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Berlin Jewish Community to Step Up Chanukah Activities Following Attack

Staff Writer | News | Wednesday, December 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

Historic Birmingham Synagogue Restored

300 members of the community of Birmingham, England met in the Jospeh Cohen hall to celebrate the rededication of the 159 year old Singers Hill Synagogue.

Mushkie Junik | News | Thursday, March 19, 2015

After Firebomb Ukraine Synagogue Sees Growth

Dovid Zaklikowski | News | Tuesday, October 7, 2014

New Headquarters For Russia's Rabbinical Leaders

Leading rabbinical figures from Israel and Europe presided at the dedication ceremony of the new offices of Russia’s Chief Rabbinate. The new facility will serve as the home for all of the rabbinical concerns related to Russia’s Jewish popultion, which until now have been dispersed among various locations.

lubavitch.com Staff | News | Thursday, July 17, 2014

Soul Encounters

How do we honor the yahrzeit of someone who has given you the tools to transform your life in immeasurable ways? How do you say “thank you” to someone who opened the way for you to encounter the soul—the other’s, but especially your own?

lubavitch.com Staff | News | Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Rabbi Visits Jewish Burial Sites in Iran

Under a simple brick dome in Hamadan, south of Teheran, are two beautiful wooden tomb-boxes bearing a Hebrew inscription.

News | Thursday, February 3, 2011

Jewish Women Celebrate Family At Annual Conference

They left family and fort behind, but for five days of workshops and sessions, these Chabad representatives were exhorted to remember their primary focus: family.

Dvora Lakein | News | Monday, January 31, 2011

Eighth Grader in Beijing Bakes Cakes To Sponsor Friends

When Devorah Freundlich, 13, of Beijing, China, is not busy with her schoolwork, she’s popping cakes out of the oven in her mom’s kitchen. They are custom cakes—dolls, police trucks, snowmobiles

Laima Barber | News | Wednesday, January 12, 2011

New Chabad to Open in Debrecen, Hungary

Rabbi Kotlarsky and a delegation from the Jewish community met with Hungarian President Pál Schmitt. In their hour-long meeting, they discussed the need for increased education to help combat growing anti-Semitism in Hungary.

Mordechai Lightstone | News | Wednesday, December 29, 2010

In Aftermath of the Carmel Fires, Israelis Struggle to Recover

Depending on where you stand in the Carmel region, the scent of wood smoke is still in the air. If it weren't for the destruction it represents, the scent would be holiday-like, appealing.

R. C. Berman | News | Tuesday, December 7, 2010

NCFJE Celebrates 70 Years

Last Sunday, November 21, 700 guests joined the National Committee For Furtherance of Jewish Education at a 70 year anniversary celebration Chelsea Piers Pier 60.

Mordechai Lightstone | News | Thursday, November 25, 2010

Schottenstein Chabad Center To Open in Columbus, Ohio

Residents of historical New Albany, Ohio will soon welcome the Lori Schottenstein Chabad Center for a Jewish Tomorrow, a stately Georgian structure located in the heart of the quaint village.

Mendy Rimler | News | Wednesday, November 24, 2010

JLI Teens Launches Internship Program

Young, smart, Jewish, they are the children of the baby boomers who cut their teeth on hi-speed internet and the virtual world it placed in their laps while still in the stroller.

News | Wednesday, November 17, 2010

University of Illinois Men's Basketball Team, ZBT Fraternity and Chabad Host Annual Alley Oop for Autism

The children enjoyed an hour-long Basketball clinic with the national ranked team, and an exclusive tour of the locker room. Each child received a gift—a photo of the team, autographed by every player and the head coach.

News | Monday, October 25, 2010

Jewish Public School Children Thrive at Florida Afterschool Program

Rabbi Moishe Kievman, Chabad representative in Highland Lakes, who co-directs the program together with his wife, Layah, says the school has grown by word-of-mouth. Children and their parents seem to love it.

Mendy Rimler | News | Monday, October 18, 2010

Kosher Culture: Jewish, Muslim Students Cook in Sydney

60 Jewish and Muslim school children cooked side by side Wednesday in Bondi’s Our Big Kitchen, a Chabad run community kitchen in Sydney, Australia.

Mendy Rimler | News | Friday, October 8, 2010

Kyrgyzstan Government Promises Security for Jewish Community

The president confirmed that she read Rabbi Raichman’s letter, and “promised appropriate security for the Jewish community,” said Berkowitz

Yaacov Behrman | News | Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Australian Premier Says Thank You for Chicken Soup

On Ms Keneally’s last visit to the kosher kitchen, she was suffering from a head cold. The following day she received a package at her office in Governor Macquarie Tower.

News | Monday, August 23, 2010

A Jewish Community in Sydney Grows Young, Vibrant

A shuttered bankers’ training facility will soon reopen as Chabad’s Jewish community retreat center in Sydney’s North Shore.

R.C. Berman | News | Monday, August 9, 2010

New Mikvah Construction Begins for Smolensk

Smolensk, the capital city of the Smolensk Region, located on the Dnieper River some 360 kilometers (224 mi) west-southwest of Moscow, home to approximately 5000 Jews, will soon have its own mikvah.

News | Friday, August 6, 2010

Chabad on Campus Reaches Tipping Point

This past year, on an average Friday night, a combined total of 7,000 students took their seats at Chabad on Campus for Shabbat dinner. Some 3,479 students attended one or more of 408 Jewish study classes

R. C. Berman | News | Monday, July 5, 2010

Queen Elizabeth Meets With Chabad Representative of Canada

(lubavitch.com) Rabbi Chaim Mendelsohn was invited on behalf of the Canadian Federation of Chabad Lubavitch to an exclusive Garden Party with Queen Elizabeth as well as Prime Minister Stephen Harper.

News | Sunday, July 4, 2010

Rohr JLI 12th Annual Conference Explores New Themes in Jewish Life

Some 350 Chabad rabbis from around the world came together last week for the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute conference held on the campus of the Polytechnic Institute of New York University in Downtown Brooklyn. Now in its 12th year...

Mordechai Lightstone | News | Tuesday, June 22, 2010

A First for Ukrainian City: Sumy Municipality Welcomes Torah Scroll

Hundreds of Jewish community residents joined the procession as they danced from the town’s main street to the Jewish community center.

News | Wednesday, May 26, 2010