On Sunday, November 5, 2017, friends of Chabad of Orange County, New York, led by Shluchim Pesach and Chana Burston, filled the Rushmore Estate Ballroom in Highland Mills for an Evening of Laughter & L’Chaim, celebrating Chabad’s Bar Mitzvah Anniversary. This exciting and fun evening marked this milestone of 13 years of Chabad’s service to the community, which began in June of 2004.
More than 1,200 students from 120 universities from across North America and Europe and as far away as South Africa converged on Crown Heights this weekend for the annual Chabad on Campus Pegisha. The event has become a highlight of the Jewish campus life calendar, consistently bringing the largest group of Jewish students together for three days of inspiration, education, friendship, and growth.
On a warm August afternoon during peak tourist season, a van plowed into Las Ramblas a pedestrian, tree-lined mall in central Barcelona killing 14 people and injuring 100. In October, the Mediterranean city was once again making headlines, this time as tensions exploded between Catalonian separatists declaring independence and crackdowns by the Spanish government.
Edward H. Kraus said it’s an exciting time for him as he prepares become the first Jewish mayor of Solon.
Two University of Illinois students were issued notices to appear in court Monday on felony charges in connection with the fourth incidence of vandalism to the menorah outside the Chabad Center for Jewish Life over the past two years.
It was standing room only last Wednesday evening as family, students, admirers, and friends gathered in Lubavitch Yeshivah, 570 Crown Street, to remember Dr. Yitzchok Block, a true Chossid, pioneering campus Shliach, leading philosopher and gifted speaker.
40 women gathered on Sunday morning for a special program for Friendship Circle mothers, held at the ’94 Shul. With three highly sought out speakers, the women were treated to a beautiful Morning of You.
There is great excitement in the Jewish community in the Russian city of Kazan, as preparations are underway for the great historical event that will take place this Wednesday, G-d willing. The 20th of Cheshvan marks the birthday of the fifth Lubavitcher Rebbe, the Rebbe Rashab, who founded Yeshiva Tomchei Tmimim. On the eve of his birthday, yet another branch of this yeshiva will be opened and dedicated in the capital city of Tatarstan, which is Russia’s largest Muslim republic.
Around the world in 80 days? How about around the U.S. in 50 states? On Nov. 5, Jerusalem Post chief political correspondent Gil Hoffman made history as the first paid lecturer to speak about Israel in all 50 states. “There’s no way I could have gotten to all 50 states without Chabad,” he said.
The Hillel organization at Princeton University, which invited Deputy Israeli Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely to lecture to students, abruptly canceled the lecture at the last minute. Chabad stepped in to host her instead.
On Thursday, October 26, 250 Jewish women and girls of all backgrounds came together to the beautiful West Boca Chabad Center to bake challah and do the mitzvah of Hafrashas Challah.
Court papers reveal shocking new revelations surrounding the sale and attempts to demolish Anshei Lubawitz, Borough Park’s oldest synagogue.
Camp Emunah B’nos Yaakov Yehudah is getting a head start in preparation for its 65th consecutive summer in Greenfield Park, NY, with the remodeling of a few more bunkhouses.
About sixty Russian philanthropists who support Chabad’s activities in the Former Soviet Union participated in the annual ‘Zevulun Conference,’ which took place this year in Baku, capital city of the Republic of Azerbaijan, which is situated between Russia and Iran.
Last Thursday night, under a starry, moonlit sky, a reunion twenty years in the making came full circle in Rego Park, Queens.
For the first time in over a century, the Jewish community of the small Balkan country of Montenegro has its own resident rabbi.
It’s been nearly 10 years since Chabad Lubavitch of Litchfield County filed a federal lawsuit against the Litchfield Borough’s Historic District Commission, claming religious discrimination under federal law.
In the name of Assemblymember Patricia Fahy, the New York State Assembly issued an honorary birthday citation for Oholei Torah Maggid Shiur Rabbi Avrohom Gerlitzky.
The Chabad on campus student Pegisha is underway, with students coming in from across the world to spend Shabbos in Crown Heights.
This past week, Yeshivas Erev opened two new locations to accommodate more and more boys as Crown Heights expands. Now boys living in the Midwood – Rutland area can attend their own Yeshivas Erev program in Darkei Menachem, located at 432 Rutland Ave. Boys living on the northern end of Crown Heights now have the opportunity to go to “Anshei Moshe,” located at 1334 Lincoln Place.
Preparations are underway for a one of a kind event: In celebration of 40 years since the Rebbe’s miraculous recovery on Rosh Chodesh Kislev, a huge Mitzvah Tank parade is being planned.
The Chabad Rabbi on the Caribbean island of St. Martin fears American Jews might stay away from the hurricane-stricken island this winter when it needs their support the most.