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Children Travel Through Jewish Time

Marla Cohen | Features | Thursday, December 18, 2014

As American as Apple Pie: Chanukah at the Stadium

Dovid Zaklikowski | Features | Wednesday, December 10, 2014

A Menorah With A Past Donated To Chabad of Ottawa

Dovid Zaklikowski | Features | Friday, December 5, 2014

Brooklyn Beat: "Excuse Me, Are You Jewish?"

Dovid Zaklikowski | Features | Thursday, December 4, 2014

Early Childhood Studies Spur Parents To Choose Jewish Preschools

Rena Greenberg | Features | Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Murdered by Soviets in 1938, Jewish Activist’s Gravesite Found

Dovid Zaklikowski | Features | Monday, November 3, 2014

Monday the Rabbi Brought Soup

Rena Greenberg | Features | Friday, October 31, 2014

Pre-War Chabad Yeshiva Building in Poland Long Thought Gone, Is Found

Dovid Zaklikowski | Features | Thursday, October 30, 2014

After Firebomb Ukraine Synagogue Sees Growth

Dovid Zaklikowski | Features | Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Remembering Rebbetzin Chana: Jewish Feminine Role Model

Dovid Zaklikowski | Features | Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Shofar In The Park

Dovid Zaklikowski | Features | Wednesday, September 24, 2014

A Train Crash, A Missing Spouse, A Day in the Life of Two Chabad Rabbis

Baila Olidort | Features | Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Interview: On The Art of the Halakhic Process With Rabbi Chaim Rapoport

Life without discipline may be more pleasurable but with halakhic discipline it is more meaningful. Jewish law is about the human responding to the Divine call.

Baila OLidort | Features | Thursday, November 14, 2013

A Community of Jewish Teens Grows On Boston’s North Shore

15-year-old Sasha Matusevich grew up on Boston’s North Shore. In many ways, the public school sophomore is your typical American teenager whose love for dancing made her drop out of Hebrew school at age 11.

Rishe Groner | Features | Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Blog: A Sukkah Party In the Woods of Maine

A year ago, Yehudah Dukes of the Jewish Learning Network, paired me up with Robert. I lived in Australia and Robert, in the woods of Maine.

Yosef Hazdan | Features | Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Pollinating New Holiday Growth

In Israel, honey jars fly off store shelves during the High Holiday season, when Jews pray for and wish each other a New Year filled with sweetness.

R. C. Berman | Features | Sunday, September 19, 2010

Israel’s Two Wheel Yom Kippur Dilemma

The origin of biking on Yom Kippur in Israel is murky, but it is ironically tied to the widespread reverence that Israelis—even secular ones—have for this holiest of Jewish days

R. C. Berman | Features | Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Israel: Secular Kibbutz Members Welcome Torah Study, Prayer

In Kibbutz Beit Alfa’s Children’s House, director Anat Lev is busy planning High Holiday activities with the local Chabad rabbi

R. C. Berman | Features | Monday, September 13, 2010

Rabbi Isaac Luria, Mystic for the Ages

Friday, July 16, marks the anniversary of the passing, of Rabbi Isaac Luria on the fifth of the Hebrew month of Av.

Mordechai Lightstone | Features | Friday, July 16, 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 | Features | Thursday, June 17, 2010

Beating Dyslexia: Michael Zarchin’s Story

In 1960, when Michael Zarchin was six years old, he had yet to learn to speak normally. He could not read, write, or understand basic math. Psychiatric and medical diagnoses ranged from challenged

Amihai Zippor | Features | Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Dutch Government Acknowledges Failure To Protect Jews

On Wednesday April 28, members of the Dutch government apologized to Holland's Jewish community at the site of the former Westerbork concentration

Mordechai Lightstone | Features | Tuesday, May 11, 2010

Reaching For Heaven: An Observant Jew Navigates the Skies

n the cockpit of an Air France Airbus 330, about an hour after takeoff, on a flight from Paris to Senegal, with the plane safely on auto-pilot...

Features | Tuesday, May 4, 2010

Lag B'Omer: Of Mystics and Merriment

More than a million people visit annually, but it is during the 24-hour period of Lag B’Omer that the gravesite of Rabbi Shimon bar Yochai really gets festive.

Dvora Lakein | Features | Friday, April 30, 2010

The Hidden Jews of Solano County

S. Fridman | Features | Thursday, March 4, 2010