Mushkie Kivman will move from their home in Brooklyn to serve…
Growing Gains in Toronto
Even as he cut the ribbon on the doors of the Romano Chabad Centre, Rabbi Mendel Bernstein knew it was too small.
It Happened At The Dinner Table
It’s the only state in the U.S. where support for Israel is as official as its state-issued motor-vehicle license plates. In 2014, when entrenched hostility…
A Mikvah in the Dominican Republic—Seventy Years Later
The newly-inaugurated mikvah in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic looks like any other Jewish ritual bath. Bricks of Jerusalem stone line the walls, the water is…
Women’s Mikveh To Open in Nigeria
West Africa will open the doors to its very first state-of-the-art mikveh in late spring 2016.
Center With A Soul Goes Up In Wilmette, Illinois
Rabbi Dovid and Rivke Flinkenstein managed Chabad’s activities in their basement before moving to a storefront in Kely Cleaners Plaza, slowly expanding into several of…
Chabad To Open in Angola
Rabbi Levi Itshak and Dvora Léa Chekly, a young couple who spent time in Africa, were appointed Chabad representatives to this Southern African country.
Kansai, Japan: New Chabad Representatives Revive Jewish Community
The Kinki (Kansai), historic Jewish community was in shambles when American bombers took out its synagogue and Jewish community center in Kobe, Japan in 1944.
New Jersey Locales Get First Jewish Center
Robbinsville and Hamilton are very different townships. Situated near Trenton, one is residential, the other more of a commercial area. But both had no Jewish…
Cyprus Chabad Dedicates Fourth Location in Limassol
Chabad of Cyprus dedicated a forth location in the country, this one in Limassol. The city sits on the southern coast of Cyprus, is the…
Bradenton, FL: Chabad Purchases Five Acres as Jewish Life Grows
Bradenton’s Jewish community will finally enjoy a permanent address and a new, comprehensive facility that will allow it to grow and enjoy greater programming and…
Schottenstein Chabad Center To Open in Columbus, Ohio
Residents of historical New Albany, Ohio will soon welcome the Lori Schottenstein Chabad Center for a Jewish Tomorrow, a stately Georgian structure located in the…
Chabad’s 18-Wheel Museum Roaring to Life
Like Harley Davidson, Wii, and Clinique who often ply their wares in customized 18-wheelers that transform into mini-circus-like event centers, Chabad is planning one of…
Portugal Jewish Community To Welcome Full Time Chabad Representatives
The only country in Europe still without its own Chabad representatives, Portugal will soon be welcoming a new addition to its 300-member Jewish community.
Nevada’s Jewish Day School Opens New Building
As schools across the country open their doors this September some 180 students of the Desert Torah Academy will be entering a brand new, state-of-the-art…
Chabad-on-Campus Opens New Center in Rittenhouse Square
For the first time ever, Jewish students studying at any of the cluster of arts colleges in Center City, Philadelphia, will have their own Jewish…
After 60 Years, Óbuda Synagogue To Open Its Doors For Rosh Hashana
Sixty years after it was emptied of its Jewish worshipers, the Óbuda synagogue in Budapest—the oldest in Hungary, will open its doors to services this…
A Jewish Community in Sydney Grows Young, Vibrant
A shuttered bankers’ training facility will soon reopen as Chabad’s Jewish community retreat center in Sydney’s North Shore.
Chabad on Campus Reaches Tipping Point
This past year, on an average Friday night, a combined total of 7,000 students took their seats at Chabad on Campus for Shabbat dinner. Some…
First Jewish Senior Citizens Center To Open in Russia
On Wednesday June 2, several hundred Jewish community members participated at a historic groundbreaking in Vladimir, Russia, where the first Jewish senior citizens center in…
Oldest Synagogue in Siberia
( After a long interruption, renovations on the Choral Synagogue in Tomsk, one of the oldest synagogues in Siberia, are well underway.The project, which began…
From Pasadena to Rostov-on-Don: A Jewish Family Makes A Radical Move
In ways they never anticipated, Americans across the entire economic spectrum have radically lowered their living standards in the past two years.
A Jewish Community Grows In Cabo San Lucas
( Once a week, Benzion Hershcovich leaves his house at the crack of dawn while his wife and children are still asleep. The twenty-something rabbi…
Chabad of The Upper West Side Wins Approval On Landmark Project
A unanimous decision reached Tuesday by the New York City Landmark Preservation Commission, granted Chabad of the West Side      
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