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Chabad at Wash. U Hosts Landfill-Free Shabbat Dinner

Chabad at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri held their first landfill-free Friday night dinner this past January, where everything not eaten was either composted, reused, or recycled.

Staff Writer | News | Monday, February 20, 2017

Chabad Opens in Mar del Plata, Argentina

It was just over a month ago, on the fifth of Tevet, that Rabbi Zalmi and Patsonia Lipinski relocated to Mar del Plata to open the 37th branch of Chabad in Argentina.

Staff Writer | News | Thursday, February 16, 2017

Pursuing the Path of Peace

Empowered by the Rebbe’s vision, inspired by the Rebbetzin’s devotion and guided by the Torah, the ways of Chabad shluchos, together with their husbands, are clearly “ways of pleasantness, and all their paths are in peace.”

Rabbi Yehuda Krinsky | News | Thursday, February 16, 2017

Woman’s Strength

The annual International Conference of Chabad Shluchos (women emissaries), also called the Kinus Hashluchos, begins tonight, February 15, 2017, in New York.

Baila Olidort | News | Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Life Sketches: 32 Year Later

During the holiday of Sukkot, our son, today the Chabad representative at the University of Madison, received a random $500 donation from someone in Colorado.

Faygie Matusof | News | Monday, February 13, 2017

Chabad at Stockton University Purchases New Center

When Rabbi Meir and Shaina Rapoport and their son Mendel moved to Galloway Township, N.J., in September of 2016 to serve the Jewish student body at Stockton University, they knew that they’d need a bigger space—and fast.

Staff Writer | News | Thursday, February 9, 2017

If You Build It, You Will Come

Chabad of Columbia gets a new home, by the people for the people

Dvora Lakein | News | Monday, February 6, 2017

Today in Jewish History: Yud (10) Shvat

Yud Shvat is one of the most important events in the Chabad-Lubavitch calendar.

Staff Writer | News | Monday, February 6, 2017

Chabad to Open on the Greek Island of Rhodes

Well over 150,000 Israeli tourists visited the Greek island of Rhodes in 2016. For many, the first question asked when they arrived was, “Where is the local Beit Chabad?”

Staff Writer | News | Thursday, February 2, 2017

Chabad Emissary Opens Illinois’ Annual “State of the State” Address

Rabbi Avraham Kagan, director of government affairs for Lubavitch Chabad of Illinois and Rabbi of Chabad of River North, delivered the invocation at the joint session of the Illinois House of Representative and Senate in Springfield, Illinois.

Staff Writer | News | Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Jewish Federation of Chapel Hill Recognizes Chabad Representative

Rabbi Zalman and Yehudis Bluming receive the Earl and Gladys Siegel Award

Dvora Lakein | News | Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Chabad Representative Curates a Unique Judaica Collection

Staff Writer | News | Sunday, January 22, 2017

Moving Forward

“Pray for the welfare of the government, for were it not for the awe of it, men would swallow one another alive.” (Ethics of the Fathers, Chapter 3)

Rabbi Yehuda Krinsky | News | Friday, January 20, 2017

Life Sketches: The Empty Seat

A gentleman comes over and asks if he could sit down in the empty seat next to mine. It is the only available seat left in the whole place. I introduce myself. “I know who you are,” he says. “You’re the chief rabbi here.”

Yosef Yitzchak Wolff | News | Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Portland, Oregon: School's Closed, But Chabad Preschool Takes Shabbat Party Online

In a unique and creative effort to compensate for all the fun children are missing at school, The Gan - Portland Jewish Preschool is taking its weekly Shabbat party online.

Staff Writer | News | Friday, January 13, 2017

Life Sketches: Tevye in the 99-Cent Store

I walked into the 99-cent store on Poway Rd. and noticed a man smiling at me so I gave him a big “Hello!”

Mendy Rubenfeld | News | Thursday, January 12, 2017

Israeli President Ruvi Rivlin Visits Tbilisi’s Great Synagogue

Staff Writer | News | Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Chabad of Vail Overturns 1970s Amendment, Establishes Religious Center

Chabad Jewish Center has just purchased a building to be used as its permanent home, overturning a longstanding amendment in the process.

E. Gopin | News | Monday, January 9, 2017

Yeshiva Offers Progressive Masters In Chaplaincy

Chaplaincy opens up a world beyond the rabbinate, for women and others who want to be involved in pastoral care.

Dvora Lakein | News | Wednesday, January 4, 2017

Australian Prime Minister Visits Central Synagogue in Sydney

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and his wife Lucy joined the pre-Shabbat menorah lighting ceremony at the Central Synagogue of Sydney this past Friday.

Staff Writer | News | Monday, January 2, 2017

Life Sketches: The Pushka in My Hand

Mark,* the father of a six-year-old girl, recently lost his wife. I listened silently to his heartbreaking story. Was there anything I could do for my newfound friend? Anything I can say that would bring him comfort?

Shmuly Hecht | News | Monday, January 2, 2017

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

Son of Saul actor Geza Rohrig talks with Lubavitch International about his role in the film, his poetry, and his journey to Chabad.

Baila Olidort | News | Thursday, December 29, 2016

Overview: Chanukah 5777 in Moscow, Russia

For Russia’s Jews, the Chanukah holiday, its lights and message of religious freedom and the triumph of good over evil has particular resonance. Here are some holiday highlights.

Staff Writer | News | Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Hebrew Academy Attempts Guinness World Record for Biggest Latka

Bring on the puns: Huntington Beach community members, along with students and faculty of Hebrew Academy, took the adage “go big or go home” very seriously on Friday as they attempted to fry and flip the world's first 7-foot traditional Chanukah latka.

E. Gopin | News | Tuesday, December 27, 2016

New Center for Jewish Life Dedicated in Stamford, CT

Situated on a prime two acres of land along one of Stamford’s busiest thoroughfares, the 20,000-square-foot center provides much-needed space for Chabad’s many activities.

Staff Writer | News | Monday, December 26, 2016