Five Communal Leaders Share Their Dream Seder Guest

Five Communal Leaders Share Their Dream Seder Guest

Some of us would have loved to be a fly on the wall at the Seder described in the Haggadah: It happened that Rabbi Eliezer, Rabbi Yehoshua, Rabbi Elazar ben Azaryah, Rabbi Akiva and Rabbi Tarphon were reclining [at a Seder] in Bnei Brak. They were discussing the exodus from Egypt all that night . . . We asked Chabad representatives to tell us which biblical, Talmudic or medieval personality they’d like to have at their Seder table.

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Nature Rules, but Miracles Happen

Do you believe in miracles? To ask a Jew this question is like asking a raindrop whether it believes in clouds.

Baruch S. Davidson | News | Thursday, April 18

Getting High on Jewish Pride

Did someone say Jewish teens are feeling intimidated? Not the two-thousand-five hundred who converged on Manhattan’s Times Square for a spectacular havdalah and Jewish concert in February. They came from 450 cities around the world and Times Square was rocking with Jewish pride.

Staff Writer | News | Thursday, April 18

Chabad of Sarasota Florida Presents Geriatric Compassionate Care Symposium

This prompted the rabbi to arrange the Dr. Schwartzbaum Geriatric Compassionate Care Symposium, taking place this Sunday. A half-day event, the program features four prominent speakers with the goal of helping the community make better decisions and spreading awareness about geriatric care and end-of-life. Steinmetz expects 250 people, 75 percent of whom aren’t members or friends of Chabad, including staff of local senior centers.

Mussi Sharfstein | News | Thursday, April 4

Chabad for the Deaf Celebrates One Year

Based in the central Israeli city of Rishon Lezion and directed by California-born Rabbi Yehoshua Soudakoff and his Israeli wife Cheftziba, this unique Chabad center serves a large, but niche, community.

Ashira Weiss | News | Wednesday, April 3

After Hate Crime, People of Flagstaff Show their Hearts

On Monday, March 25, Rabbi Dovie Shapiro, director of Chabad of Flagstaff with his wife Chaya, was horrified to discover vandalism at the construction site of the Molly Blank Jewish Community Center. Swastikas had been painted and carved into walls, black paint and plaster dumped on the grounds, and thousands of dollars worth of valuable equipment, tools, and supplies were irreparably damaged.

Tzipora Reitman | News | Tuesday, April 2

Historic Village in Mexico Welcomes Chabad Presence

There are no traffic lights in the historic village of S. Miguel de Allende, Mexico, but now there is Chabad. Rabbi Daniel and Raizel Huebner, and their three children, moved to the city just before last Chanukah and have begun producing programs for the Jewish community.

Mussi Sharfstein | News | Thursday, March 28

New Center: Le Bourget, France, Rabbi Shalom and Chana Sara Zana

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