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Nine Million Dollar Building is First of its Kind in the World

The Jewish Youth Network offers programming and classes for Toronto’s younger set. Students can earn high school credits through after-school Torah classes, volunteer at a variety of teen-directed initiatives, participate in trips and retreats, and hang out in a fun and safe environment.

Dvora Lakein | News | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Of Boy Scouts, Rabbis, and Mikvehs

To become an eagle scout, Rochester boy scout Benjy Spanjer was required to undertake, lead, and manage a project that would benefit a school, religious institution, or community. His choice? Help renovate a local mikveh.

Nehama Silvers | News | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Today in Jewish History: Kfar Chabad Established

The village of Kfar Chabad was established 68 years ago today.

Staff Writer | News | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

New Kids on the Block

As far as neighborhoods go, South of Market does not have the best reputation. The half-square-mile area is patchwork of abandoned warehouses and organic juice bars, where the homeless share sidewalks with robotics engineers fresh out of Stanford.

Chava Lieba Witkes | News | Thursday, May 11, 2017

Re: In Conversation With Géza Röhrig, Lead Actor of Son of Saul

Re: In Conversation With Géza Röhrig, Lead Actor of Son of Saul

News | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Re: Woman’s Strength

Re: Woman’s Strength

News | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Re: Made in the Image of G-d: The Jewish Way in Death and Burial

Re: Made in the Image of G-d: The Jewish Way in Death and Burial

News | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Re: Jewish Federations and Chabad Find a New Way Forward

Re: Jewish Federations and Chabad Find a New Way Forward

News | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Arson at Chabad of Las Vegas and Southern Nevada

An arsonist at The Chabad Jewish Center of Las Vegas and Southern Nevada Monday set fire to cars in the building’s parking lot shortly after 8 p.m. after attempting to set fire to a restroom trashcan in the building.

Esther Gopin | News | Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Los Alamitos HS Students Pick Up Shawarma, Hebrew, and Foreign Language Credits at Chabad

There are very few things that can stop teens from sleeping in on Sundays, but Los Alamitos Hebrew High has them jumping out of bed.

Dora Lieberman | News | Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Low Tech Cool Brings Hi-Impact Change To South Africa

Everyone, no matter their financial capacity, has something to offer another and these little arks could be quickly and painlessly filled before being gifted to someone less fortunate.

Dvora Lakein | News | Tuesday, May 9, 2017

For Jewish Students at ASU, It’s Time to Play Ball

Chabad’s new student recreation center gives Jewish ASU students a place to hang out and have fun

Nehama Silvers | News | Monday, May 8, 2017

Florida Chabad Wins Grand Prize in “Give Day” Contest

Chabad of Clearwater, Florida, took home first place in a local contest this week, coming ahead of nearly 600 other nonprofits in the greater Tampa Bay area in a bid to win grand prize.

Staff Writer | News | Friday, May 5, 2017

As French Jews Arrive In Israel, Chabad Reaches Out

French students and residents in the port area now have a Chabad center of their own

Esther Gopin | News | Wednesday, May 3, 2017

What’s Your Hunger?

A members-only operation like Costco, The Family Store sells subsidized groceries and home goods to over 500 Jewish families. In a city where a bottle of kosher milk costs five dollars, even working individuals in Montreal struggle to put food on the table.

Dvora Lakein | News | Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Survivors of Terror: Israel's Double Orphans Grow Up

In Israel, doubly orphaned survivors of terror and their grandparents pick up the pieces.

Rena Udkoff | News | Thursday, April 27, 2017

Pie (No Longer) in the Sky

Thirty-five minutes is all it takes to cook one of the new, highly-anticipated kosher Gino’s East pizzas. But for Rabbi Yosef Moscowitz, the man responsible for bringing Chicago’s world-famous pie into kosher homes, it took closer to five years.

Scott Hirsch | News | Thursday, April 27, 2017

Moses, Mirrors and the Trauma of Birth

There is something starkly disconcerting—almost sacrilegious—about taking a “biographical approach” to the life of Moses.

Chana Silberstein | News | Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Jewish Federations & Chabad Find A New Way Forward

Toledo Chabad and the Federation broke the mold. Together, they formed an effective partnership that has since served Toledo’s Jewish community, making it a model of cooperation.

Rena Udkoff | News | Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Chabad of Berlin Publishes German Prayerbook, Marks Holocaust Remembrance Day

A new German-language Orthodox siddur makes the Jewish prayer book accessible to modern German speakers.

Staff Writer | News | Monday, April 24, 2017

My Heart Is In Samara...

Dina Deutch served as an emissary in Samara, Russia, since 1997. With 5,000 Jewish residences on their mailing list, Dina and her husband built an impressive coterie of educational programming, social services and religious outlets in Russia’s sixth largest city.

Dvora Lakein | News | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Rabbi Mendel Deitsch, 64, OBM

We mourn the passing of Chabad emissary Rabbi Menachem Mendel Deitsch, who passed away Saturday in Jerusalem after sustaining severe injuries in an anti-semitic attack last October.

Staff Writer | News | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Russia: Thousands Attend More Than 500 Public Seders Across the Country

Over 500 public Seders were attended by thousands of Jews in Russia this year.

Staff Writer | News | Friday, April 14, 2017

Illinois Declares Education and Sharing Day, Welcomes Passover with Gov. Rauner

In what has by now become a tradition, Governor signed a proclamation declaring 11 Nissan as "Education and Sharing Day.”

Staff Writer | News | Thursday, April 13, 2017

Thousands of Berlin Jews Receive Assistance for Pesach

This year, over 1,000 welfare-supported Jewish families in Berlin received generous food baskets in honor of the holiday of Passover.

Staff Writer | News | Thursday, April 13, 2017