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Crown Heights Street to Be Named After Rebbetzin Chaya Mushka Schneerson

Esther Gopin | News | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

1967 News Piece: Half Million Jews Observe Tefillin at Western Wall

In honor of Yom Yerushalayim and 50 years since the reunification of Israel, we present this article, which was originally published by Lubavitch News Service in 1967, discussing the success of the Tefillin campaign since its inception days before the war began.

FLASHBACK! | News | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

A New Home for Calgary’s Jews

It was a cloudy day in May when Chabad of Calgary hosted 700 guests to celebrate the grand opening event of their new center.

Staff Writer | News | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Tefillin: The Pulse of Israel

As head of the Mossad, Israel’s national intelligence agency, Yossi Cohen’s routine is anything but humdrum. Beginning his day at the crack of dawn, the recently appointed director is responsible for counterterrorism and the security of the Jewish state.

Rena Udkoff | News | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Nine Million Dollar Building is First of its Kind in the World

The Jewish Youth Network offers programming and classes for Toronto’s younger set. Students can earn high school credits through after-school Torah classes, volunteer at a variety of teen-directed initiatives, participate in trips and retreats, and hang out in a fun and safe environment.

Dvora Lakein | News | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Of Boy Scouts, Rabbis, and Mikvehs

To become an eagle scout, Rochester boy scout Benjy Spanjer was required to undertake, lead, and manage a project that would benefit a school, religious institution, or community. His choice? Help renovate a local mikveh.

Nehama Silvers | News | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Today in Jewish History: Kfar Chabad Established

The village of Kfar Chabad was established 68 years ago today.

Staff Writer | News | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

New Kids on the Block

As far as neighborhoods go, South of Market does not have the best reputation. The half-square-mile area is patchwork of abandoned warehouses and organic juice bars, where the homeless share sidewalks with robotics engineers fresh out of Stanford.

Chava Lieba Witkes | News | Thursday, May 11, 2017

Re: In Conversation With Géza Röhrig, Lead Actor of Son of Saul

Re: In Conversation With Géza Röhrig, Lead Actor of Son of Saul

News | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Re: Woman’s Strength

Re: Woman’s Strength

News | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Re: Made in the Image of G-d: The Jewish Way in Death and Burial

Re: Made in the Image of G-d: The Jewish Way in Death and Burial

News | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Re: Jewish Federations and Chabad Find a New Way Forward

Re: Jewish Federations and Chabad Find a New Way Forward

News | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Arson at Chabad of Las Vegas and Southern Nevada

An arsonist at The Chabad Jewish Center of Las Vegas and Southern Nevada Monday set fire to cars in the building’s parking lot shortly after 8 p.m. after attempting to set fire to a restroom trashcan in the building.

Esther Gopin | News | Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Los Alamitos HS Students Pick Up Shawarma, Hebrew, and Foreign Language Credits at Chabad

There are very few things that can stop teens from sleeping in on Sundays, but Los Alamitos Hebrew High has them jumping out of bed.

Dora Lieberman | News | Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Low Tech Cool Brings Hi-Impact Change To South Africa

Everyone, no matter their financial capacity, has something to offer another and these little arks could be quickly and painlessly filled before being gifted to someone less fortunate.

Dvora Lakein | News | Tuesday, May 9, 2017

For Jewish Students at ASU, It’s Time to Play Ball

Chabad’s new student recreation center gives Jewish ASU students a place to hang out and have fun

Nehama Silvers | News | Monday, May 8, 2017

Florida Chabad Wins Grand Prize in “Give Day” Contest

Chabad of Clearwater, Florida, took home first place in a local contest this week, coming ahead of nearly 600 other nonprofits in the greater Tampa Bay area in a bid to win grand prize.

Staff Writer | News | Friday, May 5, 2017

As French Jews Arrive In Israel, Chabad Reaches Out

French students and residents in the port area now have a Chabad center of their own

Esther Gopin | News | Wednesday, May 3, 2017

What’s Your Hunger?

A members-only operation like Costco, The Family Store sells subsidized groceries and home goods to over 500 Jewish families. In a city where a bottle of kosher milk costs five dollars, even working individuals in Montreal struggle to put food on the table.

Dvora Lakein | News | Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Survivors of Terror: Israel's Double Orphans Grow Up

In Israel, doubly orphaned survivors of terror and their grandparents pick up the pieces.

Rena Udkoff | News | Thursday, April 27, 2017

Pie (No Longer) in the Sky

Thirty-five minutes is all it takes to cook one of the new, highly-anticipated kosher Gino’s East pizzas. But for Rabbi Yosef Moscowitz, the man responsible for bringing Chicago’s world-famous pie into kosher homes, it took closer to five years.

Scott Hirsch | News | Thursday, April 27, 2017

Moses, Mirrors and the Trauma of Birth

There is something starkly disconcerting—almost sacrilegious—about taking a “biographical approach” to the life of Moses.

Chana Silberstein | News | Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Jewish Federations & Chabad Find A New Way Forward

Toledo Chabad and the Federation broke the mold. Together, they formed an effective partnership that has since served Toledo’s Jewish community, making it a model of cooperation.

Rena Udkoff | News | Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Chabad of Berlin Publishes German Prayerbook, Marks Holocaust Remembrance Day

A new German-language Orthodox siddur makes the Jewish prayer book accessible to modern German speakers.

Staff Writer | News | Monday, April 24, 2017

My Heart Is In Samara...

Dina Deutch served as an emissary in Samara, Russia, since 1997. With 5,000 Jewish residences on their mailing list, Dina and her husband built an impressive coterie of educational programming, social services and religious outlets in Russia’s sixth largest city.

Dvora Lakein | News | Wednesday, April 19, 2017