Tuesday, / April 23, 2024
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Israeli Mall Names Synagogue for Fallen Soldiers
At a busy Israeli mall in the city Netanya hundreds turned out to celebrate the inauguration of a synagogue in memory of Lt. Hadar Goldin…
Chabad UK Representative on Power 100 List
Rabbi Bentzion Sudak, chief executive of the Lubavitch Foundation in England, was named on the “Power 100” list of the London Jewish Chronicle.
New Home for Peabody Chabad in the New Year
Chabad of Peabody, Massachusetts, bursting at the seams of its current location, will begin the Jewish New Year with the purchase of a new building.
Arsonists Set Fire to Brussels Synagogue
A fire that broke out in a Brussels synagogue Tuesday morning was the work of arsonists, say investigators. Three people at the Machzikei Hadath Synagogue…
Door-to-Door Mezuzah Service
Check your “Jewish door bell!” That’s the message on Israel radio and bus ads from Chabad in Israel. While most homes in Israel have a…
Got A Kosher Dog?
Can I have a kosher hotdog? If this is what stands in the way of Jewish families who would entertain switching to a kosher diet,…
Philanthropist Bogolubov Celebrates Birth of Grandson By Giving
In honor of the birth of his grandson, Jewish philanthropist Mr. Gennady Bogolubov will give $500 to every Chabad representative. Rabbi Moshe Kotlarsky of Lubavitch…
Despite Anti-Semitism on UK Campuses, Jewish Activity Gains Momentum
Twenty six men and women, Chabad Shluchim representing almost every major campus in the UK, met earlier this week to discuss vital issues confronting Jewish…
Jewish Teens Learn Jewish Pride
300 Cteens in Miami, Florida met at American Airlines Arena for a Chanukah bash and a Miami Heat game, and then got to shoot hoops…
Free To Be Jewish . . . Or Free to Assimilate?
Exactly a year to the day since Britian’s Supreme Court overrode Jewish religious law in determining Jewish identity, questions about Jewish identity loom large.
A Renovated Mikvah for Mumbai’s Jewish Community
The recent work on the Mikvah, which was funded by local business people, is part of the Gechtman’s efforts to resume the work of the…
Books in Review
Kehot Publication Society, the publishing arm of the Chabad-Lubavitch movement, has released new volume in its acclaimed Hasidic Heritage Series.
Chabad of Northwestern University Menorah Vandalized
(lubavitch.com) Jewish students of Northwestern University in Evanston, IL, woke up Sunday morning to find that the electric menorah in front of the Tannenbaum Chabad…
Australian Chabad Community Celebrates 100 Years Down Under
Chabad representatives of every state in Australia were joined by Member of Federal Parliament Mr. Michael Danby M.P., and Mr. Mordechai Feiglin, Sunday, October 17,…
Kosher Culture: Jewish, Muslim Students Cook in Sydney
60 Jewish and Muslim school children cooked side by side Wednesday in Bondi’s Our Big Kitchen, a Chabad run community kitchen in Sydney, Australia.
Mrs. Esty Cohen, Chabad Representative, Age 33
The daughter of Chabad Shluchim, Esty was born and raised in Albany, NY where her parents, Rabbi Yisroel and Rochel Rubin lead Chabad of the…
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.
Kyrgyzstan Government Promises Security for Jewish Community
The president confirmed that she read Rabbi Raichman’s letter, and “promised appropriate security for the Jewish community,” said Berkowitz
Rabbi Avraham Yitzchak Tauber, Holocaust Survivor, Age 74
Rabbi Avraham Yitzchak HaKohen Tauber, 74, a Holocaust survivor and Chabad Chasid, passed away Yom Kippur morning at Sheba Hospital in the Tel HaShomer Medical…
New Zealand Chabad House Gets Green Sign After Earthquake
The Chabad House has been inspected and approved by local authorities for use after last week’s major earthquake caused damage to the city’s roads and…
New Zealand Synagogue Spared Damage by Earthquake
Only a few days before the worst earthquake to hit New Zealand in 80 years struck, renovations on the Canterbury Hebrew Synagogue were completed.
Kohl’s Competition Ends, 11 Chabad Schools Win Most Votes
Eleven out of the top 20 schools garnering the greatest number of votes in Kohl’s Cares school competition, are Chabad-affiliated schools.
Kosher Comes to Bradley University
This fall, Bradley University in Peoria, Illinois will be building two new kosher kitchens—one dairy, and one meat—to better accommodate its staff, faculty and 285…
Kehot Releases Special Tribute to Teachers and Educators
The Educator’s Privilege, newly released by Kehot Publication Society, offers guidance and inspiration for educators from the talks and correspondences of the Lubavitcher Rebbe...
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