Creating a Home For the Young and Professional in Jerusalem

Creating a Home For the Young and Professional in Jerusalem

As a young, single, immigrant to Israel, Levi Margolin struggled to find a community he felt comfortable calling his own. Now, eight years later, Levi and his wife Aidel, a native Jerusalemite, work to create that community for young professionals in the holy city they have made their home.

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A Bereavement Minyan Group On Whatsapp in Montreal

Some mitzvahs are all about acts of kindness. These are performed without any expectations of a “thank you.” Paying last respects is one of them. So when Rabbi Levi New of the Montreal Torah Center in suburban Hampstead, Quebec, reached out asking for help to complete a minyan [quorum of ten men] for the Kaddish to be recited at a burial site, the positive response surprised him.

Staff Writer | News | Wednesday, October 10

Chicago Mayor Proclaims Day in Honor of Holocaust Survivor

Chicago’s Mayor Rahm Emanuel has proclaimed Tuesday, October 9th, Eva Schloss Day in Chicago. Eva Schloss, stepsister of Anne Frank, has been sharing her personal story and will speak this evening at an event hosted by Chabad of Lakeview.

Ashira Weiss | News | Tuesday, October 9

Full Exposure: Pittsburgh University Executives See Israel For Themselves

American colleges and universities are in the grip of anti-Semitic and anti-Israel propaganda. Here’s what Chabad leaders at Pittsburgh colleges have done to create a safer environment for Jewish students, and foster thoughtful conversation on campus.

Dvora Lakein | News | Monday, October 8

In Arizona, a New Center for a New Year

As the Jewish New Year opened in Fountain Hills, Arizona, so did its new community center. Rabbi Mendy and Tzipi Lipskier inaugurated 4,500 square-foot center just in time for Rosh Hashana.

Ashira Weiss | News | Wednesday, October 3

Come, Pray, Connect: Minyan, Millenials and Why Services Matter

Over the past two decades, synagogue membership has declined across the United States, with less than one-third of American Jews choosing to affiliate with a congregation. According to the 2013 Pew Research Center Study, only twenty-three percent of U.S. Jews attend synagogue on a regular basis. And many rabbis suspect that self-reporting inflates that number.

Rena Udkoff | News | Thursday, September 20

The Abiding Optimism of Chabad Emissaries in Africa

When Paul told the visiting students about his father’s situation, they arranged to visit him after the holiday. “According to the map, Kitengela seemed to be about a 50 minute drive away,” says Plotkin. The trip turned out to be twice as long as expected, with multiple twists and turns on rough dirt roads and prolonged delays for sheep crossings.

Tzipora Reitman | News | Thursday, September 20

Chabad Leader Tours "LifeTown," New Jersey's 53,000 sq. ft. Special Needs Facility

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