With a Jewish Mayor and Thriving Community, Anchorage Explores Its Roots

Summer means a few things in Alaska: the earth peaks out beneath the snow, the days become extremely long, and cruise ship after cruise ship arrives with tourists from around the world for seasonal, historical and nature-related trips.

Crash in Ukraine Injures 3 Counselors, 1 Critically

Three Lubavitcher girls working as counselors in a summer camp in Ukraine were injured after the car they were traveling in was involved in a crash. One of the girls was airlifted to Israel for medical treatment and is listed in critical condition.

Update:The girl’s condition has been upgraded to stable, b”h.

A Miracle in the South Bay

“On Tuesday I witnessed a miracle,” Rabbi Yosef Levin, Director at Chabad of South Bay in California wrote to his community. “I remember when we had only 35 children in our camp, and we were hoping that one day we would be able to expand. Seeing 500 Jewish kids from the Bay area unite to celebrate their Judaism was the most amazing sight I have ever seen”.