2522 Results

Chabad at Johns Hopkins Hosts 13th Annual Dinner

“Chabad’s acronym for Wisdom, Understanding and Knowledge and its central philosophy and goals are remarkably similar to the mission of The Johns Hopkins Hospital.”

Baila Olidort | News | Thursday, December 1, 2016

Chabad To Open in South Dakota

B. Davids | News | Sunday, November 27, 2016

Holocaust Survivor Celebrates Bar Mitzvah at Age 88

Staff Writer | News | Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Rabbi Eliemelech Zwiebel, Spiritual Mentor to Many, 75

Rabbi Eliemelech Zwiebel, the spiritual mentor at the Rabbinical College of America, passed away suddenly yesterday at age 75.

Dovid Zaklikowski | News | Monday, November 21, 2016

Souls-on-the-Don: A Photographic Journey

Souls on the Don, not unlike Humans of New York which provides a glimpse into the lives of strangers, open a lens onto the lives of others living far away, and thus revives a nearly forgotten chapter of Jewish history.

Rena Udkoff | News | Sunday, November 20, 2016

Nazi's Daughter Visits Grave of Father's Victims

Staff Writer | News | Tuesday, November 15, 2016

New Jewish Learning Center Opens in Louisville, Kentucky

The Louisville Slugger, Kentucky Fried Chicken, Fort Knox, the Kentucky Derby, and even Muhammad Ali all have their roots in Kentucky’s largest city. Now, Louisville can boast of its latest addition: Chabad’s new Jewish Learning Center.

Staff Writer | News | Monday, November 14, 2016

“Tell Them It’s Never Too Late”

A world traveler, a long-time talk radio host, a man of remarkable knowledge and great musical talent, David O'Malley finally learned what it was that he was looking for in the last weeks of his life.

Baila Olidort | News | Thursday, November 10, 2016

Lehigh University Students Celebrate New Chabad Center

On Sunday, October 30, 2016, Jewish students at Lehigh University in Pennsylvania were celebrating—and it wasn’t because of Halloweekend.

Esther Gopin | News | Monday, November 7, 2016

Bethlehem Chabad Purchases Historic Adams House for New Center

Adams House, a local landmark located in Bethlehem, NY, has had a long and varied history. First built in 1838 by Nathaniel Adams, the founder of Bethlehem’s Delmar hamlet, the Greek Revival has been home to the town hall, volunteer fire department, post office, and most recently, NYSARC. This October, after nearly a year of vacancy, Adams House’s newest inhabitants moved in. The latest in a long string of prestigious institutions, Bethlehem Chabad now calls Adams House their home.

Esther Gopin | News | Friday, October 28, 2016

It’s A Lemon. It’s An Orange. It’s An Esrog!

Dvora Lakein | News | Sunday, October 16, 2016

Three New Shuls Open in Moscow Neighborhoods

Shie Deitsch | News | Friday, October 14, 2016

Chattanooga Celebrates New Jewish Center

Hundreds of Chattanooga Jewish community members, visiting dignitaries, and other well-wishers celebrated the opening of the newly renovated Chabad Center for Jewish Life in historic Fort Wood.

Staff Writer | News | Wednesday, October 5, 2016

The Hertog Study: Tracking Jewish Continuity Through Chabad on Campus

A new third-party study on Chabad’s impact on Jewish students at American college campuses challenges Jewish philanthropic organizations to take a closer look at how their charitable giving measures up and where their investments yield the most significant returns.

Baila Olidort | News | Thursday, September 29, 2016

Israel’s President, Shimon Peres, 93

Chabad mourns the passing of Shimon Peres, Israel’s elder statesman and two-term Prime Minister who died early Wednesday morning.

News | Wednesday, September 28, 2016

A Jewish Wedding In Seoul, South Korea

When Rachel and Jeff Czerniak came to the Chabad rabbi in Seoul asking that he officiate their marriage, they made history with the first Jewish wedding in the South Korean capital.

Esther Gopin | News | Friday, September 23, 2016

Puerto Rico Jewish Community Inaugurates New Chabad Center

Some 300 of Puerto Rico’s Jewish community turned out to celebrate the grand opening of the Rohr Chabad Center and new mikveh last week.

Staff Writer | News | Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Grand Opening of New Chabad Center, Mikveh in Belgrade, Serbia

On his first visit to Belgrade, Rabbi Yehoshua Kaminetsky was stranded. The room he booked was taken, and no area hotel had any availability. With nowhere to go, he spent the night in a hotel lobby, and told himself that he’d never move to Belgrade.

Staff Writer | News | Friday, September 16, 2016

New Synagogue Opens in Moscow’s Domodedovo International Airport

A new synagogue serving Jewish travelers who pass through Russia's busiest airport opened this September.

Staff Writer | News | Thursday, September 15, 2016

Chabad at University of Wisconsin Wins Motion To Expand

It was a textbook case of competing values. The need for vibrancy and growth vs the desire to preserve the historic came head to head when Chabad at the University of Wisconsin sought permission to demolish an old house on its property. No one could say how the City of Madison’s planning commission would finally decide the motion.

Baila Olidort | News | Thursday, September 15, 2016

It Takes a Community: Vernon Hills Jewish Residents Renovate New Chabad House

When the Susskinds moved their Chabad House into a new facility, they had to renovate the entire building. Luckily, they didn't have to do it alone.

Esther Gopin | News | Friday, September 9, 2016

First & Only Food Truck on Campus at Vanderbilt University, And It’s Kosher!

Craving Bubby's Brisket? Chabad of Vanderbilt's got you covered. "Aryeh's Kitchen" is the first and only food truck on campus at Vanderbilt University, and it's fully kosher.

Dvora Lakein | News | Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Oslo’s Jews Dance in the Streets, Hoping for Better Days Ahead

Chabad of Oslo, Norway, hosted a historic Torah dedication ceremony as they celebrated the completion of a new Torah scroll with a parade, banquet, and concert.

Staff Writer | News | Monday, September 5, 2016

Kosher Comes to the Amazonian Rainforest

What’s a Chabad rabbi to do if he wants to help Jews in the in the Amazon Rainforest keep kosher? Rabbi Arieh Raichman, Chabad representative to Manaus, Brazil, has been chewing on this conundrum for some time now.

News | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Chabad Completes New Center in Vancouver Island, Victoria

Chabad of Vancouver Island, Victoria, opened the Verrier Family Chabad Centre for Jewish Life and Learning last Wednesday, August 24th, in a historic ceremony.

Staff Writer | News | Monday, August 29, 2016