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Bradenton, FL: Chabad Purchases Five Acres as Jewish Life Grows

Bradenton’s Jewish community will finally enjoy a permanent address and a new, comprehensive facility that will allow it to grow and enjoy greater programming and services provided by Chabad.

Mendy Rimler | Headquarters | Thursday, January 27, 2011

JNet Study Partners Celebrate Ancient Custom

The bonds of friendship formed by JNet study are a matter of pride for Rabbi Yehuda Dukes, the program’s managing director. “I’m always impressed by the long-term relationships formed by our participants,” he says.

Mordechai Lightstone | Headquarters | Friday, January 7, 2011

Jewish Teens Learn Jewish Pride

300 Cteens in Miami, Florida met at American Airlines Arena for a Chanukah bash and a Miami Heat game, and then got to shoot hoops after full-time.

Mendy Rimler | Headquarters | Monday, December 13, 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.

Headquarters | Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Mrs. Pessia Matusof, 86

Born in Leningrad, Mrs Matusof was the daughter of Rabbi Yehuda Leib Karasik. Together with her husband, Rabbi Shlomo Matusof, she dedicated most of her years to the service of Moroccan Jewry.

Chabad Lubavitch Headquarters | Headquarters | Monday, October 11, 2010

Azerbaijani President, Israeli Dignitaries, Inaugurate New Jewish School

A moderate Muslim country and neighbor to Iran, Baku, Azerbaijan will now be home to a new campus in the Ohr Avner school system in the Former Soviet Union.

Mendy Rimler | Headquarters | Tuesday, October 5, 2010

Books: Rebbe’s Letters From Chabad Archives Released In New Volume

Spanning the years 1913-1947 and seven countries, the book provides a rare and intimate look at the personal life of Rabbi Yosef Yitzchok and his children.

Mordechai Lightstone | Headquarters | Monday, October 4, 2010

New Volume on Chabad History Published

The Chabad-Lubavitch publishing house, Kehot Publication Society, has announced the publication of an important new book on the history of Chabad.

Chabad-Lubavitch Headquarters | Headquarters | Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Portugal Jewish Community To Welcome Full Time Chabad Representatives

The only country in Europe still without its own Chabad representatives, Portugal will soon be welcoming a new addition to its 300-member Jewish community.

Chabad Lubavitch Headquarters | Headquarters | Monday, September 20, 2010

Kohelet Foundation Partners With Rohr JLI

With the new school year fast approaching, parents affected by the current economic crisis are facing difficult choices regarding their children’s education.

Mordechai Lightstone | Headquarters | Tuesday, September 7, 2010

Early Childhood Education Gets a Head Start

Recipients of a Chabad educational program that will open new preschools in the U.S. met Wednesday with Mr. David Slager, the philanthropist underwriting the $5 million initiative.

Staff Writer | Headquarters | Friday, July 30, 2010

Blind Date: Two Jews, Two Phones, One Torah

Sanford Rosenthal surfs the web using a talking computer. To find matching clothes each morning, he feels the Braille labels on his shirts. His cell phone announces the number of the caller who is trying to reach him.

Dvora Lakein | Headquarters | Wednesday, July 28, 2010

Chabad Outreach Program Honors 250-Year Yahrzeit of Baal Shem Tov

Four hundred rabbinical students will begin a summer tour of duty that will take them to 2500 cities and over ten thousand communities, where they will reach out to Jewish communities worldwide.

Chabad Lubavitch Headquarters | Headquarters | Monday, June 21, 2010

In Conversation: New Chabad Representatives To Mumbai

As a rabbinical student, I spent time in Mumbai helping the Holtzbergs. Gabi was a dear friend, and I knew Mumbai and the community. But after five months there, I knew I’d never want to live there. It’s not an easy place.

Chabad-Lubavitch Headquarters | Headquarters | Thursday, June 17, 2010

Chabad-Lubavitch Headquarters Appoints Full Time Representatives to Mumbai

Lubavitch World Headquarters has appointed Rabbi Chanoch and Leah Gechtman of Israel to serve as full time Chabad representatives to Mumbai.

Chabad Lubavitch Headquarters | Headquarters | Thursday, June 17, 2010

Machne Israel Development Fund Announces Major Gift

Machne Israel Development Fund announces major gift to establish the Chabad Early Childhood Initiative

Chabad Lubavitch Headquarters | Headquarters | Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Paying for Passover

In a tight economy, it takes smarts and efficiency for Chabad representatives to bring Passover to their communities. Purchasing Passover staples, and helping out families in need adds up.

R. C. Berman | Headquarters | Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Rabbi Mom

The 22nd annual International Conference for Chabad Shluchos convenes this week Wednesday.

Dvora Lakein | Headquarters | Wednesday, February 3, 2010

Israeli MK Binyamin Ben-Eliezer Visits Mumbai Chabad House

Israeli Knesset Member Binyamin Ben-Eliezer visited the ravaged Mumbai Chabad House in India earlier this week.

Headquarters | Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Chabad-Lubavitch Community In Grief As Two Die in Accident

Chabad-Lubavitch Headquarters mourns the tragic deaths, Wednesday, of 10-year-old Avrohom Dovid Lieberow, and 20 year-old Mrs. Pesha Leah Azoulay.

Staff Writer | Headquarters | Thursday, January 7, 2010

Energy Magnate Aguiar Makes Chanukah Gift to Chabad-Lubavitch

Energy magnate Guma Aguiar has made a gift of $770,000 to Chabad-Lubavitch World Headquarters in honor of Chanukah 2009.

Headquarters | Monday, December 14, 2009

Allegheny vs. ACLU: Good for Chanukah

When the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that placing Chabad-owned menorahs in public spaces did not violate the establishment clause, it set a slab of precedent for Chabad centers to rest their menorah requests upon.

Rivka Chaya Berman | Headquarters | Thursday, December 10, 2009

Menorah Lights To Shine At the Games

Chabad’s holiday awareness programs including olive presses and dreidel houses, and menorahs carved of ice, chocolate and every conceivable material...

Levi Margolin | Headquarters | Tuesday, December 8, 2009

Transcendent Joy, Transcendent Vision Celebrated at Chabad Conference Banquet

An overflow crowd squeezed through more than a dozen metal detectors and into the garage-turned-gracious-lobby of the Troop C Armory in Brooklyn, New York.

Dvora Lakein | Headquarters | Monday, November 16, 2009

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 | Headquarters | Sunday, November 15, 2009