Op-Ed: Judaism and Addiction

The catastrophic numbers of drug users, deaths and overdoses only pale in comparison to the nightmare of a 90% relapse rate. This plague has not passed over the Jewish people. Does Judaism have anything to offer in the recovery of those battling addictions? Rabbi David Nessenoff believes that it does.

Milwaukee Adults with Special Needs Train to Be Bakers

Innovation, education and community—combine these ingredients and something delicious can materialize. Add to the mix students with special needs, a handful of volunteers and a top pastry chef, and the end results wind up in the form of dairy-free pastries, cakes, cookies and challah. That’s what happened with the opening of Friendship Bakery in Wisconsin.

Netanyahu Gifted Hungarian Translated Talmud

For the first time in the history of the country, a sitting Israeli prime minister paid a diplomatic visit to the Hungarian capital of Budapest. While there, he was gifted with a copy of the Hungarian Talmud, which was recently published after a decade of work by Hungary’s chief Chabad emissary, Rabbi Boruch Oberlander.

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Sydney Cheder Girls Build Moshiach Exhibition

The girls at Cheder Chabad Sydney wanted to do something special to commemorate Tisha B’av. It is well known that Moshiach was born on the 9th of Av, and that when Moshiach comes, the day will will not be a fast day but a yomtov. Therefore, the shluchos at the Cheder found it befitting to put on a Moshiach exhibition on Tisha B’av itself.

Tonight: Deadline to Sign Up for Challah Bake

Tonight (Wednesday) at midnight is the deadline to sign up for Challah Bake International’s Tu B’Av Shidduch Bake, which will take place on Friday, when women all over the world will unite baking Challah at home and praying on behalf of all those who need a Shidduch.