It’s been 31 years that Blair Jonas, a furniture wholesaler from Minneapolis, has been attending the semi-annual International Home Furnishings Market in High Point, N.C., a city that has been called the “Furniture Capital of the World.”
How one determined Chabad rabbi made the world-famous Gino’s deep dish kosher for Chicago’s Jews.
Jewish students at Arizona State University finally have a kosher meat restaurant on the Tempe campus they can enjoy.
“Where every Jew is family!” is exactly the kind of slogan one would expect to find in Munster, a bedroom community 30 miles southeast of downtown Chicago, just across the Indiana border. With a population of about 23,000, less than 10 percent of which is Jewish, Munster offers what residents call the best of both worlds: a lower cost of living and the slower pace of small-town life with convenient proximity to the Windy City and its wide array of offerings.
In less than two weeks, JLI affiliates around the world will launch Survival of a Nation, a new six-week course that investigates the momentous—indeed historic—implications of the events that led up to the Six Day War, the war itself, and its aftermath.
Some thirty children arrive every morning to the Gan Yeladim Jewish preschool in Toledo, Ohio. Mrs. Raizel Shemtov, a Chabad emissary to the city since 1987 and director of the preschool, has developed a holistic Jewish curriculum earning her rave reviews from parents and educators in the tight-knit Jewish community, and a five-star rating from the Ohio Department of Education.
Rabbi Yosef Langer strolls down Sixth Street in San Francisco’s South-of-Market neighborhood like a politician on the campaign trail, stopping to shmooze with people along the way.
A standing room only crowd is expected tonight, Monday, to hear Rabbi Nissen Mangel, a prominent holocaust survivor, recount his survival from Auschwitz. Rabbi Mangel will speak at an event organized by Chabad at Virginia Tech in honor of Professor Liviu Librescu – also a holocaust survivor – who was murdered 10 years ago when he barricaded the door of his classroom during America’s worst school shooting, enabling his 22 students to escape.
Marking Holocaust Remembrance Day today (Monday) in Israel and the Jewish world, Rabbi Yehuda Teichtal, Rabbi of the Jewish community in Berlin and the Chabad Shliach in the German capital, has published a new siddur Tehillat Hashem with German translation.
In a feature titled From Park Slope to Pudong, Lubavitch.com author Dvora Lakein profiled six women serving as Chabad emissaries in disparate places around the world. The fourth of the series is an interview with Mrs. Sarah Hecht of Park Slope, Brooklyn.
Zack Silverman was just 10 years old when a Virginia Tech senior opened fire on campus on April 17, 2007, killing 32 people and wounding 17 others in what remains the deadliest school shooting in U.S. history.
For the first time ever, thousands of teens participating in March of the Living will enjoy the complete CTeen experience beneath a large pavilion erected in Warsaw specifically for the occasion.
A Baltimore County Circuit Court judge has ordered that a 6,614-square-foot Chabad center built in a residential neighborhood in Towson, MD, must come down within the next year.
Spanning the vast country, from Moscow, Siberia, and to the Far East – over 500 Pubic Seders were attended by thousands upon thousands of Russian Jews. On Erev Pesach, Russian President Vladimir Putin sent his Passover greetings to Russian Jewry.
A Manchester Chabad Rabbi and members of his congregation walked barefoot on hot coals to raise money for a charity supporting the elderly, local media reported.
This year, in the framework of its annual efforts to provide for disadvantaged members of the Jewish community of Berlin, over 1,000 welfare-supported Jewish families received generous food baskets in honor of the upcoming holiday of Pesach.
A group of 115 orphaned boys celebrated their bar mitzvah together in Jerusalem on Thursday, marking the occasion at the Western Wall in an effort coordinated by Colel Chabad, a veteran social services organization in Israel.
Rabbi Yehuda Teichtal doesn’t get much sleep these days, but says it’s well worth it. The community rabbi and head of the Jewish outreach group Chabad in Berlin has been campaigning relentlessly to turn his dream of creating a Jewish campus in Germany into a reality.
Baltimore Shliach Rabbi Chesky Tenenbaum hosted for the first time ever a Pre-Passover service for members of the 175th Wing, Maryland Air National Guard, at Warfield Air National Guard Base in Maryland.
Hundreds of Jewish children in Antwerp, Belgium, are enjoying a special “Pesach Experience,” brining the story of Yetzias Mitzraim and Pesach to life.
It’s been nearly three years now since the 100 or so students at MaimonidesJewish Day School and The Gan–Portland Jewish Preschool in Portland, Ore., walked through the doors of their school’s new building on an extended campus, constructed to minimize the facility’s carbon footprint and reflect the state’s environmental concerns.
Rabbi Dovid Tiechtel of Chabad at the University of Illinois joined his brother, Rabbi Yehuda Tiechtel, Director of Chabad-Lubavitch of Berlin, in leading 18 Jewish students on a week-long display of Jewish pride in Berlin.