Nine Israeli tourists were injured in a jeep accident in Nepal on Sunday. One of them, 26-year-old Vered Avishar, has died. The group’s rescue was coordinated by the local Chabad House in Kathmandu.
Anonymous hate letters bearing inflammatory rhetoric have been reported by multiple businesses in Brooklyn and Manhattan, prompting an investigation of the mail by the NYPD’s Hate Crimes Task Force.
A Jewish woman is among those seriously injured in the Las Vegas shooting attack last night. She is reportedly in critical condition. Please take a moment and say Tehillim for Chana Rochel Bas Sora, as well as for all those who suffered in this horrific attack.
Rabbi Shalom Greenberg has celebrated Sukkot in Shanghai every year since 1998, but this year’s the first that he’s been able to legally import the traditional arbaah minim—four species—into Mainland China.
Vladimir Putin, President of Russia, met with the Chief Rabbi of Russia Berl Lazar on the eve of Rosh Hashana. In what has already become a yearly tradition, he sent special greetings to the Jews of the country.
As expected, German Chancellor Angela Merkel was reelected on Sunday to a fourth term in office in her country’s federal election, but many Jewish observers received the results with concern, due to the strong showing of the far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) party.
The White House has released a transcript of the remarks President Donald Trump and his son-in-law Jared Kushner made over the phone to a group of Jewish Leaders — including, for the first time, representatives from Chabad-Lubavitch — ahead of Rosh Hashana.
NYPD Detectives are investigating the death of a one-year-old Orthodox-Jewish baby, who died after being found unconscious in the family’s Kensington home.
Until just recently, Facebook allowed advertisers to target messages to people interested in Anti-Semitic topics, such as “Jew haters” and “how to burn Jews.”
President Donald Trump has invited representatives from three major Orthodox umbrella groups — one of which is Chabad-Lubavitch — to join a pre-Rosh Hashanah conference call, but pointedly left off the invitation list the Reform and Reconstructionist representatives favored by Barrack Obama.
An “animal-rights” group that lost a Federal lawsuit against Chabad of Irivine, California, over the pre-Yom Kippur ritual of Kapporos in a landmark ruling earlier this year, is at it once again — this time suing the Irvine Police Department for not enforcing animal cruelty laws by allowing the practice to continue.
In an op-ed published in The Times of Israel, Shelley Civkin revealed what she believes is the best kept secret in the Jewish world.
Unidentified individuals hurled a firebomb at the Moscow offices of the largest Jewish organization in Russia, the Federation of Jewish Communities (FJC), which is adjacent to the Marina Roscha Synagogue, headed by Chief Rabbi Berel Lazar.
New York City Council candidate Thomas Lopez-Pierre, who blamed “greedy Jewish landlords” for the “ethnic cleansing” of black and Latino residents from Harlem, was soundly defeated in a Democratic primary vote.
Shomrim of London has reported that an 8-year-old Jewish boy was attacked and severely beaten in an unprovoked attack while walking home from school today.
Three members of a prominent French Jewish family were kidnapped, tied up, brutally beaten and robbed on Thursday night in their home in the suburb of Livry-Gargan northeast of Paris. “You are Jewish, you have money,” the assailants said before brutally attacking them, threatening to kill them.
ZAKA volunteers, together with representatives from Israel, New York and Holland, worked throughout Shabbos in a multi-national WhatsApp rescue operation. The mission – to arrange the rescue of the wife and children of the Chabad emissary, stranded in treacherous conditions on the Caribbean island of St. Martin.
As Atlanta’s population surges with evacuees from Florida and the Atlantic coast, the local Jewish community has opened its doors and hearts to thousands who fled their homes and will be spending Shabbos in an unfamiliar place.
Chabad-Lubavitch centers from the Caribbean to the Carolinas are urgently helping Jewish communities prepare for Hurricane Irma, the most powerful hurricane ever recorded over the Atlantic Ocean. Update Miami Lubavitch Educational Center closes.
A lawsuit has been settled in favor of a 25 year-old Orthodox-Jewish woman from Crown Heights, who filed a religious discrimination lawsuit against a local fitness chain, claiming she was threatened with arrest and had her membership revoked because she used the gym’s facilities while dressed modestly.
A 16-year-old girl is facing first-degree murder charges in the death of mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter Aaron Rajman, 25, who was shot dead in his surburban Boca Raton home in early July.
Update: two more teens arrested.
Tomer and Mishiko, two Chassidic friends from Houston, used a salvaged U.S. Army vehicle to save lives during flooding from Hurricane Harvey.