Over the past two years, the Lugansk community has relied on the critical support of Jewish communities around the world who have galvanized to lend resources and moral support to Jewish refugees and locals alike. Central among them, is the Jewish community of Weston, Florida, which has been assisting the Lugansk community for many years.
News | Thursday, May 5
Uruguay’s tight-knit Jewish community was stunned last month when a prominent Jewish businessman was murdered in Paysandu, a small city 235 miles north of the country’s capital. David Fremd, a beloved leader in the Jewish community, was stabbed ten times in the back while the assailant shouted, “Allahu Akbar.”
Dvora Lakein | News | Sunday, May 1
As the UN and the EU continue to stoke the fires of anti-Semitism with their sanctimonious condemnations of Israel, here in the U.S., a spate of new books and articles examine the disconnect of young American Jews from their roots and its implications for the relationship of diaspora Jewry to Israel and to the Jewish people.
Baila Olidort | News | Thursday, April 21
The overriding purpose of the observance of the Passover Seder and all its many rituals, says the Torah, is v’hee-gadta l’vincha—to teach your children. To teach them their family narrative that allows them to grow from their roots, giving them the knowledge and the confidence to claim their place as children of the Jewish people who received the Torah at Sinai in all its particulars.
News | Wednesday, April 20
Rabbi Yehuda Krinsky | News | Monday, April 18
In an effort to educate the greater public, RCII has teamed up with JLI, the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute, creating Toward Inclusion, a compelling course that will advocate for, and advance, the inclusion of people with disabilities.
Dvora Lakein | News | Tuesday, April 5
Click here for more news...
A two-acre property down the block from the University of Central Florida campus will soon see a a three million dollar facility go up. The space, conducive to their growing community of about 6,000 Jewish students, will reflect the vision of Rabbi Chaim and Rivkie Lipskier.
Etti Krinsky | News | Thursday, May 5
The fast growth of Chabad of Buckhurst Hill prompted three moves until most recently, they moved into new premises, a space five times bigger than their previous one.
Staff Writer | News | Tuesday, May 3
For the past 21 years, the Weisses have worked with the South Florida community nearby the university, but struggled trying to establish a Chabad presence on the campus.
Etti Krinsky | News | Sunday, April 17
A second-hand furniture and clothing shop offers affordable goods.
Etti Krinsky | News | Thursday, April 14
From chocolate Seder plates, to four cups of chocolate milk, the students got their chocolate fix through all fifteen steps of the Seder.
Etti Krinsky | News | Tuesday, April 12
The city is still far from a complete recovery, but Chabad emissaries to Nepal, Rabbi Chezki and Chani Lifshitz are planning their annual Passover seders.
Etti Krinsky | News | Monday, April 11
Click here for more news briefs...