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Chabad Retreat in Salt Lake City Draws Jews from Boise, Plano, Missoula . . .
(lubavitch.com) Nadine Veibell is still looking for words to adequately capture her experience at the National Jewish Retreat over the Fourth of July weekend at…
New Focus On Jewish Teens To Keep Them From Slipping Away
(lubavitch.com) Can religion be cool enough for teens? Chabad’s new teen initiative is working to make the answer “yes” – in a very big way.…
A New Crop of Students To Receive Rabbinic Ordination
(lubavitch.com) As college graduates flung mortarboards skyward and clutched their diplomas in hand, young men from Chabad rabbinicall yeshivas sweated out the demanding oral and written…
Chabad’s SOS Raises Awareness, Activism for Elderly
(lubavitch.com) There’s something funny about Don Rickles, 82, headlining at the first annual Smile on Seniors “Joy and Laughter” event on June 29 at the New Jersey…
Bio-Piracy in the Amazon A Topic of Concern at Chabad-Affiliated Lauder Business School
(lubavitch.com) When genetic code from rainforest plants gets patented and sold, how much profit goes to local tribes who conserved and cultivated the plant for…
Chabad on Kauai Island Celebrates Giving of Ten Comandments
(Lubavitch.com) By the looks of the enthusiastic crowd that turned out to hear the Ten Commandments read at Chabad Kauai, it seems that everything is…
As Food Prices Soar, Chabad Food Banks Work To Meet Growing Demands
(lubavitch.com) Soaring food and gas prices that are forcing working people to seek help to feed their families are also putting the squeeze on food…
Chabad Rabbinical Students Remember Israeli Professor Killed In Adis Ababa
(lubavitch.com)  Jechezkel Shoshani life’s work, unraveling the biological mysteries behind the great African elephant, was cut short when a minibus exploded as he made his…
Jewish Federation of Greater Ohio Awards Chabad Representative For Creativity
(lubavitch.com) At a ceremony hosted by the Jewish Federation of Greater Ohio earlier this month, Devorah Leah Mangel, co-director of Chabad of Dayton was feted…
On State Dept. Missions, Nuclear Scientist Checks in With Chabad
(lubavitch.com) Steven Gitomer’s State Department funded missions to prevent nuclear scientists from selling their knowledge to rogue states takes him to distant outposts of the…
From Ethiopia to Estonia, From Pulpit to Potatoes, Chabad Students Toil for the Seder
(lubavitch.com/lns) Two hundred eighty three young rabbis updated their U.S. passports for their Passover assignments that will see them producing Seders in Goa, India; Varna,…
In The Serengeti: Chasidic Adventures With Chabad
(lubavitch.com/lns) David Abramson is a successful real estate broker in London’s white-hot restaurant scene. He’s well schooled in the plush perks of luxury travel, but…
Yiddish Still Spoken (And Taught) Here
(lubavitch.com/lns) Lovers of Yiddish call it by the nickname Mameloshen. The English equivalent is “mother tongue,” but something’s lost in translation. The Chabad Lubavitch community…
After 45 Years, A Jewish Community Breaks Ground For New Mikvah
(lubavitch.com/LNS) Two feisty Jewish women, their lives separated by 100 tumultuous years, have inspired the building of a new mikvah in Greenville, SC. In 1911, Chava…
When Purim Meets Shabbos . . .
Shabbat as a day of rest goes head to head with Purim parties this year. Chabad centers the world over are working creatively so Jewish…
On Campus: Chabad’s Purim Bashes Draw In the Shy and Wary
Purim, more than any other holiday, say Chabad-on-campus representatives, brings in crowds of students who otherwise keep a safe distance from anything that feels too…
Chabad Hebrew Day School Goes Green
Soaking up the brilliant California sunshine, 189 new solar panels atop the roofs of Chabad's Hebrew Academy in Huntington Beach are teaching students a living…
Taking A Closer Look At Judaism’s Universal Laws
For most, the Biblical account of Noah and the flood begins with lions, tigers, and peacocks strutting two by two into a wooden ark and…
Chabad Reaches Jewish Students at Commuter Colleges
When Dan Mendelson’s finance classes end for the day at Baruch College, he hops on a subway and heads to his apartment. Hanging out after…
On College Campuses, Purim Partying Begins Early This Year
Counting down to spring break cheers sleep-deprived and paper swamped college students. But the timing of the vacation has some Chabad campus representatives pulling sleepless nights.…
In World of Chabad, Young Women Train for Leadership Through Internships
(lubavitch.com/LNS) On the screen, when they appear at all, Chasidic young women are portrayed as cloistered girls raised for a life in the kitchen. In reality,…
At Brandeis University, Students To Host Gala In Support of Chabad
(lubavitch.com/LNS) The dynamic at Chabad on campus is typically a simple one: Campus Shluchim give and give, and then give some more. A warm home where…
International Conference Draws Chabad Women in Leadership To Study
(Lubavitch.com/LNS) Perusing the instructions a Chabad leader leaves behind before she attends the annual Shluchos Convention in New York is exhausting. It takes lists, sticky…
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