Saturday, / October 31, 2020
Articles Filed Under “Shluchim”
Bissli, Bamba and Bolognese Warm a Mother’s Heart
Ayelet Mamo Shay was feeling helpless. The Israeli businesswoman and author who lives in Gibraltar got word that her son, a university student in London,…
Perth, Australia: Where the Swan River Meets the Southwest Coast
One afternoon in early September, four young men stepped onto Trigg Beach, a haven for surfers just north of Perth, Australia. A spring storm was…
Ancient Scroll Sparks New Journey For Iranian Teen
It was about thirty years ago when an old Sephardic Jew named David Abtan walked into my office and said ‘Rabbi, I need a favor…
A Searching Teenager Becomes Rabbi to His Hometown
One afternoon in the mid-nineties, an unaffiliated teenager from Krefeld, Germany, signed onto his AOL account to find G-d. He typed the words “rabbi” and…
Cranberry Township, On The Precipice Of A Jewish Future
New Shluchim bring Jewish community to Pittsburgh suburb
SOTW: Running Commentary
I started running about ten years ago, just to get some oxygen into my brain.
Paying It Forward
The post on the WhatsApp group shared by Chabad reps described the situation: A young dad in some remote town in a province of northern…
President Zelenskyy Meets With Jewish Leaders
President Volodymyr Zelenskyy met with Ukrainian Jewish leaders, among them many Chabad emissaries, to discuss safety and compliance with pandemic regulations during the upcoming High…
Walnut Creek Welcomes New Shluchim
Community Welcomes Shluchim With Flowers And Gifts
Four Babies And An 11-Year-Old Brit in Hong Kong
Community navigates pandemic regulations to import mohel from Israel
A Turf War Between Homeless Street Performers, A Rabbi’s Resolution
“Are you mad at me, Rabbi?” My mind began to race through possibilities, “Why would I be mad at this stranger?” To Read The Full…
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…
Managing the stress of uncertainty
Chabad shluchim tell us how the individual challenges they’ve navigated in their personal lives have inured them to the stress of uncertainty and self-isolation. To…
Hanover, Germany: A Tragedy and a Choice
Fifteen years ago, Zev Iluz’s phone rang. The Israeli expat had settled in Hanover, Germany, to escape the pressures of life in Israel. He wanted…
A Final Passage, From China to Israel
A Jewish man dies alone in Suzhou, China. Chabad engages an international effort to prevent cremation and bring his body for burial to Israel. To…
Fighting For His Life, A Rabbi Inspires Music and Mitzvot
Sarah Dukes is sure that her comatose husband hears the music she plays for him. The accomplished composer sits at her piano every night, her fingers…
The First Outpost: Casablanca, Morocco
In the early 1950s, these young couples were dispatched by the Rebbe to Morocco to help its illustrious, Sephardic Jewish community under threat. To Read…
Adopted at Age 91, A Holocaust Survivor Finds Love and Hope
Patty Picarelli wasn’t very hopeful as she dialed the number for the Chabad Jewish Center of Barrie, Ontario.
From Air Force to Arizona Emissary
If I ever had any doubt that events in my life are divinely ordained, that certainly is a tapestry showing that I am, now, exactly…
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