Hebrew School Teachers to Train with CKids

This Monday evening, over 70 Hebrew School teachers will join a “mind shifting” teacher training at the JCM. The event promises to be inspirational and fun with gourmet dinner and interactive workshops. “Teacher’s carry the most important role in a child’s Hebrew school experience and equipping them with professional development is a must.” Said Mrs. Mussie Weiss, CKids’ Hebrew School Coordinator.

A Spiritual Oasis in North Ranch, CA

North ranch, CA will never quite be the same. An upper class picturesque neighborhood, located in the north of the Conejo valley, North ranch is home of thousands of Jews who were never serviced by a synagogue. Now, not only do they have a beautiful Chabad house, but they were treated to a summer yeshiva in their very backyard.

Vancouver Island Breaks Ground on New Chabad Center

Vancouver Island, in Canada’s Pacific northwest, was named the No. 1 Island in U.S and Canada by the Travel + Leisure magazine 2014. Locals and travelers come for the fishing, wineries, art, whale watching, and breathtaking scenery. And now, some will be coming for its blossoming Jewish community, a stunning development given the island’s relative isolation from the mainland.

Atlanta Teens Get a Way to ‘Make a Difference’

Rabbi Yale and Rickelle New began Friendship Circle of Atlanta in December 2011, soon after the couple married. From their home in the Toco Hills neighborhood near the heart of Georgia’s capital city, they have worked tirelessly to grow the program from its infancy to a thriving resource, matching teenage volunteers with children who have special needs.

Community Unites in Protest of Iran Deal

A rally and press conference took place this evening, August 26, in Crown Heights, drawing hundreds of area residents in protest of the ‘Iran deal,’ which will allow the Islamist regime to procure nuclear weapons and restore billions of dollars to their terror-financing coffers. A small group of Neturei Karta protesters – but with very large signs – attended as well and counter-protested.

Congressman: Chabad Inspires Me to Speak My Conscience

Under a heavy downpour of rain, members of the Coral Springs Jewish community attended the August 13th opening of the Chai Chabad Center in Coral Springs, Florida. Congressman Ted Deutch (D-FL), offered warm greetings and accolades for Chabad’s dedication on behalf of the Jewish people who, he said, inspire him to speak his conscience against the Iran deal, even as he faces fierce opposition in Congress.

South American Young Shluchos Enjoy Shabbaton

For eight-year-old Jana Tawil, shlucha to Salta, Argentina, a Shabbos afternoon with likeminded friends is only a hop, skip and jump away—if a 1,500 kilometer plane ride fits that bill. But just two short weeks ago, that’s exactly what she – and nine other junior shluchos her age from a variety of cities throughout the country – did, converging on “nearby” Buenos Aires for a shabbaton that was made especially for them.

Picture of the Day: BMD Souvenirs

Camper Mordy Shapiro poses for a photo with all the keepsakes he received from Camp Gan Israel-NY’s BMD (Beis Medrash Division). Before they departed home, every camper received: A yarlmulka, sweater, tzitzis bendel, mug, backpack, tefilin mirror, perek mem aleph card, flag and towel – all emblazoned with BMD’s logo.