Chabad of Orange County, NY, directed by Rabbi Pesach and Chana Burston, recently hosted a Jewish Pop Art Event with “Pop Art Rabbi” Yitzchok Moully.
If you’re familiar with bell bottoms, then you’ve crossed paths one way or the other with Eugene “Gene” Kule, the late garment-industry visionary who introduced them to the American market and defined an era. Kule, an exuberant Brooklyn-born clothing businessman who passed away last month at the age of 84, was an industry innovator who in a half-century-long career became known as the “King of Pants.”
Rabbi Mendel Lifshitz started visiting Cherry Gulch, an Idaho-based therapeutic boarding school for boys, more than a decade ago. At the time, the school was looking for better ways to serve its Jewish students. The rest is history.
In a new 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 first of the series is an interview with Mrs. Michla Schanowitz of Highland Park, Illinois.
Rabbi Gedalya and Ruthy Hertz will be moving as new shluchim to Alpharetta, Georgia, where they will join the community as assistant Rabbi and Rebbetzin, leading community outreach and women’s programming, following in the footsteps of the community’s late Rebbetzin, Mrs. Rashi Minkowicz, OBM.
In preparation for Pesach, over 100 shluchim worldwide are currently launching the Pesach Escape Room: The FreedoMan Files, a 45-minute fun filled “Exodus experience” specifically designed for children.
For the second time in less than a year, a federal court in Florida rejected a lawsuit against Chabad of East Boca and gave the congregation a crucial win on the road to building their new synagogue, just weeks before Pesach.
Nearly Two hundred-fifty men and women gathered on a Sunday evening at Chabad of Flamingo’s beautiful Ballroom in North Toronto for an exclusive presentation of the story behind the recently released and highly acclaimed “Early Years” book, produced by JEM and published by Kehot Publication Society.
One thousand students, faculty, administrators, and alumni from ten Pittsburgh-area universities celebrated Shabbat at Carnegie Mellon’s Wiegand Gymnasium last weekend.
Thomas Oppermann, Chairman of the Social-Democratic (SPD)-Parliamentary Group, which is the second largest political party in Germany and presently in the midst of a fiery campaign for leadership of the country versus Angela Merkel’s party, met a number of days ago in the Bundestag in Berlin with Rabbi Yehuda Teichtal, Rabbi of the Jewish community in Berlin.
110 Jewish college students from across Virginia gathered for a one-of-a-kind Shabbat experience, hosted by the Chabad House at University of Virginia, on the weekend of March 24-26 in Charlottesville.
We all have moments in our lives which shape our future and form our identity. Four CTeeners from each grade were asked to share their personal moments of inspiration and strength at the closing ceremony of the CTeen Shabbaton, held last month at Brooklyn’s Pier 12.
Hundreds of students at the George Washington University in Washington, DC came together for a Mega Challah Bake the likes of which GW has never seen before.
Jewish students from universities across North America found inspiration and a renewed commitment to live a Jewish life on a recent heritage trip to Poland.
It’s no secret that the capital of Russia has turned into an empire of Torah, Chassidus, Chinuch and Kashrus. Yiddishkeit and community life is flourishing for the hundreds and thousands of Jews living in Moscow and its surrounding cities, thanks to the dozens of institutions that have been founded by Chief Rabbi of Russia, Rabbi Berl Lazar.
On Presidents Day last month, Chabad of Hunterdon County’s Teen Network – Cteen – volunteered in Flemington putting together floral arrangements for seniors.
It was another ordinary Saturday afternoon when Chabad Rabbi Zvi Yaakov Zwiebel stepped out of the Chabad Librescu Jewish Student Center, located just across the street from Virginia Tech University, to find the lawn littered with over a hundred leaflets bearing hand-drawn swastikas.
On Sunday, 21st of Adar (March 19), over 200 Shluchim from across the state of California and Nevada gathered for a day of inspiration, solidarity and camaraderie. The Kinus was held at the beautiful and spacious Chabad of Irvine, under the leadership of Rabbi Alter Tenenbaum.
Chabad rabbis are on a mission to make sure that every Jewish home in South Jersey has a Mezuzah.
A new college Jewish club opened at Moscow’s prestigious School of Economics university last week. Over 250 students registered for the club that will host cultural and social events, organize lectures and classes.
Marking 16 years to the restoration of the Marina Roscha Shul in the capitol city of Moscow, Russia, supporters and friends were honored in an appreciation event aboard a ferry boat which sailed on the Moscow River.
Continuing their yearly tradition, the Shluchim in Sumy, Ukraine, Rabbi Yechiel and Rochi Levitansky, transformed the Shul building for the Purim seuda – this time into an ‘under the sea.’ In an uplifting atmosphere, 150 men, women and children participated and fulfilled the four Mitzvos of Purim.