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27 Years Since Murder of Pesha Leah Lapine, HYD

27 years ago, on the 2nd of Adar Aleph, Mrs. Pesha Leah Lapine, HYD, was murdered al kiddush hashem. The horrific killing shocked the community, and the Rebbe took it very personally – attending her Levaya with pain visible on his face. A gallery of photos from that Levaya was acquired and restored by JEM, and can be viewed in the extended article – along with the translated diary of an Israeli Bochur who transcribed his firsthand account of the events of that fateful day.

A Magnet for Millenials: Chabad Builds on Atlanta’s Beltline

Decades after the post-war generation fled the cities for the suburbs, America is seeing an urban revival. A recent study by the Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta indicates that twenty-two percent of people in the suburbs plan to move back into the city over the next three years. Millennials and Gen Xers in particular are flocking to major cities. And one of those major cities is Atlanta, Georgia.