Friday, ‎ / November 27, 2020
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Remembering Rebbetzin Chana: Jewish Feminine Role Model
Rebbetzin Chana Schneerson, a feminine role model of Jewish activism and proponent of Jewish scholarship, mother of the Lubavitcher Rebbe and wife of Rabbi Levi…
Rabbi Leibel Groner, Long Time Aide of Rebbe
Over the course of nearly 40 years, Rabbi Groner was usually seen standing at the Rebbe’s side, managing the Rebbe’s private audiences, and later during…
Rabbi Eliemelech Zwiebel, Spiritual Mentor to Many, 75
Rabbi Eliemelech Zwiebel, the spiritual mentor at the Rabbinical College of America, passed away suddenly yesterday at age 75.
Philanthropist Mr. David Chase, 86
Philanthropist extraordinaire, Mr. David Chase, a founding member of the Machne Israel Development Fund and Chairman of the Board of the Rabbinical College of America,…
Innovative Israeli Model Guides Families Out of Poverty
Recognizing Chasdei Lev’s economic empowerment model, Bank Hapoalim, Israel’s largest bank, called upon the organization to assist clients with large overdrafts towards financial solvency.
Safed Educational Pioneer Aaron Leizer Ceitlin, 62
Rabbi Aaron Leizer Ceitlin was an unstoppable force on behalf of Jewish education in Safed, Israel. He passed away this morning in New York after…
Defying Religious Stereotypes on Israel’s College Campuses
By the time Zehavit Mohager, a psychology student, began her studies at the University of Haifa at age 23, she had already completed her army…
USA vs Florida: Kosher Food Now Ensured for Inmates
After years of court battles concerning inmates religious rights, Judge Patricia A. Seitz, of the United States District Court, ordered federal monitors to oversee that…
A Chabad Campus Welcome: Mezuzah Season
As students move back into their dorms on campuses nationwide, Chabad is doing its thing, welcoming them with opportunities to make it a spiritually enriching…
Rare Manuscripts from 19th-Century Chabad Leader in New Exhibit
Chabad Library exhibits manuscripts from the life of Rabbi Menachem Mendel, known as the Tzemach Tzedek
Nanotech Engineers Decode Talmudic Texts
Behind the walls of the guarded nano technology industry, a group of great minds meet five times a week in a breakout room in Albany,…
Desperately Seeking Jews in the Australian Outback
Traveling in a motor home, armed with Jewish gear, Rabbi Yossi and Malki Rodal are making their way around the Australian outback in search of…
High Marks for Parisian Chabad School
Ranking at the top of Le Parisien’s list of the nation’s schools earlier this year, the school also got recognition last week with the release…
The Tefillin Box
At the Shipudei Beer Sheva Mediterranean style eatery, they are used to serving hummous, shwarma and falafel. These days, owner Yossi Bitton has thrown some…
Women Front, Center of Budapest’s Budding Jewish Community
When Kata Nádas, 31, a Hungarian Jew, first began attending Chabad programs at sixteen, her parents were concerned. Their associations with Judaism were all dark:…
In Once-Judenrein Germany Jewish Life Blossoms
Twenty five years ago, he says, the attitude was that “Jewish life should be kept in the backyard,” and he didn’t see a need for…
Rabbi Simcha Zirkind, Pioneer of Chabad Activities in Quebec, 76
Rabbi Simcha Zirkind, 76, Chabad representative in Montreal, QC, tragically passed away on Shabbat. Founding the first Chabad House in the city at McGill University…
Learning Life Lessons From Wacky Science
As electric leaf blowers blow rolls of toilet paper, a delighted crowd of young children listen to Dr. Schnitzel derive life lessons from Newton’s laws…
Soul Strings Beckon, A Conductor Follows
When Israel Edelson, a rising conductor under the tutelage of legendary maestro Leonard Bernstein, arrived in the Brooklyn neighborhood of Crown Heights, he was searching…
Center With A Soul Goes Up In Wilmette, Illinois
Rabbi Dovid and Rivke Flinkenstein managed Chabad’s activities in their basement before moving to a storefront in Kely Cleaners Plaza, slowly expanding into several of…
The Rebbe’s Advice for Life
This Shabbat, 3 Tammuz, is the 21st yahrzeit of the Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson, of righteous memory.
Chabad Rabbi Inspired South Carolina’s Anti BDS Law
South Carolina passed a historic bill into law that will make businesses think twice before boycotting Israel. Representative Alan Clemmons, Chairman of the South Carolina…
Rabbi Binyomin Klein, Member of Rebbe’s Secretariat, 79
Rabbi Binyomin Klein, 79, longtime aide and member of the secretariat of Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson, passed away on Friday morning in Brooklyn,…
What’s Inside That Pretty Mezuzah Case?
It’s not all that unusual to discover that rolled inside that decorative mezuzah case you purchased in Israel or at your local Jewish gift shop,…
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