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Chabad Teens Run Summer Camp During Ukraine War

For a month this summer the sounds of laughter, Chasidic pop tunes and classic Jewish camp chants could be heard coming from an obscure campground in the Zhytomir region in Western Ukraine. In the region mired by war and conflict, Camp Yeka, short for Yekatrinoslav (as Dnepropetrovsk, the city where the camp was originally located, was formerly known) provided a fun respite to Jewish children living in the embattled Eastern European country.

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Mexico Shluchim Out of Contact After Hurricane Hits

Hurricane Odile has wrecked havoc on the glittery beach destination of Cabo San Lucas, Baja California, Mexico. Chabad Shluchim Rabbi Benny and Sonia Hershcovich, who have been serving the community diligently throughout the ordeal, are out of communication and need serious assistance.

Update: Shluchim contacted; need urgent assistance.

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1,000+ Montreal Women at ‘Mega Challah Bake’

It was the hottest event in town with tickets completely sold out and community members trying to frantically secure a place last minute, and what an event it was! Mega Challah Bake 2014 was a tremendous, inspiring, life changing experience. One thousand women from all walks of Jewish life from every community in Montreal packed into one room, all there to do the Mitzvah of baking Challah, and hundreds more watching live from their homes.

Celebrities Support Eco-Friendly Chabad Campus

In the month of September, children across the country begin the new school year, excitedly meeting new teachers and classmates. The children at Maimonides Jewish Day School and The Gan–Portland Jewish Preschool in Portland, Ore., however, returned to something quite different: a new school.

Released Time Instructors Instructed

For most Americans, Labor Day is an annually anticipated day of fun and barbecuing. For many Brooklynites however, it is just one of those dreaded days when the city is gridlocked, leaving those in it grounded until all the chaos is over. But for one group, this year’s Labor Day had a pleasant surprise in store: a surprise that would prove to be both entertaining and empowering for the unique task which lies ahead of them this year.

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Shmuely Goldman (South Africa) and Frumi Goldman (Crown Heights)

L’chaim tonight, Monday, at Chovevi Torah
885 Eastern Pkwy. [between Albany and Troy Aves.]

Shliach Publishes Personal Diaries of Tishrei ’92

Just in time for the upcoming month of Tishrei, a magnificent album and diary has just been released, it is entitled Yemai Bracha. It includes the personal diaries of Chabad Historian Rabbi Eliezer Zaklikovsky, Shliach in Monroe, NJ, of Tishrei 5752.