Tuesday, / April 23, 2024
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Half-Million Shekel to Bereaved Families of Jerusalem Terror
Chabad’s Terror Victims Project (CTVP) disbursed half-million NIS shekels ($127,000 US) when they visited the families of those who were murdered in last month’s terror…
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.
Circumcision: Benefits Outweigh Risks, CDC Finds
After a seven-year study on circumcision, the Center for Disease Control has found that the ancient ritual is so beneficial, insurance companies ought to pay…
Thanksgiving Meals for Homebound Residents
Volunteers will bring hundreds of Thanksgiving dinners free of charge to homebound residents in Morris County. “There are many residents of our community who are…
Bulgarian Deputy PM Recognized at Chabad Conference
Bulgaria’s former Deputy Prime Minister Tsvetan Tsevatanov was recognized by Chabad leaders and his country’s own Chabad representative, during the International Conference of Chabad-Lubavitch Emissaries.
Growth Marked at Tel Aviv Conference
Chabad representatives to Tel Aviv convened last week for a regional conference. A vibrant city populated by the young and restless, it is home to…
Blog: Carnage in Jerusalem
When Mordechai let go of his hand, he instinctively ran after the child placing himself in the sight of the terrorists. One of them attacked…
It’s Pies for Joy to Say Thanks to Seniors
It was all smiles when preschool children and their families made Pies for Joy for seniors in time for Thanksgiving. The Gan Camarillo Preschool and…
A Different Kind of Olympics in the Former Soviet Union
While Russians were preparing for the Winter Olympic Games of 2014, thousands of pupils at Or Avner Chabad Jewish Day Schools in the Former Soviet…
Key Club Memorializes Fellow Student with Charity
When Michelle Nourmand, an eleventh grade student, passed away last June from a brain tumor, she left her classmates and the students at the Wheatley…
Grant Will Bring Preschool from Trailers to Building
Lovell, and Member Parliament for Bentleigh, Elizabeth Miller, announced an upgrade to the Gan Gabi and Rivki Early Learning Centre at the Bentleigh East’s Beis…
New Courses in Jewish Texts For Millennials in Former Soviet Union Cities
Twenty new academies of higher Jewish learning in the former Soviet Union opened their doors in the past month. The move spells a dramatic shift…
At Chabad Conference, Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein Won’t Talk Politics
It doesn’t take much to get Yuli Edelstein, the speaker of the Israeli Knesset, to reminisce about the times he spent with members of the…
Talenti Founder on Surviving the Rough Times
Josh Hochschuler, founder of Talenti Gelato has what to celebrate after seeing his brand’s profits double each year since 2008. The ice cream company turned…
Meet the Pickle Rabbi at Agoura Kosher Week
In conjunction with Chabad of the Conejo’s Kosher Week, Rabbi Shmuel Marcus, known as the “Pickle Rabbi,” and sometimes, the “Soup Rabbi” will give a…
Grieving Family of Fallen Soldier Finds a Way to Celebrate
When the parents of a soldier in the Israel Defense Force (IDF) killed in Operation Protective Edge during this past summer told a Chabad representative…
Israel’s Welfare Minister Visits Chabad Humanitarian Program
Israel’s Minister of Welfare and Social Services, Meir Cohen, visited the humanitarian organization Yad B’Yad, to learn about the plight of Israel’s impoverished.
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…
Ukrainian Businessman Pledges a Million in New York
Ukrainian businessman Alexander Granovsky keeps a low profile and makes his contributions to Jewish life in the country discretely. But during an inspirational visit last…
Rabbi Ranked Top Teacher at Colorado University
Rabbi Yerachmiel Gorelik, adjunct lecturer in the Liberal Arts Department of Philosophy at the Colorado State University, was ranked among the top six teachers by…
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…
Minsk Jewish Community Grateful for Israeli-Belarus Visa-Waiver
To mark the visa-waiver for Israelis traveling to Belarus and Belarusians traveling to Israel, Sofa Landver, Israel’s Minister of Immigrant Absorption, visited the Belarus capital…
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…
Ukrainians Celebrate Jewish Wedding of Nineteen Couples
Living with uncertainty, Jews in the city of Dnepropetrovsk celebrated the Jewish wedding of nineteen couples.
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