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After Firebomb Ukraine Synagogue Sees Growth

Dovid Zaklikowski | Features | Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Holocaust Survivors Find Social Support With Ivolunteer

Under Manhattan’s dazzling lights, Holocaust survivors met Tuesday at the Cooper Square Hotel’s magnificent penthouse, where they were joined by donors and volunteers in celebration and support of Ivolunteer.

Dvora Lakein | Features | Thursday, January 14, 2010

Major Jewish Philanthropist Explores Chabad's Russian Roots

Guma Aguiar is making up for lost time. Last week, the young billionaire sprinted through blizzard conditions in Russia and Ukraine, tracing the early history of Chabad in Haditch, where its founder, Rabbi Schneur

B. Olidort | Features | Tuesday, January 5, 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 | Features | Sunday, November 15, 2009

Kfar Chabad: It Takes A Village . . .

Five miles south of Tel Aviv and near Ben Gurion airport is Israel’s modern day version of Anatevka, complete with agricultural fields, milk cows, numerous educational institutions, more than 8,000 Chasidic Jews, and the headquarters of Chabad-Lubavitch in the Holy Land.

Zalman Nelson | Features | Thursday, June 4, 2009

Business Unusual: A Chabad Rabbi Helps Businesses Grow

R. C. Lundy | Features | Wednesday, May 20, 2009

400,000 Head to Mt. Meron for Lag B'Omer

Every 20 seconds, another bus arrives at Mt. Meron in Israel’s Upper Galillee. Lag B’Omer, which begins  Monday night, is one of the liveliest days in Israel, and Miron, where the second century mystic, Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai, author of the Zohar , who died on this day was buried, becomes a magnet for some 400,000 visitors.

Zalman Nelson | Features | Monday, May 11, 2009

Jewish Participants Find A Welcome Antidote to Durban II

(lubavitch.com) Tensions fomented inside the UN conference in Geneva on Monday when delegates walked out as Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad used the platform to condemn Israel and the West. Outside, Jewish students and diplomats found a blessed antidote to the Iranian president’s hatefulness, as they were greeted at The Jewish Welcome Center.

Zalman Nelson | Features | Monday, April 20, 2009

Survivor of the Gulag, Reb Mottel the Schochet, 97

Known affectionately as "Reb Mottel the Shochet”, he was the sole ritual slaughterer, or shochet, in Moscow during the last two decades of Communist rule.

Dvora Lakein | Features | Wednesday, March 25, 2009

Under Rockets and Sirens, A New Baby Is Welcomed in Ashkelon

How does one plan a brit milah under the rain of mortar shells? Who will manage to get a minyan together, a mohel , let alone a festive meal, under the cacophony of red alert sirens and rockets that explode at random?

Miriam Davids | Features | Wednesday, December 31, 2008

Father of Slain Terror Victim Kindles Menorah on Liberty Island

(lubavitch.com)-- Freezing temperatures and icy winds whipped Liberty Island off the New York harbor Tuesday night. Hardly a night for a boat ride with the kids, and several hundred adults and children, plus distinguished city and state officials came out into the cold to celebrate a unique Chanukah lighting.

Miriam Davids | Features | Tuesday, December 23, 2008

THOUSANDS REMEMBER CHABAD'S GAVRIEL AND RIVKAH HOLTZBERG: Vow to Continue Holy Work

A huge crowd of about ten-thousand people gathered in Kfar Chabad, Israel, Tuesday afternoon to remember the lives of Gavriel and Rivkah Holtzberg

Sarah Bronson | Features | Tuesday, December 2, 2008

When Shluchim Come Marching In: Gala Banquet Concludes Chabad-Lubavitch Conference

(lubavitch.com) As temperatures in New York City dipped to unseasonably low digits Sunday night, the atmosphere inside Pier 94 heated up. Well over 4,000 Chabad-Lubavitch shluchim, lay leaders, and supporters filed into the 175,000 square ft. hall for the highlight of the International Conference of Shluchim: banquet night. Attendees have been participating in workshops, round-table discussions, and informal meetings all weekend, but it is the banquet that brings it all together for a dramatic finale.

Dvora Lakein | Features | Monday, November 24, 2008

Economic Woes and All, Hundreds of College Students Flocked and Rocked At National Shabbaton

(lubavitch.com) Going into the Chabad-on-Campus International Shabbaton in Brooklyn, I didn’t think that Chabad could attract enough students to match the success at last year’s Shabbaton. After all, our country is suffering from economic troubles.

Features | Friday, November 14, 2008

Lost in The Andes, Found by Chabad

(lubavitch.com) Roey Sadan , a 26-year-old old Israeli, was looking for adventure after he had finished his mandatory three years in the Israeli Army. Looking to explore the world and to expand his horizons, he took a job to pay for his travel expenses.

Mordechai Lightstone | Features | Wednesday, November 5, 2008

Photos: "And You Shall Bless the Children of Israel

Features | Sunday, October 26, 2008

The Maharal Institute Opens in Prague

(lubavitch.com) Chabad-Lubavitch of Prague launched the Maharal Institute last week, dedicated to the legacy of Rabbi Yehuda Loew , the Maharal of Prague.

Dvora Lakein | Features | Thursday, September 25, 2008

Chabad of West Coast's "To Life" Telethon Generates $8 Million-Plus

(lubavitch.com)  With heartfelt appeals and joyful performances from a diverse group of celebrity guests, the 2008 Chabad "To Life" Telethon generated more than $8 million for the charity. 

Bradford Wiss | Features | Monday, September 15, 2008

Oregon's Chabad Families At Home With The Governor

Features | Thursday, August 21, 2008

Lakers' Farmar: A Slam Dunk For Tefillin on Campus

Features | Friday, August 15, 2008

Photos: Israel's President Peres With Chabad in Beijing

Features | Monday, August 11, 2008

Trenton Thunder Defeats Fisher Cats, But Jewish Community Takes Home the Prize

Staff Writer | Features | Thursday, July 24, 2008

Dancing in the Rain At the Staten Island Russian Fest

Features | Monday, June 16, 2008

In Ukraine: Jewish Community Opens New Mikvah

Features | Tuesday, May 27, 2008

Actor Jon Voight In Solidarity With Sderot

(lubavitch.com) It’s not every day that an American film actor hangs out with somebody else’s children, let alone children living in a danger zone. That’s what Jon Voight did Tuesday.

Features | Tuesday, May 13, 2008