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Canadian PM Harper Hosts Chanukah Party

“We are delighted that you could all come to my home today,” Harper said at the party. “This is the first time the Prime Minister’s home has ever been opened for a Hanukah celebration.”

Mendy Rimler | News | Wednesday, December 8, 2010

Free To Be Jewish . . . Or Free to Assimilate?

Exactly a year to the day since Britian’s Supreme Court overrode Jewish religious law in determining Jewish identity, questions about Jewish identity loom large.

News | Friday, December 3, 2010

Gov. Schwarzenegger Joins Chanukah Celebration at Capitol Menorah Lighting Ceremony

Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and local leaders of the Jewish community today joined Chabad of Sacramento to celebrate Chanukah at the 17thAnnual Capitol Menorah Lighting Ceremony.

News | Wednesday, December 1, 2010

MDs Explore Medicine and Morals With JLI

The sixth and final lesson of the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute (JLI) fall course series, Medicine and Morals, concludes this week. According to Dr. Chana Silberstein, JLI’s Director of Curriculum Development, the course provides a focal point to ground the Torah’s ethical teachings in the advancements of modern science

Mordechai Lightstone | News | Tuesday, November 30, 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

Larry King to Host Chabad Telethon

CNN television personality Larry King will be hosting the special 30th anniversary Chabad “To Life!” telethon, to be broadcast live from Hollywood this Sunday.

Mendy Rimler | News | Sunday, August 29, 2010

Medvedev First Russian President To Visit Birobidjan

Russia’s President Dmitry Medvedev is the first Russian head of state to visit Birobidjan, the capital of Russia’s Jewish Autonomous Region. Russia's Chief Rabbi, Chabad-Lubavitch representative Berel Lazar, joined him.

News | Friday, July 2, 2010

Editorial: On The Biography of A Tzaddik

Biographies on the Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson, who passed away on the third day of Tammuz in 1994, are now making appearances in mainstream bookstores.

Baila Olidort | News | Monday, June 14, 2010

In Conversation: Natan Sharansky

Mr. Sharansky met with Baila Olidort, editor of Lubavitch News Service in his office at the Jewish Agency’s headquarters in Jerusalem, where he talked about his vision, his respect for Chabad’s model of outreach, and the moral ambiguities he discovered in freedom.

News | Tuesday, May 11, 2010

Rabbi Chaskel Besser, Activist for Polish Jewry

Rabbi Chaskel Besser, who fled Poland shortly before the Second World War, becoming an active player on the American Jewish scene and leader in the revival of the Jewish community in Poland, passed away on Tuesday February 9. He was 87.

Mordechai Lightstone | News | Friday, February 12, 2010

BLOG: About Black Boxes and Jewish Pride

Caleb Leibowitz, a reserved 17 year old yeshiva student, is hardly the type to appreciate the limelight. But he was smack in the center of it Thursday, when news that flight 3079 from New York to Lousiville, KY, diverted on account of his religious ritual, hit the wires.

Baila Olidort | News | Friday, January 22, 2010

U.S. Military Armory Is Transformed for Chabad Banquet

This Sunday evening, thousands will file into the Troop C Armory for the banquet session, concluding the International Conference of Shluchim.

Dvora Lakein | News | Sunday, November 15, 2009

NBA's Ron Artest Scores For Chabad

KTLA Morning News (LA’s #1 Morning Show) featured LA Laker Ron Artest, shooting hoops for Chabad.

News | Thursday, September 10, 2009

Interview: Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz on the Lubavitcher Rebbe

In honor of the 13th yahrzeit of the Lubavitcher Rebbe, Lubavitch.com presents excerpts of an interview with Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz and the editor of Lubavitch.com. Rabbi Steinsaltz is at work on a biography of the Rebbe.

News | Tuesday, June 19, 2007