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Shake the Lulav, Save a Life

Staff Writer | News Briefs | Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Ukrainian Businessman Pledges a Million in New York

Staff Writer | News Briefs | Thursday, October 2, 2014

Rabbi Ranked Top Teacher at Colorado University Staff | News Briefs | Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Cyprus Chabad Dedicates Fourth Location in Limassol Staff | News Briefs | Monday, September 29, 2014

Minsk Jewish Community Grateful for Israeli-Belarus Visa-Waiver Staff | News Briefs | Sunday, September 28, 2014

The Rabbi and The Bees Staff | News Briefs | Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Ukrainians Celebrate Jewish Wedding of Nineteen Couples Staff | News Briefs | Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Israeli Mall Names Synagogue for Fallen Soldiers Staff | News Briefs | Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Chabad UK Representative on Power 100 List

Rabbi Bentzion Sudak, chief executive of the Lubavitch Foundation in England, was named on the “Power 100” list of the London Jewish Chronicle.

Dovid Zaklikowski | News Briefs | Thursday, September 18, 2014

New Home for Peabody Chabad in the New Year

Chabad of Peabody, Massachusetts, bursting at the seams of its current location, will begin the Jewish New Year with the purchase of a new building.

Dovid Zaklikowski | News Briefs | Thursday, September 18, 2014

Arsonists Set Fire to Brussels Synagogue

A fire that broke out in a Brussels synagogue Tuesday morning was the work of arsonists, say investigators. Three people at the Machzikei Hadath Synagogue were treated on site for smoke inhalation.

Dovid Zaklikowski | News Briefs | Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Door-to-Door Mezuzah Service

Dovid Zaklikowski | News Briefs | Monday, September 15, 2014

Got A Kosher Dog?

Dovid Zaklikowski | News Briefs | Monday, September 15, 2014

Philanthropist Bogolubov Celebrates Birth of Grandson By Giving

In honor of the birth of his grandson, Jewish philanthropist Mr. Gennady Bogolubov will give $500 to every Chabad representative. Rabbi Moshe Kotlarsky of Lubavitch Headquarters announced the gift

Mendy Rimler | News Briefs | Monday, January 31, 2011

Despite Anti-Semitism on UK Campuses, Jewish Activity Gains Momentum

Twenty six men and women, Chabad Shluchim representing almost every major campus in the UK, met earlier this week to discuss vital issues confronting Jewish students today.

Mendy Rimler | News Briefs | Wednesday, December 29, 2010

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 | News Briefs | Monday, December 13, 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 Briefs | Friday, December 3, 2010

A Renovated Mikvah for Mumbai’s Jewish Community

The recent work on the Mikvah, which was funded by local business people, is part of the Gechtman’s efforts to resume the work of the Holtzbergs, serving visiting business people, travelers, and the local community.

Mendy Rimler | News Briefs | Monday, November 29, 2010

Books in Review

Kehot Publication Society, the publishing arm of the Chabad-Lubavitch movement, has released new volume in its acclaimed Hasidic Heritage Series.

Mordechai Lightstone | News Briefs | Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Chabad of Northwestern University Menorah Vandalized

According to Rabbi Dov Hillel Klein, director of the Tannenbaum Chabad House and Chabad Lubavitch representative to Northwestern since 1985, the event shocked everyone. In his 25 years at Northwestern, Klein claims he has never experienced an anti-semitic act on this scale before.

Mordechai Lightstone | News Briefs | Monday, November 1, 2010

Australian Chabad Community Celebrates 100 Years Down Under

Chabad representatives of every state in Australia were joined by Member of Federal Parliament Mr. Michael Danby M.P., and Mr. Mordechai Feiglin, Sunday, October 17, at a gala celebrating the centennial year of Chabad in Australia.

News Briefs | Thursday, October 21, 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 Briefs | Friday, October 8, 2010

Mrs. Esty Cohen, Chabad Representative, Age 33

The daughter of Chabad Shluchim, Esty was born and raised in Albany, NY where her parents, Rabbi Yisroel and Rochel Rubin lead Chabad of the Capital District.

News Briefs | Wednesday, October 6, 2010

Rome Officials Join Chabad Rep in City Sukkah

On Monday, September 27th, dozens of dignitaries joined Rabbi Yitzhak Hazan, Chabad representative to Rome, Italy, for the "Sukkah of Peace" inauguration ceremony.

Yaacov Behrman | News Briefs | Tuesday, September 28, 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 Briefs | Wednesday, September 22, 2010