On Sunday, 17 Menachem Av, Chabad of Greensboro hosted a kinus for the Southern Region. Shluchim traveled from Georgia, Louisiana, North Carolina, South Carolina and Texas.
This year, CKids — a branch of Merkos 302 — is launching a brand-new learning competition named JewQ. The program invites students from Hebrew Schools around the globe to learn and be tested on a wide range of Jewish knowledge, and receive a bundle of impressive rewards.
Robert Meeropol was only six years old when, in 1953, his parents Julius and Ethel Rosenberg were executed by the US government as spies for the Soviet Union. Yesterday at age 71, he took part in an ancient Jewish ritual when he put on Tefillin for the first time, something that Jewish boys usually do when they turn 13 at their bar mitzvah.
Stanford Shliach Rabbi Dov Greenberg authored an essay published in the National Review decrying “immoral and dangerous BDS movement” following an incident in which pro-Israel students were threatened with violence.
Myrna Horton, 84, was eager to talk about why she decided to leave a legacy gift to Chabad of Tustin, Calif. “I feel so good knowing that some of my estate will be used for children’s education. It’s so important for children to learn about their religion,” she told Chabad.org.
After last years amazing success camp Yaldei Hashluchim Ukraine reopened again for the second time with over 40 kids. Shluchim from all over Ukraine sent their children far away from their place of Shlichus in order to be in an environment of Torah and Mitzvos, an environment of Yiddishkeit and Chassidishkeit as well as a place filled with fun exciting trips and activities.
Chabad on Campus International was presented with the prestigious Richard J.H. Gottheil Award, alongside Hillel International, from the Zeta Beta Tau (ZBT) fraternity on Saturday night, at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel in Los Angeles.
Sunday and Monday, 25-26 Tammuz, Lubavitch-Chabad of Illinois and Rabbi Shimmy and Rochel Susskind of Chabad of Vernon Hills hosted the regional Kinus Hashluchim for the Midwest region of the United States, with 90 Shluchim from Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, and Wisconsin gathering at the spacious Beco Innovation Park in Libertyville, Illinois, for a day and a half of study, farbrengens, and creative and informative workshops.
by Yehuda Sugar – Chabad.org Just as life in Israel’s northern Galilee region was returning to a semblance of normal after Sunday’s long and hot fast of Tisha B’Av, two Syrian surface-to-surface missiles trained on the north triggered warning sirens and sent […]
Chabad in Nigeria is set to embark on a massive expansion just five years after its launch. The new center, set to be built on a parcel of land incorporating a recently opened mikvah, will bring all of Chabad Lubavitch of Nigeria’s activities under one roof.
During these weeks thousands of Jewish children throughout Russia are fully enjoying summer camps of the famous “Gan Israel” brand. Students from many different schools, different age groups and levels, and different cities, are all receiving a spectacular Jewish experience thanks to the successful organization under the auspices of Chief Rabbi of Russia Rabbi Berel Lazar.
CTeen shluchim took part in an inspirational and rejuvenating weekend at the 5th Annual CTeen Kinus in Bushkill, PA. This year’s Kinus—which welcomed shluchim from South Africa, Australia, and the UK—stood as a powerful reminder to shluchim to never give up on the journey of igniting the souls of teens.
People often take part of the summer to unwind and go on family trips, with Lancaster, Pennsylvania being one of the more popular tourist destinations. But when 41 Shluchim recently traveled to Lancaster from all over the country it wasn’t for fun. It was to learn and develop new skills in communication and fundraising. Called “Grow Gelt,” it was hosted by Chabad of Lancaster.
Friday was grandparents’ day at Sydney’s Our Big Kitchen and Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull brought his 4-yr-old grandson Jack to try his hand at baking challah.
Debbie Bensaid has lived in the Central African city of Kinshasa, Congo, for most of her life. She was three months old in 1991 when her parents moved to what was then called Zaire to establish Chabad-Lubavitch of Central Africa, growing up blocks away from the majestic Congo River and amidst the occasional civil war. Different, you might say, from the life of a typical Chassidic girl anywhere else in the world. Yet for her, Africa is home.
The 5th annual CTeen Leadership Retreat recently took place in Bushkill, PA, welcoming dozens of teens from around the world for a motivational and uplifting weekend. This year’s retreat was the first to welcome international teen leaders from the UK, as well as representatives from South Africa, and Australia, proving that CTeen’s scope and reach continues its steady rise as the fastest growing Jewish youth group in the world.
Rabbi Josh and Chavie Zebberman have been appointed as new Shluchim to the Tri-Valley, in Northern California.
For the second time, some 1,500 Jewish students and young professionals in South America gathered for an epic Shabbos meal – dubbed Shabat 1,500.
Supporting Jewish students on campus is vital work that takes year-round dedication, love and commitment. With the 2017-2018 academic year now complete, campus Shluchim and their families gathered this week at the annual Chabad on Campus International Kinus to reflect on past experiences and plan for the year ahead.
Eighty volunteers for MyShliach’s Hebrew-speaking department for yaldei hashluchim in Europe and Asia gathered last week at two parallel events in Kfar Chabad to celebrate a year of milestones and activities. Currently serving yaldei hashluchim in Austria, Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, Cambodia, […]
During the two days of the Kinus 92 Shluchim from all over the UK participated in 22 lectures and workshops and left energised to continue to their Shlichus with renewed purpose and vigour. The conference was held in the magnificent setting of Bosworth Hall Hotel (part of the Brittania Group) in the picturesque village of Market Bosworth.
“Two Chabad of the Valley Rabbis are sitting next to each other at a wedding when one turns to the other and says…” No, that’s not the beginning of a joke, but of a true story that, in some ways, captures the reality of Chabad of the Valley’s coming of age and entering into a new era of growth and expansion.